hammer (Also hammerings, hammers, hammered, hammering) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to hammer

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  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
  • verb practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    twist; pervert; sophisticate; twist around.
    • Don't twist my words

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  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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  • noun French neurologist (1857-1904)
    Georges Gilles de la Tourette; Gilles de la Tourette.

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  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Peyton Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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  • verb make slick or smooth
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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  • noun the ossicle attached to the eardrum

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  • noun branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease
  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure; therapeutic.

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  • noun a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
    tamper; tamping bar.
  • verb press down tightly
    tamp down; pack.
    • tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso

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  • verb express strong disapproval of
    decry; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
    • This leash chafes the dog's neck

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  • noun a club used as a weapon
  • verb overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
    • The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

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  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription medicine; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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

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  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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  • 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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  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

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(Masonry) Hammer-dressed; -- said of building stone.

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  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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

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  • adjective satellite decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
    • a judicial decision
  • adjective belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
    • judicial robes

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  • 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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  • noun a screwdriver with a ratchet (so the blade turns in only one direction) and a spiral in the handle (so the blade rotates) with downward pressure on the handle
    ratchet screwdriver.

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  • noun a wrench that has a gauge that indicates the amount of torque being applied

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  • noun a type of pliers

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  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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  • noun an organized program of advertisements
    ad campaign; ad blitz.

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  • noun a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    • pitchfork hay

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  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; beak.

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  • adjective satellite easily influenced
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; tensile; 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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  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; drive.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

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

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  • adjective satellite recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    bouncy; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf

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  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

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  • noun the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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

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  • verb teach by drills and repetition
    ram down; beat in; drill in.

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  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick

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  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

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  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

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  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; kayo.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    jointing plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grappling iron; grapple; grappler.
  • noun a light anchor for small boats
    grapnel anchor.

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  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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  • noun a machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute
    snow thrower.

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  • noun a knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon
  • verb stab or kill someone with a bayonet

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Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants.

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

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  • noun a woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints

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  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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

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  • noun a graver used to scoop out broad areas when engraving wood or metal

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  • noun the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
  • noun a portable platform for storing or moving goods that are stacked on it

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  • noun a wrench for turning a tap to create an internal screw thread

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  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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  • noun the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
    aerospace medicine; aviation medicine.

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  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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

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  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutlery; cutter.

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  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stripper.
  • noun a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers

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  • noun leather made from alligator's hide
  • noun either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts

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

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  • noun a person qualified to practice dentistry
    dental practitioner; tooth doctor.

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

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  • 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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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    cavalry sword; sabre.

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  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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  • noun workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
    • the productive work is done on the shop floor

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  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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

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  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abrasive; abradant.

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  • noun a violent throw
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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  • noun the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
  • verb render unsuitable for passage
    bar; block up; stop; blockade; barricade; block off; block.
    • block the way
    • barricade the streets
    • stop the busy road

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  • noun Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikov; Ilya Ilich Metchnikov.

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  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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  • noun a small flat file for shaping the nails

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  • noun a blast of wind laden with sand
  • verb grind with a sandblast
    • sandblast the facade of the building

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  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore; drill hole.

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  • noun a power drill powered by compressed air

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  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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  • 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
  • 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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  • noun a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

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  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
  • noun someone who dives (into water)

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

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  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    ornamental; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun a long-handled fork for turning or lifting hay

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  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; electioneering; candidacy; political campaign.

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  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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  • noun a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
    atomic number 22; Ti.

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  • noun United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)
    Jonas Salk; Jonas Edward Salk.

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  • noun a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head
    box end wrench.

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  • 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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  • noun boxing for money

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  • noun a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
  • verb dig with a hoe
    • He is hoeing the flower beds

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

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  • noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically

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  • noun a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
    plumber's snake.
  • noun hand tool for boring holes
    gimlet; wimble; screw auger.

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  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; digger; excavator.

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

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  • 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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  • noun (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
  • noun disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
    stinking smut.

