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augustine

(Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar.

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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déjà

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predestine

  • verb decree or determine beforehand
  • verb foreordain by divine will or decree
    foreordain; predestinate.

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four

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

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preface

  • noun a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
    prolusion; foreword.
  • verb furnish with a preface or introduction
    introduce; precede; premise.
    • She always precedes her lectures with a joke
    • He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

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evermore

  • adverb at any future time; in the future
    forevermore.
    • lead a blameless life evermore
  • adverb for a limitless time
    everlastingly; forever; eternally.
    • no one can live forever
    • brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss

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leeward

  • noun the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    lee side; lee.

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quadruple

  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quartette; quadruplet; quartet.
  • noun a quantity that is four times as great as another

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good_old_days

  • noun past times remembered with nostalgia
    auld langsyne; old times; langsyne.

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under

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

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postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

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sibilant

  • noun a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)
    sibilant consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; strident; continuant.

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worth

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

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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nonmodern

  • adjective not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

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achievability

  • noun the state of being achievable
    attainability; attainableness.

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prescriptive_linguistics

  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

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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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triumph

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    victory.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense
  • noun the exultation of victory

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due_north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; north; N.

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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likely

  • adjective has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    • these services are likely to be available to us all before long
    • she is likely to forget
    • a likely place for a restaurant
    • the broken limb is likely to fall
    • rain is likely
    • a likely topic for investigation
    • likely candidates for the job
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    probable.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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sbe

  • noun the compass point that is one point east of due south
    south by east.

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loathing

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; abomination; detestation.
  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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snuggled

  • adjective satellite drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    nestled.
    • saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside
    • like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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sociolinguist

  • noun a linguist who studies the social and cultural factors that influence linguistic communication

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neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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consequent

  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    concomitant; accompanying; incidental; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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new

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

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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sound_structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; word structure; syllable structure.

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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appressed

  • adjective satellite pressed close to or lying flat against something
    adpressed.
    • adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
    • igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson

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kingdom_come

  • noun the next world
    • he nearly blew us to kingdom come
  • noun the end of time
    • you can wet the bed till kingdom come, for all I care

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oil_future

  • noun petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
    petroleum future.

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synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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study

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

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at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    close at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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smoke

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

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futural

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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unborn

  • adjective not yet brought into existence
    • unborn generations

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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northwest_by_west

  • noun the compass point that is one point west of northwest
    NWbW.

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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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diametrical_opposition

  • noun the relation of opposition along a diameter
    antipodal opposition; antipodal.

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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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tardiness

  • noun the quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time

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backwardation

(Stock Exchange) The seller's postponement of delivery of stock or shares, with the consent of the buyer, upon payment of a premium to the latter; -- also, the premium so paid. See Contango. Biddle.

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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music

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

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rationalism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience
  • noun the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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inchoate

  • adjective satellite only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
    incipient.
    • incipient civil disorder
    • an incipient tumor
    • a vague inchoate idea

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apocalyptical

  • adjective satellite prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
    apocalyptic; revelatory.

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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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computational_linguistics

  • noun the use of computers for linguistic research and applications

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primeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primordial.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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azoic

  • adjective satellite before the appearance of life
    • azoic rocks contain not organic remains

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earlyish

  • adjective satellite being somewhat early
    • at an earlyish hour

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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syntactician

  • noun a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
    grammarian.

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salvage

  • noun property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • noun the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

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example

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

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jespersen

  • noun Danish linguist (1860-1943)
    Jens Otto Harry Jespersen; Otto Jespersen.

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preexistent

  • adjective satellite existing previously or before something
    pre-existent; preexisting; pre-existing.
    • variations on pre-existent musical themes

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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locative

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb
    locative role.

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past_progressive

  • noun a progressive tense used to describe on-going action in the past
    past progressive tense.
    • `I had been running' is an example of the past progressive

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present-day

  • adjective satellite belonging to the present time
    contemporary.
    • contemporary leaders

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advancing

  • adjective satellite moving forward
    forward; forward-moving.
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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eternalism

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syntactic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
    syntactical.
    • the syntactic rules of a language

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travel

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

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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machine

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

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circumferent

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; surrounding.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside

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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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ancestor

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ascendant; root.

