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fructify (Also fructifying, fructifies, fructified) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to fructify

sweetening

  • noun something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
    sweetener.
  • noun an improvement that makes something more agreeable
    enhancement.

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foul

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

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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conjure

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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regularize

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularise.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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oxidise

  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    oxidize; oxidate.
  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    oxidize; oxidate.
    • This metal oxidizes easily

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automatize

  • verb turn into an automaton
    automatise.
  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically
    automatise; automate.
    • automatize the production
    • automate the movement of the robot

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teaching

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

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rise

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

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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several-seeded

  • adjective satellite having many seeds
    multi-seeded.

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pinch

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

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acinus

  • noun one of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry
  • noun one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland

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enhance

  • verb increase
    heighten; raise.
    • This will enhance your enjoyment
    • heighten the tension
  • verb make better or more attractive
    • This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat

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repoint

  • verb repair the joints of bricks
    point.
    • point a chimney

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conk_out

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

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direct

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

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samara

  • noun a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
    key fruit; key.

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mild-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a mild taste

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blue

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

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fava_bean

  • noun seed of the broad-bean plant
    broad bean; horsebean.
  • noun shell beans cooked as lima beans
    broad bean.

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wreck

  • noun something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
    • the house was a wreck when they bought it
    • thanks to that quack I am a human wreck
  • noun an accident that destroys a ship at sea
    shipwreck.

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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cooking

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

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decry

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated

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marmalade_plum

  • noun brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
    sapote; mammee.

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litchi

  • noun Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
    lichee; litchi tree; Litchi chinensis; Nephelium litchi.
  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; lychee; litchi nut; lichee; leechee.

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hydrolyse

  • verb undergo hydrolysis; decompose by reacting with water
    hydrolyze.

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metamorphose

  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transfigure; transmogrify.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection
  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transmute; transform.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

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acidify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acetify.
    • the solution acetified

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superannuate

  • verb retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
  • verb declare to be obsolete

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cool_off

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    calm; calm down; simmer down; cool it; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
  • verb lose intensity
    cool down; cool.
    • His enthusiasm cooled considerably

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dry

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

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bullace_grape

  • noun dull-purple grape of southern United States
    muscadine.

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deoxidize

  • verb to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
    reduce; deoxidise.

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cooking_apple

  • noun an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc

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excoriate

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    decry; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
    chafe.
    • This leash chafes the dog's neck

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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achene

  • noun small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall

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soybean

  • noun a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
    soy; soya bean.
  • noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
    soya bean; Glycine max; soybean plant; soja bean; soya; soy; soja.

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litchi_nut

  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; lychee; lichee; litchi; leechee.

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make_pure

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    purify; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water

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reflate

  • verb economics: experience reflation
    • The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures
  • verb economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation
    • These measures reflated the economy

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alligator

  • noun leather made from alligator's hide
  • noun either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
    gator.

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motivate

  • verb give an incentive for action
    prompt; propel; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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blueberry

  • noun any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
    blueberry bush.
  • noun sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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vascularise

  • verb become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids
    vascularize.
    • The egg yolk vascularized
  • verb make vascular
    vascularize.
    • the yolk sac is gradually vascularized

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desalt

  • verb remove salt from
    desalinize; desalinate; desalinise.
    • desalinate water

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slick_up

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; smarten up; titivate; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child
  • verb dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
    spruce; smarten up; spruce up.
    • He spruced up for the party

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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complexify

  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    ramify.
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb make complex
    • he unnecessarily complexified every problem

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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retouch

  • verb give retouches to (hair)
    • retouch the roots
  • verb alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance
    touch up.
    • This photograph has been retouched!

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blade

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

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matte_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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blooming

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    bloom.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • verb produce or yield flowers
    blossom; flower; bloom.
    • The cherry tree bloomed

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carry_on

  • verb direct the course of; manage or control
    deal; conduct.
    • You cannot conduct business like this
  • verb keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    preserve; continue; bear on; uphold.
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions

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urbanise

  • verb impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon
    urbanize.
    • Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them
  • verb make more industrial or city-like
    urbanize.
    • The area was urbanized after many people moved in

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defer

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure

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loosen

  • verb make loose or looser
    loose.
    • loosen the tension on a rope
  • verb make less severe or strict
    relax.
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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river_pear

  • noun West Indian fruit resembling the mango; often pickled
    anchovy pear.

