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crystallise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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concenter

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; concentre; focus.

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expatiate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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religious

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

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unclouded

  • adjective satellite (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    light; clear; clean.
    • efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings
    • clear laughter like a waterfall
    • clear reds and blues
    • a light lilting voice like a silver bell
  • adjective satellite free from clouds
    cloudless.
    • under a cloudless sky

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clarification

  • noun an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
    illumination; elucidation.
    • the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook
  • noun the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
    clearing.

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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redemptive

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting in redemption
    redemptional; redemptory.
    • a redemptive theory about life"- E.K.Brown
  • adjective satellite bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
    saving; redeeming.
    • saving faith
    • redemptive (or redeeming) love

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assoil

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

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worth

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

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free-spoken

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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virtuous

  • adjective morally excellent
  • adjective satellite in a state of sexual virginity
    virginal; virgin; vestal; pure.
    • pure and vestal modesty
    • a spinster or virgin lady
    • men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal

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justificatory

  • adjective satellite attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
    justificative; defensive.
  • adjective satellite providing justification
    justificative; vindicatory.

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straightforward

  • adjective satellite free from ambiguity
    • a straightforward set of instructions
  • adjective satellite without evasion or compromise
    straight; square.
    • a square contradiction
    • he is not being as straightforward as it appears

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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unverbalised

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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candid

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation
  • adjective satellite informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared
    • a candid photograph
    • a candid interview

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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forgiving

  • adjective inclined or able to forgive and show mercy
    • a kindly forgiving nature
    • a forgiving embrace to the naughty child
  • verb stop blaming or grant forgiveness
    forgive.
    • I forgave him his infidelity
    • She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday

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exonerative

  • adjective satellite providing absolution
    forgiving; absolvitory.

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plainness

  • noun the state of being unmixed with other material
    • the plainness of vanilla ice cream
  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    perspicuity; perspicuousness.

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with honor; with academic distinction
    • a cum laude graduate
  • adverb with honor
    • he graduated cum laude

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god-fearing

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    devout.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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apprehensible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; intelligible.

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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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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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spiritual

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

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extenuating

  • adjective satellite partially excusing or justifying
    • extenuating circumstances
  • verb lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    extenuate; mitigate; palliate.
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime

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direct

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

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honourable

  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honorable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country
  • adjective satellite adhering to ethical and moral principles
    ethical; honorable.
    • it seems ethical and right
    • followed the only honorable course of action

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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angelical

  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelic.
    • angelic messenger
  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    cherubic; seraphic; angelic; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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inculpability

  • noun a state of innocence
    inculpableness; guiltlessness; blamelessness.

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clean-cut

  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; trig.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard
  • adjective satellite clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    clear-cut; clear.
    • as clear as a whistle
    • clear footprints in the snow
    • the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather
    • a spire clean-cut against the sky
    • a clear-cut pattern

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opaque

  • adjective not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • opaque windows of the jail
    • opaque to X-rays
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    unintelligible.

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expressed

  • adjective satellite communicated in words
    uttered; verbalised; verbalized.
    • frequently uttered sentiments
  • verb give expression to
    evince; express; show.
    • She showed her disappointment

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judicious

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    wise; heady.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision

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apologetic

  • adjective offering or expressing apology
    excusatory.
    • an apologetic note
    • an apologetic manner

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implicit

  • adjective implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
    inexplicit.
    • an implicit agreement not to raise the subject
    • there was implicit criticism in his voice
    • anger was implicit in the argument
    • the oak is implicit in the acorn
  • adjective satellite being without doubt or reserve
    unquestioning.
    • implicit trust

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fathomable

  • adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
    soundable; plumbable.
  • adjective satellite (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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inculpable

  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    irreproachable; unimpeachable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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guilty

  • adjective responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
    • guilty of murder
    • the guilty person
    • secret guilty deeds
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of guilt
    hangdog; shamefaced; shamed.
    • a guilty look
    • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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crystallize

  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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worthful

  • adjective satellite having worth or merit or value
    valuable.
    • a valuable friend
    • a good and worthful man

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commendable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    applaudable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
  • adverb in an admirable manner
    admirably; laudably; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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punctilious

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    meticulous.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

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chaste

  • adjective morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
    • a holy woman innocent and chaste
  • adjective satellite pure and simple in design or style
    • a chaste border of conventionalized flowers

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greathearted

  • adjective satellite noble and generous in spirit
    magnanimous.
    • a greathearted general
    • a magnanimous conqueror

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worthy

  • noun an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
    • he told his story to some conservative worthies
    • local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
  • adjective having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
    • a worthy fellow
    • a worthy cause

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guiltless

  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; innocent.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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lucidness

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; clarity; clearness.