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preferable

  • adjective satellite more desirable than another
    preferred.
    • coffee is preferable to tea
    • Danny's preferred name is `Dan'

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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horoscope

  • noun a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
  • noun a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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affected_role

  • noun the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    patient; patient role.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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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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historical_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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synchrony

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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elusive

  • adjective satellite difficult to describe
    • a haunting elusive odor
  • adjective satellite skillful at eluding capture
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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bootstrap

  • noun a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
  • verb help oneself, often through improvised means

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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ultimate

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

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nonsensical

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite having no intelligible meaning
    nonsense.
    • nonsense syllables
    • a nonsensical jumble of words

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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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concurrence

  • noun agreement of results or opinions
    concurrency.
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    concurrency.

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perfect_tense

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfect; perfective; perfective tense.

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magnetic_north

  • noun the direction in which a compass needle points
    compass north; north.

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foodstuff

  • noun (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
    grocery.
  • noun a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
    food product.

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future_progressive_tense

  • noun a progressive tense used to express action that will be on-going in the future
    future progressive.
    • `I will be running' is an example of the future progressive

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thesis

  • noun an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument
  • noun a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
    dissertation.

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innovative

  • adjective satellite ahead of the times
    forward-looking; modern; advanced.
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    groundbreaking; innovational.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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before

  • adverb earlier in time; previously
    earlier.
    • I had known her before
    • as I said before
    • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
    • her parents had died four years earlier
    • I mentioned that problem earlier
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; ahead.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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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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gestation_period

  • noun the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    gestation.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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hidden

  • adjective satellite not accessible to view
    out of sight; concealed.
    • concealed (or hidden) damage
    • in stormy weather the stars are out of sight
  • verb prevent from being seen or discovered
    conceal; hide.
    • Muslim women hide their faces
    • hide the money

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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affected

  • adjective acted upon; influenced
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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business_line

  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; line of business; line.
    • a nice line of shoes

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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musical_time

  • noun (music) the beat of musical rhythm

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arrow

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

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mountain_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States
    Mountain Time; MST.

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meal

  • noun the food served and eaten at one time
    repast.
  • noun any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

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primitiveness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitivism.

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come_near

  • verb almost do or experience something
    • She came near to screaming with fear
  • verb move towards
    go up; draw near; near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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co-occurrence

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; accompaniment.
  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; conjunction; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable

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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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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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by-and-by

  • noun an indefinite time in the future
    • he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by

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latter-day

  • adjective satellite belonging to the present or recent times
    • the latter-day problems of our society

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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tomorrow

  • noun the day after today
    • what are our tasks for tomorrow?
  • noun the near future
    • tomorrow's world
    • everyone hopes for a better tomorrow

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heavenly

  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    celestial.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts
  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    celestial.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body

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present_progressive

  • noun a tense used to express action that is on-going at the time of utterance
    present progressive tense.

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bering_time

  • noun standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands
    Bering Standard Time.

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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associate

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

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threatened

  • adjective satellite (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered
    • the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one
  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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sentence_structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    phrase structure; syntax.

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central_time

  • noun standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
    CST; Central Standard Time.

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cosmic

  • adjective of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe
    • cosmic laws
    • cosmic catastrophe
    • cosmic rays
  • adjective satellite inconceivably extended in space or time

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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presumptive

  • adjective satellite having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
    • the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)
  • adjective satellite affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
    • presumptive evidence
    • a strong presumptive case is made out

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unavoidability

  • noun the quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
    ineluctability.

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sse

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    south southeast; sou'-sou'-east.

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patness

  • noun timely convenience
    opportuneness; timeliness.

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futurition

The state of being future; futurity. R.
Nothing . . . can have this imagined futurition, but as it is decreed. Coleridge.

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subject_case

  • noun the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
    nominative; nominative case.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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coding

  • noun act of writing in code or cipher
    steganography; cryptography; secret writing.
  • verb attach a code to
    code.
    • Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later

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metaverse

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fantasy

  • noun imagination unrestricted by reality
    phantasy.
    • a schoolgirl fantasy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    phantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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sacred_text

  • noun writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
    religious text; sacred writing; religious writing.