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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jordan_almond

  • noun variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery
  • noun an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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freshen

  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    refresh.
    • The cool water refreshed us
  • verb become or make oneself fresh again
    refreshen; refresh; freshen up.
    • She freshened up after the tennis game

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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turn

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

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damage

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

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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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nicker_seed

  • noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
    bonduc nut; nicker nut.

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beach

  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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drupelet

  • noun a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe

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edible_nut

  • noun a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell

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fall_for

  • verb fall in love with; become infatuated with
    • She fell for the man from Brazil
  • verb be deceived, duped, or entrapped by
    • He fell for her charms
    • He fell for the con man's story

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burgeon_forth

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; germinate.
    • the potatoes sprouted

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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swing

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

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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alligator_pear

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    avocado; avocado pear; aguacate.

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winy

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winey.
    • a rich winy taste

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ilama

  • noun tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
    ilama tree; Annona diversifolia.
  • noun whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States

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zesty

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; spicy.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; barmy; zestful.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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order

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

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wine

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    vino.
  • noun a red as dark as red wine
    wine-colored; wine-coloured.

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deform

  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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sprout

  • noun any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
  • noun a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)

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over

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

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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reorient

  • verb orient once again, after a disorientation
    reorientate.
  • verb cause to turn

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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beach_plum

  • noun seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
    Prunus maritima; beach plum bush.
  • noun small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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avocado

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    alligator pear; avocado pear; aguacate.
  • noun tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
    Persea Americana; avocado tree.

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lanset

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lanseh; lansa; lansat.

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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lanseh

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lansa; lanset; lansat.

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fig

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

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savory

  • noun any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
  • noun dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
    Micromeria juliana.

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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enrich

  • verb make better or improve in quality
    • The experience enriched her understanding
    • enriched foods
  • verb make wealthy or richer
    • the oil boom enriched a lot of local people

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school

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

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make_for

  • verb cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
    bring; play; work; wreak.
    • I cannot work a miracle
    • wreak havoc
    • bring comments
    • play a joke
    • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

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break

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

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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rambotan

  • noun Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
    rambutan; Nephelium lappaceum; rambutan tree.
  • noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
    rambutan.

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absolve

  • verb grant remission of a sin to
    shrive.
    • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's
  • verb let off the hook
    free; justify.
    • I absolve you from this responsibility

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schizocarp

  • noun a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed

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bitch

  • noun an unpleasant difficulty
    • this problem is a real bitch
  • noun a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked
    cunt.
    • she said her son thought Hillary was a bitch

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bullock

  • noun young bull
  • noun castrated bull
    steer.

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contracting

  • noun becoming infected
    catching.
    • catching cold is sometimes unavoidable
    • the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic
  • verb enter into a contractual arrangement
    undertake; contract.

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loment

  • noun seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments

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hackberry

  • noun any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits
    nettle tree.
  • noun small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
    sugarberry.

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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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cedar_nut

  • noun the seed of the Swiss pine
    cembra nut.

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re

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

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encourage

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

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adapt

  • verb make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    accommodate.
    • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
  • verb adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
    conform; adjust.
    • We must adjust to the bad economic situation

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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gustation

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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overrefine

  • verb refine too much or with excess of subtlety
    over-refine.
    • He is overrefining this matter

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marang

  • noun Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
    Artocarpus odoratissima; marang tree.
  • noun tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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bestow

  • verb present
    confer.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone
  • verb give as a gift

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natal_plum

  • noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
    Carissa grandiflora; amatungulu; Carissa macrocarpa.
  • noun South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruit; frequently used as hedging
    Carissa bispinosa; hedge thorn.

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grapey

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapy.
    • a grapey wine

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recovering

  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    convalescent.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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baneberry

  • noun a poisonous berry of a plant of the genus Actaea
  • noun a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
    cohosh; herb Christopher.

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recondition

  • verb bring into an improved condition
    • He reconditioned the old appliances

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regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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fill_out

  • verb write all the required information onto a form
    fill in; make out; complete.
    • fill out this questionnaire, please!
    • make out a form
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    round out.

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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single-seeded

  • adjective satellite having a single seed
    one-seed; one-seeded.

