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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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die-sinker

  • noun someone who makes dies
    diesinker; diemaker.

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crotch_hair

  • noun hair growing in the pubic area
    pubic hair; bush.

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circumlocution

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    periphrasis; ambage.
  • noun an indirect way of expressing something
    indirect expression.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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four

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

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oil_painting

  • noun a picture painted with oil paints
  • noun the art or method of painting with oil paints

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tensile

  • adjective of or relating to tension
    • tensile stress
    • tensile pull
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; malleable; pliant; tractile.
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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ornate

  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    flowery.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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stylisation

  • noun the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style
    stylization.

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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artificial_language

  • noun a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose

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window_trimmer

  • noun someone who decorates shop windows
    window dresser.

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troller

  • noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    angler.

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rock'n'roll

  • noun a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western
    rock 'n' roll; rock and roll; rock music; rock-and-roll; rock.
    • rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll.

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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honorific

  • noun an expression of respect
    • the Japanese use many honorifics
  • adjective satellite conferring or showing honor or respect
    • honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

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sign_language

  • noun language expressed by visible hand gestures
    signing.

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natural_language

  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    tongue.

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categorisation

  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

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artilleryman

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    cannoneer; machine gunner; gunner.

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wreath

  • noun flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
    coronal; lei; chaplet; garland.

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redact

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

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scalp_lock

  • noun a long tuft of hair left on top of the shaven head

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construction_worker

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    hard hat.

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signature_tune

  • noun a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
    theme song; signature.

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apophasis

  • noun mentioning something by saying it will not be mentioned

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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elocution

  • noun an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

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lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Edward Lear.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
    King Lear.

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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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crotch

  • noun the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    fork.
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
  • noun the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    fork.

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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dravidian

  • noun a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)
  • noun a large family of languages spoken in south and central India and Sri Lanka
    Dravidic; Dravidian language.

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monologue

  • noun speech you make to yourself
    soliloquy.
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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pubic_hair

  • noun hair growing in the pubic area
    bush; crotch hair.

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file_allocation_table

  • noun the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)

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winded

  • adjective satellite breathing laboriously or convulsively
    pursy; short-winded; blown.
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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monotonous

  • adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
    humdrum.
    • a humdrum existence
    • nothing is so monotonous as the sea
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    flat; monotonic; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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imperishableness

  • noun the property of being resistant to decay
    imperishingness; imperishability.
    • he advertised the imperishability of the product

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miller

  • noun someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  • noun United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
    Glenn Miller; Alton Glenn Miller.

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pubic

  • adjective relating or near the pubis
    • pubic bones
    • pubic hair

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batch

  • noun all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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piano_tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    tuner.

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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draftsperson

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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prosody

  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    inflection.
  • noun (prosody) a system of versification
    poetic rhythm; rhythmic pattern.

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panegyrist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    eulogist.

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snarer

  • noun someone who sets snares for birds or small animals

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elamitic

  • noun an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites
    Elamite; Susian.

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social_group

  • noun people sharing some social relation

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above

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

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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systematizer

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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waiting_line

  • noun a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
    queue.

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leitmotif

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotiv.

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linguistic_communication

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    language.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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leitmotiv

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotif.

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hairdo

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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skin_colour

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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substance

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

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study

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

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piano_player

  • noun a person who plays the piano
    pianist.

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rock_and_roll

  • noun a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western
    rock 'n' roll; rock music; rock-and-roll; rock; rock'n'roll.
    • rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll.

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loop

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; grummet; cringle.
  • noun anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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processional

  • noun religious music used in a procession
    prosodion.
  • adjective intended for use in a procession
    • processional music
    • processional cross

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unglamorous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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open_order

  • noun a military formation leaving enough space between ranks to allow an inspecting officer to pass

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sempiternity

  • noun the property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless)
    perpetuity.

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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action_spectrum

  • noun the efficiency with which electromagnetic radiation produces a photochemical reaction plotted as a function of the wavelength of the radiation

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radio_spectrum

  • noun the entire spectrum of electromagnetic frequencies used for communications; includes frequencies used for radio and radar and television
    radio-frequency spectrum.

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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ionian_order

  • noun the second Greek order; the capital is decorated with spiral scrolls
    Ionic order.

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pigeonhole

  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment
    cubbyhole.

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introit

  • noun a composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services

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call

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

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strike

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

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changelessness

  • noun the property of remaining unchanged
  • noun the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
    unchangeableness; unchangeability; unchangingness.

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bombast

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; claptrap; rant.

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highfalutin

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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advance

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

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glass

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

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military_man

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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windiness

  • noun a mildly windy state of the air
    breeziness.
  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; long-windedness; wordiness; prolixness.

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prose_poem

  • noun prose that resembles poetry

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workmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craftsmanship; craft.

