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tie_up

  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
    bind; tie down; truss.
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
  • verb invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
    • All my money is tied up in long-term investments

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • 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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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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toggle

  • noun any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; toggle switch; on-off switch.

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inactive

  • adjective satellite (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert
    • desired amounts of inactive chlorine
  • adjective (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

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chock

  • noun a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
    wedge.
  • verb secure with chocks

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unfluctuating

  • adjective satellite not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall
    firm; steady.
    • stocks are still firm

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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grout

  • noun a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
  • verb bind with grout
    • grout the bathtub

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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fix

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

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stock-still

  • adjective satellite absolutely still
    frozen; rooted.
    • frozen with horror
    • they stood rooted in astonishment
  • adverb without moving or making a sound
    still.
    • he sat still as a statue
    • time stood still
    • they waited stock-still outside the door
    • he couldn't hold still any longer

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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bindable

  • adjective satellite capable of being fastened or secured with a rope or bond
    bondable.

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immovableness

  • noun not capable of being moved or rearranged
    immovability.

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immovability

  • noun not capable of being moved or rearranged
    immovableness.

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cast_anchor

  • verb secure a vessel with an anchor
    anchor; drop anchor.
    • We anchored at Baltimore

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string

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

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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immobility

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; stationariness.
  • noun the quality of not moving

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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fixedness

  • noun remaining in place
    stationariness; immobility.
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixture; fastness.

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flint

  • noun a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony
  • noun a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
    Flint River.

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bandage

  • noun a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    patch.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind.

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lock_up

  • verb secure by locking
    • lock up the house before you go on vacation
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    shut up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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immoveable

  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immovable; unmovable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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cable

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cablegram.
  • noun a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
    transmission line; line.

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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drop

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

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fixity

  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixedness; fixture; fastness.
  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation
    immutableness; immutability.
    • Darwin challenged the fixity of species

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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stationary

  • adjective satellite standing still
    • the car remained stationary with the engine running
  • adjective satellite not capable of being moved
    • stationary machinery

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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lasting

  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    permanent.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value
  • verb persist for a specified period of time
    last; endure.
    • The bad weather lasted for three days

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clamp

  • noun a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    clinch.
  • verb fasten or fix with a clamp
    • clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened

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cramp

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    muscle spasm; spasm.
  • noun a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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clinch

  • noun (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
  • noun a small slip noose made with seizing
    clench.

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fixture

  • noun an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  • noun a regular patron
    regular; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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pale

  • noun a wooden strip forming part of a fence
    picket.
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench.

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still

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

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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limber

  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
  • verb attach the limber
    limber up.
    • limber a cannon

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leaded

  • adjective satellite (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
    • leaded windowpanes
  • verb take somebody somewhere
    guide; conduct; take; lead; direct.
    • We lead him to our chief
    • can you take me to the main entrance?
    • He conducted us to the palace

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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secureness

  • noun the state of freedom from fear or danger
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    fixity; fixedness; fixture; fastness.

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moor

  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.
  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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unalterable

  • adjective not capable of being changed or altered
    inalterable.
    • unalterable resolve
    • an unalterable ground rule
  • adjective satellite of a sentence; that cannot be changed
    • an unalterable death sentence

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noose

  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    gin; snare.
  • noun a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    slip noose; running noose.

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fastness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; swiftness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixedness; fixture.

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heliosynchronous

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • 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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inert

  • adjective satellite unable to move or resist motion
  • adjective satellite having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    neutral; indifferent.
    • inert matter
    • an indifferent chemical in a reaction

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brooch

  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    breastpin; broach.
  • verb fasten with or as if with a brooch
    clasp.

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geostationary

  • adjective satellite of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth
    • a geostationary satellite

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joggle

  • noun a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
    dowel pin; dowel.
  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    jiggle.

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firmness

  • noun the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    soundness.
    • his muscular firmness
  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; resolve; firmness of purpose; resolution.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

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belay

  • noun something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
  • verb turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him

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fastening

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fixing; fastener; holdfast.
  • noun the act of fastening things together
    attachment.

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hasp

  • noun a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock
  • verb secure or lock with a hasp

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unchangeable

  • adjective not changeable or subject to change
    • a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu
    • the unchangeable seasons
    • one of the unchangeable facts of life

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carved_in_stone

  • adjective satellite no longer changeable
    set in stone.
    • the agreement is not yet set in stone

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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rigidity

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidness.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidness; inflexibility.

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taped

  • adjective satellite secured or held in place by tape
    • carefully taped pieces of glass served as a windowpane
  • verb fasten or attach with tape
    tape.
    • tape the shipping label to the box

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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unmovable

  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immovable; immoveable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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unchanging

  • adjective satellite conforming to the same principles or course of action over time
  • adjective satellite showing little if any change
    static; stable.
    • a static population

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stony

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; rocky; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; granitic.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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sew_together

  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; stitch; run up.

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obdurate

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

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rooted

  • adjective satellite absolutely still
    frozen; stock-still.
    • frozen with horror
    • they stood rooted in astonishment
  • verb take root and begin to grow
    root.
    • this plant roots quickly

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unmoving

  • adjective not in motion
    nonmoving.
  • adjective not arousing emotions

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run_up

  • verb pile up (debts or scores)
  • verb raise
    hoist.
    • hoist the flags
    • hoist a sail

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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rigidness

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidity.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidity; inflexibility.