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add_on

  • verb make an addition
    • Let's add on to this
  • verb add to the very end
    affix; supplement; append.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

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accessory_fruit

  • noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
    pseudocarp.

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procreate

  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    reproduce; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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bartlett

  • noun juicy yellow pear
    bartlett pear.
  • noun United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
    Robert Abram Bartlett; Captain Bob; Robert Bartlett.

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synthesize

  • verb combine so as to form a more complex, product
    synthesise.
    • his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony
    • The liver synthesizes vitamins
  • verb combine and form a synthesis
    • Vitamin D only synthesizes when sunlight is available

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delicious

  • adjective satellite greatly pleasing or entertaining
    delightful.
    • a delightful surprise
    • the comedy was delightful
    • a delicious joke
  • noun variety of sweet eating apples

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radiate

  • verb send out rays or waves
    • The sun radiates heat
  • verb send out real or metaphoric rays
    • She radiates happiness

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tamarind

  • noun long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp
    tamarind tree; tamarindo; Tamarindus indica.
  • noun large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
    tamarindo.

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nip

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

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avocado_pear

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    alligator pear; avocado; aguacate.

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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postulate

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    posit.
  • verb maintain or assert
    contend.
    • He contended that Communism had no future

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chinese_date

  • noun dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
    jujube; Chinese jujube.

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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kiwi

  • noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    Actinidia deliciosa; kiwi vine; Chinese gooseberry; Actinidia chinensis.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
    New Zealander.

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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collapse

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    prostration.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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vamp

  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    minx; prickteaser; tease; vamper; coquette; flirt.
  • noun an improvised musical accompaniment

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embellish

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

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catch_on

  • verb understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    get it; latch on; tumble; get wise; get onto; twig; cotton on.
    • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on
  • verb become popular
    • This fashion caught on in Paris

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tack_together

  • verb create by putting components or members together
    set up; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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incur

  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    receive; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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gelatinize

  • verb coat with gelatin
  • verb become gelatinous or change into a jelly
    gelatinise.
    • the starch gelatinized when it was heated

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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nominate

  • verb propose as a candidate for some honor
    put up; put forward.
  • verb put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
    propose.
    • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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feeling

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

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barbarize

  • verb become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language
    barbarise.
  • verb make crude or savage in behavior or speech
    barbarise.
    • his years in prison have barbarized the young man

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get_dressed

  • verb put on clothes
    dress.
    • we had to dress quickly
    • dress the patient
    • Can the child dress by herself?

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flavorful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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spiff

  • noun attractiveness in appearance or dress or manner
    • he gets by largely on pure spiff

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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put_forward

  • verb put before
    posit; state; submit.
    • I submit to you that the accused is guilty
  • verb insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
    assert.
    • Women should assert themselves more!

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create_from_raw_stuff

  • verb make from scratch
    create from raw material.

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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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lansa

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lanseh; lanset; lansat.

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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quieten

  • verb become quiet or quieter
    quiesce; pipe down; quiet; quiet down; hush.
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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acquire

  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    get.
    • 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
  • verb take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
    assume; take on; take; adopt.
    • His voice took on a sad tone
    • The story took a new turn
    • he adopted an air of superiority
    • She assumed strange manners
    • The gods assume human or animal form in these fables

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rambutan

  • noun Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
    rambotan; Nephelium lappaceum; rambutan tree.
  • noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
    rambotan.

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multi-seeded

  • adjective satellite having many seeds
    several-seeded.

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keratinise

  • verb convert into keratin
    keratinize.
  • verb become horny and impregnated with keratin
    keratinize.

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sapodilla_plum

  • noun tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
    sapota; sapodilla.

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exonerate

  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; assoil.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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smarten_up

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; slick up; titivate; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child
  • verb dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
    spruce; slick up; spruce up.
    • He spruced up for the party

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blue_fig

  • noun the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
    quandong.
  • noun Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
    quandong; Elaeocarpus grandis; quandong tree; silver quandong tree; Brisbane quandong.

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cocoa_plum

  • noun small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
    icaco; coco plum; Chrysobalanus icaco; coco plum tree.
  • noun plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American
    coco plum; icaco.

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pineapple

  • noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
    pineapple plant; Ananas comosus.
  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    ananas.

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do_good

  • verb be beneficial for
    benefit.
    • This will do you good

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incorporate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    comprise; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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stool

  • noun a simple seat without a back or arms
  • noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    ordure; dejection; BM; faecal matter; feces; faeces; fecal matter.

