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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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sunt

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childa

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colonsay

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • 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 an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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religious

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

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volcano_islands

  • noun a group of Japanese Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the Marianas

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ulaid

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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plutarch

  • noun Greek biographer who wrote Parallel Lives (46?-120 AD)

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kilda

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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madeira_islands

  • noun a group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Morocco; the group forms an autonomous region of Portugal
    Madeiras.

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bàn

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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western_isles

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Hebridean Isles; Western Islands; Hebrides.

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esther

  • noun (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
  • noun an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
    Book of Esther.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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horror

  • noun intense and profound fear
  • noun something that inspires dislike; something horrible
    • the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him

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stroud

A kind of coarse blanket or garment used by the North American Indians.

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hæbudes

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gloomy

  • adjective satellite depressingly dark
    glooming; gloomful; sulky.
    • the gloomy forest
    • the glooming interior of an old inn
    • `gloomful' is archaic
  • adjective satellite filled with melancholy and despondency
    blue; downhearted; dispirited; down in the mouth; depressed; downcast; down; low; low-spirited; grim.
    • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    • gloomy predictions
    • a gloomy silence
    • took a grim view of the economy
    • the darkening mood
    • lonely and blue in a strange city
    • depressed by the loss of his job
    • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    • downcast after his defeat
    • feeling discouraged and downhearted

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lynch

  • verb kill without legal sanction
    • The blood-thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child

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skerry

A rocky isle; an insulated rock. Scot.

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elena

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monro

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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omand

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throated

  • adjective satellite having a throat as specified
    • deep-throated
    • white-throated

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12th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position
    twelfth.

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murdoch

  • noun United States publisher (born in Australia in 1931)
    Rupert Murdoch; Keith Rupert Murdoch.
  • noun British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)
    Iris Murdoch; Dame Jean Iris Murdoch.

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gaelic

(Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.

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donovan

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raasay

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natural_history

  • noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

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inclination

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    tendency; disposition.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination of an orbit.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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fescue

  • noun grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
    fescue grass; Festuca elatior; meadow fescue.

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ordnance_survey

  • noun the official cartography agency of the British government

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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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tiree

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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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uists

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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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society_islands

  • noun an island group of French Polynesia in the South Pacific to the east of Samoa

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cameron

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telford

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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mammalian

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the class Mammalia

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selected

  • adjective chosen in preference to another
  • verb pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
    pick out; choose; select; take.
    • Take any one of these cards
    • Choose a good husband for your daughter
    • She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

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access

  • noun the right to enter
    admission; entree; accession; admittance.
  • noun the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

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royalist

  • noun an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    monarchist.
  • noun a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    Cavalier.

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arnish

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tierra_del_fuego

  • noun an archipelago off southern South America; separated from the continent by the Strait of Magellan; islands are administered by Chile and by Argentina

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water_shrew

  • noun any of several small semiaquatic shrews usually living near swift-flowing streams

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collins

  • noun tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
    Tom Collins.
  • noun English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)
    Wilkie Collins; William Wilkie Collins.

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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peder

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tarsus

  • noun the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; in human beings the bones of the ankle and heel collectively

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mull

  • noun a term used in Scottish names of promontories
    • the Mull of Kintyre
  • noun an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides

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temple

  • noun place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  • noun the flat area on either side of the forehead
    • the veins in his temple throbbed

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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runrig

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windward_islands

  • noun a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
    Windward Isles.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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paumotu_archipelago

  • noun a group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia
    Tuamotu Archipelago; Low Archipelago.

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wicker

  • noun slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork
  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wickerwork; caning.

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oronsay

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internecine

  • adjective satellite (of conflict) within a group or organization
    • an internecine feud among proxy holders
  • adjective satellite characterized by bloodshed and carnage for both sides
    • internecine war

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cripplehand

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uninhabited

  • adjective not having inhabitants; not lived in
    • an uninhabited island
    • gaping doors of uninhabited houses

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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biodiversity

  • noun the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
    • a high level of biodiversity is desirable

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gammeltoft

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canadian

Of or pertaining to Canada. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Canada.

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root

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

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study

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

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sorley

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experience

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

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controversy

  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; argument; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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antrim

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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arctic_archipelago

  • noun all the islands that lie to the north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle

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george_orwell

  • noun imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)
    Eric Blair; Orwell; Eric Arthur Blair.

