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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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scheming

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    conniving; calculative; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
    scheme; intrigue; connive.

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communist

  • noun a member of the communist party
  • noun a socialist who advocates communism
    commie.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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qadhafi

  • noun Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942)
    Qaddafi; Muammar el-Qaddafi; Khadafy; Muammar al-Qaddafi; Gaddafi.

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pied_piper

  • noun a leader who entices people to follow (especially to their doom)
  • noun the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning
    Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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worth

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

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offhanded

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; offhand; ad-lib; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhand.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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amorous

  • adjective satellite inclined toward or displaying love
    amative.
    • feeling amorous
  • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
    amatory; romantic.
    • her amatory affairs
    • amorous glances
    • a romantic adventure
    • a romantic moonlight ride

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courageous

  • adjective possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
    brave.
    • Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville
    • a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth
    • set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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diverting

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    amusing; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert; deviate.

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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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direct

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

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valiant

  • adjective satellite having or showing valor
    valorous.
    • a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack
    • a valiant soldier

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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channelize

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelise.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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reviving

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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spunky

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    feisty; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    gritty; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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sailing_master

  • noun the ship's officer in charge of navigation
    navigator.

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feisty

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; huffy.

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good_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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civic_leader

  • noun a leader in municipal affairs
    civil leader.

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elaborate

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

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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military

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

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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baseball_play

  • noun (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team

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tour_guide

  • noun a guide who leads others on a tour

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heedful

  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; attentive.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    careful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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secure

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

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campaign

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

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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highly

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

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moral

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

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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hypermetropic

  • adjective satellite abnormal ability to focus of distant objects
    hyperopic.

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manoeuver

  • verb act in order to achieve a certain goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre.
    • He maneuvered to get the chairmanship
    • She maneuvered herself into the directorship
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; steer.

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meritable

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

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incautious

  • adjective lacking in caution
    • an incautious remark
    • incautious talk
  • adjective satellite carelessly failing to exercise proper caution
    • an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs

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spearhead

  • noun someone who leads or initiates an activity (attack or campaign etc.)
  • noun the leading military unit in an attack

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raiseable

  • adjective satellite capable of being raised
    raisable.
    • the roadster had a raisable sunroof

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ruttish

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; randy; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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pinch

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

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adult

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

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tying

  • noun the act of tying or binding things together
    ligature.
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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dilettantish

  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    sciolistic; dilettante; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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not_guilty

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

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injudicious

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
    • an injudicious measure
    • the result of an injudicious decision

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presiding_officer

  • noun the leader of a group meeting

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guide_on

  • verb use as a guide
    guide.
    • They had the lights to guide on

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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masoud

  • noun Afghan leader of forces opposed to the Taliban; won fame by successfully resisting the Soviets in the 1980s; was assassinated by men posing as journalists (1953-2001)
    Ahmad Shah Masoud.

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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degenerate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; deviant.
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; deteriorate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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cursory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    perfunctory; passing; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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adventurism

  • noun recklessness in politics or foreign affairs

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machine

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

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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foresightfulness

  • noun providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
    foresight; foresightedness.

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unintimidated

  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unblinking; unshrinking; unflinching.

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parallel

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

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foolhardy

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    rash; heady; reckless.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

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preside

  • verb act as president
    • preside over companies and corporations

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morganatic

  • adjective satellite (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior
    left-handed.

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daredevil

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; hothead.
  • adjective satellite presumptuously daring
    temerarious.
    • a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

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gumption

  • noun sound practical judgment
    mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away
  • noun fortitude and determination
    backbone; grit; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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daredeviltry

  • noun boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior
    daredevilry.

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over

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

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punctilious

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

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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talkative

  • adjective satellite full of trivial conversation
    loquacious; talky; gabby; garrulous; chatty.
    • kept from her housework by gabby neighbors
  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    bigmouthed; blabby; blabbermouthed.

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sciolistic

  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    dilettantish; dilettante; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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ahmad_shah_masoud

  • noun Afghan leader of forces opposed to the Taliban; won fame by successfully resisting the Soviets in the 1980s; was assassinated by men posing as journalists (1953-2001)
    Masoud.