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participate

  • verb share in something
    take part.
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    enter.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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create_verbally

  • verb create with or from words

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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pineapple_guava

  • noun dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh; used chiefly for jellies and preserves
    feijoa.

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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lube

  • noun a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
    lubricant; lubricating substance; lubricator.
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lubricate.
    • lubricate my car

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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mend

  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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strong-flavored

  • adjective satellite having a strong taste

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do

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

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watermelon

  • noun an African melon
    watermelon vine; Citrullus vulgaris.
  • noun large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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relish

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; zest.
  • noun spicy or savory condiment

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adolesce

  • verb become adolescent; pass through adolescence
    • The children are beginning to adolesce around the age of 12

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hospitalize

  • verb admit into a hospital
    hospitalise.
    • Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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mexican_black_cherry

  • noun Mexican black cherry
    capulin.

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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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suburbanise

  • verb take on suburban character
    suburbanize.
    • the city suburbanized
  • verb make suburban in character
    suburbanize.
    • highly suburbanized cities

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surinam_cherry

  • noun tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
    acerola; West Indian cherry; Malpighia glabra; barbados cherry.
  • noun Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
    Eugenia uniflora; pitanga.

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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nectarous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosian; ambrosial.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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come_in

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be received
    come.
    • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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cave_in

  • noun the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
    subsidence.
  • verb break down, literally or metaphorically
    collapse; founder; give; give way; break; fall in.
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

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ordeal_bean

  • noun dark brown highly poisonous seed of the calabar-bean vine; source of physostigmine and used in native witchcraft
    calabar bean.

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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bonduc_nut

  • noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
    nicker seed; nicker nut.

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unfold

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; blossom out; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity
  • verb open to the view
    • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

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flowering

  • noun the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    efflorescence; blossoming; florescence; anthesis; inflorescence.
  • noun a developmental process
    unfolding.
    • the flowering of antebellum culture

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improve

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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specialise

  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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sunflower

  • noun any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
    helianthus.

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saporous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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cod

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; seedcase.
  • noun lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
    codfish.

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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wild_cherry

  • noun the fruit of the wild cherry tree
  • noun an uncultivated cherry tree
    wild cherry tree.

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give_rise

  • verb cause to happen, occur or exist
    produce; bring about.
    • This procedure produces a curious effect
    • The new law gave rise to many complaints
    • These chemicals produce a noxious vapor
    • the new President must bring about a change in the health care system

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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cobble

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobblestone.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone.

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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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vitrify

  • verb change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
  • verb undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like

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strong

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

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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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pulasan

  • noun East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
    pulassan; pulasan tree; Nephelium mutabile.
  • noun fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter
    pulassan.

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three

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

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remediate

  • verb set straight or right
    amend; repair; remedy; rectify.
    • remedy these deficiencies
    • rectify the inequities in salaries
    • repair an oversight

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aggregate_fruit

  • noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
    multiple fruit; syncarp.

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lift

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

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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deepen

  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions
  • verb become more intense
    intensify.
    • The debate intensified
    • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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ugli

  • noun large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
    ugli fruit; tangelo.

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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plasticise

  • verb become plastic, as by having a plasticizer added
    plasticize.
  • verb make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
    plasticize.
    • plasticized PVC

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lychee

  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; litchi nut; lichee; litchi; leechee.

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convalesce

  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; recover.
    • The patient is recuperating

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aid

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

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smoky

  • adjective marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
    • smoky rafters
    • smoky chimneys
    • a smoky fireplace
    • a smoky corridor
  • adjective satellite tasting of smoke
    • smoky sausages

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upgrade

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

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recuperate

  • verb regain or make up for
    recover; recoup.
    • recuperate one's losses
  • verb regain a former condition after a financial loss
    go back; recover.
    • We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
    • The company managed to recuperate

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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marasca

  • noun small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
  • noun Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
    Prunus cerasus marasca; maraschino cherry; marasca cherry.

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hone

  • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • verb sharpen with a hone
    • hone a knife

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bacca

  • noun an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry
    simple fruit.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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dried_fruit

  • noun fruit preserved by drying

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vegetable

  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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evolve

  • verb work out
    germinate; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution
  • verb undergo development or evolution
    • Modern man evolved a long time ago

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papaya

  • noun tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    pawpaw; papaia; Carica papaya; papaya tree; melon tree.
  • noun large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh

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juniper

  • noun desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
    juniper bush; Retama raetam; retem; Genista raetam; raetam.
  • noun coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones

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redevelop

  • verb develop for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc., of a negative or print
  • verb formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
    reformulate.