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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distinct

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

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stated

  • adjective satellite declared as fact; explicitly stated
    declared.
  • verb express in words
    state; say; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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devotional

  • noun a short religious service
  • adjective satellite relating to worship
    • a devotional exercise

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meritable

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritorious.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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sighted

  • adjective able to see
  • verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    spy; sight.
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

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summa_cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with highest honor; with the highest academic distinction
    • a summa cum laude graduate
  • adverb with highest honor
    • he graduated summa cum laude

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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justificative

  • adjective satellite attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing
    justificatory; defensive.
  • adjective satellite providing justification
    justificatory; vindicatory.

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holier-than-thou

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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apparent

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    ostensible; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty

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magnanimous

  • adjective satellite noble and generous in spirit
    greathearted.
    • a greathearted general
    • a magnanimous conqueror
  • adjective satellite generous and understanding and tolerant
    large; big.
    • a heart big enough to hold no grudges
    • that's very big of you to be so forgiving
    • a large and generous spirit
    • a large heart
    • magnanimous toward his enemies

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benignant

  • adjective pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
    benign.
    • a benign smile
    • the benign sky
    • the benign influence of pure air
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    gracious.
    • our benignant king

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not_guilty

  • adjective satellite declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless
    acquitted.
    • he stands acquitted on all charges
    • the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity

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monosemy

  • noun having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases

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unequivocalness

  • noun clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
    unambiguity.

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purge

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

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obvious

  • adjective easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • obvious errors

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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rightness

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

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heart

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

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perceivable

  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing
    • perceivable through the mist
  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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forgivingness

  • noun tendency to be kind and forgiving
    kindness.

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unreadable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; indecipherable; undecipherable.
    • indecipherable handwriting

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honestness

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honesty.

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justness

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    nicety; rightness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justice.

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sharp

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

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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intelligible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; apprehensible.
  • adjective well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
    • intelligible pronunciation

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absolute

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

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denotative

  • adjective having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming
    denotive.
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    explicit.

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enlarge

  • verb make larger
    • She enlarged the flower beds
  • verb make large
    blow up; magnify.
    • blow up an image

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unquestionable

  • adjective incapable of being questioned
    • unquestionable authority
  • adjective satellite not counterfeit or copied
    veritable; bona fide; authentic.
    • an authentic signature
    • a bona fide manuscript
    • an unquestionable antique
    • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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truthful

  • adjective expressing or given to expressing the truth
    true.
    • a true statement
    • gave truthful testimony
    • a truthful person
  • adjective satellite conforming to truth
    • I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so
    • a truthful statement

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irreproachable

  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    inculpable; unimpeachable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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praiseworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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ambiguous

  • adjective open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
    equivocal.
    • an equivocal statement
    • the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates
    • the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness
    • popularity is an equivocal crown
    • an equivocal response to an embarrassing question
  • adjective having more than one possible meaning
    • ambiguous words
    • frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy

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unsubtle

  • adjective satellite lacking subtlety; obvious
    broad.
    • gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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explicit

  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    expressed.
    • explicit instructions
    • she made her wishes explicit
    • explicit sexual scenes
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    denotative.

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purging

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

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acquitted

  • adjective satellite declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless
    not guilty.
    • he stands acquitted on all charges
    • the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity
  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; assoil; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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prima_facie

  • adjective satellite as it seems at first sight
    • a prima facie case of murder
  • adverb at first sight

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noteworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    notable.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    remarkable.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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univocal

  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unambiguous; unequivocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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perceptive

  • adjective of or relating to perception
    • perceptive faculties
  • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
    • a perceptive eye
    • a perceptive observation

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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wiseness

  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    soundness; wisdom.
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wisdom.

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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unuttered

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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impeccability

  • noun the quality of being without an error or fault
    faultlessness.
  • noun the quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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retributive

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retributory; retaliatory; relatiative; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye
  • adjective satellite given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts
    retributory; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice

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exculpation

  • noun a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    excuse; alibi; self-justification.
    • he kept finding excuses to stay
    • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
    • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
  • noun the act of freeing from guilt or blame

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trenchant

  • adjective satellite having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
    searching.
    • searching insights
    • trenchant criticism
  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    hard-hitting.
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument

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outlined

  • adjective satellite showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary
    defined.
    • hills defined against the evening sky
    • the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill
  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline; adumbrate.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas

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clean-handed

  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    guiltless; innocent.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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soundness

  • noun a state or condition free from damage or decay
  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    wiseness; wisdom.

