handicraft (Also handicrafts) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to handicraft


  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • verb join the ends of
    • splice film

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  • noun someone who makes dies
    diesinker; diemaker.

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

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  • noun the stitch that ties a group of parallel threads together in fagoting
    fagot stitch.

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  • noun someone who decorates shop windows
    window dresser.

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  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on

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  • noun a worker who papers walls

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  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber

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  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus.

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  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    • there was a blanket of snow

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

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  • noun a stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric

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

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  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    bring; take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point

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  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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  • noun a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

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  • noun a hole through which buttons are pushed
    button hole.
  • verb detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors

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  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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  • noun a worker who shovels
    • a shoveler of coal
  • noun freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
    Anas clypeata; broadbill; shoveller.

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  • noun bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    comforter; puff; comfort.
  • verb stitch or sew together
    • quilt the skirt

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  • 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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  • noun a stitch passing over an edge vertically

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

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  • 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 an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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  • 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)

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  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf
  • adjective satellite having open interstices or resembling a web
    weblike; netted; webby; webbed; netlike.

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

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  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; shoemaking.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone; cobble.

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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 not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite compacted by ironing
  • verb exert pressure or force to or upon
    • He pressed down on the boards
    • press your thumb on this spot

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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 trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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  • noun a showy decoration that is basically valueless
    • all the tinsel of self-promotion
  • noun a thread with glittering metal foil attached

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  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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  • 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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  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handicraft; handiwork; handcraft.

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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 framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
    lattice; latticework.

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  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; forbearance.
  • noun a card game played by one person

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  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
  • noun a severely critical attack
    • the reviewers gave his book a sound slating

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  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

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

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  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
  • noun any mature animal

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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 the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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  • 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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  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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  • 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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  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    tailor; seamster.

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

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  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    • I profited from his example

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  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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

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  • 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
    • he took a turn to the right

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

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  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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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 the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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

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  • noun a woman waiter
  • verb serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
    • I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's

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  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

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  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern

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  • noun the craft of making special tools and dies

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  • noun a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    reading; version.
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    rendition; rendering.
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

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  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar

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  • noun the craft of an electrician

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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 hook for pulling a button through a buttonhole

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

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  • 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 strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains

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  • noun a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

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  • noun a decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color

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  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glassworker.

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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 the act or art of making handmade lace

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 craftsman who makes ropes
    roper; ropemaker.

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  • noun a worker who husks corn
  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska

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  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    • 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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  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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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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  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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  • noun a person who performs voluntary work

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  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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  • 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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  • 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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  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.
  • noun something designed to mystify or bewilder

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  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine

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  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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  • noun a worker whose job is to make charcoal
  • noun a stove that burns charcoal as fuel

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  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temp.
  • adjective not permanent; not lasting
    • politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber
    • impermanent palm cottages
    • a temperary arrangement
    • temporary housing

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  • noun a person who collects things
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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  • noun a craftsman who works with stone or brick
  • 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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  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication

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  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf

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  • noun an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf

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  • noun someone who washes things for a living
  • noun seal consisting of a flat disk placed to prevent leakage

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  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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  • noun a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
    animal stuffer; taxidermist.
  • noun an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail

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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 person who operates the projector in a movie house

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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 the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
  • noun an outstanding achievement

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

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  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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  • noun a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

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  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle

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  • noun a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board
    drawing pin; pushpin.
  • verb fasten with thumbtacks
    • The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board

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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 heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)

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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 creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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

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  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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  • noun a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
    • they carved their way through the tangle of vines
  • noun something jumbled or confused
    maze; snarl.
    • a tangle of government regulations

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  • noun metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
  • noun ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
    aiguilette; aglet.

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  • noun stitching that is not easily seen or noticed

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  • 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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  • noun an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • noun one who checks the correctness of something

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  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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  • 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
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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  • noun a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place

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  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    club; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking

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

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

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Formed in relief, as a pattern on metal.

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  • noun fabric woven of metallic wire

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  • 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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  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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

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  • noun a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

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

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  • noun 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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  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges

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  • 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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  • noun any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
  • noun a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus

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

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

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  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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  • noun a basic style of weave in which the weft and warp threads intertwine alternately to produce a checkerboard effect
    taffeta weave.

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  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background

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  • noun the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
    coupling; union; sexual union; pairing; conjugation.
    • the casual couplings of adolescents
    • the mating of some species occurs only in the spring
  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate; copulate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
  • noun a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
    quarter note.

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  • noun a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the North American continent collectively

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

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

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  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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  • 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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  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet

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  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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  • noun a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton

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  • noun plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin
    tam; tam-o'-shanter.

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  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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  • noun a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
  • noun a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
    scrubbing brush; scrub brush.

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  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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  • 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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  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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  • noun fine lace with a raised or applique design

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  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb make lacework by knotting or looping

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  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Robard Hughes.