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titivate

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; smarten up; slick up; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child

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coumara_nut

  • noun fragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree; used in perfumes and medicines and as a substitute for vanilla
    tonka bean.

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capacitate

  • verb make legally capable or qualify in law
  • verb cause (spermatozoa) to undergo the physical changes necessary to fertilize an egg

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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specialize

  • verb become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    specialise; narrow down; narrow.
    • She specializes in Near Eastern history
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; specialise; particularise; specify.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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taint

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    contamination.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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crabapple

  • noun any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms
    crab apple; cultivated crab apple.
  • noun any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
    crab apple; wild apple.

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sugar_apple

  • noun sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
    sweetsop; annon.

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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recombine

  • verb undergo genetic recombination
    • The DNA can recombine
  • verb cause genetic recombination
    • should scientists recombine DNA?

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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mending

  • noun garments that must be repaired
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; fixture; mend.

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soya_bean

  • noun a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
    soy; soybean.
  • noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
    Glycine max; soybean plant; soja bean; soya; soybean; soy; soja.

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identify

  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    place.
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
  • verb give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    name.
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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plight

  • noun a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    predicament; quandary.
    • finds himself in a most awkward predicament
    • the woeful plight of homeless people
  • noun a solemn pledge of fidelity
    troth.

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scattering

  • noun a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
    sprinkling.
    • the first scatterings of green
    • a sprinkling of grey at his temples
  • noun the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

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apple_nut

  • noun nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons
    ivory nut; vegetable ivory.

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elk

  • noun large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
    European elk; moose; Alces alces.
  • noun large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
    Cervus elaphus canadensis; American elk; wapiti.

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huckleberry

  • noun any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
  • noun any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries

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frost_over

  • verb become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window
    ice up; ice over.
    • When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane

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short-circuit

  • verb hamper the progress of; impede
    • short-circuit warm feelings
  • verb create a short circuit in
    short.

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ease

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

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isomerise

  • verb cause to change into an isomer
    isomerize.
  • verb change into an isomer
    isomerize.

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carambola

  • noun East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
    Averrhoa carambola; carambola tree.
  • noun deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
    star fruit.

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checkerberry

  • noun creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
    teaberry; wintergreen; ground-berry; groundberry; Gaultheria procumbens; creeping wintergreen; mountain tea.
  • noun spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    spiceberry; boxberry; teaberry; wintergreen.

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natal

  • adjective relating to or accompanying birth
    • natal injuries
    • natal day
    • natal influences
  • noun a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
    KwaZulu-Natal.
    • Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994

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coeducate

  • verb educate persons of both sexes together
    co-educate.

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boysenberry

  • noun cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit with a flavor resembling raspberries
    boysenberry bush.
  • noun large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries

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acerola

  • noun tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
    West Indian cherry; Malpighia glabra; barbados cherry; Surinam cherry.
  • noun acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
    West Indian cherry; barbados cherry; surinam cherry.

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soursop

  • noun small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
    prickly custard apple; soursop tree; Annona muricata.
  • noun large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
    guanabana.

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put_right

  • verb settle or put right
    straighten out; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements

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go_out

  • verb move out of or depart from
    leave; exit; get out.
    • leave the room
    • the fugitive has left the country
  • verb leave the house to go somewhere
    • We never went out when our children were small

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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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pseudocarp

  • noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
    accessory fruit.

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escape

  • noun the act of escaping physically
    flight.
    • he made his escape from the mental hospital
    • the canary escaped from its cage
    • his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escapism.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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cohune_nut

  • noun nut of the cohune palm having hard white shells like those of ivory nuts

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okra

  • noun long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
  • noun tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
    Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus esculentus; lady's-finger; okra plant; gumbo.

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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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get_on

  • verb have smooth relations
    get along; get on with; get along with.
    • My boss and I get along very well
  • verb get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    board.

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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beget

  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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tonka_bean

  • noun fragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree; used in perfumes and medicines and as a substitute for vanilla
    coumara nut.
  • noun tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
    Dipteryx odorata; tonka bean tree; Coumarouna odorata.