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not

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    non.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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absolve

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

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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inherent

  • adjective satellite existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
    inbuilt; constitutional; built-in; integral.
    • the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity
    • a constitutional inability to tell the truth
  • adjective satellite in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    underlying; implicit in.
    • shortcomings inherent in our approach
    • an underlying meaning

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clearness

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; clarity; lucidness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    clarity; uncloudedness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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crystalize

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalise; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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forthright

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation
  • adverb directly and without evasion; not roundabout
    squarely; forthrightly.
    • to face a problem squarely
    • the responsibility lies squarely with them
    • spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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illuminate

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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beneficent

  • adjective doing or producing good
    • the most beneficent regime in history
  • adjective satellite generous in assistance to the poor
    benevolent; eleemosynary; philanthropic.
    • a benevolent contributor
    • eleemosynary relief
    • philanthropic contributions

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exculpatory

  • adjective clearing of guilt or blame

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focalize

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalise.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; concentre; focus; concenter.

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out

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

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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trusty

  • noun a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trustworthy.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion

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god

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

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unambiguity

  • noun clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
    unequivocalness.

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honorable

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honest.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honourable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country

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luculent

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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frank

  • noun a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    dog; hot dog; wiener; wienerwurst; frankfurter; weenie; hotdog.
  • noun a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

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godly

  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life
  • adjective satellite emanating from God
    divine.
    • divine judgment
    • divine guidance
    • everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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clarify

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
    • clarify the butter
    • clarify beer

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knifelike

  • adjective satellite cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations

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lucubrate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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unexpressed

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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perceptible

  • adjective capable of being perceived by the mind or senses
    • a perceptible limp
    • easily perceptible sounds
    • perceptible changes in behavior
  • adjective satellite easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • a perceptible sense of expectation in the court

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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honest

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honorable.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective satellite without dissimulation; frank
    • my honest opinion

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saintlike

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; beatific; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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unequivocal

  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unambiguous; univocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement
  • adjective satellite clearly defined or formulated
    definitive.
    • the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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unacquainted

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

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overt

  • adjective open and observable; not secret or hidden
    open.
    • an overt lie
    • overt hostility
    • overt intelligence gathering
    • open ballots

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silent

  • adjective satellite marked by absence of sound
    still; soundless.
    • a silent house
    • soundless footsteps on the grass
    • the night was still
  • adjective satellite failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    mum.
    • the witness remained silent

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quotable

  • adjective able or fit to be repeated or quoted
    repeatable.
    • what he said was not repeatable in polite company
    • he comes up with so many quotable phrases
  • adjective satellite suitable for or worthy of quotation
    • a quotable slogan
    • his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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prescient

  • adjective satellite perceiving the significance of events before they occur
    • extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere

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straighten_out

  • verb settle or put right
    put right; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements
  • verb extricate from entanglement
    unsnarl; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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white

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

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demystify

  • verb make less mysterious or remove the mystery from
    • let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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approachable

  • adjective satellite capable of being read with comprehension
    accessible.
    • readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader
    • the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels
  • adjective easy to meet or converse or do business with
    • a friendly approachable person

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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vindication

  • noun the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
    exoneration.
    • friends provided a vindication of his position
  • noun the justification for some act or belief
    defense; defence.
    • he offered a persuasive defense of the theory

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blurred

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over; blur.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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unsaid

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated
  • verb take back what one has said
    swallow; take back; withdraw; unsay.
    • He swallowed his words

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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clarifying

  • adjective satellite that makes clear
    elucidative.
    • a clarifying example
  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    clarify; elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death

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kind

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adjective having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    • kind to sick patients
    • a kind master
    • kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    • thanked her for her kind letter

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sinless

  • adjective satellite free from sin
    impeccant; innocent.

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clear_up

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    clarify; elucidate.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; wrap up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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discriminating

  • adjective showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
    • the discriminating eye of the connoisseur
  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart; discriminate.