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swearingen

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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benvie

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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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sky

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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iubdán

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norse

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

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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archaeological

  • adjective related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
    archeological; archaeologic; archeologic.
    • an archaeological dig
    • a dramatic archaeological discovery

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goldeneye

  • noun a variety of green lacewing
    golden-eyed fly.
  • noun large-headed swift-flying diving duck of Arctic regions
    whistler; Bucephela clangula.

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thatch

  • noun hair resembling thatched roofing material
  • noun plant stalks used as roofing material

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lochalsh

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japanese_archipelago

  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japan; Japanese Islands.

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silva

  • noun the forest trees growing in a country or region
    sylva.

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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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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tuvalu

  • noun a small island republic on the Tuvalu islands; formerly part of the British colony of Gilbert and Ellice Islands until it withdrew in 1975 and became independent of the United Kingdom in 1978
  • noun a group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
    Ellice Islands.

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visit

  • noun the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
    • he dropped by for a visit
  • noun a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
    • he scheduled a visit to the dentist

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symphony

  • noun a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
    symphonic music.
  • noun a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
    symphony orchestra; philharmonic.
    • we heard the Vienna symphony

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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golden_eagle

  • noun large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
    Aquila chrysaetos.

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main

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

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hebridean

  • adjective of or relating to the Hebrides

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barbarous

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite primitive in customs and culture

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japanese_islands

  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japan; Japanese Archipelago.

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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philippines

  • noun a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
    Republic of the Philippines.
  • noun an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
    Philippine Islands.

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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aleutian_islands

  • noun an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
    Aleutians.

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emigration

  • noun migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
    out-migration; expatriation.

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landed

  • adjective owning or consisting of land or real estate
    • the landed gentry
    • landed property
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land; set down.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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siculus

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ryukyu_islands

  • noun a chain of 55 islands in the western Pacific to the to the southwest of Japan (returned by United States to Japan in 1972)

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mainland

  • noun the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

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inhabited

  • adjective having inhabitants; lived in
    • the inhabited regions of the earth
  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods

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iii

  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    3; three.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; trinity; terzetto.

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chequered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; checked.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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hebridean

Of or pertaining to the islands called Hebrides, west of Scotland. -- n. A native or inhabitant of the Hebrides.

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chessman

  • noun any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess
    chess piece.

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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epidii

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lismore

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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9th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position
    ninth.

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ian

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oceanica

  • noun a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
    Oceania.

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antilles

  • noun a group of islands in the West Indies

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example

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

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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mingulay

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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palau

  • noun a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
    Republic of Palau; TT.
  • noun a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
    Belau; Pelew; Palau Islands.

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gulf_stream

  • noun a warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico northward through the Atlantic Ocean

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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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loch

  • noun a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
  • noun Scottish word for a lake

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iles_marquises

  • noun a group of volcanic islands in the south central Pacific; part of French Polynesia
    Marquesas Islands.

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hirtir

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iona

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common_seal

  • noun small spotted seal of coastal waters of the northern hemisphere
    Phoca vitulina; harbor seal.

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palau_islands

  • noun a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
    Belau; Palau; Pelew.

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beverley

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founding

  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; introduction; origination; creation; initiation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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eilean

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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inner_hebrides

  • noun islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland

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sir

  • noun term of address for a man
  • noun a title used before the name of knight or baronet

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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birlinn

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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hugh

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greater_antilles

  • noun a group of islands in the western West Indies

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new_hebrides

  • noun a volcanic island republic in Melanesia; independent since 1980
    Republic of Vanuatu; Vanuatu.

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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granville

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comedy

  • noun light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    funniness; drollery; clowning.

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offshore

  • adjective (of winds) coming from the land
    seaward.
    • offshore winds
  • adjective satellite at some distance from the shore
    • offshore oil reserves
    • an offshore island

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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austral_islands

  • noun a chain of small islands in French Polynesia
    Tubuai Islands.

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plant

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

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scottish_gaelic

  • noun the Gaelic of Scotland
    Scots Gaelic.

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outlier

  • noun a person who lives away from his place of work
  • noun an extreme deviation from the mean

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ethica

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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maclea

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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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marianas

  • noun a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521
    Mariana Islands; Ladrone Islands.

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easdale

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dove

  • noun any of numerous small pigeons
  • noun someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
    peacenik.