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sureness

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun the quality of being steady and unfailing
    • sureness of hand

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lodging

  • noun structures collectively in which people are housed
    housing; living accommodations.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodgment.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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attachable

  • adjective capable of being fastened or added to something else
    • a handle attachable by two bolts

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belt

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

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immobile

  • adjective not capable of movement or of being moved
  • adjective satellite securely fixed in place
    firm; fast.
    • the post was still firm after being hit by the car

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; 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
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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becalmed

  • adjective satellite rendered motionless for lack of wind
  • verb make steady
    becalm; steady; calm.
    • steady yourself

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zipper

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    slide fastener; zip fastener; zip.
  • verb close with a zipper
    zip up; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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buckle

  • noun fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    warp.

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steadiness

  • noun freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct
    • He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said
  • noun the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
    firmness.

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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immovable

  • noun property consisting of houses and land
    real estate; real property; realty.
  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immoveable; unmovable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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rope_up

  • verb attach to one another, for safety
    • The mountaineers roped up when they started the final ascent

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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bitt

  • noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    bollard.
    • the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards
  • verb secure with a bitt
    • bitt the ship line

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lodgment

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgement.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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zip_up

  • verb close with a zipper
    zipper; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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stationkeeping

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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spike

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

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flinty

  • adjective containing flint
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; granitic; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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motionless

  • adjective satellite not in physical motion
    still; inactive; static.
    • the inertia of an object at rest

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bight

  • noun a loop in a rope
  • noun a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)

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crank

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

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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stationariness

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; immobility.

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shut_up

  • verb refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
    close up; belt up; button up; clam up; be quiet; dummy up; keep mum.
    • The children shut up when their father approached
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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drop_anchor

  • verb secure a vessel with an anchor
    cast anchor; anchor.
    • We anchored at Baltimore

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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frozen

  • adjective turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
    • the frozen North
    • frozen pipes
    • children skating on a frozen brook
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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up

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

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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holdfast

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; fastener.

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taut

  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    tight.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope
  • adjective satellite subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    • the skin of his face looked drawn and tight
    • her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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anchor

  • noun a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
    ground tackle.
  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; backbone; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm

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girth

  • noun the distance around a person's body
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    cinch.

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wedge

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge shape; cuneus.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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constant

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant quantity.
  • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    • the velocity of light is a constant

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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garter

  • noun a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
    supporter.
  • verb fasten with or as if with a garter

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coapt

  • verb cause to adhere
    conglutinate.
    • The wounds were coapted
  • verb fit tightly and fasten

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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geosynchronous

  • adjective satellite of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

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geosynchronous

  • adjective satellite of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

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carved

  • adjective made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary)
    carven.
    • the carved fretwork
    • an intricately carved door
    • stood as if carven from stone
  • verb form by carving
    carve.
    • Carve a flower from the ice

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in

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

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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stabile

  • noun a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
  • adjective satellite (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change

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confirmed

  • adjective satellite of persons; not subject to change
    • a confirmed bachelor
    • a confirmed invalid
  • verb establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    affirm; substantiate; support; confirm; corroborate; sustain.
    • his story confirmed my doubts
    • The evidence supports the defendant

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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fixing

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fastener; holdfast.

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sew

  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew together; stitch; run up.
  • verb create (clothes) with cloth
    tailor; tailor-make.
    • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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attachment

  • noun a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
    fond regard.
  • noun a supplementary part or accessory

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granite

  • noun plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
  • noun something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)
    • a man of granite

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set_in_stone

  • adjective satellite no longer changeable
    carved in stone.
    • the agreement is not yet set in stone

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entrench

  • verb fix firmly or securely
    intrench.
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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changeless

  • adjective not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
    immutable.
    • the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God
  • adjective satellite unvarying in nature
    constant; unvarying; invariant.
    • maintained a constant temperature
    • principles of unvarying validity

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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stableness

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stability.

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lashing

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun rope that is used for fastening something to something else
    • the boats were held together by lashings

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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cement

  • noun concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
    • they stood on the grey cement beside the pool
  • noun a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar

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stay

  • noun continuing or remaining in a place or state
    • they had a nice stay in Paris
    • a lengthy hospital stay
    • a four-month stay in bankruptcy court
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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rootage

  • noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • noun a developed system of roots
    root system.

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clasp

  • noun a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing

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hang_up

  • verb put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
  • verb cause to be hanging or suspended
    hang.
    • Hang that picture on the wall

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bondable

  • adjective satellite capable of being fastened or secured with a rope or bond
    bindable.
  • adjective satellite capable of holding together or cohering; as particles in a mass

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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overcast

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

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cleat

  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
  • noun a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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together

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

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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fasten

  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fix; secure.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man
  • verb become fixed or fastened
    • This dress fastens in the back

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granitic

  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart
  • adjective satellite hard as granite
    granitelike; stony; rocklike.
    • a granitic fist

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