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payload

  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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coetaneous

  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; contemporaneous.

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amorce

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equinox

  • noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  • noun (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    equinoctial point.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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instantaneousness

  • noun the quickness of action or occurrence
    immediacy; immediateness; instancy.
    • the immediacy of their response
    • the instancy of modern communication

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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hypothetical

  • noun a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
    • consider the following, just as a hypothetical
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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soothsayer

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; predictor; prognosticator.

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inconvenient

  • adjective not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs
    • it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen
    • the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone
  • adjective satellite not conveniently timed
    • an early departure is inconvenient for us

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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soybean_future

  • noun soybeans bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

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futurology

  • noun the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
    futuristics.

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second

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

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untimeliness

  • noun being at an inappropriate time
    unseasonableness.
  • noun the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
    inopportuneness.

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precocious

  • adjective characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    • a precocious child
    • a precocious achievement
  • adjective satellite appearing or developing early
    • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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recency

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recentness.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recentness.

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diachrony

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    historical linguistics; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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seminal

  • adjective pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen
    • seminal fluid
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    originative; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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a._noam_chomsky

  • noun United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
    Noam Chomsky; Chomsky.

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resultant_role

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
    result.

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seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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weather_forecast

  • noun a forecast of the weather
    weather outlook.

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benighted

  • adjective satellite overtaken by night or darkness
    nighted.
    • benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home
  • verb overtake with darkness or night
    benight.

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retrodiction

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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derivational

  • adjective characterized by inflections indicating a semantic relation between a word and its base
    • the morphological relation between `sing' and `singer' and `song' is derivational

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latter

  • noun the second of two or the second mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
    • in the latter case

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prematureness

  • noun the state of being premature
    prematurity.

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men's

  • noun a public toilet for men
    men's room.

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perfective

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfect; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • noun the aspect of a verb that expresses a completed action
    perfective aspect.

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object

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

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northwest_by_north

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of northwest
    NWbN.

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william_james

  • noun United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
    James.

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immediacy

  • noun lack of an intervening or mediating agency
    immediateness.
    • the immediacy of television coverage
  • noun immediate intuitive awareness
    immediate apprehension.

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ironmongery

  • noun the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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flow

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

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judgmental

  • adjective depending on judgment
    • a judgmental error
    • I think that she is too judgmental to be a good therapist

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • 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
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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bomb

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

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aoristic

  • adjective of or relating to the aorist tense

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syntax

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; phrase structure.
  • noun a systematic orderly arrangement

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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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earth

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

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prefatory

  • adjective satellite serving as an introduction or preface
    prefatorial; introductory.

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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instancy

  • noun the quickness of action or occurrence
    immediacy; immediateness; instantaneousness.
    • the immediacy of their response
    • the instancy of modern communication
  • noun the quality of being insistent
    imperativeness.
    • he pressed his demand with considerable instancy

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drygoods

  • noun textiles or clothing and related merchandise
    soft goods.

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east_northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between northeast and east
    ENE.

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common_time

  • noun a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
    quadruple time; common measure; four-four time.

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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de

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

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kaku

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sidereal_time

  • noun measured by the diurnal motion of stars

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greenwich_mean_time

  • noun the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
    UT; universal time; UT1; Greenwich Time; GMT.

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lexical_semantics

  • noun the branch of semantics that studies the meanings and relations of words

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continuous_tense

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; progressive.

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behindhand

  • adjective satellite behind schedule
    • was behindhand with the rent
  • adverb in debt
    in arrears; behind.
    • he fell behind with his mortgage payments
    • a month behind in the rent
    • a company that has been run behindhand for years
    • in arrears with their utility bills

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stead

  • noun the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    position; place; lieu.
    • can you go in my stead?
    • took his place
    • in lieu of

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architecture

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

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due_south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    S; southward; south.

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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steam

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

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above-mentioned

  • adjective satellite mentioned or named earlier in the same text
    above-named.