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better

  • 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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valor

  • noun the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
    valiancy; gallantry; valorousness; valour; heroism; valiance.
    • he showed great heroism in battle
    • he received a medal for valor

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amenable

  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    conformable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion
  • adjective satellite readily reacting to suggestions and influences
    tractable.
    • a responsive student

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clean-handed

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

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

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reasonable

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

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owlish

  • adjective satellite resembling an owl; solemn and wise in appearance

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lusty

  • adjective satellite vigorously passionate
    lustful; concupiscent.
  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    hearty; red-blooded; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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motorized

  • adjective equipped with a motor or motors
    motorised; motored.
    • a motorized wheelchair
  • verb equip with a motor vehicle
    motorize.
    • The police around here are not motorized and patrol the streets on horseback

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driving

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

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transplantable

  • adjective satellite capable of being transplanted

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dock_worker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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rock-steady

  • adjective satellite consistent in performance or behavior
    dependable; steady-going.
    • dependable in one's habits
    • a steady-going family man

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libidinous

  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; lustful; lewd.
    • libidinous orgies

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gaddafi

  • noun Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942)
    Qaddafi; Qadhafi; Muammar el-Qaddafi; Khadafy; Muammar al-Qaddafi.

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erotism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    eroticism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; amorousness; amativeness.

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tempting

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; beguiling; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure; tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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perambulating

  • adjective satellite strolling or walking around
    • perambulating nursemaids with their charges
  • verb make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property)
    perambulate.
    • Selectmen are required by law to perambulate the bounds every five years

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naughty

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite badly behaved
    • a naughty boy

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angelic

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

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puck

  • noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
    hockey puck.
  • noun a mischievous sprite of English folklore
    Robin Goodfellow.

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rank

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

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rashness

  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; mindlessness.
  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    foolhardiness; recklessness.

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nationalist_leader

  • noun the leader of a nationalist movement

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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dutch_courage

  • noun courage resulting from intoxication

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • 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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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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indiscreet

  • adjective lacking discretion; injudicious
    • her behavior was indiscreet at the very best

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offhand

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; ad-lib; offhanded; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhanded.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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venturous

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturesome.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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unblinking

  • adjective satellite showing no visible emotion
    • stood unblinking and accepted a sentence of a year
  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unshrinking; unflinching.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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idle

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

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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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deserving

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

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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lawgiver

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawmaker.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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unfaltering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty

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retributory

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

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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laden

  • verb remove with or as if with a ladle
    lade; ladle.
    • ladle the water out of the bowl
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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responsible

  • adjective worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
    • a responsible adult
    • responsible journalism
    • a responsible position
    • the captain is responsible for the ship's safety
    • the cabinet is responsible to the parliament
  • adjective satellite being the agent or cause
    responsible for.
    • determined who was the responsible party
    • termites were responsible for the damage

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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fitting

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

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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force

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

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transmit

  • verb transfer to another
    communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease
  • verb transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    impart; carry; convey; conduct; channel.
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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wise

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

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choragus

  • noun (ancient Greece) leader of a group or festival; leader of a chorus

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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initiator

  • noun a person who initiates a course of action
    instigator.

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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antitrust

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

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channelisation

  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    canalization; canalisation; channelization.

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entertaining

  • adjective satellite agreeably diverting
    • an entertaining puppet show
    • films should be entertaining
  • verb provide entertainment for
    entertain.

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scotch

  • noun a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    score.
  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; Scotch whisky; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch whiskey.

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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advisory

  • noun an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    • a frost advisory
  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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husayn

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husain.

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sage

  • noun a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
  • noun aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

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undue

  • adjective not yet payable
    • an undue loan
  • adjective not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
    • undue influence
    • I didn't want to show undue excitement
    • accused of using undue force

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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dissolute

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women

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gutsy

  • adjective marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited; it was a gutsy thing to do"
    plucky.
    • you have to admire her
    • the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement"-Judith Crist
    • a gutsy red wine

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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gutsiness

  • noun the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
    pluckiness; pluck.

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do

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

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umbilical

  • noun membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
    umbilical cord.
  • adjective relating to or resembling the umbilicus
    • umbilical cord

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unhurried

  • adjective relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste
    • people strolling about in an unhurried way
    • an unhurried walk
    • spoke in a calm and unhurried voice
  • adjective satellite capable of accepting delay with equanimity
    • was unhurried with the small children

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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saddam_bin_hussein_at-takriti

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.

