gasoline (Also gasolines) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to gasoline


  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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(Chem.) A peculiar hydrocarbon occuring as an ingredient of Caucasian petroleum.

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  • noun diesel oil used in cars and lorries with diesel engines; from d(iesel) e(ngine) r(oad) v(ehicle)

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  • noun separation into component parts
  • noun the process of going into solution
    • the dissolving of salt in water

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  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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

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  • noun pale yellow essential oil obtained from spike lavender used in scenting soaps and cosmetics
    spike lavender oil.

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  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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  • noun the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen
    • the oxygenation of the blood

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

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  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

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  • noun flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
  • noun any of various fishes of the family Scombridae

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  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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  • verb draw in (air)
    inhale; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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  • noun colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum; used as a fuel

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  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances

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  • noun a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote
    dichloroethyl sulfide; mustard agent; sulfur mustard; mustard gas.

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  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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  • noun intermediate between peat and bituminous coal
    brown coal; wood coal.

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  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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  • noun a flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum; used in organic synthesis

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  • noun a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent

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  • noun a brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite
    germanium; atomic number 32.
  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
    Gaia; Gaea.

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

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  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; overcast.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover

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  • noun air at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere
    • compressed air is often used to power machines

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  • verb clean by means of steaming
    • steam-clean the upholstered sofa

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

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  • noun any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
  • noun a pale purple color

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  • noun organic compounds that react with water to form an acid
    acyl anhydrides.

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  • noun a compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom

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  • noun a hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds

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  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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

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  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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  • noun any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
    argonon; noble gas.

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  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
  • noun naming explicitly

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

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  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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  • noun one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens

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  • noun a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote
    dichloroethyl sulfide; blistering agent; sulfur mustard; mustard gas.

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  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid

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  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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

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  • noun the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
    grain alcohol; ethyl alcohol; fermentation alcohol.

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  • noun a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
    atomic number 5; B.

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  • adjective satellite being one more than one hundred
    hundred and one; ci; one hundred one.

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  • adjective satellite being five more than one hundred
    one hundred five; cv.

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

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  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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

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  • noun a bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma
  • noun handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark
    Quassia amara; bitterwood.

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  • noun a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste
  • noun hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold
    philosophers' stone; philosopher's stone.

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  • noun any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts

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  • noun a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel

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

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  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

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  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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  • noun a person who changes something
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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

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  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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  • verb change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule)
  • verb dehydrogenate with oxygen

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  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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  • adjective satellite converted into a gas or vapor
    vaporized; volatilised; gasified; volatilized.

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

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  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

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

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  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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

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  • adjective satellite being four more than ninety
    ninety-four; xciv.

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  • noun a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule

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  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

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  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; petrol.

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  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work

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  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; kindling; touchwood; spunk.

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  • noun a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs

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  • verb make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor

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  • verb expose to fresh air
    aerate; air.
    • aerate your old sneakers
  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; ventilate; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms

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  • noun the chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics

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  • adjective satellite suppressing or eliminating engine knock in combustion engines
    • antiknock properties
    • antiknock rating

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  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

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

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  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    • 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
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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

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

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  • noun a transuranic element
    element 106; Sg; atomic number 106.

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

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  • noun semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making
    cohune oil; cohune fat.

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  • noun a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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  • noun any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids

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

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  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
    angstrom; angstrom unit.
  • noun any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
    axerophthol; vitamin A; antiophthalmic factor.

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

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  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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  • noun a poisonous oily water-soluble liquid used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline

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  • adjective satellite converted into a gas or vapor
    vapourised; vaporized; volatilised; volatilized.
  • verb turn into gas
    aerify; gasify; vaporise; vaporize.
    • The substance gasified

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  • noun a thick oil comprised of linseed, tung, or soya oils which have been heated to over 300 C

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

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  • noun having the consistency of a gas

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  • noun an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)

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  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

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  • adjective relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon
    carboniferous; carbonous; carbonaceous.

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  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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

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  • noun an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
    alkaliser; alkalizer; gastric antacid; antiacid.
  • adjective satellite acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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

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  • noun a substance (an atom or molecule or radical or ion) that forms a complex around a central atom

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

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  • adjective satellite (used of substances) capable of being volatilized
    vapourisable; evaporable; volatilisable; vapourific; vaporific; volatilizable.