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sporting_goods

  • noun sports equipment sold as a commodity

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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bringer

One who brings.
Yet the first bringer of unwelcome news Hath but a losing office. Shak.

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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precedency

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    priority; precedence.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; precedence; anteriority; priority; antecedence.

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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delphi

  • noun an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi

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archean_eon

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean; Archeozoic.

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cardinal_compass_point

  • noun one of the four main compass points

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succeeding

  • adjective coming after or following
  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; bring home the bacon; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

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conceptual

  • adjective satellite being or characterized by concepts or their formation
    • conceptual discussions
    • the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking
    • sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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ulterior

  • adjective satellite lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
    subterranean; subterraneous.
    • subterranean motives for murder
    • looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
  • adjective satellite beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
    • a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion
    • without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw

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messianic

  • adjective of or relating to a messiah promising deliverance
    • messianic cult

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nature

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

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optimist

  • noun a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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saussure

  • noun Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913)
    Ferdinand de Saussure; de Saussure.

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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north_northwest

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
    NNW; nor'-nor'-west.

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yesteryear

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past; past times.
    • forget the past

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irregular

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

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ill

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

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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and

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

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imaginative

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    inventive.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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shlock

  • noun merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
    schlock; dreck.

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comprehension

  • noun an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
    • how you can do that is beyond my comprehension
    • he was famous for his comprehension of American literature
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    inclusion.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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refill

  • noun a prescription drug that is provided again
    • he got a refill of his prescription
    • the prescription specified only one refill
  • noun a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents
    • he got a refill for his ball-point pen
    • he got a refill for his notebook

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futures_market

  • noun a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
    futures exchange; forward market.

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four-four_time

  • noun a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
    common time; quadruple time; common measure.

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syllable_structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; sound structure; word structure.

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synchronicity

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves

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beneficiary

  • noun the recipient of funds or other benefits
    donee.
  • noun the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    benefactive role.

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south_southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    SSE; sou'-sou'-east.

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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participant_role

  • noun (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
    semantic role.

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life

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

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hap

  • noun an accidental happening
    • he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life
  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; happen; take place; occur; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important

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clairvoyant

  • noun someone who has the power of clairvoyance
  • adjective satellite perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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mirror-image_relation

  • noun the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another
    enantiomorphism.

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rightness

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

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concomitant

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    attendant; accompaniment; co-occurrence.
  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    accompanying; incidental; consequent; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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it

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

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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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simultaneousness

  • noun happening or existing or done at the same time
    simultaneity.

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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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accidence

  • noun the part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words
    inflectional morphology.

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punctuality

  • noun the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
    promptness.

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alaska_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian west; used in Hawaii and most of Alaska
    Yukon Time.

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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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inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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hebraist

  • noun linguist specializing in the Hebrew language

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circadian_rhythm

  • noun a daily cycle of activity observed in many living organisms

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oblique_case

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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verisimilar

  • adjective satellite appearing to be true or real
    • a verisimilar tale

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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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west_southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between west and southwest
    WSW.

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scenario

  • noun an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
  • noun a setting for a work of art or literature
    • the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror

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auspicious

  • adjective auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
    • an auspicious beginning for the campaign

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agentive

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yard_goods

  • noun merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard
    piece goods.

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savings

  • noun a fund of money put by as a reserve
    nest egg.
  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    saving; economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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haberdashery

  • noun a store where men's clothes are sold
    clothing store; mens store; haberdashery store.
  • noun the drygoods sold by a haberdasher
    men's furnishings.

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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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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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lexicologist

  • noun a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
    lexicographer.

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semantic_role

  • noun (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
    participant role.