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protuberate

  • verb cause to bulge out or project
  • verb form a rounded prominence
    • The starved child's belly protuberated

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ice_over

  • verb become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window
    ice up; frost over.
    • When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane

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may_apple

  • noun edible but insipid fruit of the May apple plant
  • noun North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
    mayapple; Podophyllum peltatum; wild mandrake.

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lingonberry

  • noun low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
    lingenberry; lingberry; mountain cranberry; Vaccinium vitis-idaea; foxberry; cowberry.
  • noun tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
    mountain cranberry; cowberry; lowbush cranberry.

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go_bad

  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; conk out; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb become unfit for consumption or use
    spoil.
    • the meat must be eaten before it spoils

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slipskin_grape

  • noun a grape whose skin slips readily from the pulp

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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reticulate

  • verb form a net or a network
  • verb distribute by a network, as of water or electricity

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despair

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    desperation.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
    • they moaned in despair and dismay
    • one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair

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curry

  • noun (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
  • verb season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

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undergo

  • verb pass through
    • The chemical undergoes a sudden change
    • The fluid undergoes shear
    • undergo a strange sensation

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ananas

  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    pineapple.
  • noun a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples)
    genus Ananas.

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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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dessert_apple

  • noun an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
    eating apple.

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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soy

  • noun a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
    soya bean; soybean.
  • noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
    soya bean; Glycine max; soybean plant; soja bean; soya; soybean; soja.

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gradate

  • verb arrange according to grades
    • These lines are gradated
  • verb pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another
    • The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it

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support

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

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transform

  • verb subject to a mathematical transformation
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transmute; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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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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skin_over

  • verb grow new skin over an injury

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babassu_nut

  • noun hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm

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form

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

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heal

  • verb heal or recover
    mend.
    • My broken leg is mending
  • verb get healthy again
    • The wound is healing slowly

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undress

  • noun partial or complete nakedness
    • a state of undress
  • verb get undressed
    uncase; peel; strip down; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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heat

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

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choreograph

  • verb compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music
    • Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music
  • verb plan and oversee the development and details of
    • The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed

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oxidate

  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    oxidize; oxidise.
    • This metal oxidizes easily
  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    oxidize; oxidise.

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flavour

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    flavor.

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socialize

  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialise.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    socialise.
    • The children must be properly socialized

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palm_nut

  • noun seed of any oil palm
    palm kernel.

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turn_out

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb prove to be in the result or end
    • It turns out that he was right

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betel_nut

  • noun seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
    areca nut.

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follow_up

  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow through; go through; carry out; follow out; put through; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal
  • verb increase the effectiveness or success of by further action
    • The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation

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flavoursome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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crumble

  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; crumple; break down.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
  • verb break or fall apart into fragments
    fall apart.
    • The cookies crumbled
    • The Sphinx is crumbling

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soothe

  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    comfort; console; solace.
  • verb cause to feel better
    • the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation

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revitalize

  • verb restore strength
    regenerate.
    • This food revitalized the patient
  • verb give new life or vigor to
    revitalise.

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liberalise

  • verb become more liberal
    liberalize.
    • The laws liberalized after Prohibition
  • verb make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
    liberalize.

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pitahaya

  • noun cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit
    pitahaya cactus; Acanthocereus pentagonus; Acanthocereus tetragonus.
  • noun highly colored edible fruit of pitahaya cactus having bright red juice; often as large as a peach

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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ambrosian

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosial; nectarous.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food
  • adjective of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose
    • Ambrosian chants

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relax

  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    unbend.
    • relax the tension on the rope

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luscious

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; red-hot; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious.

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smell

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; olfactory property.

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roll

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

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window-dress

  • verb make something appear superficially attractive
    dress up.
    • The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data
    • Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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melon_ball

  • noun a bite of melon cut as a sphere

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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ramify

  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    complexify.
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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spruce_up

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; smarten up; slick up; titivate; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child
  • verb dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
    spruce; slick up; smarten up.
    • He spruced up for the party

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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white-seeded

  • adjective satellite having white seeds

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mountain_cranberry

  • noun low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
    lingenberry; lingberry; lingonberry; Vaccinium vitis-idaea; foxberry; cowberry.
  • noun tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
    cowberry; lowbush cranberry; lingonberry.