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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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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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attempt

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

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leeward_islands

  • noun a group of islands in the eastern West Indies

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light

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

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islay

  • noun California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
    Prunus ilicifolia; evergreen cherry; holly-leaved cherry; holly-leaf cherry.
  • noun an island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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porpoise

  • noun any of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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hegg

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encyclopedia

  • noun a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    cyclopedia; encyclopaedia; cyclopaedia.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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wind

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

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hedgehog

  • noun relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
    porcupine.
  • noun small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
    Erinaceus europaeus; Erinaceus europeaeus.

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austronesian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
  • noun the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
    Austronesian language.

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argyll

  • noun a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
    argyle.
  • noun a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland
    argyle.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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gradual

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
  • adjective proceeding in small stages
    • a gradual increase in prices

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fraser

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place_name

  • noun the name by which a geographical place is known
    toponym.

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murray

  • noun British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957)
    George Gilbert Aime Murphy; Gilbert Murray.
  • noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)
    Sir James Augustus Murray; James Augustus Murray; Sir James Murray; James Murray; James Augustus Henry Murray; Sir James Augustus Henry Murray.

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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while

  • noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    spell; piece; patch.
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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hebrides

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Hebridean Isles; Western Isles; Western Islands.

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diodorus

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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epos

  • noun a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme
  • noun a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    heroic poem; epic poem; epic.

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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ghàidhils

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seaforth

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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minke

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latitude

  • noun the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
  • noun freedom from normal restraints in conduct
    • the new freedom in movies and novels
    • allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money

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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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jura

1. A range of mountains between France and Switzerland.

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hirta

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solomons

  • noun the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth
    Solomon Islands.
  • noun (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)
    Solomon.

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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shetland

  • noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
    Shetland Islands; Zetland.
  • noun a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
    Shetland sheepdog; Shetland sheep dog.

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east_india

  • noun a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
    Malay Archipelago; East Indies.

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slate

  • noun (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slating.

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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western_islands

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Hebridean Isles; Western Isles; Hebrides.

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oxford

  • noun a low shoe laced over the instep
  • noun a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University

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tourism

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    touristry.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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hinba

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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ívist

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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naiad

  • noun submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water
    water nymph.
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains

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malay_archipelago

  • noun a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
    East India; East Indies.

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louis

  • noun United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
    Joseph Louis Barrow; Joe Louis.

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neil

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credential

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credentials; certificate; certification.

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solomon_islands

  • noun the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
  • noun the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea; the remainder form an independent state within the British Commonwealth
    Solomons.

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ed

  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
    male erecticle dysfunction; erectile dysfunction.

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woodbridge

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exasperated

  • adjective satellite greatly annoyed; out of patience
    cheesed off; browned off.
    • had an exasperated look on his face
    • felt exasperated beyond endurance
  • verb exasperate or irritate
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.

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norðreyjar

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climatic

  • adjective of or relating to a climate
    climatical.
    • climatic changes

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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mackenzie

  • noun Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
    Sir Alexander Mackenzie.
  • noun a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
    Mackenzie River.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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myrtle

  • noun widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
    Vinca minor.
  • noun any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus

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seaforths

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yard

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

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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islesmen

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ostaig

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darling

  • noun a special loved one
    ducky; favourite; deary; favorite; pet; dearie.
  • noun an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
    Darling River.

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cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Oliver Cromwell; Ironsides.

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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west_coast

  • noun the western seaboard of the United States from Washington to southern California

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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hiort

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wellwater

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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hebridean_islands

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Isles; Western Isles; Western Islands; Hebrides.

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comoro_islands

  • noun three main islands and numerous islets in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar
    Iles Comores.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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adomnán

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macneil

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enlightened

  • noun people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    initiate.
    • it is very familiar to the initiate
  • verb make understand
    edify; enlighten.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

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unnamed

  • adjective satellite being or having an unknown or unnamed source
    unknown; nameless; unidentified.
    • a poem by an unknown author
    • corporations responsible to nameless owners
    • an unnamed donor

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shrew

  • noun a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
    termagant.
  • noun small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
    shrewmouse.

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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madeiras

  • noun a group of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Morocco; the group forms an autonomous region of Portugal
    Madeira Islands.
  • noun a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River
    Madeira River; Madeira.

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caribees

  • noun a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
    Lesser Antilles.

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derivation

  • noun the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
    • he prefers shoes of Italian derivation
    • music of Turkish derivation
  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; etymologizing.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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atlantic_puffin

  • noun common puffin of the northern Atlantic
    Fratercula arctica.