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burnside

  • noun facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
    side-whiskers; sideburn; mutton chop.
  • noun United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
    A. E. Burnside; Ambrose Everett Burnside.

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phraseology

  • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
    diction; phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; wording.
    • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton

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word

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

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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written_communication

  • noun communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
    black and white; written language.

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work

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

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william_bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    Bradford.

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interior_monologue

  • noun a literary genre that presents a fictional character's sequence of thoughts in the form of a monologue

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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afro

  • noun a rounded thickly curled hairdo
    Afro hairdo.

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quaestor

  • noun any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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aestivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    estivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    estivation.

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give

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

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dental_hygienist

  • noun someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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climax

  • noun the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
    flood tide.
    • the climax of the artist's career
    • in the flood tide of his success
  • noun the decisive moment in a novel or play
    culmination.
    • the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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line_of_march

  • noun the route along which a column advances
  • noun the arrangement of people in a line for marching

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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end

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

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perdurability

  • noun the property of being extremely durable

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turn

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

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aquanaut

  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    skin-diver.
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    oceanaut.

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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machine

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

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imperishable

  • adjective not perishable
  • adjective satellite unceasing
    abiding; enduring.
    • an abiding belief
    • imperishable truths

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sitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the sitar

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jack

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

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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hostler

  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    ostler; groom; stableboy; stableman.

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music_director

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; conductor.

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paregmenon

  • noun juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility')

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systematiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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classify

  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; sort out; class.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
  • verb declare unavailable, as for security reasons
    • Classify these documents

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axial_rotation

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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claptrap

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; rant.

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modulation

  • noun a musical passage moving from one key to another
    transition.
  • noun (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase

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cicero

  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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vocalization

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    utterance.

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lay

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

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coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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matter-of-fact

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    prosaic.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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returning_officer

  • noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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afro_hairdo

  • noun a rounded thickly curled hairdo
    Afro.

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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order

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

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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fable

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fabrication; fiction.
  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; apologue.

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hip-hop

  • noun an urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city
  • noun genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged
    rap music; rap.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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canto

  • noun the highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music
  • noun a major division of a long poem

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fix

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

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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production

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

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enlist

  • verb join the military
  • verb hire for work or assistance
    engage.
    • engage aid, help, services, or support

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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embalmer

  • noun a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives

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shear

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

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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expressionist

  • noun an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
  • adjective of or relating to expressionism
    expressionistic.
    • expressionist art

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plater

  • noun a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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hypozeugma

  • noun use of a series of subjects with a single predicate

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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patrick_henry

  • noun a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
    Henry.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bread

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

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paralanguage

  • noun the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings
    paralinguistic communication.

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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marcus_tullius_cicero

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Tully.

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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rope-maker

  • noun a craftsman who makes ropes
    roper; ropemaker.

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moneyer

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

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hans_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Jean Arp.

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armourer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armorer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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classifier

  • noun a person who creates classifications
  • noun a word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs

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lasting

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

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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durability

  • noun permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
    lastingness; enduringness; strength.
    • they advertised the durability of their products

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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braiding

  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braid.
  • verb make by braiding or interlacing
    braid; lace; plait.
    • lace a tablecloth

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tinting

  • noun the act of adding a tinge of color
    • the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tint; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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object_language

  • noun a computer language into which something written in another computer language is to be translated
    target language.
  • noun the language into which a text written in another language is to be translated
    target language.

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extract

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

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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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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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syntagma

  • noun a syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger syntactic unit
    syntagm.

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diction

  • noun the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
    enunciation.
  • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
    phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; phraseology; wording.
    • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

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mason

  • noun a craftsman who works with stone or brick
    stonemason.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
    George Mason.

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content

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

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motet

  • noun an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century

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enduringness

  • noun permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
    lastingness; strength; durability.
    • they advertised the durability of their products

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goldbeater

  • noun an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
    gold-beater.

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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creole

  • noun a mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
  • noun a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America

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projectionist

  • noun the person who operates the projector in a movie house

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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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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renovator

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; preserver.

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correlation_table

  • noun a two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that column

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techno

  • noun a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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isocrates

  • noun Athenian rhetorician and orator (436-338 BC)

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verbalisation

  • noun the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization
    verbalization.
  • noun the activity of expressing something in words
    verbalization.

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ciliate

  • noun a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
    ciliated protozoan; ciliophoran.
  • adjective of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
    cilial; ciliary.

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systemiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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signature

  • noun your name written in your own handwriting
  • noun a distinguishing style
    touch.
    • this room needs a woman's touch

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cilium

  • noun a hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms
  • noun any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
    eyelash; lash.

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stripe

  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; banding.
  • noun a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

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minge

  • noun vulgar term for a woman's pubic hair or genitals

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artistry

  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    prowess; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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organize

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

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wall-paperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wallpaperer.