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paying_attention

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    attentiveness; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    thoughtful; attentive; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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armin

  • noun German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Arminius; Hermann.

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exculpated

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

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lawfully-begotten

  • adjective satellite born in wedlock; enjoying full filial rights

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enchant

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; transport.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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oscitant

  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; drowsy.
    • the yawning congregation

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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fascinating

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; gripping.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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blameless

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

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corrupt

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

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well-educated

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; well-read; learned.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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optimum

  • noun most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
  • adjective satellite most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
    optimal.
    • an optimum return on capital
    • optimal concentration of a drug

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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adventuresome

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventurous.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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rabble-rousing

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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penurious

  • adjective satellite not having enough money to pay for necessities
    pinched; penniless; in straitened circumstances; impecunious; hard up.
  • adjective satellite excessively unwilling to spend
    parsimonious.
    • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
    • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

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dock-walloper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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prudential

  • adjective satellite arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
    • he abstained partly for prudential reasons

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cox

  • noun either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
    cyclooxygenase.
  • noun the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
    coxswain.

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keen-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; longsighted; farseeing.

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insouciant

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; casual.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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gamey

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamy.

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exemplary

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

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steersman

  • noun the person who steers a ship
    steerer; helmsman.

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incorrupt

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

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irresponsible

  • adjective showing lack of care for consequences
    • behaved like an irresponsible idiot
    • hasty and irresponsible action

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hardworking

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    untiring; industrious; tireless.

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loader

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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oblivious

  • adjective satellite (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
    unmindful.
    • oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform
    • oblivious to the risks she ran
    • not unmindful of the heavy responsibility
  • adjective satellite failing to keep in mind
    forgetful.
    • forgetful of her responsibilities
    • oblivious old age

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amativeness

  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; erotism; amorousness.

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brassy

  • adjective resembling the sound of a brass instrument
    brasslike.
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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grand_dragon

  • noun a high ranking person in the Ku Klux Klan

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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aphrodisiacal

  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiac.

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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satyrical

  • adjective of or relating to or having the characteristics of a satyr
    satyric.
    • this satyric old man pursues young girls

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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demythologised

  • adjective satellite having mythical elements removed
    demythologized.
  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise; demythologize.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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coherent

  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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turned_on

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    randy; ruttish; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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gritty

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    grainy; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    spunky; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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trigger-happy

  • adjective satellite irresponsible in the use of firearms
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; vehement; tearing; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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farseeing

  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; longsighted; keen-sighted.
  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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all-knowing

  • adjective satellite infinitely wise
    omniscient.

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aim

  • 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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pushiness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    bumptiousness; cockiness; forwardness.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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provocative

  • adjective serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    • a provocative remark
    • a provocative smile
    • provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
  • adjective satellite exciting sexual desire
    • her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative

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dead_set

  • adjective satellite fixed in your purpose
    bent on; bent; out to.
    • bent on going to the theater
    • dead set against intervening
    • out to win every event

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summa_cum_laude

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

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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dizzy

  • verb make dizzy or giddy
    • a dizzying pace
  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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applaudable

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

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trap_play

  • noun (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
    mousetrap.

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trusted

  • adjective satellite (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence
    sure.
    • a sure (or trusted) friend
  • verb have confidence or faith in
    rely; trust; bank; swear.
    • We can trust in God
    • Rely on your friends
    • bank on your good education
    • I swear by my grandmother's recipes

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • 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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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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haphazard

  • adjective satellite dependent upon or characterized by chance
    hit-or-miss.
    • a haphazard plan of action
    • his judgment is rather hit-or-miss
  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    slipshod; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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militaristic

  • adjective satellite imbued with militarism

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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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waterborne

  • adjective satellite transported by water
    • waterborne freight
  • adjective satellite supported by water
    • waterborne craft

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undaunted

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undismayed.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made
  • adjective satellite resolutely courageous
    • undaunted in the face of death

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foresightedness

  • noun providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
    foresight; foresightfulness.