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human

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

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yet

  • adverb up to the present time
    • I have yet to see the results
    • details are yet to be worked out
  • adverb used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
    til now; so far; up to now; heretofore; hitherto; thus far; until now; as yet.
    • So far he hasn't called
    • the sun isn't up yet

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impending

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement
  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    impend.
    • Changes are impending

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previous

  • adjective satellite just preceding something else in time or order
    old.
    • the previous owner
    • my old house was larger
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of the immediate past
    late; former.
    • the former president
    • our late President is still very active
    • the previous occupant of the White House

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topical

  • adjective satellite pertaining to the surface of a body part
    • a drug for topical (or local) application
    • a topical anesthesia
  • adjective of or relating to or arranged by topics
    • a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis

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spread

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

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technological

  • adjective satellite based in scientific and industrial progress
    • a technological civilization
  • adjective of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
    technical.
    • technical college
    • technological development

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retrofuturism

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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designate

  • verb assign a name or title to
    denominate.
  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; assign; delegate.

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synchronisation

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves
  • noun an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    synchronising; synchronization; synchronizing.

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part_of_speech

  • noun one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
    form class; word class.

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possible

  • noun something that can be done
    • politics is the art of the possible
  • noun an applicant who might be suitable

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jakob_grimm

  • noun the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
    Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm; Grimm.

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cultural

  • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
    • cultural events
    • a person of broad cultural interests
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    ethnical; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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preterit

  • noun a term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense
    preterite.

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background

  • noun a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
    • he is a lawyer with a sports background
  • noun the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
    ground.
    • he posed her against a background of rolling hills

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advanced

  • adjective satellite farther along in physical or mental development
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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cognitive

  • adjective of or being or relating to or involving cognition
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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sou'-sou'-east

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    SSE; south southeast.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the south southeast
    south-southeast.

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change_of_life

  • noun the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
    climacteric; menopause.

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specific

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

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inopportuneness

  • noun the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
    untimeliness.

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instrumental_role

  • noun the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process
    instrument.

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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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old

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

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people

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

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dead

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

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synchroneity

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves

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cyberfuture

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concomitance

  • noun occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another

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climacteric

  • noun a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause
  • noun the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
    change of life; menopause.

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humor

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

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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syllable

  • noun a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
    • the word `pocket' has two syllables

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preadaptive

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unseasonableness

  • noun being at an inappropriate time
    untimeliness.

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hawaii_time

  • noun standard time in the 10th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 150th meridian west; used in Hawaii and the western Aleutian Islands
    Hawaii Standard Time.

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menopause

  • noun the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
    climacteric; change of life.

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limitation

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    restriction.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun the quality of being limited or restricted
    • it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

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impendent

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impending; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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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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horizon

  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    visible horizon; skyline; sensible horizon; apparent horizon.
  • noun the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    purview; view.
    • It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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diachronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; historical linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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uncontrolled

  • adjective not being under control; out of control
    • the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS
    • uncontrolled growth

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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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back-to-back

  • adjective satellite one after the other
    consecutive.
    • back-to-back home runs

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descriptive_linguistics

  • noun a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments

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enantiomorphism

  • noun the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another
    mirror-image relation.

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art

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

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compression

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    densification; concretion; compaction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; contraction.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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interior_design

  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior decoration.
  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior

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one-time

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; sometime; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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outward-bound

  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outbound; outward.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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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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soft_goods

  • noun textiles or clothing and related merchandise
    drygoods.

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on-line

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    online.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    online.
    • an on-line database

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ensuant

  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    concomitant; accompanying; incidental; consequent; attendant; resultant; sequent.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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medium

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

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backcast

Anything which brings misfortune upon one, or causes failure in an effort or enterprise; a reverse. Scot.

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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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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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solar

  • adjective relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
    • solar eclipse
    • solar energy

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time_to_come

  • noun the time yet to come
    future; futurity; hereafter.

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continuance

  • noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    continuation.
  • noun the period of time during which something continues
    duration.

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bellwether

  • noun someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity
  • noun sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell

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pluperfect_tense

  • noun a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past
    past perfect tense; past perfect; pluperfect.
    • `I had finished' is an example of the past perfect

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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descriptive_grammar

  • noun a grammar that is produced by descriptive linguistics

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wild_card

  • noun an unpredictable factor
    • the weather was a wild card
  • noun a playing card whose value can be determined by the person who holds it

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trim

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

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up

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

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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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in_store

  • adjective satellite in readiness; awaiting
    • gave us a hint of the excitement that was in store for us

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sometime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at some indefinite or unstated time
    • let's get together sometime
    • everything has to end sometime
    • It was to be printed sometime later

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exist

  • verb have an existence, be extant
    be.
    • Is there a God?
  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; subsist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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grammatical

  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    grammatic.
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender
  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    well-formed.
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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tardy

  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    late; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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eternity

  • noun time without end
    infinity.
  • noun a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
    timelessness; timeless existence.