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  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle

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

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

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  • 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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  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics

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  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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

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  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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  • noun oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines
    phenylamine; aniline oil; aniline.

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  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    • dinge a soft hat

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  • noun a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
    nitroglycerine; trinitroglycerin; Nitrospan; glyceryl trinitrate; nitroglycerin.
  • noun trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris

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  • noun a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  • noun negative criticism

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  • 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
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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  • noun coal suitable for use under steam boilers

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  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation

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  • noun a petroleum product used for fuel
    heating oil.

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  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; At.

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

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

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    atomic number 113; ununtrium; element 113.

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  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.
  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    ununpentium; atomic number 115; element 115.

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  • noun the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life

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  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    ununhexium; atomic number 116; element 116.

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    ununbium; atomic number 112; element 112.

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  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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  • noun a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
    paraffin series; alkane series; methane series; paraffin.

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

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  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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  • 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
    • they live by the standards of their community

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  • noun a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
    atomic number 17; Cl.

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  • noun gasoline that has not been treated with a lead compound
    unleaded petrol.

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  • verb convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
  • verb treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
    nitrogenise; nitrogenize.

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  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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  • noun a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound

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  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda ash.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; pop.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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

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  • noun the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
    clouding up.
  • verb make overcast or cloudy
    overcast; cloud.
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

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  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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  • noun the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)

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  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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  • noun a heavy mineral oil used as fuel in diesel engines
    diesel oil.

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  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    extractor; separator.
  • verb rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids

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  • noun a polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber

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  • adjective satellite resembling air or having the form of air

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  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; damages; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    remediation; remedy.

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  • noun a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
    lachrymator; teargas; lacrimator.

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

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  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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  • noun an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
    sulfur; S; atomic number 16.
  • verb treat with sulphur in order to preserve
    • These dried fruits are sulphured

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  • noun oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap

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  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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  • noun predicting what the weather will be
    weather forecasting.
  • noun the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

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  • noun the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid

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  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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  • noun vitamin precursor; a substance that is converted into a vitamin in animal tissues

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  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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  • adjective satellite drawn off in the form of vapor
    • evaporated molecules boil off
  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize; evaporate.
    • evaporate milk

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  • noun gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers

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  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions

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  • 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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  • noun the blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)

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

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  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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  • noun a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
    furfuran; furan.

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

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  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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  • noun oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines
    phenylamine; aminobenzine; aniline.

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  • noun gasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks
    leaded petrol.
    • combustion of leaded gasoline released lead into the air where it could cause lead poisoning

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  • noun a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with small amounts of other gases; made by blowing steam over hot coke or coal

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  • noun a sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay

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  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable

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  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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  • noun a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
    furfuran; furane.

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  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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  • noun a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs

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  • noun (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
    potassium nitrate; niter; saltpetre; saltpeter.

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  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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

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  • noun a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
    bromine; Br.

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  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor
  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid

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  • noun a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold
    Te; atomic number 52.

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  • noun an organic residue of decaying organic matter

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  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb supply the inspiration for
    • The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

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  • noun water in a vaporous form diffused in the atmosphere but below boiling temperature
    water vapour.

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  • adjective (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings
    • an aromatic organic compound
  • adjective satellite having a strong pleasant odor
    • the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford

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  • noun the weather or climate at some place
    • the atmosphere was thick with fog

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  • adjective (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
  • adjective susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
    • the puzzle is soluble

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  • noun a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale
    reprint; reprinting.
  • verb print anew
    • They never reprinted the famous treatise

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  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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  • noun an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
    provitamin A; carotene.

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  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; kindling; tinder; spunk.

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  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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

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

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  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; touchwood; tinder; spunk.
  • noun the act of setting something on fire
    firing; lighting; ignition; inflammation.

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  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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  • noun a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
    shock; shock absorber.
    • the old car needed a new set of shocks
  • noun the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

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  • noun the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor
  • noun the trait of being unpredictably irresolute
    • the volatility of the market drove many investors away

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  • noun gaseous form of chloropicrin used as tear gas

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; nine; ennead.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten
    ix; nine.