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ptolemy

  • noun Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance
    Claudius Ptolemaeus.
  • noun an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra
    Ptolemaic dynasty.

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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loairn

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place

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

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wading

  • noun walking with your feet in shallow water
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    wade.
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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castle

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    palace.
  • noun a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

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austronesia

  • noun islands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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caroline_islands

  • noun a long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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isbn

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ketill

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kelda

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kintail

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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16th

  • adjective satellite coming next after the fifteenth in position
    sixteenth.

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methuen

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bjorn

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eleventh

  • noun position 11 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position
    11th.

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mccoll

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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callanish

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ballin

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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sheep

  • noun woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
  • noun a timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon

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breeding_ground

  • noun a place where animals breed

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east_indian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the East Indies
  • adjective of or relating to or located in the East Indies

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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revival

  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; resurgence; revitalisation; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture
  • noun an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
    revival meeting.

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princeling

  • noun a petty or insignificant prince who rules some unimportant principality
  • noun a young prince

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rona

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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anderson

  • noun United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
    Sherwood Anderson.
  • noun United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
    Philip Warren Anderson; Philip Anderson; Phil Anderson.

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assumption

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; supposition.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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marshall_islands

  • noun a republic (under United States protection) on the Marshall Islands
    Republic of the Marshall Islands.
  • noun a group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia

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brown_trout

  • noun speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America
    salmon trout; Salmo trutta.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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silverado

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john

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

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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quay

  • noun wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

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hebridean_isles

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Western Isles; Western Islands; Hebrides.

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bute

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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druidibeg

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killer_whale

  • noun predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
    grampus; killer; sea wolf; Orcinus orca; orca.

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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blackhouse

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word

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

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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photographic

  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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decisive

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

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cape_verde_islands

  • noun a group of islands in the Atlantic off of the coast of Senegal

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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boydell

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ahvenanmaa

  • noun an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
    Aaland islands; Aland islands.

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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scandinavian

Of or pertaining to Scandinavia, that is, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Scandinavia.

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bride

  • noun a woman who has recently been married
  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Saint Brigid; Saint Bride; St. Bride.

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protected

  • adjective kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss
    • the most protected spot I could find
  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    protect.
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

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mariana_islands

  • noun a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521
    Marianas; Ladrone Islands.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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orwell

  • noun imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)
    George Orwell; Eric Blair; Eric Arthur Blair.

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classical_latin

  • noun the language of educated people in ancient Rome
    • Latin is a language as dead as dead can be. It killed the ancient Romans--and now it's killing me

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pre

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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outer_hebrides

  • noun a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland

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mossy

  • adjective satellite overgrown with moss
    moss-grown.
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; stodgy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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modern

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

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ebudes

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substantial

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    significant.
    • won by a substantial margin
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantive.
    • substantial equivalents

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ebudæ

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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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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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concentration

  • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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cosmography

  • noun the science that maps the general features of the universe; describes both heaven and earth (but without encroaching on geography or astronomy)
  • noun a representation of the earth or the heavens
    • the cosmography of Ptolemy

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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magnus

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frisian_islands

  • noun a chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland

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scotland

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

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maclean

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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harald

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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mesolithic

  • adjective of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)
  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic Age.

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bearasaigh

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aland_islands

  • noun an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
    Aaland islands; Ahvenanmaa.

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goidelic

  • noun any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
    Gaelic; Erse.

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demetrius

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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dál

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tempus

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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salmon

  • noun any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
  • noun a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho
    Salmon River.

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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dubh

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keay

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marry

  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.
  • verb perform a marriage ceremony
    tie; splice; wed.
    • The minister married us on Saturday
    • We were wed the following week
    • The couple got spliced on Hawaii

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gambier_islands

  • noun a group of islands in the south central Pacific; part of French Polynesia

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sunda_islands

  • noun a chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago

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sandwich_islands

  • noun a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
    Hawaiian Islands.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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admiralty_islands

  • noun a group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago
  • noun an Alaskan island in the Alexander Archipelago near Juneau
    Admiralty Island.

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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treaty

  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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low_archipelago

  • noun a group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia
    Tuamotu Archipelago; Paumotu Archipelago.

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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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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minch

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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erimon

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saga

  • noun a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account

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lewis

An iron dovetailed tenon, made in sections, which can be fitted into a dovetail mortise; -- used in hoisting large stones, etc.