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relieve

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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muss

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    mess; messiness; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch
    genus Mus; Mus.

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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skin

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

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guava

  • noun small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
    strawberry guava; yellow cattley guava; Psidium littorale.
  • noun small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit
    Psidium guajava; true guava; guava bush.

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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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play_out

  • verb deplete
    exhaust; run down; sap; tire.
    • exhaust one's savings
    • We quickly played out our strength
  • verb perform or be performed to the end
    • How will the election drama be played out?

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ionise

  • verb become converted into ions
    ionize.
  • verb convert into ions
    ionize.

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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bulging

  • adjective curving or bulging outward
    convex.
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    bulge; protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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father

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

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muscadine

  • noun native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
    Vitis rotundifolia.
  • noun dull-purple grape of southern United States
    bullace grape.

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grapy

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapey.
    • a grapey wine

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one-seed

  • adjective satellite having a single seed
    single-seeded; one-seeded.

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assoil

  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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greengage_plum

  • noun sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
    greengage.

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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jujube

  • noun spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
    Christ's-thorn; jujube bush; Ziziphus jujuba; Jerusalem thorn.
  • noun dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
    Chinese date; Chinese jujube.

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airing

  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    spreading; public exposure; dissemination.
  • noun a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
    • he took the dogs for an airing

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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stiffen

  • verb become stiff or stiffer
    • He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room
  • verb make stiff or stiffer
    • Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine

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dim

  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dip.
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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gum

  • noun a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
    chewing gum.
  • noun the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
    gingiva.

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loganberry

  • noun red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
    Rubus ursinus loganobaccus; Rubus loganobaccus.
  • noun large red variety of the dewberry

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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burgeon

  • verb grow and flourish
    • The burgeoning administration
    • The burgeoning population

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round

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

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work

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

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sour_gourd

  • noun Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
    Adansonia gregorii; cream-of-tartar tree.
  • noun African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
    monkey bread.

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currant

  • noun any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  • noun any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
    currant bush.

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dried

  • adjective satellite not still wet
    • the ink has dried
    • a face marked with dried tears
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry; dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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build_up

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

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professionalise

  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    professionalize.
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    professionalize.
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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educate

  • verb give an education to
    • We must educate our youngsters better
  • verb create by training and teaching
    train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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monkey_bread

  • noun African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
    sour gourd.

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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alkalinize

  • verb become alkaline
    alkalinise.
  • verb make (a substance) alkaline
    alkalinise.
    • The oxide is alkalized

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boost

  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    encouragement.
  • noun an increase in cost
    hike; rise; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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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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syconium

  • noun the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets

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along

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

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three-seeded

  • adjective satellite having three seeds

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change

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

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fledge

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

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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bow

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

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screw_bean

  • noun spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed
  • noun shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
    screwbean; tornillo; Prosopis pubescens; screwbean mesquite.

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solarize

  • verb reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
    solarise.
  • verb become overexposed
    solarise.
    • The film solarized

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spike_out

  • verb bring forth a spike or spikes
    spike.
    • my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now

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rose_apple

  • noun tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
    Eugenia jambos; jambosa; rose-apple tree.
  • noun fragrant oval yellowish tropical fruit used in jellies and confections

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desalinize

  • verb remove salt from
    desalinate; desalinise; desalt.
    • desalinate water

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caseate

  • verb turn into cheese
    • The milk caseated
  • verb become cheeselike
    • necrotic tissue caseates

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re-create

  • verb create anew
    • Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale
  • verb make a replica of
    copy.
    • copy that drawing
    • re-create a picture by Rembrandt

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perk

  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    fringe benefit; perquisite.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • verb gain or regain energy
    pick up; perk up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap

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papaw

  • noun small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
    Asimina triloba; papaw tree; pawpaw.
  • noun fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples
    pawpaw.

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by

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

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seedpod

  • noun a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
    pod.

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citrous_fruit

  • noun any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
    citrus; citrus fruit.

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ripening

  • noun coming to full development; becoming mature
    maturation; maturement.
  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    aging; ageing.

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meliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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carissa

  • noun a shrub of the genus Carissa having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple-black fruits

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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leechee

  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; lychee; litchi nut; lichee; litchi.

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fly

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

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edible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; eatable.