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  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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

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

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  • noun a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum

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  • noun gasoline treated with a lead compound to reduce motor knocks
    leaded gasoline.
    • combustion of leaded gasoline released lead into the air where it could cause lead poisoning

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  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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  • noun a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
  • noun a state of violent disturbance and excitement
    • combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable

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  • noun a propelling force
  • noun the act of propelling

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  • noun exhaled breath
  • noun the act of expelling air from the lungs
    breathing out; expiration.

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  • noun an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    atomic number 108; Hs; element 108.

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  • noun gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
    gasoline gauge; petrol gauge; petrol gage; gasoline gage; gas gage.

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  • noun the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
  • noun disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound

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  • noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
    oxidization; oxidisation.

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  • noun the state of being contaminated
  • noun a substance that contaminates

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  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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  • noun a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs

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  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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  • noun an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    fortuity; stroke; chance event.
    • winning the lottery was a happy accident
    • the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck
    • it was due to an accident or fortuity

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  • noun an oil from chaulmoogra trees; used in treatment of skin diseases and leprosy

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

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  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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  • noun any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes
  • noun the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally

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  • noun from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings
    paraffin wax.
  • noun a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
    alkane; paraffin series; alkane series; methane series.

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  • verb treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
    nitrify; nitrogenize.

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

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized from californium
    Lr; atomic number 103.

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  • noun the act of blending components together thoroughly
  • noun a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades

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  • noun a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer
    arsenous oxide; arsenous anhydride; white arsenic; ratsbane; arsenic trioxide.
  • noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
    atomic number 33; As.

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  • noun the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
  • noun any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom

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  • noun another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
  • verb plate with chromium
    • chrome bathroom fixtures

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  • noun a colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether; a powerful greenhouse gas widely used in the electrical utility industry
    sulphur hexafluoride.

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  • noun any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist

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  • noun (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
    chemical action; chemical process.

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  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    • slim flexible birches

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  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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  • noun the substance of the body

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  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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  • noun a sweet crystalline aldehyde formed by the breakdown of sugars
    glyceric aldehyde.

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

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

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  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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  • noun a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease

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  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States

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  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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  • noun a polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber

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  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; stink; fetor; malodor; mephitis; reek; stench.

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  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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  • noun an explosive charge that propels a rocket
    rocket fuel; rocket propellent.

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  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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  • noun semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making
    cohune-nut oil; cohune oil.

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  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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

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  • noun the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life

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  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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  • noun a recognizable kind
    • 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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  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; formatting; data format.
  • noun the general appearance of a publication

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  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; bleaching agent; bleach.

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  • noun an agent that produces coagulation

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  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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  • noun oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
  • noun aromatic oil from American pennyroyal
    hedeoma oil.

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  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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

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  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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  • noun Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
    Aleurites fordii; tung-oil tree; tung tree.

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  • 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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  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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  • noun any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
    antimycotic; antimycotic agent; antifungal agent; antifungal.

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  • noun a distillate of petroleum (especially one used medicinally as a laxative or stool softener)

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  • noun an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
    Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporization; vapor; vapour.
  • noun annihilation by vaporizing something

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  • noun semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making
    cohune-nut oil; cohune fat.

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  • noun a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
    freeze-drying; lyophilization.

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  • adjective relating to or causing or involving catalysis
    • catalytic reactions

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  • noun a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
    flaxseed oil.

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  • noun any material used to thicken
    • starch is used in cooking as a thickening
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    node; knob.

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  • noun inequality or difference in some respect

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  • noun pale yellow fatty oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds
    sweet almond oil; expressed almond oil.

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  • noun a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels

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  • noun the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
    plasm; blood plasma.
  • noun a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone

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  • noun a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release
    • VX gas is one of those things we wish we could disinvent

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  • adjective satellite capable of producing cyanide
    • amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside

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  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    merger; unification.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body

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  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blench; pale.
  • verb cook (vegetables) briefly
    • Parboil the beans before freezing them

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  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    merger; fusion.
  • noun the state of being joined or united or linked
    • there is strength in union

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  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    middleman; jobber.

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  • noun an organic compound usually formed as an intermediate product in the preparation of acetals from aldehydes or ketones

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  • noun an explosive charge that propels a rocket
    rocket propellant; rocket fuel.

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  • adjective satellite being four more than fifty
    fifty-four; liv.

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  • adjective satellite being three more than fifty
    fifty-three; liii.

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  • adjective satellite being two more than fifty
    lii; fifty-two.