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on_the_nose

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the button.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the dot; exactly; precisely; on the button.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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guilt

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guiltiness.
  • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

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deserving

  • adjective satellite worthy of being treated in a particular way
    worth.
    • an idea worth considering
    • the deserving poor" (often used ironically)
  • verb be worthy or deserving
    deserve; merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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indistinct

  • adjective not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
    • indistinct shapes in the gloom
    • an indistinct memory
    • only indistinct notions of what to do

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legibility

  • noun distinctness that makes perception easy
    discernability.
  • noun a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
    readability.

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blamelessness

  • noun a state of innocence
    inculpableness; inculpability; guiltlessness.

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and

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

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flesh_out

  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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straight-from-the-shoulder

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; outspoken; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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excusatory

  • adjective offering or expressing apology
    apologetic.
    • an apologetic note
    • an apologetic manner

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retributory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retaliatory; retributive; relatiative; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye
  • adjective satellite given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts
    retributive; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice

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saintly

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    angelic; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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sanctimonious

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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clearcutness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    preciseness.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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unstated

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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fitting

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

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exposit

  • verb state
    expound; set forth.
    • set forth one's reasons
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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blunt

  • verb make less intense
    • blunted emotions
  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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time-honored

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored institutions

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discerning

  • adjective having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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sainted

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • verb hold sacred
    enshrine; saint.

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cleared

  • adjective rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush
    • cleared land
    • cleared streets free of fallen trees and debris
    • a cleared passage through the underbrush
    • played poker on the cleared dining room table
  • verb rid of obstructions
    unclutter; clear.
    • Clear your desk

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clear-sighted

  • adjective satellite having sharp clear vision
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-eyed.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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exonerate

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

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expound

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb state
    exposit; set forth.
    • set forth one's reasons

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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undecipherable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; indecipherable; unreadable.
    • indecipherable handwriting

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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pietistical

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistic.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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precise

  • adjective sharply exact or accurate or delimited
    • a precise mind
    • specified a precise amount
    • arrived at the precise moment
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    accurate; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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concentre

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; focus; concenter.

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beatific

  • adjective satellite experiencing or bestowing celestial joy
    • beatific peace
  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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incorruptible

  • adjective satellite incapable of being morally corrupted
    • incorruptible judges are the backbone of the society

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comprehendible

  • adjective capable of being comprehended or understood
    comprehensible.
    • an idea comprehensible to the average mind

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acquit

  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; clear; discharge; assoil; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    comport; bear; behave; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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sporting

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

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legible

  • adjective (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
    • legible handwriting

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dishonourable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonorable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed

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goody-goody

  • noun a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  • adjective satellite affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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perceive

  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    comprehend.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon
  • verb become conscious of
    • She finally perceived the futility of her protest

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unverbalized

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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revered

  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    venerable; august.
    • revered holy men
  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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legitimate

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalise; legalize; legitimise; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized
  • verb show or affirm to be just and legitimate

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lucidity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; clarity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun a lucid state of mind; not confused

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shrive

  • verb grant remission of a sin to
    absolve.
    • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's

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exoneration

  • noun the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation
  • noun the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
    vindication.
    • friends provided a vindication of his position

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prima

  • adjective satellite indicating the most important performer or role
    stellar; leading; star; starring.
    • the leading man
    • prima ballerina
    • prima donna
    • a star figure skater
    • the starring role
    • a stellar role
    • a stellar performance
  • noun used primarily as eating apples

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on_the_button

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the nose.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the nose; on the dot; exactly; precisely.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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underlying

  • adjective satellite in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    inherent; implicit in.
    • shortcomings inherent in our approach
    • an underlying meaning
  • verb be or form the base for
    underlie.

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exculpated

  • adjective satellite freed from any question of guilt
    vindicated; clear; exonerated; absolved; cleared.
    • is absolved from all blame
    • was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    • his official honor is vindicated
  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; assoil; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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plainspoken

  • adjective satellite using simple and direct language
    • a plainspoken country doctor
  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; candid; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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obscure

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

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prayerful

  • adjective satellite disposed to pray or appearing to pray

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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declared

  • adjective made known or openly avowed
    • their declared and their covert objectives
    • a declared liberal
  • verb state emphatically and authoritatively
    declare.
    • He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

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honesty

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honestness.
  • noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
    money plant; Lunaria annua; silver dollar; satinpod; satin flower.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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whitewash

  • noun a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
  • noun wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces

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blameless

  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    irreproachable; inculpable; unimpeachable.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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decided

  • adjective satellite recognizable; marked
    distinct.
    • noticed a distinct improvement
    • at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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unmistakable

  • adjective satellite clearly evident to the mind
    • his opposition to slavery was unmistakable
  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; apparent; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view