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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kittiwake

  • noun small pearl-grey gull of northern regions; nests on cliffs and has a rudimentary hind toe

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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shetland

  • noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
    Shetland Islands; Zetland.
  • noun a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
    Shetland sheepdog; Shetland sheep dog.

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decade

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennary; decennium.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; tenner; ten; X.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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gulf

  • noun an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnection; disconnect.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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tuamotu_archipelago

  • noun a group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia
    Low Archipelago; Paumotu Archipelago.

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east_indies

  • noun a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
    East India; Malay Archipelago.

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scilly_islands

  • noun an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates
    Isles of Scilly.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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nusa_tenggara

  • noun a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
    Lesser Sunda Islands.

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shepherd

  • noun a clergyman who watches over a group of people
  • noun a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    sheepherder; sheepman.

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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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slender

  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slim; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
  • adjective satellite very narrow
    thin.
    • a thin line across the page

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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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alexander_archipelago

  • noun a group of islands off southeastern Alaska

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philippine_islands

  • noun an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
    Philippines.

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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famous

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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watson

  • noun United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
    Thomas Augustus Watson.
  • noun United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
    John Broadus Watson.

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new

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

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mountaineering

  • noun the activity of climbing a mountain
    mountain climbing.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
    mountaineer.

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earl

  • noun a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

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cyphal

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substrate

  • noun the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
  • noun a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
    substratum.
    • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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igneous

  • adjective produced under conditions involving intense heat; especially from molten magma"
    pyrogenous; pyrogenic.
    • igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state
    • igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone
    • pyrogenic strata
  • adjective produced by the action of fire or intense heat
    eruptive.
    • rocks formed by igneous agents

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mummy

  • noun informal terms for a mother
    ma; mommy; mammy; mum; momma; mamma; mom; mama.
  • noun a body embalmed and dried and wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)

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sle

  • noun an inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms
    disseminated lupus erythematosus; systemic lupus erythematosus.

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svalbard

  • noun a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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downham

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landed_estate

  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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orkney_islands

  • noun an archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland

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uist

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reference

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

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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st.

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cenél

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aleutians

  • noun an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
    Aleutian Islands.
  • noun a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska
    Aleutian; Aleut.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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hawaiian_islands

  • noun a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
    Sandwich Islands.

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ljoðhús

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diver

  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    plunger.

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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gillingham

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voyage

  • noun an act of traveling by water
    ocean trip.
  • noun a journey to some distant place

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the_indies

  • noun the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
    West Indies.

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fontana

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gentleman

  • noun a man of refinement
  • noun a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    valet de chambre; man; gentleman's gentleman; valet.
    • Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

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dumna

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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hebudes

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hebrides

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Hebridean Isles; Western Isles; Western Islands.

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viking

One belonging to the pirate crews from among the Northmen, who plundered the coasts of Europe in the eighth, ninth, and tenth centuries.
Of grim Vikings, and the rapture Of the sea fight, and the capture, And the life of slavery. Longfellow.
Vikings differs in meaning from sea king, with which frequently confounded. "The sea king was a man connected with a royal race, either of the small kings of the country, or of the Haarfager family, and who, by right, received the title of king as soon he took the command of men, although only of a single ship's crew, and without having any land or kingdom . . . Vikings were merely pirates, alternately peasants and pirates, deriving the name of viking from the vicks, wicks, or inlets, on the coast in which they harbored with their long ships or rowing galleys." Laing.

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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notice

  • noun an announcement containing information about an event
    • you didn't give me enough notice
    • an obituary notice
    • a notice of sale
  • noun the act of noticing or paying attention
    observance; observation.
    • he escaped the notice of the police

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latin

Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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lesser_sunda_islands

  • noun a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
    Nusa Tenggara.

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artach

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hypothesis

  • noun a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    theory; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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frlsu

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swift

  • noun a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.

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bronze

  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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islay

  • noun California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
    Prunus ilicifolia; evergreen cherry; holly-leaved cherry; holly-leaf cherry.
  • noun an island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides

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balearic_islands

  • noun an archipelago in the western Mediterranean off the eastern coast of Spain

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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bantock

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manx

Of or pertaining to the Isle of Man, or its inhabitants; as, the Manx language.

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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edgar

  • noun the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

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edinburgh

  • noun the capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth

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highland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    upland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    upland.