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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unconcerned

  • adjective lacking in interest or care or feeling
    • the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control
    • blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight
  • adjective satellite easy in mind; not worried
    • the prisoner seems entirely unconcerned as to the outcome of the examination

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capo

  • noun the head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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impertinent

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    saucy; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    orthogonal; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point

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unglamorous

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

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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eroticism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    erotism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    sexiness; erotism; amorousness; amativeness.

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trainer

  • noun one who trains other persons or animals
  • noun simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a plane
    flight simulator.

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just

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

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fair-minded

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

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sporting

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

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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degage

  • adjective satellite free and relaxed in manner
    • rather degage after the nervousness he had shown at dinner"- Edmund Wilson
  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    detached; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander

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political_leader

  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; politician; politico.

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innocent

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

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righteous

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

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leering

  • adjective satellite showing sly or knowing malice in a glance
    • she had run in fear of...his evil leering eye"- Amy Lowell
  • verb look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression
    leer.
    • The men leered at the young women on the beach

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scatty

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; absentminded; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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salacious

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    lustful; prurient; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; obscene; raunchy.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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forester

  • noun someone trained in forestry
    tree farmer; arboriculturist.
  • noun English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)
    C. S. Forester; Cecil Scott Forester.

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perfunctory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    passing; cursory; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy
  • adjective satellite as a formality only
    pro forma.
    • a one-candidate pro forma election

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discreet

  • adjective marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
    • his trusted discreet aide
    • a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
  • adjective satellite unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
    discerning.
    • a discerning editor
    • a discreet silence

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dreamy

  • adjective satellite dreamy in mood or nature
    moony; woolgathering.
    • a woolgathering moment
  • adjective satellite lacking spirit or liveliness
    languorous; languid; lackadaisical.
    • a lackadaisical attempt
    • a languid mood
    • a languid wave of the hand
    • a hot languorous afternoon

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skanky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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airheaded

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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mindlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; inanity.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; rashness.

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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undismayed

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undaunted.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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elating

  • adjective satellite making lively and joyful
    exhilarating.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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beneficial

  • adjective satellite promoting or enhancing well-being
    good.
    • an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries
    • the beneficial effects of a temperate climate
    • the experience was good for her

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right

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

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people

  • 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
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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dead

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

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sure

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

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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repelling

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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reasonless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; senseless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite not endowed with the capacity to reason
    • a reasonless brute

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glamorize

  • verb interpret romantically
    glamourise; romanticise; romanticize.
    • Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • verb make glamorous and attractive
    glamourise; glamorise; glamourize.
    • This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!

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interestingness

  • noun the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    interest.
    • they said nothing of great interest
    • primary colors can add interest to a room

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forethoughtful

  • adjective satellite thoughtful of the future
    • careful forethoughtful planning

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sexiness

  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; erotism; amorousness; amativeness.

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bold

  • noun a typeface with thick heavy lines
    bold face; boldface.
  • adjective fearless and daring
    • bold settlers on some foreign shore
    • a bold speech
    • a bold adventure

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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unfrightened

  • adjective satellite not affected by fright

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mechanized

  • adjective satellite equipped with machinery
    mechanised.
    • a mechanized factory
  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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stand_out

  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; stick out; leap out.
  • verb distinguish oneself
    excel; surpass.
    • She excelled in math

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lightheaded

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; light-headed.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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trustworthy

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

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blithe

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; lightsome; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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irritative

  • adjective satellite (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
    irritating.
    • an irritative agent

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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injudiciousness

  • noun lacking good judgment
    indiscreetness.
  • noun the trait of being injudicious
    indiscretion.

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • 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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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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sparing

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; frugal; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb refrain from harming
    save; spare.

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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lewd

  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    salacious; obscene; raunchy.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks
  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; libidinous; lustful.
    • libidinous orgies

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nervy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
    • the nervy feats of mountaineers

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slipshod

  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    haphazard; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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tame

  • verb correct by punishment or discipline
    chasten; subdue.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tone down.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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hothead

  • noun a belligerent grouch
    fire-eater.
  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; daredevil.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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manoeuvrable

  • adjective satellite capable of maneuvering or changing position
    maneuverable.
    • a highly maneuverable ship

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linebacker_blitzing

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    blitz; safety blitz.