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  • 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

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  • noun a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
    saber saw; jigsaw.

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  • noun a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface
  • noun a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
    counterbore; countersink bit.

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  • noun a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    • the thieves made a clean getaway
    • after the expose he had to take it on the lam
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; scat; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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  • noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health

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  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    helicopter; whirlybird; chopper.
  • noun a mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream

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  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodwork; carpentry.

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  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    juicer; juice reamer.
  • noun a drill that is used to shape or enlarge holes

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  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; laboratory.

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

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  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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

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  • noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking

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  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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  • noun a drug that limits the formation of urine
    antidiuretic drug.

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  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    lunge; straight thrust.

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  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    woman's doctor; gynecologist.

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

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  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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  • 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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  • noun untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes

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  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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  • noun someone who applauds
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
    reaping hook; reap hook.

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  • noun (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab; laboratory.

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

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  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; pump.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly
  • noun a small portable timepiece

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

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  • noun a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

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  • noun a hammer driven by electric motor

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  • 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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  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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  • noun can be changed to different settings
    adjustable spanner.

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  • noun a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested

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

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  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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

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

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  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; barge.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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

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  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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

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  • noun a hooked hand tool used to prepare the seams of a boat for oakum

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  • 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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  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.
  • verb hit hard
    wham; whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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  • noun a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
    pliers; pair of pliers.
  • noun someone who plies a trade
    plier; plyer.

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  • noun a small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front
    bullnosed plane.

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  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; lie with; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
  • verb hit hard
    whap; bop; sock; whop; bash.

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  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    legal proceeding; proceedings.
  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; proceed; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room

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  • noun (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
    armoured personnel carrier; armored personnel carrier.
  • noun a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

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  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    • 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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  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab.
  • noun a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
    testing ground.
    • the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories
    • Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism

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  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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  • verb maintain or assert
    • He contended that Communism had no future
  • verb have an argument about something
    argue; debate; fence.

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  • noun a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
    compass plane.

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  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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  • noun a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
    technical knockout.

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

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  • verb break or cause to break into pieces
    fragment; fragmentize; break up.
    • The plate fragmented

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  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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  • noun a screwdriver for use with Phillips screws

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  • noun an endless saw consisting of a toothed metal band that is driven around two wheels

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  • noun a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
    KO punch; haymaker; knockout punch.

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  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    crease; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun the act of folding in parallel folds

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  • noun the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw
    • they used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it
  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; jactitate; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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

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  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smack; slap.
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack; thwack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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  • noun a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
  • verb apply putty in order to fix or fill
    • putty the window sash

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  • 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

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  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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  • noun equipment used in playing baseball

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

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  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    ruminator; muser; ponderer.
  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.

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  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; depressant.

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  • noun (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttle; shuttlecock; bird.

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  • noun a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases

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  • noun a comb for separating flax fibers
  • verb comb with a heckle
    hatchel; hackle.
    • heckle hemp or flax

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  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; weight.

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  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; lingua; glossa.
  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    natural language.

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

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  • noun a tool used to bend each alternate sawtooth at a slight angle outward

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  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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  • verb place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superimpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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

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  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racquet.

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  • noun United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)
    Horney; Karen Danielsen Horney.

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  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'

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  • noun foil made of aluminum
    tin foil; aluminum foil.

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  • noun weighs 115-126 pounds
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds

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  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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  • noun a ram used to break down doors of fortified buildings

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  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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  • noun (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team

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  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    spasmolytic; antispasmodic agent.

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  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    gynaecologist; gynecologist.

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  • noun a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    oyster park; oyster bank.

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  • noun place where a broker conducts his business

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  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    free weight; weight.

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  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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  • noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood

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  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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  • noun a campaign against entering or continuing a war

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  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    rope yard.

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  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training

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  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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  • noun a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
    statin; lipid-lowering medication; lipid-lowering medicine.

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  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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  • noun the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes

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  • noun a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium

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  • noun (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
    percussor; plexor.

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  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth

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  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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  • 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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  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; lam into; lay into.

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