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pellucid

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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corrupt

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

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excusable

  • adjective capable of being overlooked
  • adjective satellite easily excused or forgiven
    venial; forgivable.
    • a venial error

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vindicatory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retributory; retaliatory; retributive; relatiative.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye
  • adjective satellite given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts
    retributory; retributive.
    • retributive justice

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shed_light_on

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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crooked

  • adjective having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
    • crooked country roads
    • crooked teeth
  • verb bend or cause to bend
    crook; curve.
    • He crooked his index finger
    • the road curved sharply

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clearing

  • noun a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    glade.
  • noun the act of freeing from suspicion

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laureate

  • noun someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
  • adjective satellite worthy of the greatest honor or distinction
    • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

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definite

  • adjective precise; explicit and clearly defined
    • I want a definite answer
    • a definite statement of the terms of the will
    • a definite amount
    • definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol
    • the wedding date is now definite
    • a definite drop in attendance
  • adjective satellite known for certain
    • it is definite that they have won

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perspicuous

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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vindicated

  • adjective satellite freed from any question of guilt
    clear; exonerated; absolved; exculpated; cleared.
    • is absolved from all blame
    • was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    • his official honor is vindicated
  • verb show to be right by providing justification or proof
    vindicate; justify.
    • vindicate a claim

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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tacit

  • adjective satellite implied by or inferred from actions or statements
    understood; silent.
    • gave silent consent
    • a tacit agreement
    • the understood provisos of a custody agreement

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percipient

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    perceiver; observer; beholder.
  • adjective satellite characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
    clear.
    • clear mind
    • a percipient author

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devout

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    god-fearing.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
  • adjective satellite earnest
    dear; earnest; heartfelt.
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences

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magna

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dutiful

  • adjective satellite willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect;
    duteous.
    • a dutiful child
    • a dutiful citizen
    • Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife

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inculpableness

  • noun a state of innocence
    inculpability; guiltlessness; blamelessness.

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summa

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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ill

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

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estimable

  • adjective deserving of respect or high regard
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; respectable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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unclear

  • adjective poorly stated or described
    ill-defined.
    • he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts
  • adjective not clear to the mind
    • the law itself was unclear on that point
    • the reason for their actions is unclear to this day

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exemplary

  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    model.
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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denotive

  • adjective having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming
    denotative.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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impeccant

  • adjective satellite free from sin
    sinless; innocent.

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indefinite

  • adjective vague or not clearly defined or stated
    • must you be so indefinite?
    • amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges
    • he would not answer so indefinite a proposal
  • adjective satellite not decided or not known
    • were indefinite about their plans
    • plans are indefinite

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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laudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; praiseworthy.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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worthwhile

  • adjective satellite sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest
    • a worthwhile book

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sensible

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    reasonable.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective able to feel or perceive
    sensitive.
    • even amoeba are sensible creatures
    • the more sensible parts of the skin

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self-righteous

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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defined

  • adjective clearly characterized or delimited
    • lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined
    • each child has clearly defined duties
  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify; define.

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literal

  • noun a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
    typographical error; misprint; erratum; typo; literal error.
  • adjective satellite being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    real; genuine; actual.
    • her actual motive
    • a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
    • a genuine dilemma

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unspoken

  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; tongueless; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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dependable

  • adjective worthy of reliance or trust
    reliable.
    • a reliable source of information
    • a dependable worker
  • adjective satellite worthy of being depended on
    true; reliable; honest.
    • a dependable worker
    • an honest working stiff
    • a reliable sourcSFLe of information
    • he was true to his word
    • I would be true for there are those who trust me

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microscopic

  • adjective of or relating to or used in microscopy
    microscopical.
    • microscopic analysis
    • microscopical examination
  • adjective satellite visible under a microscope; using a microscope
    microscopical.

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chiseled

  • adjective satellite having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
    well-defined.
    • a finely chiseled nose
    • well-defined features
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat; chisel.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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exculpate

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

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limpidity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    pellucidity; lucidity; clarity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun passing light without diffusion or distortion
    pellucidity; pellucidness.