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  • noun derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization

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  • verb treat or combine with chlorine
    • chlorinated water
  • verb disinfect with chlorine
    • chlorinate a pool

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  • noun an aromatic oil that smells like lemon and is widely used in Asian cooking and in perfumes and medicines
    lemongrass oil; lemongrass.
  • noun a tropical grass native to India and Sri Lanka

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  • noun (British usage) kerosine

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  • adjective satellite (used of substances) capable of being volatilized
    vapourisable; vaporizable; evaporable; volatilisable; vaporific; volatilizable.
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vaporous; vapourous; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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  • noun any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals

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  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    stink; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.

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  • noun any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria
  • noun a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
    ptomaine poisoning.

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  • noun a purple color or pigment
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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  • noun chlorination prior to another chemical process

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  • noun a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
  • noun kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food
    microwave oven.

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  • noun gaseous mixture produced by distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting

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  • noun any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
  • verb treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
    • nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol

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  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    poisonous substance; poison.
  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison

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  • noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of Chile
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Chile or its people
    • Chilean volcanoes

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  • noun medium to large Indonesian and Malaysian trees
    genus Hydnocarpus; Taraktagenos; genus Taraktagenos; genus Taraktogenos; Taraktogenos.

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  • noun any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
    hemolysin; haemolysin; erythrocytolysin.

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  • noun any substance that promotes digestion
  • adjective relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion
    • digestive juices
    • a digestive enzyme
    • digestive ferment

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  • noun a joint of pine wood used for fuel

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

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

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  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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  • noun an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings
    essential oil.

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  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust; exhaust fumes.
  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume; smoke.

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  • 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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  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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  • noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    aspiration; intake; inhalation; inspiration.

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  • noun the act of carrying something piggyback
  • verb ride on someone's shoulders or back

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  • 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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  • noun (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
    potassium nitrate; niter; nitre; saltpeter.

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  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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

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  • adjective existing as or having characteristics of a gas
    • steam is water is the gaseous state

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

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  • noun a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
    dissolver; resolvent; solvent; dissolvent.
    • the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution

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  • noun an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
    provitamin A; carotin.
  • noun yellow or orange-red fat-soluble pigments in plants

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  • noun a furnace for incinerating (especially to dispose of refuse)

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  • noun a radioactive transuranic element
    atomic number 116; element 116; Uuh.

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  • 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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  • noun a salt of phosphoric acid
    orthophosphate; inorganic phosphate.
  • noun carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid

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  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood
  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; humour; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor

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  • noun an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)

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  • adjective not treated with lead
    • unleaded gasoline
  • adjective satellite not having leads between the lines

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  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleach.

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  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust; fumes.

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  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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

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

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  • 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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  • noun a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
    Republic of South Africa.

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  • noun any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active

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  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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  • verb impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
    oxygenise; aerate; oxygenize.
    • oxygenate blood

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

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  • noun a well that yields or has yielded oil

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  • noun a hypothetical gas with molecules of negligible size that exert no intermolecular forces
    ideal gas.

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

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  • noun the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
    ammonium ion.

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  • noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters
    coal oil; kerosene; kerosine.

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  • noun a poisonous red-brown gas (NO)

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  • noun the bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids
    uranyl group; uranyl radical.

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  • noun an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-

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  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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  • noun any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
  • adjective having or causing fever

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  • noun an introductory textbook
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; priming.

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  • noun the act of killing yourself
    self-destruction; self-annihilation.
    • it is a crime to commit suicide
  • noun a person who kills himself intentionally

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  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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  • noun an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
    carotin; carotene.

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  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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  • noun a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
    methanol; methyl alcohol; wood spirit.

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  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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  • verb evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
  • verb cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane

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  • noun a diluting agent
    thinner; diluent.

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  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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  • noun the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
    methyl radical; methyl group.

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

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  • noun organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring

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  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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  • noun any substance that propels
  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellant; propelling; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought

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

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  • noun a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
  • noun mixture of ground animal feeds

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  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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

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  • noun an organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom

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  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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

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  • noun a tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema
    CS gas.

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  • noun a chemical or biological material that inhibits bacterial growth

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  • verb turn into gas
    aerify; vaporise; vaporize.
    • The substance gasified

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  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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

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  • noun a pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene

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  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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

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

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