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est

  • noun standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
    Eastern Time; Eastern Standard Time.

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historical_present

  • noun the use of the present tense to describe past actions or states

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preceding

  • adjective existing or coming before
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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well_timed

  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well-timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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concurrent

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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ese

  • noun the compass point midway between east and southeast
    east southeast.

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variable

  • noun something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable quantity.

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omega

  • noun the ending of a series or sequence
    Z.
    • the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
  • noun the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet

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modernness

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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longer

  • noun a person with a strong desire for something
    yearner; thirster.
    • a longer for money
    • a thirster after blood
    • a yearner for knowledge
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    long.
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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durable_goods

  • noun consumer goods that are not destroyed by use
    durables; consumer durables.

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contango

(Stock Exchange) The premium or interest paid by the buyer to the seller, to be allowed to defer paying for the stock purchased until the next fortnightly settlement day. Eng.

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nor'-west

  • noun the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    NW; northwest; northwestward.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the northwest
    north-west; northwest.

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langsyne

  • noun past times remembered with nostalgia
    good old days; auld langsyne; old times.
  • adverb at a distant time in the past (chiefly Scottish)

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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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weatherboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    clapboard; weatherboarding.
  • noun the side toward the wind
    weather side; to windward; windward side.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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afterworld

  • noun the place where you are after you die

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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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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anticipation

  • noun an expectation
    expectancy.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    expectancy.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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providence

  • noun the guardianship and control exercised by a deity
    • divine providence
  • noun the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
    capital of Rhode Island.

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precognition

  • noun knowledge of an event before it occurs
    foreknowledge.

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present_perfect_tense

  • noun a perfective tense used to express action completed in the present
    present perfect.
    • `I have finished' is an example of the present perfect

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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string

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

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impend

  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    • Changes are impending

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gestation

  • noun the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    gestation period.
  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    pregnancy; maternity.

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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present_progressive_tense

  • noun a tense used to express action that is on-going at the time of utterance
    present progressive.

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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coeval

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    contemporary.
  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coetaneous; contemporaneous.

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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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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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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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quadruple_time

  • noun a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
    common time; common measure; four-four time.

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linguistic_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    dialect geography.

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speculation

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

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ethologist

  • noun a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

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unexpected

  • adjective not expected or anticipated
    • unexpected guests
    • unexpected news

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occurrence

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; happening.
  • noun an instance of something occurring
    • a disease of frequent occurrence
    • the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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prediction

  • noun the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    anticipation; prevision.
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; foretelling.

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standard_time

  • noun the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
    civil time; local time.

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cargo

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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inflectional

  • adjective characterized by inflections indicating grammatical distinctions
    • inflectional morphology is used to indicate number and case and tense and person etc.

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seasonableness

  • noun being at the right time
    timeliness.

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foregoing

  • adjective satellite especially of writing or speech; going before
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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hand-to-hand

  • adjective satellite being at close quarters
    • hand-to-hand fighting

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present_perfect

  • noun a perfective tense used to express action completed in the present
    present perfect tense.
    • `I have finished' is an example of the present perfect

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future_perfect

  • noun a perfective tense used to describe action that will be completed in the future
    future perfect tense.
    • `I will have finished' is an example of the future perfect

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greenwich_time

  • noun the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
    UT; universal time; UT1; Greenwich Mean Time; GMT.

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coordinated_universal_time

  • noun Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds
    UTC.

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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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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earthquake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; quake.
  • noun a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
    • selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees

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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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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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bygone

  • noun past events to be put aside
    water under the bridge.
    • let bygones be bygones
  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; foregone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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south_by_east

  • noun the compass point that is one point east of due south
    SbE.

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pseudoscience

  • noun an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions

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simultaneous

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental. <