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forgetful

  • adjective (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
    unretentive; short.
    • a short memory
  • adjective not mindful or attentive
    mindless; unmindful.
    • while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw

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strike

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

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pilotage

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

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manoeuvrer

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering
    maneuverer.

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true

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

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absent

  • verb go away or leave
    remove.
    • He absented himself
  • adjective not being in a specified place

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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emboldened

  • adjective satellite made bold or courageous
  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate; hearten.

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heartwarming

  • adjective satellite causing gladness and pleasure
    • Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?

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bellwether

  • noun someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity
  • noun sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell

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stouthearted

  • adjective satellite used especially of persons
    stalwart.
    • a stalwart knight
    • a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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braveness

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
    courageousness; courage; bravery.

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lumper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

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brazenness

  • noun behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
    shamelessness.

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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believable

  • adjective capable of being believed
    credible.
    • completely credible testimony
    • credible information

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floating

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    natation.
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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annoying

  • noun the act of troubling or annoying someone
    annoyance; vexation; irritation.
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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nonpareil

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint.
  • noun colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies

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excitative

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitatory.

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redolent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • adjective satellite (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    smelling.
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

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handed

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

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answerable

  • adjective satellite capable of being answered
  • adjective satellite morally or legally responsible to a higher authority
    • parents are answerable for their child's acts

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bumptious

  • adjective satellite offensively self-assertive
    self-assertive.

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luscious

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; red-hot; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious.

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role

  • 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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ambitious

  • adjective having a strong desire for success or achievement
  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    challenging.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake

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thoroughgoing

  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thorough.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; pure; utter; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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guiltless

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

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assiduous

  • adjective satellite marked by care and persistent effort
    sedulous.
    • her assiduous attempts to learn French
    • assiduous research
    • sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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skinny

  • noun confidential information about a topic or person
    • he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner
  • adjective satellite being very thin
    underweight; boney; scraggy; scrawny; weedy.
    • a child with skinny freckled legs
    • a long scrawny neck

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unflinching

  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unblinking; unshrinking.

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telescopic

  • adjective satellite visible only with a telescope
    • a bright star with a telescopic companion
  • adjective satellite capable of discerning distant objects
    • a telescopic eye
    • telescopic vision

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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longshoreman

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker.

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manager

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; managing director.
  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; coach.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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spiritual_leader

  • noun a leader in religious or sacred affairs

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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tenable

  • adjective satellite based on sound reasoning or evidence
    well-founded.
    • well-founded suspicions

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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aristocratic

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; blue-blooded; patrician; gentle; aristocratical.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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foursquare

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    square.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • adjective satellite characterized by firm and unwavering conviction
    • a foursquare refusal to yield

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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icing

  • noun the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    frost.
  • noun a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
    frosting; ice.

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stinting

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    frugal; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb subsist on a meager allowance
    scrimp; stint; skimp.
    • scratch and scrimp

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blase

  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    worldly.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
  • adjective satellite uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    bored.
    • his blase indifference
    • a petulant blase air
    • the bored gaze of the successful film star

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sloppy

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • a sloppy room
    • sloppy habits
  • adjective satellite wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
    • a sloppy floor
    • a sloppy saucer

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untenable

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    indefensible.

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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roving

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    vagabondage; wandering.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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double-park

  • verb park a vehicle alongside another

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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die

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

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engrossing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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spiritual

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

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brave

  • noun a North American Indian warrior
  • noun people who are brave
    • the home of the free and the brave

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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erotic

  • noun an erotic person
  • adjective satellite giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing
    titillating.

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angelical

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

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hyperopic

  • adjective satellite abnormal ability to focus of distant objects
    hypermetropic.

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heroical

  • adjective satellite having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
    heroic.
    • the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy
    • heroic explorers

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enticing

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; beguiling; tempting.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; entice; tempt.
    • He lured me into temptation

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reminiscent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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antimonopoly

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

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bacchanal

  • noun someone who engages in drinking bouts
    drunken reveller; drunken reveler; bacchant.
  • noun a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus
    bacchant.

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assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    self-assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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cheekiness

  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    impertinence; freshness; crust; impudence; gall; insolence.

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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dissipated

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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box

  • 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
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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shamelessness

  • noun behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
    brazenness.