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grade

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

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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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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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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bombard

  • noun a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
    bombardon.
  • verb cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    pelt.
    • They pelted each other with snowballs

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rant

  • noun a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
    ranting; harangue.
  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; claptrap.

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brocade

  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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categorize

  • verb place into or assign to a category
    categorise.
    • Children learn early on to categorize

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prosaicness

  • noun commonplaceness as a consequence of being humdrum and not exciting
    prosiness.

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khoisan_language

  • noun a family of languages spoken in southern Africa
    Khoisan.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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rock_'n'_roll

  • noun a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western
    rock and roll; rock music; rock-and-roll; rock; rock'n'roll.
    • rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll.

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tango

  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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anacoluthia

  • noun an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another
    anacoluthon.

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tune

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

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set_up

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

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trend

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

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cycle

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

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sino-tibetan_language

  • noun the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
    Sino-Tibetan.

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musical_arrangement

  • noun a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
    arrangement.

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emblem

  • noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
    allegory.

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realization

  • noun coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    realisation; recognition.
    • a growing realization of the risk involved
    • a sudden recognition of the problem he faced
    • increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases
  • noun making real or giving the appearance of reality
    realisation; actualization; actualisation.

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prolixness

  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; windiness; long-windedness; wordiness.

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proofreader

  • noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    reader.

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symphonic_poem

  • noun an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
    tone poem.

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selkirk

  • noun Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    Alexander Selkirk; Selcraig; Alexander Selcraig.

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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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lather

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; suds.
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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medley

  • noun a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
    pastiche; potpourri.

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preparation

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

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matter

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

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idle

  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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beard

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; whiskers.
  • noun a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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rewrite

  • noun something that has been written again
    rescript; revision.
    • the rewrite was much better
  • verb write differently; alter the writing of
    • The student rewrote his thesis

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modern

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

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spectrum

  • noun an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
  • noun a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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socio

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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contents

  • noun a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
    table of contents.
  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    content.
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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festoonery

  • noun flower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration
    festoon.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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command_language

  • noun a source language consisting of procedural operators that invoke functions to be executed
    search language; query language.

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oriented

  • adjective adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination
    orientated.
    • the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view
    • helping freshmen become oriented to college life
    • the book is value-oriented throughout
  • verb be oriented
    orient; point.
    • The weather vane points North
    • the dancers toes pointed outward

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cochran

  • noun United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
    Jacqueline Cochran.

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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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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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carl_orff

  • noun German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
    Orff.

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object

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

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coif

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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allegorizer

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegoriser.

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glop

  • noun any gummy shapeless matter; usually unpleasant
  • noun writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
    treacle; mush; slop.

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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homophony

  • noun the same pronunciation for words of different origins
  • noun part music with one dominant voice (in a homophonic style)

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constancy

  • noun the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
    stability.
    • early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds
  • noun (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation
    perceptual constancy.

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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classicist

  • noun an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  • noun a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    classical scholar.

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fitter

  • noun someone who fits a garment to a particular person
  • adjective satellite improved in health or physical condition
    healthier.

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tautology

  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily true
    • the statement `he is brave or he is not brave' is a tautology
  • noun useless repetition
    • to say that something is `adequate enough' is a tautology

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flow

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

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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laurel_wreath

  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    decoration; palm; medallion; medal; ribbon.
  • noun (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
    bay wreath; laurel.

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table_of_contents

  • noun a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
    contents.

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bracket

  • noun a category falling within certain defined limits
  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
    angle bracket.

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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classicism

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    classicalism.
    • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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pavan

  • noun music composed for dancing the pavane
    pavane.
  • noun a stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
    pavane.

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infrared

  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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african-american_music

  • noun music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses
    black music.

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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hard_hat

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    construction worker.
  • noun a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
    tin hat; safety hat.

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turgidity

  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidness; flatulence.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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draughtsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draftsperson; draftsman.

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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classical_style

  • noun the artistic style of ancient Greek art with its emphasis on proportion and harmony

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nontextual_matter

  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    graphics; art; artwork.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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mend

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

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forelock

  • noun a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
  • noun a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
    foretop.

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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glyptography

  • noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
    glyptic art.
  • noun carving or engraving (especially on stones)

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do

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

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writing_style

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; literary genre.

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waltz

  • noun an assured victory (especially in an election)
    walk-in.
  • noun music composed in triple time for waltzing

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di

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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droning

  • noun an unchanging intonation
    monotone; drone.
  • verb make a monotonous low dull sound
    drone.
    • The harmonium was droning on

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grandiloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; rhetoric; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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everlasting

  • noun any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
    everlasting flower.
  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; eternal; ageless; eonian; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven

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slanguage

  • noun language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant

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caesura

  • noun a pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
    • after an ominous caesura the preacher continued
  • noun a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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architecture

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

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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setup

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    apparatus.
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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real_matrix

  • noun a matrix whose elements are all real numbe