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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soup

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

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kola_nut

  • noun bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract
    cola nut.
  • noun tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
    Cola acuminata; kola nut tree; goora nut; kola.

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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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dissimilate

  • verb become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities
    • These consonants dissimilate
  • verb make dissimilar; cause to become less similar

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flavorous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful.

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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pickle

  • noun vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; jam; hole.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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plum

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

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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tittivate

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    smarten up; slick up; titivate; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child

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flavourous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourful; flavorous.

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refine

  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune.
    • refine one's style of writing
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; complicate.
    • refine a design or pattern

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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provoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    evoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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productive

  • adjective producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
    • productive farmland
    • his productive years
    • a productive collaboration
  • adjective having the ability to produce or originate
    generative.
    • generative power
    • generative forces

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civilise

  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • verb raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
    civilize.
    • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

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savor

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savour; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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flavor

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; smack; relish.

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mat

  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    matting.

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divi

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eggfruit

  • noun ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
    canistel.

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spot

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

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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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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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create_mentally

  • verb create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
    create by mental act.

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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chinese_gooseberry

  • noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    kiwi; Actinidia deliciosa; kiwi vine; Actinidia chinensis.
  • noun fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
    kiwi; kiwi fruit.

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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serviceberry

  • noun any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
    service tree; Juneberry; shadblow; shadbush.
  • noun edible purple or red berries
    juneberry; shadberry; saskatoon.

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purify

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; sanctify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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mango

  • noun large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
    mango tree; Mangifera indica.
  • noun large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed

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rye

  • noun the seed of the cereal grass
  • noun hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement
    Secale cereale.

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shoes

  • noun a particular situation
    place.
    • If you were in my place what would you do?
  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
    shoe.

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chickpea

  • noun the seed of the chickpea plant
    garbanzo.
  • noun Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
    Egyptian pea; Cicer arietinum; chickpea plant.

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vegetable_ivory

  • noun nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons
    apple nut; ivory nut.

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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cola

  • noun carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
    dope.
  • noun large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
    genus Cola.

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tending

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; attention; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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derive

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    deduce; deduct; infer.
  • verb obtain
    gain.
    • derive pleasure from one's garden

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overhaul

  • noun periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    inspection and repair; service.
    • it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
  • noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring
    renovation; redevelopment.
    • they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property
    • a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed

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solace

  • noun the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
    solacement; consolation.
    • second place was no consolation to him
  • noun comfort in disappointment or misery
    solacement.

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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warm_up

  • verb run until the normal working temperature is reached
    • We warmed up the car for a few minutes
  • verb become more friendly or open
    • She warmed up after we had lunch together

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cowage

  • noun pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey
  • noun the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing
    Bengal bean; Benghal bean; Mucuna pruriens utilis; Florida bean; Stizolobium deeringiana; velvet bean; Mucuna deeringiana; Mucuna aterrima.

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smarten

To make smart or spruce; -- usually with up. Colloq.
She had to go and smarten herself up somewhat. W. Black.

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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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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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stabilize

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

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give_out

  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    emit; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits
  • verb give to several people
    pass out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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barbados_cherry

  • noun tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
    acerola; West Indian cherry; Malpighia glabra; Surinam cherry.
  • noun acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
    acerola; West Indian cherry; surinam cherry.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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deify

  • verb consider as a god or godlike
    • These young men deify financial success
  • verb exalt to the position of a God
    • the people deified their King

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legume

  • noun an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
    leguminous plant.
  • noun the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case

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sour-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a sour acidic taste
    acid-tasting.

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realise

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    earn; bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb convert into cash; of goods and property
    realize.

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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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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matt-up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; matte up; felt; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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catching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; spotting.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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chokecherry

  • noun the fruit of the chokecherry tree
  • noun a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
    Prunus virginiana; chokecherry tree.

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kiwi_fruit

  • noun fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
    kiwi; Chinese gooseberry.

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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jumping_seed

  • noun seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble
    Mexican jumping bean; jumping bean.

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blossom_out

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; unfold; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity

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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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advance

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

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syncarp

  • noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
    multiple fruit; aggregate fruit.

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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enkindle

  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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place

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

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brutalize

  • verb treat brutally
    brutalise.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; animalize; brutalise.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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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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carry

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

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modernise

  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly
  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    modernize; overhaul.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread
  • <