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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guilty

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

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coxswain

  • noun the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
    cox.

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husain

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husayn.

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franklin

  • noun a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope Franklin.

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pictorial

  • noun a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of pictures
    pictural.
    • pictorial perspective
    • pictorial records

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worthful

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

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carousing

  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    bacchic; orgiastic; bacchanalian; bacchanal.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity
  • verb engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
    carouse; riot; roister.
    • They were out carousing last night

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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insolent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    snotty-nosed; impudent; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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confidentiality

  • noun the state of being secret
    • you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications
  • noun discretion in keeping secret information

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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transferrable

  • adjective satellite capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
    transferable; transportable; movable; moveable.
  • adjective satellite legally transferable to the ownership of another
    assignable; conveyable; negotiable; transferable.
    • negotiable bonds

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prompt

  • noun a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
    prompting.
    • the audience could hear his prompting
  • noun (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
    command prompt.

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forefront

  • noun the part in the front or nearest the viewer
    head.
    • he was in the forefront
    • he was at the head of the column
  • noun the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
    vanguard; cutting edge.
    • the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England
    • the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy

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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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sporty

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

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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sighted

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

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conformable

  • adjective satellite quick to comply
    • I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    amenable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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unwarranted

  • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
    unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible; insupportable.
  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    baseless; groundless; idle; wild; unfounded.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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apparent

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

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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asserting

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; declaratory.
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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beholden

  • adjective satellite under a moral obligation to someone
  • verb see with attention
    behold; lay eyes on.
    • behold Christ!

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icing_the_puck

  • noun (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
    icing.

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fly

  • 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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graphic

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

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unexciting

  • adjective not stimulating
    unstimulating.
  • adjective not exciting
    • an unexciting novel
    • lived an unexciting life

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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stimulating

  • adjective rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    • a stimulating discussion
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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heart

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

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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glamourous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamorous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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provoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    evoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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unwavering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite not showing abrupt variations
    level.
    • spoke in a level voice
    • she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss

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validated

  • adjective satellite declared or made legally valid
    • a validated claim
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; validate; formalise.

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nonchalant

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    casual; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner

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calculative

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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instigative

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; seditious.

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irreverent

  • adjective showing lack of due respect or veneration
    • irreverent scholars mocking sacred things
    • noisy irreverent tourists
  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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fever_pitch

  • noun a state of extreme excitement
    • the crowd was at fever pitch

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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praiseworthy

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

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brazen

  • verb face with defiance or impudence
    • brazen it out
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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ambulant

  • adjective satellite able to walk about
    ambulatory.
    • the patient is ambulatory

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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man

  • 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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facile

  • adjective satellite arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
    • too facile a solution for so complex a problem
  • adjective satellite performing adroitly and without effort
    • a facile hand

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nomadic

  • adjective satellite migratory
    mobile; wandering; peregrine; roving.
    • a restless mobile society
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
    • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
    • wandering tribes

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sagacity

  • noun the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    judgement; sagaciousness; judgment; discernment.
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    judiciousness; sagaciousness.

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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maneuverer

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering
    manoeuvrer.

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noteworthy

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

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point_man

  • noun someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
    • he is the president's point man on economic issues
  • noun a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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skin-deep

  • adjective satellite penetrating no deeper than the skin: "her beauty is only skin-deep"

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wiseness

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

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tending

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; attention; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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yawning

  • noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
    yawn; oscitance; oscitancy.
    • he could not suppress a yawn
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
    • he apologized for his oscitancy
  • verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
    yawn.
    • The child yawned during the long performance

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interesting

  • adjective arousing or holding the attention
  • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
    interest.

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civic

  • adjective of or relating or belonging to a city
    • civic center
    • civic problems
  • adjective of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals
    civil.
    • civil rights
    • civil liberty
    • civic duties
    • civic pride

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analeptic

  • noun a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  • adjective satellite stimulating the central nervous system
    • an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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retributive

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

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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not

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

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lustful

  • adjective satellite characterized by lust
    prurient; salacious; lubricious.
    • eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
    • her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
    • prurient literature
    • prurient thoughts
    • a salacious rooster of a little man
  • adjective satellite driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
    lascivious; libidinous; lewd.
    • libidinous orgies

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fabian

  • adjective satellite using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
    • a fabian policy
  • noun a member of the Fabian Society in Britain

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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square

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

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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living

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

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circumspection

  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
  • noun the trait of being circumspect and prudent
    caution.