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meritorious

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritable.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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crystal_clear

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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preciseness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    clearcutness.
  • noun the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
    precision.
    • he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton
    • note the meticulous precision of his measurements

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hardcore

  • adjective satellite intensely loyal
    hard-core.
    • his hard-core supporters
  • adjective satellite extremely explicit
    hard-core.
    • hard-core pornography

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gracious

  • adjective characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
    • gracious even to unexpected visitors
    • gracious living
    • he bears insult with gracious good humor
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    benignant.
    • our benignant king

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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reliable

  • adjective worthy of reliance or trust
    dependable.
    • a reliable source of information
    • a dependable worker
  • adjective satellite worthy of being depended on
    true; dependable; honest.
    • a dependable worker
    • an honest working stiff
    • a reliable sourcSFLe of information
    • he was true to his word
    • I would be true for there are those who trust me

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straighten

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    unbend.
  • verb make straight
    straighten out.

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explicitness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of being explicit

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advisable

  • adjective worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise
    • such action is neither necessary nor advisable
    • extreme caution is advisable
    • it is advisable to telephone first

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inexplicit

  • adjective implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
    implicit.
    • an implicit agreement not to raise the subject
    • there was implicit criticism in his voice
    • anger was implicit in the argument
    • the oak is implicit in the acorn

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kindness

  • noun the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
  • noun tendency to be kind and forgiving
    forgivingness.

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elucidation

  • noun an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
  • noun an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
    illumination; clarification.
    • the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

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sincere

  • adjective open and genuine; not deceitful
    • he was a good man, decent and sincere
    • felt sincere regret that they were leaving
    • sincere friendship
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; earnest.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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applaudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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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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well-grounded

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; reasoned.
    • a sound argument

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dilate

  • verb become wider
    distend.
    • His pupils were dilated
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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patent

  • 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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nicety

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    rightness; justness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    refinement; subtlety; nuance; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning

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benign

  • adjective not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)
  • adjective pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
    benignant.
    • a benign smile
    • the benign sky
    • the benign influence of pure air

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duteous

  • adjective satellite willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect;
    dutiful.
    • a dutiful child
    • a dutiful citizen
    • Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife

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implicit_in

  • adjective satellite in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    inherent; underlying.
    • shortcomings inherent in our approach
    • an underlying meaning

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magna_cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with high honor; with high academic distinction
    • a magna cum laude graduate
  • adverb with high honor
    • he graduated magna cum laude

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impious

  • adjective lacking piety or reverence for a god
  • adjective satellite lacking due respect or dutifulness
    undutiful.
    • impious toward one's parents
    • an undutiful son

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monosemous

  • adjective satellite having only one meaning

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dishonorable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonourable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed
  • adjective deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
    dishonest.

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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absolved

  • adjective satellite freed from any question of guilt
    vindicated; clear; exonerated; exculpated; cleared.
    • is absolved from all blame
    • was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    • his official honor is vindicated
  • verb grant remission of a sin to
    shrive; absolve.
    • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's

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clean-living

  • adjective satellite morally pure
    clean.
    • led a clean life

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elucidative

  • adjective satellite that makes clear
    clarifying.
    • a clarifying example

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crystalise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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impeccable

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    immaculate; faultless.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record
  • adjective satellite not capable of sin

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expand

  • verb extend in one or more directions
    spread out.
    • The dough expands
  • verb become larger in size or volume or quantity
    • his business expanded rapidly

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perspicacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    sagacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    clear-eyed; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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valued

  • adjective satellite (usually used in combination) having value of a specified kind
    • triple-valued
  • verb fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
    value.
    • value the jewelry and art work in the estate

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well

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

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incorrupt

  • adjective free of corruption or immorality
    • a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible
  • adjective satellite free of corruption or immorality

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sportsmanlike

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; sporty; clean.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct

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skillful

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • adjective satellite done with delicacy and skill
    nice.
    • a nice bit of craft
    • a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
    • a nice shot

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equitable

  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    just.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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justify

  • verb show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
    warrant.
    • The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns
    • The end justifies the means
  • verb show to be right by providing justification or proof
    vindicate.
    • vindicate a claim

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evenhanded

  • adjective satellite without partiality
    • evenhanded justice

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fair-minded

  • adjective satellite of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

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scrupulous

  • adjective having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
    • less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    painstaking; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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accurate

  • adjective conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
    • an accurate reproduction
    • the accounting was accurate
    • accurate measurements
    • an accurate scale
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    precise; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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valuable

  • noun something of value
    • all our valuables were stolen
  • adjective having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
    • a valuable diamond

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reputable

  • adjective having a good reputation
    • a reputable business
    • a reputable scientist
    • a reputable wine

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enlighten

  • verb make understand
    edify.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal
  • verb give spiritual insight to; in religion
    irradiate.

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cut

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

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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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honourableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honorableness.