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gàidhlig

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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colonisation

  • noun the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
    settlement; colonization.
    • the British colonization of America

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smith

  • noun someone who works at something specified
  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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colony

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    settlement.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

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irish

Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.

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eviction

  • noun action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
    constructive eviction.
  • noun the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
    legal ouster; dispossession.

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scottish

Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect.

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precambrian

  • noun the eon following the Hadean time and preceding the Phanerozoic eon; from about 3,800 million years ago until 544 million years ago
    Precambrian eon; Precambrian period; Precambrian aeon.

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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millar

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benbecula

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machynlleth

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arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art; fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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haswell

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orkney

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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barra

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ommon

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ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic.
  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Emerald Isle.

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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renewable

  • adjective that can be renewed or extended
    • a renewable lease
    • renewable subscriptions
  • adjective satellite capable of being renewed; replaceable
    • renewable energy such as solar energy is theoretically inexhaustible

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nest

  • noun a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • noun a kind of gun emplacement
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers

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xxvi

  • adjective satellite being six more than twenty
    twenty-six; 26.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-five and one
    twenty-six; 26.

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avian

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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shetland_islands

  • noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
    Shetland; Zetland.

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diversity

  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    variety; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing
  • noun the condition or result of being changeable

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colosus

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ardnamurchan

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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sunshine

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    temperateness; fair weather.

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polynesia

  • noun the islands in the eastern part of Oceania

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overture

  • noun orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    prelude; preliminary.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner

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australasia

  • noun Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the South Pacific

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old_norse

  • noun the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350

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encyclopaedia

  • noun a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    cyclopedia; encyclopedia; cyclopaedia.

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felix_mendelssohn

  • noun German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)
    Mendelssohn; Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

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ordnance

  • noun military supplies
    ordnance store; munition.
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; artillery; gun.

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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norway

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
    Norge; Noreg; Kingdom of Norway.

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tribal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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mòr

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coll

To embrace. Obs. "They coll and kiss him." Latimer.

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hyperborea

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macleod

  • noun Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
    John James Rickard Macleod; John Macleod.

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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sainea

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compton

  • noun United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
    Arthur Holly Compton; Arthur Compton.

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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vi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    United States Virgin Islands; American Virgin Islands.

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it

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

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micronesia

  • noun a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986
    TT; Federated States of Micronesia.
  • noun the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania

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iv

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun administration of nutrients through a vein
    intravenous feeding.

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awakening

  • noun the act of waking
    waking up; wakening.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most
  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.

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somerled

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hafrsfjord

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summerisle

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blackwood

  • noun very dark wood of any of several blackwood trees
  • noun any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
    blackwood tree.

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lengthy

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    extended; protracted; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations

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fingal

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flatnose

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decoy

  • noun a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
    steerer.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    lure; bait.

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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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rebellion

  • noun refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
    • each generation must have its own rebellion
    • his body was in rebellion against fatigue
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; revolt.

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oideacha

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picts

(Ethnol.) A race of people of uncertain origin, who inhabited Scotland in early times.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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rainfall

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rain.

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large

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

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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belau

  • noun a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
    Palau; Pelew; Palau Islands.

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amhuinnsuidhe

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pan

  • noun cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
    cooking pan.
  • noun (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus
    goat god.

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outer_hebrides

  • noun a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland

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neolithic

  • adjective of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
    • evidence of neolithic settlements
  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic Age.

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crinan

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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windward_isles

  • noun a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
    Windward Islands.

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zetland

  • noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland
    Shetland; Shetland Islands.

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companion

  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; associate.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
  • noun a traveler who accompanies you
    fellow traveller; fellow traveler.

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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isles_of_scilly

  • noun an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates
    Scilly Islands.

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haakon

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whale

  • noun a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
    giant; heavyweight; hulk.
  • noun any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head

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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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innse

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celtic

Of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue. Written also Keltic.

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bell_heather

  • noun dwarf European shrub with rose-colored flowers
    Erica tetralix; cross-leaved heath.
  • noun common low European shrub with purple-red flowers
    heather bell; fine-leaved heath; Erica cinerea.

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ravenna

  • noun a battle between the French and an alliance of Spaniards and Swiss and Venetians in 1512
    Battle of Ravenna.

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intrusion

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; encroachment.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entrance by force or without permission or welcome

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iron_age

  • noun (archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the last and worst age of the world

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tubuai_islands

  • noun a chain of small islands in French Polynesia
    Austral Islands.