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  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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

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  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

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  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
  • verb sew with hemstitches
    • hemstitch a sleeve

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  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun decorative needlework

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  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; cobbling.

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  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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  • noun something of sentimental value
    token; relic; keepsake.
  • noun a reminder of past events

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  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor

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  • noun sculpture produced by molding
    mould; clay sculpture; molding; moulding; mold.
  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    moulding; modelling; molding.

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  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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  • noun an associative relation
  • noun (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
    gene linkage.

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  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; boater.

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

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  • noun a cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to suggest the weave of a basket

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  • noun a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

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  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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

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  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs

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  • noun the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
    coconut meat.
  • noun large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

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  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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  • noun someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
  • noun United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
    Willard Huntington Wright; S. S. Van Dine.

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  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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  • noun a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
  • noun a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

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  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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  • noun English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)

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  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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  • noun a worker at a power station
    power-station worker.

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  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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

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  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glazer.

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  • noun an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

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  • noun a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

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  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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  • noun a pair of people who live together
    couple; match.
    • a married couple from Chicago
  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate; mate.

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  • noun someone who sews by operating a sewing machine

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  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    puller; dragger.

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  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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

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  • noun a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

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  • noun (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)
  • noun the craft of making fireworks

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  • noun a recognizable kind
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; wool.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    • a woolen sweater

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  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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

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  • noun the craft of building and repairing airplanes

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  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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  • noun fabric made to look like leather

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  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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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 United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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  • noun a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear

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  • noun the metal parts of something
    • there were bullet holes in the metalwork
  • noun the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful manner

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  • noun work consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric

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  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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  • noun someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
    sodomist; sodomite; sod.
  • verb practice anal sex upon
    sodomize; sodomise.

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  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    cotton flannel.

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  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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  • noun small, even, hand stitches run in and out

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  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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  • noun grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb convert (plant material) into hay

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  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffle bag; duffle; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric

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  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; spouse; mate; better half.

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  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral director; undertaker; mortician.

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  • noun a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward

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  • noun cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

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  • adjective satellite farther along in physical or mental development
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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

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  • noun the paved surface of a thoroughfare
  • noun material used to pave an area
    paving material; paving.

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  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Louis Bleriot.

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  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

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  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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  • noun a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon

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  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    • the Spanish people

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  • noun a skilled worker who perfects something
    • although not the inventor he must be recognized as the perfecter of this technique
  • adjective being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
    • a perfect circle
    • a perfect reproduction
    • perfect happiness
    • perfect manners
    • a perfect specimen
    • a perfect day

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  • noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery

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  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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  • noun a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
  • noun needlepoint embroidery done with large stitches

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  • noun a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
    barrel maker.
  • noun United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
    Peter Cooper.

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  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; rat.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    fink; scab; rat.

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  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; undertaker; mortician.

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  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.

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  • noun the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets

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  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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  • noun a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
  • adjective satellite of a yellowish brown color

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  • noun a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  • noun a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it

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  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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  • noun a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting

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  • noun someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
  • noun one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper

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  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    spinner; spinster.

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  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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  • noun a person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)

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  • noun someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)

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  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze bandage.
  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    netting; veiling.

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  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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

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  • noun one whose work is to refine a specific thing
    • he was a sugar refiner

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  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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  • noun (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
  • noun (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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  • noun a person who owns or operates oil wells
  • noun a worker who produces or sells petroleum

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  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coition.

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  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Gutenberg; Johannes Gutenberg.

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  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior decoration.
  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior

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  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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

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  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor in chief.
  • noun (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
    editor program.

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  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; 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 how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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  • adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    overhanded; overarm.
    • an overhand pitch
    • an overhand stroke
  • adjective satellite sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together)

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  • noun a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
  • noun military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
    olive-drab uniform.

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  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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  • noun a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents

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  • noun a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
    pipe fitter.

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  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; free-lance; self-employed.

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  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    navigation; piloting.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot

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  • noun garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
    napkin; nappy.
  • noun a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures

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  • noun textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks
    houndstooth check; dogs-tooth check; dog's-tooth check; dogstooth check.

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  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    Canton flannel.

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  • verb sew again
    • The cuff of the coat had been resewn

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  • noun a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
    doll's house.
  • noun a small model of a house used as a toy by children
    doll's house.

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  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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  • noun fastening firmly together
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    • solder these two pipes together

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  • noun sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  • noun the act of gathering something

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Small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty. Obs., except in legal language.
By what small, petit hints does the mind catch hold of and recover a vanishing notion. South.

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  • noun knitting stitch having alternate rows of knit stitches and purl stitches, producing a fabric as for stockings

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

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

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  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

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  • noun a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud

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  • noun a surrounding or nearby region
    neck of the woods; neighborhood; vicinity; neighbourhood.
    • the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
    • it is a rugged locality
    • he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
    • I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods

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  • adjective made by hand or a hand process
    • delicate handmade baby dresses

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  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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

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  • noun a worker who makes or adds the top to something
  • noun a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)

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  • noun a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; imbed; embed; engraft.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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

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  • noun someone who lives in the woods
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodsman; woodworker.