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unvoiced

  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    voiceless; surd; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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exempt

  • verb grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    relieve; free.
    • She exempted me from the exam
  • verb grant exemption or release to
    excuse; relieve; let off.
    • Please excuse me from this class

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comprehensible

  • adjective capable of being comprehended or understood
    comprehendible.
    • an idea comprehensible to the average mind

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cum

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; come.

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righteous

  • adjective characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
    • the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
  • adjective satellite morally justified
    • righteous indignation

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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clouded

  • adjective satellite made troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance
    • his face was clouded with unhappiness
  • verb make overcast or cloudy
    overcast; cloud.
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

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sort_out

  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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definitive

  • adjective satellite clearly defined or formulated
    unequivocal.
    • the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney
  • adjective satellite of recognized authority or excellence
    authoritative; classical; classic.
    • the definitive work on Greece
    • classical methods of navigation

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vindicate

  • verb show to be right by providing justification or proof
    justify.
    • vindicate a claim
  • verb maintain, uphold, or defend
    • vindicate the rights of the citizens

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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dark

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

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vague

  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    obscure.
    • an obscure turn of phrase
    • an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    • their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    • vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • adjective not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
    undefined.
    • an undefined term
    • undefined authority
    • some undefined sense of excitement
    • vague feelings of sadness
    • a vague uneasiness

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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incomprehensible

  • adjective incapable of being explained or accounted for
    inexplicable.
    • inexplicable errors
    • left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons
  • adjective difficult to understand
    uncomprehensible.
    • the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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clearheaded

  • adjective not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
    clear-thinking.

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manifest

  • noun a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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specific

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

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informative

  • adjective tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
    illuminating; enlightening.
    • an enlightening glimpse of government in action
    • an illuminating lecture
  • adjective serving to instruct or enlighten or inform
    instructive.

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expository

  • adjective satellite serving to expound or set forth
    expositive.
    • clean expository writing

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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accessible

  • adjective capable of being reached
    • a town accessible by rail
  • adjective satellite capable of being read with comprehension
    approachable.
    • readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader
    • the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels

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shed

  • noun an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  • verb get rid of
    shake off; throw away; throw off; drop; cast off; cast; throw.
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes

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right

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

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honored

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; prestigious.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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dead

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

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understood

  • adjective fully apprehended as to purport or meaning or explanation
    • the understood conditions of troop withdrawal were clear
  • verb know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
    understand.
    • She did not understand her husband
    • I understand what she means

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venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

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expositive

  • adjective satellite serving to expound or set forth
    expository.
    • clean expository writing

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pharisaical

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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divine

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.

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redeeming

  • adjective satellite bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
    redemptive; saving.
    • saving faith
    • redemptive (or redeeming) love
  • verb save from sins
    redeem; save; deliver.

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confusing

  • adjective satellite causing confusion or disorientation
    • a confusing jumble of road signs
    • being hospitalized can be confusing and distressing for a small child
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound; confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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crystalline

  • adjective consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
    • granite is crystalline
  • adjective satellite distinctly or sharply outlined
    • crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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outspoken

  • adjective satellite given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
    vocal.
    • outspoken in their opposition to segregation
    • a vocal assembly
  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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antimonopoly

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antitrust.

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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uncomprehensible

  • adjective difficult to understand
    incomprehensible.
    • the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

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rectitude

  • noun righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
    uprightness.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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elucidate

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    clarify; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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innocence

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; ingenuousness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; pureness.

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readability

  • noun the quality of written language that makes it easy to read and understand
  • noun a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
    legibility.

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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ill-defined

  • adjective poorly stated or described
    unclear.
    • he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts

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goody

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    kickshaw; delicacy; treat; dainty.

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trustworthy

  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trusty.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion
  • adjective satellite taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations
    • trustworthy public servants

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razor-sharp

  • adjective satellite very clearly delineated
    • razor-sharp definition
  • adjective satellite as sharp as a razor

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perspicuity

  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    plainness; perspicuousness.

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point-blank

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation
  • adjective satellite close enough to go straight to the target
    • point-blank range
    • a point-blank shot

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pietistic

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistical.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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respectable

  • adjective characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
    • a respectable woman
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; estimable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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lawful

  • adjective conformable to or allowed by law
    • lawful methods of dissent
  • adjective satellite according to custom or rule or natural law
    rule-governed.