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lochaber

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person

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

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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jacobite

(Eng. Hist.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary. Macaulay.

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mendelssohn

  • noun German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)
    Felix Mendelssohn; Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

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buchanan

  • noun 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
    President Buchanan; James Buchanan.

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colonist

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    settler.

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mistaken

  • adjective satellite wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
    misguided.
    • well-meaning but misguided teachers
    • a mistaken belief
    • mistaken identity
  • verb identify incorrectly
    misidentify; mistake.
    • Don't mistake her for her twin sister

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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kirkwall

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distant

  • adjective separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
    • distant villages
    • the sound of distant traffic
    • a distant sound
    • a distant telephone call
  • adjective far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    remote.
    • a distant cousin
    • a remote relative
    • a distant likeness
    • considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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rose

  • noun any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
    rosebush.
  • noun pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
    blush wine; pink wine; rose wine.

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lighthouse

  • noun a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
    pharos; beacon; beacon light.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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greater_sunda_islands

  • noun a chain of islands including Borneo and Celebes and Java and Sumatra

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improvement

  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    advance; betterment.
  • noun the act of improving something
    • their improvements increased the value of the property

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macdonald

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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buxton

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stratum

  • noun one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; socio-economic class; class.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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gadelica

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pictish

Of or pertaining to Picts; resembling the Picts. "The Pictish peer." Byron.

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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minke_whale

  • noun small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific
    lesser rorqual; Balaenoptera acutorostrata; piked whale.

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tobar

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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donan

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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melanesia

  • noun the islands in the southwestern part of Oceania

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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clan

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    tribe; kindred; kin group; kin; kinship group.

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placename

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paleogene

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stevenson

  • noun Scottish author (1850-1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson.
  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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strife

  • noun lack of agreement or harmony
    discord.
  • noun bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

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appin

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newton

  • noun a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
    N.
  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Sir Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton.

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corncrake

  • noun common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
    Crex crex; land rail.

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old

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

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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brochs

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puffin

  • noun any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills

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pliny

  • noun Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113)
    Pliny the Younger; Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus.
  • noun Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)
    Pliny the Elder; Gaius Plinius Secundus.

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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stornoway

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donald

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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dear

  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
    lamb.

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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inner_hebrides

  • noun islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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sea_eagle

  • noun large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
    fish eagle; fish hawk; osprey; Pandion haliaetus.
  • noun any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish

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lesser_antilles

  • noun a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies
    Caribees.

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staffa

  • noun an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave

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shona

  • noun a member of a Bantu tribe living in present-day Zimbabwe
  • noun a Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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suðreyjar

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moor

  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.
  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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west_indies

  • noun the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
    the Indies.

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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iles_comores

  • noun three main islands and numerous islets in the Indian Ocean between Mozambique and Madagascar
    Comoro Islands.

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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uncorrected

  • adjective left faulty or wrong
    • uncorrected astigmatism
  • adjective satellite not subjected to correction or discipline
    undisciplined.
    • let her children grow up uncorrected

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sixth

  • noun position six in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in six equal parts
    one-sixth.

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north_wind

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; boreas; norther.

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canongate

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expansion

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    enlargement.
  • noun a function expressed as a sum or product of terms
    • the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2

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icelandic

Of or pertaining to Iceland; relating to, or resembling, the Icelanders.

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great_britain

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • noun an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
    GB.

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tautological

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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sealife

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comparison

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparing.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • noun relation based on similarities and differences

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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hallaig

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stag

  • noun a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
    hart.
  • noun adult male deer

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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ellice_islands

  • noun a group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
    Tuvalu.

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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restoration

  • noun the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
  • noun the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

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solinus

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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tystie

(Zoöl.) The black guillemot. Prov. Eng.

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japan

  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.
  • noun a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
    Nippon; Nihon.

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rotary_club

  • noun a group of businessmen in a town organized as a service club and to promote world peace
    Rotary International.

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seabird

  • noun a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.
    sea bird; seafowl.

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berneray

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pearlwort

  • noun any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls
    pearl-weed; pearlweed.

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presence

  • noun the state of being present; current existence
    • he tested for the presence of radon
  • noun the immediate proximity of someone or something
    front.
    • she blushed in his presence
    • he sensed the presence of danger
    • he was well behaved in front of company

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ròg

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successive

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequential; sequent.
    • serial concerts

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scotland

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

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oceania

  • noun a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
    Oceanica.