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  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; correspondent; newspaperwoman.

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

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  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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

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  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

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  • noun a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages

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

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  • noun material used for constructing buildings

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

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  • noun work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodworking; carpentry.

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  • noun a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
    raddle; reddle.
  • verb twist or braid together, interlace

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  • noun any one of a number of stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop with a crochet needle

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  • noun a hand-held machine for driving staples home
    tacker; staplegun.

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  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • verb work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer

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

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  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Johannes Gutenberg; Johann Gutenberg.

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  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mac; mack; macintosh.

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  • noun labor done with the hands
    manual labour.

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  • noun a worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches

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  • noun the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
    wine making.

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  • noun the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman

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

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

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  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    braiding; braid.

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  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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

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  • noun a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
    • he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map
  • noun any collection of diverse things
    • a collage of memories

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  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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  • noun a person who pursues an activity in their spare time for pleasure

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  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
  • verb capture or kill, as in hunting
    • bag a few pheasants

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  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; revitalisation; revival; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture

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  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Goudy; Frederic Goudy.

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  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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  • noun a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
    petit point.

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  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    carpeting; carpet.

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  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • noun joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
    lap joint.

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  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; stripper.
  • noun a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

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  • noun the owner or manager of a plantation
    plantation owner.
  • noun a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

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  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    • the royal box was empty

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  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    point lace.
  • noun embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry
    needlepoint embroidery.

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  • noun a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
  • verb mark or print with a stencil

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  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    • pillow your head

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  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mackintosh; mac; mack.

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  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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

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  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tapa; tappa bark; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark

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  • noun a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

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  • noun some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something
    • the buoys were markers for the channel
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marking; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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  • noun a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

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  • noun the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue

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  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; program; programme.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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  • noun official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    electrician; lineman.

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  • noun a worker who teases wool
  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; annoyer; tease.

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

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  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet

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  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Hughes.

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  • noun (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
    • they rode in a double-decker bus
  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Thomas Decker; Thomas Dekker.

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  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.

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  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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  • noun slang for sexual intercourse
    ass; screw; piece of tail; fucking; shtup; screwing; roll in the hay; nookie; piece of ass; nooky; shag.
  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; 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; bonk; 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?

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  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior design.

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  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    net; mesh; network; meshing.

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  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; touchstone; standard.
    • 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 hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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  • noun gold or silver wire thread
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    purl stitch.

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  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture

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  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money

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  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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A heavy silk with a dull finish; as, gros de Naples; gros de Tours.

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  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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  • noun a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
    reddle; ruddle.
  • verb twist or braid together, interlace

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  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket

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  • noun a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals

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  • noun an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    • solder these two pipes together

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  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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  • noun the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
    value-system; value orientation; moral principle.
    • the Puritan ethic
    • a person with old-fashioned values
  • noun a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
    ethical code.

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  • noun a crochet stitch
    single stitch.
  • verb make by single stitching
    single stitch.

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  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
  • noun someone who carves the meat

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

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  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    William Mitchell; Mitchell.

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  • noun the body of people in a learned occupation
    • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
    • they formed a community of scientists
  • noun an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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  • noun the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
  • verb move heavily or clumsily
    lumber; pound.
    • The heavy man lumbered across the room

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  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    lopper; pruning hook.

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  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    baste; basting; tacking.

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  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)

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  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handicraft; handcraft.

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  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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  • noun coins collectively
    metal money; coinage; specie.
  • noun fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

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  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; potter.

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

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  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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  • noun flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin

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

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  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric

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

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  • noun communication between individuals
    social intercourse.
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus; coition.

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  • noun a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    • his brilliance raised him above the ruck
    • the children resembled a fairy herd
  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

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  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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  • noun fine woodwork done by a joiner
  • noun the craft of a joiner

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  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)

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  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air

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  • noun the mother of your father or mother
    grannie; nan; nanna; grandmother; gran; granny.

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  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; grooming.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    education; breeding.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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

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  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • 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
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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  • noun a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
  • noun a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

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  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handiwork; handcraft.
  • noun a craft that requires skillful hands

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  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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

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  • noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

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  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing

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  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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  • noun a publication that appears at fixed intervals
  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

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

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  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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  • noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
    embroidery stitch.

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  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; self-employed.

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  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)

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  • noun a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
  • noun a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
    tool; creature.

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  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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  • noun a crochet stitch
  • verb make by shell stitching

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  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wicker; wickerwork.
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; flog; lambaste; lambast.

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  • noun someone who makes dies
    die-sinker; diemaker.

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  • noun artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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  • noun any one of the countries occupying Scandinavia
    Scandinavian nation.

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  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
  • noun embroidery similar to drawnwork

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  • noun mesh netting made of wires
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grill; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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