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uninspired

  • adjective satellite having no intellectual or emotional or spiritual excitement
    • the production was professional but uninspired
  • adjective satellite deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
    unimaginative; uninventive; sterile.
    • a sterile ideology lacking in originality
    • unimaginative development of a musical theme
    • uninspired writing

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absentminded

  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; scatty; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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tribal_chief

  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; chieftain; headman.

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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bumptiousness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    pushiness; cockiness; forwardness.

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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blabby

  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    bigmouthed; talkative; blabbermouthed.

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lawmaker

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawgiver.

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raunchy

  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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parking_lot

  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking area; park; car park.

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light-headed

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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honest

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

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chevy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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enkindle

  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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bothersome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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saintlike

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

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puppet_ruler

  • noun a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    puppet leader.

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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saving

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

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fast

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

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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shake_up

  • verb shock physically
    bump around; jar.
    • Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game
  • verb organize anew
    reorganize; reorganise.
    • We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under

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impetuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    brainish; tearaway; impulsive; madcap; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades
  • adjective satellite marked by violent force
    • impetuous heaving waves

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harum-scarum

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; daredevil; hothead.
  • adjective satellite cheerfully irresponsible
    slaphappy; carefree; happy-go-lucky; devil-may-care; freewheeling.
    • carefree with his money
    • freewheeling urban youths
    • had a harum-scarum youth

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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thoughtless

  • adjective showing lack of careful thought
    • the debate turned into thoughtless bickering
  • adjective satellite without care or thought for others; `Let them eat cake'"
    unthinking; uncaring.
    • the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread

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begotten

  • adjective satellite (of offspring) generated by procreation
    • naturally begotten child
  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; beget; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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white

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

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fleshly

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    carnal; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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featherbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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ambulatory

  • noun a covered walkway (as in a cloister)
    • it has an ambulatory and seven chapels
  • adjective relating to or adapted for walking
    • an ambulatory corridor

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eyed

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

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bewitch

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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judiciousness

  • noun good judgment
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    sagaciousness; sagacity.

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gall

  • noun an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    saddle sore.
  • noun a skin sore caused by chafing

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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bravery

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
    courageousness; braveness; courage.
  • noun feeling no fear
    fearlessness.

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and

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

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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blitz

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    linebacker blitzing; safety blitz.
  • noun a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    blitzkrieg.

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turned

  • adjective moved around an axis or center
  • verb change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
    turn.
    • Turn towards me
    • The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face
    • She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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well-read

  • adjective satellite well informed or deeply versed through reading
    • respect for a well-read man
    • well-read in medieval history
  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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superman

  • noun a person with great powers and abilities
    Ubermensch; demigod.
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; acid; loony toons; dot.

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unheeding

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    heedless.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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ill-humored

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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religious_leader

  • noun leader of a religious order

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sainted

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

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cleared

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

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mettle

  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; nerve.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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temptable

  • adjective satellite susceptible to temptation

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considered

  • adjective satellite carefully weighed
    • a considered opinion
  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; consider; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

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steady

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

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bacchanalian

  • adjective satellite used of riotously drunken merrymaking
    bacchic; orgiastic; bacchanal; carousing.
    • a night of bacchanalian revelry
    • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
    • orgiastic festivity

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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fervour

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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lettered

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; well-read; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience
  • verb win an athletic letter
    letter.

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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self-assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assertive
    bumptious.

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superior_general

  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    general.

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profligate

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rip; rakehell; blood; roue.
  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    prodigal; squanderer.

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saddam

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Husain; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.

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warlike

  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    militant; hawkish.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies
  • adjective satellite suggesting war or military life
    martial.

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manoeuvre

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; tactics; tactic.
  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; simulated military operation.

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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guarded

  • adjective satellite prudent
    restrained.
    • guarded optimism
  • verb to keep watch over
    guard.
    • there would be men guarding the horses

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uninvolved

  • adjective not involved
    • being uninvolved he remained objective
  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    detached; degage.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander

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lionhearted

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily courageous

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