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ladrone_islands

  • noun a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521
    Marianas; Mariana Islands.

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riata

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; lasso.

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feudal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism
    feudalistic.

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red_deer

  • noun common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
    elk; Cervus elaphus; American elk; wapiti.

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culloden

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trout

  • noun flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
  • noun any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons

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sabhal

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habitat

  • noun the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
    home ground.
    • a marine habitat
    • he felt safe on his home grounds

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pelew

  • noun a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
    Belau; Palau; Palau Islands.

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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museum

  • noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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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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epidion

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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aaland_islands

  • noun an archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control
    Ahvenanmaa; Aland islands.

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chough

  • noun a European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage

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bridei

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handbook

  • noun a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
    vade mecum; enchiridion.

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inner

  • adjective satellite located inward
    interior; internal.
    • Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein
    • she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby
    • an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
  • adjective located or occurring within or closer to a center
    • an inner room

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heritage

  • noun practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
    • a heritage of freedom
  • noun any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
    inheritance.
    • my only inheritance was my mother's blessing
    • the world's heritage of knowledge

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breeding

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    gentility; genteelness.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    training; education.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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morrison

  • noun United States rock singer (1943-1971)
    James Douglas Morrison; Jim Morrison.
  • noun United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)
    Toni Morrison; Chloe Anthony Wofford.

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agricola

  • noun Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)
    Gnaeus Julius Agricola.

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form

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

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erimos

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heartach

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british_west_indies

  • noun the islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad

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treshnish

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atlantic

Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.

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caledonian

Of or pertaining to Caledonia or Scotland; Scottish; Scotch. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Caledonia or Scotland.

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ling

  • noun water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs
    Trapa bicornis; ling ko.
  • noun common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
    Scots heather; broom; heather; Calluna vulgaris.

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considerable

  • adjective large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
    • a considerable quantity
    • the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign
    • went to considerable trouble for us
    • spent a considerable amount of time on the problem

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argyllshire

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partitioning

  • noun an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
    breakdown.
  • noun the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    division; sectionalization; partition; segmentation; sectionalisation.

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romantic

  • noun a soulful or amorous idealist
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romanticist.

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lofoten

  • noun a string of islands off the northwestern coast of Norway in the Norwegian Sea

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dangerous

  • adjective involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    unsafe.
    • a dangerous criminal
    • a dangerous bridge
    • unemployment reached dangerous proportions
  • adjective satellite causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    grievous; life-threatening; severe; serious; grave.
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease

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caledonian_canal

  • noun a canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end; now little used

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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hirt

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pest

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; plague; pestis.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; plague.

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uk

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; Britain; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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fairhair

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ad

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • adverb in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    A.D.; anno Domini.
    • in AD 200

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expedition

  • noun a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
    military expedition; hostile expedition.
  • noun an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose
    • an expedition was sent to explore Mars

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felix

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deer

  • noun distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
    cervid.

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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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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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britain

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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diverse

  • adjective satellite many and different
    divers.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
  • adjective satellite distinctly dissimilar or unlike
    various.
    • celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan
    • animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth

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archive

  • noun a depository containing historical records and documents
  • verb put into an archive
    file away.

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film

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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heinemann

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heather

  • noun common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
    ling; Scots heather; broom; Calluna vulgaris.
  • noun interwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color
    heather mixture.

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ibdaig

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brythonic

  • noun a southern group of Celtic languages
    Brittanic.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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gannet

  • noun large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish

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crofter

  • noun an owner or tenant of a small farm in Great Britain

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rock_dove

  • noun pale grey Eurasian pigeon having black-striped wings from which most domestic species are descended
    rock pigeon; Columba livia.

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marquesas_islands

  • noun a group of volcanic islands in the south central Pacific; part of French Polynesia
    Iles Marquises.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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enya

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gillie

  • noun a young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chief
  • noun a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
    ghillie.

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druid

One of an order of priests which in ancient times existed among certain branches of the Celtic race, especially among the Gauls and Britons. ✍ The Druids superintended the affairs of religion and morality, and exercised judicial functions. They practiced divination and magic, and sacrificed human victims as a part of their worship. They consisted of three classes; the bards, the vates or prophets, and the Druids proper, or priests. Their most sacred rites were performed in the depths of oak forests or of caves.

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