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unambiguous

  • adjective having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning
    • As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unequivocal; univocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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exonerated

  • adjective satellite freed from any question of guilt
    vindicated; clear; absolved; exculpated; cleared.
    • is absolved from all blame
    • was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    • his official honor is vindicated
  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; assoil; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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creditable

  • adjective satellite worthy of often limited commendation
    • the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable

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honorableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honourableness.

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decisive

  • adjective determining or having the power to determine an outcome
    • cast the decisive vote
    • two factors had a decisive influence
  • adjective satellite unmistakable
    • had a decisive lead in the polls

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focalise

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalize.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalize; concentre; focus; concenter.

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absolvitory

  • adjective satellite providing absolution
    forgiving; exonerative.

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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perplexing

  • adjective satellite lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity
    puzzling; confusing.
    • sent confusing signals to Iraq
    • perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it
    • a puzzling statement
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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disambiguate

  • verb state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from
    • Can you disambiguate this statement?

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guiltlessness

  • noun a state of innocence
    inculpableness; inculpability; blamelessness.

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understandable

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; perceivable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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evaluative

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    appraising.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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evident

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    patent; plain; apparent; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite capable of being seen or noticed
    observable; discernible.
    • a discernible change in attitude
    • a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript
    • an observable change in behavior

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instructive

  • adjective serving to instruct or enlighten or inform
    informative.

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limpid

  • adjective satellite clear and bright
    liquid.
    • the liquid air of a spring morning
    • eyes shining with a liquid luster
    • limpid blue eyes
  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal

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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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crystal

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

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clear-eyed

  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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worshipful

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    adoring.
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; godly.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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sackless

Quiet; peaceable; harmless; innocent. Obs. or Prov. Eng.

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graspable

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    understandable; perceivable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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hard-core

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to change or improvement
    • hard-core addicts
  • adjective satellite intensely loyal
    hardcore.
    • his hard-core supporters

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well-defined

  • adjective satellite having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
    chiseled.
    • a finely chiseled nose
    • well-defined features
  • adjective accurately stated or described
    clear.
    • a set of well-defined values

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fairish

  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    reasonable; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices
  • adjective satellite (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored;
    fair.
    • a fair complexion

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goodness

  • noun that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
    good.
    • weigh the good against the bad
    • among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    good.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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time-honoured

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honored.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honored.
    • time-honored institutions

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puzzling

  • adjective satellite not clear to the understanding
    enigmatic; enigmatical.
    • I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later
    • prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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unimpeachable

  • adjective satellite beyond doubt or reproach
    • an unimpeachable source
  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    irreproachable; inculpable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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handed

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

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appraising

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    evaluative.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms
  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

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valid

  • adjective well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
    • a valid inference
    • a valid argument
    • a valid contract
  • adjective satellite still legally acceptable
    • the license is still valid

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pellucidity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; lucidity; clarity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun passing light without diffusion or distortion
    limpidity; pellucidness.

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indecipherable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; unreadable; undecipherable.
    • indecipherable handwriting
  • adjective satellite impossible to determine the meaning of
    • an indecipherable message

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perspicuousness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    plainness; perspicuity.

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nice

  • adjective pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith
    • nice manners
    • a nice dress
    • a nice face
    • a nice day
    • had a nice time at the party
    • the corn and tomatoes are nice today
  • noun a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

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pharisaic

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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clear-cut

  • verb remove all the trees at one time
    • clear-cut an acre of forest
  • adjective satellite clearly or sharply defined to the mind
    distinct; trenchant.
    • clear-cut evidence of tampering
    • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
    • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

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lucid

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument
  • adjective satellite having a clear mind
    • a lucid moment in his madness

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guiltless

  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; innocent.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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clear-thinking

  • adjective not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
    clearheaded.

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hairsplitting

  • noun making too fine distinctions of little importance
    word-splitting.
    • they didn't take his hairsplitting seriously
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    finespun.
    • finespun distinctions

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discharge

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

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prudent

  • adjective careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
    • a prudent manager
    • prudent rulers
    • prudent hesitation
    • more prudent to hide than to fight

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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rightful

  • adjective satellite legally valid
    • a rightful inheritance
  • adjective satellite having a legally established claim
    true; lawful.
    • the legitimate heir
    • the true and lawful king

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reasoned

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; well-grounded.
    • a sound argument
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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heart-to-heart

  • noun an intimate talk in private
    • he took me aside for a little heart-to-heart
  • adjective satellite openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
    candid; open.
    • his candid eyes
    • an open and trusting nature
    • a heart-to-heart talk

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time

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

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