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hem (Also heming, hemes, hemmed, hems, hemming) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to hem

growling

  • noun a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)
  • noun the sound of growling (as made by animals)
    growl.

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pour_out

  • verb express without restraint
    • The woman poured out her frustrations as the judge listened
  • verb pour out
    decant; pour.
    • the sommelier decanted the wines

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clamoring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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chain

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

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represent

  • verb take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    correspond; stand for.
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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expostulation

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    objection; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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roarer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; shouter; screecher.

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neigh

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.

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muster_call

  • noun a call of the names of personnel at a military assembly

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generalize

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; infer; generalise.
  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalise.

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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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serger

  • noun a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch

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crochet_stitch

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

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ruck

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

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talk_about

  • verb to consider or examine in speech or writing
    discourse; discuss.
    • The author talks about the different aspects of this question
    • The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'
  • verb discuss or mention
    talk of.
    • They spoke of many things

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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yaup

  • verb emit long loud cries
    wail; roar; yawl; howl; ululate.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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splutter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    sputter.

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song

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

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gobbler

  • noun a hasty eater who swallows large mouthfuls
  • noun male turkey
    tom turkey; turkey cock; tom.

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panting

  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    heaving.
  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    trousering.

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hee-haw

  • noun a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
    horselaugh; haw-haw; ha-ha.
  • verb braying characteristic of donkeys
    bray.

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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canadian_goose

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    Branta canadensis; honker; Canada goose.

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hue_and_cry

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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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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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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parrot

  • noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  • noun a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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snorter

  • noun someone who expresses contempt or indignation by uttering a snorting sound
  • noun something outstandingly difficult
    • the problem was a real snorter

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knitting_stitch

  • noun a stitch taken in knitting

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enthuse

  • verb cause to feel enthusiasm
  • verb utter with enthusiasm

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fewer

  • adjective (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
    • fewer birds came this year
    • the birds are fewer this year
    • fewer trains were late
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    few.
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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facsimile

  • noun an exact copy or reproduction
    autotype.
  • noun duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
    fax; facsimile machine.

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miaul

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; mew; miaou.

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wolf-whistle

  • verb whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males

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blue_murder

  • noun an extravagantly loud outcry
    • she screamed blue murder

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moulding

  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    molding.
  • noun a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    border; molding.

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triumph

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    victory.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense
  • noun the exultation of victory

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quilt

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

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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horn

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

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fold

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    congregation; faithful.

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noise

  • noun sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
    • he enjoyed the street noises
    • they heard indistinct noises of people talking
    • during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; dissonance.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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blaspheme

  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; swear.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb speak of in an irreverent or impious manner
    • blaspheme God

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talker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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sniveller

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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yack

  • noun noisy talk
    chatter; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    jaw; yap away; yack away; rattle on.

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click

  • noun a short light metallic sound
    clink; chink.
  • noun a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
    suction stop.

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chuckle

  • noun a soft partly suppressed laugh
    chortle.
  • verb laugh quietly or with restraint
    chortle; laugh softly.

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blue

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

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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curse

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; oath; curse word.
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  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; execration.

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overcasting

  • noun a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
    overcast.
  • verb make overcast or cloudy
    overcast; cloud.
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

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birdcall

  • noun the characteristic sound produced by a bird
    call; birdsong; song.
    • a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age
  • noun a device for imitating a birdcall

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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thickness

  • noun the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • noun indistinct articulation
    • judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily

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tut-tut

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut; tsk.

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vociferation

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; outcry; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

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pooh-pooh

  • verb express contempt about
  • verb reject with contempt
    freeze off; spurn; disdain; reject; scorn; turn down.
    • She spurned his advances

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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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larus_canus

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; mew gull; sea mew.

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prate

  • noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
    prattle; chin music; blether; idle talk.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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wail

  • noun a cry of sorrow and grief
    lamentation; plaint; lament.
    • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
  • verb emit long loud cries
    roar; yawl; yaup; howl; ululate.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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canada_goose

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    Branta canadensis; honker; Canadian goose.

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mew

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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spattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spatter.

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tittle-tattle

  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chitchat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; gossip; gab.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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sing

  • verb deliver by singing
    • Sing Christmas carols
  • verb produce tones with the voice
    • She was singing while she was cooking
    • My brother sings very well

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roaring

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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shriek

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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vociferate

  • verb utter in a very loud voice
    shout out.
    • They vociferated their demands

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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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razz

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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cuckoo

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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chant

  • noun a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    cantillate; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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screech

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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pooch

  • noun informal terms for dogs
    doggie; doggy; bow-wow; barker.
  • verb round one's lips as if intending to kiss
    pooch out.

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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crybaby

  • noun a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
    chicken; wimp.
  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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verbalise

  • verb be verbose
    verbalize.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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maunder

  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

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verbalism

  • noun the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    verbal expression; expression.
    • expressions of good will
    • he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    • the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours
  • noun overabundance of words
    verbiage.

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fell

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

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extra

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

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run_up

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

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barker

  • noun someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers
  • noun informal terms for dogs
    doggie; pooch; doggy; bow-wow.

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expletive

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
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  • noun a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line

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curse_word

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; oath.
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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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mail_call

  • noun a call of names of those receiving mail

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grumbler

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; bellyacher.

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attendance

  • noun the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
    attending.
  • noun the frequency with which a person is present
    • a student's attendance is an important factor in her grade

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vocalize

  • verb utter with vibrating vocal chords
    sound; voice; vocalise.
  • verb sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    vocalise.

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branta_canadensis

  • noun common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
    honker; Canada goose; Canadian goose.

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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call

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

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platitudinize

  • verb utter platitudes
    • The candidate platitudinized and bored the audience

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tailor-make

  • verb create (clothes) with cloth
    sew; tailor.
    • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?
  • verb make to specifications
    customize; custom-make; customise.
    • I had this desk custom-made for me

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hurrah

  • noun a victory cheer
    hooray.
    • let's give the team a big hurrah
  • verb shout `hurrah!'

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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blunder_out

  • verb utter impulsively
    blurt; ejaculate; blurt out; blunder.
    • He blurted out the secret
    • He blundered his stupid ideas

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hisser

  • noun someone who communicates disapproval by hissing

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shout_out

  • verb utter a sudden loud cry
    cry; hollo; squall; shout; call; holler; yell; scream.
    • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
    • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
  • verb utter in a very loud voice
    vociferate.
    • They vociferated their demands

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cackle

  • noun the sound made by a hen after laying an egg
  • noun noisy talk
    yack; chatter; yak; yakety-yak.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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cluck

  • noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
    clucking.
  • verb make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    click; clack.

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inflect

  • verb change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
  • verb vary the pitch of one's speech
    tone; modulate.

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stutter

  • noun a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
    stammer.
  • verb speak haltingly
    falter; bumble; stammer.
    • The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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rabbit

  • noun any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    cony; coney.
  • noun the fur of a rabbit
    lapin.

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hurl

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

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tut

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut-tut; tsk.

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shoot

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

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join

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

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car

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

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sibilate

  • verb pronounce with an initial sibilant
  • verb utter a sibilant

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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reproduce

  • verb make a copy or equivalent of
    • reproduce the painting
  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    procreate; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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roar

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    thunder; roaring; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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assibilation

  • noun the development of a consonant phoneme into a sibilant
  • noun pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
    sibilation.

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laughter

  • noun the sound of laughing
    laugh.
  • noun the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth or scorn
    • he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd

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decorative

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

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dressmaker

  • noun someone who makes or mends dresses
    modiste; seamstress; needlewoman; sempstress.

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motor_horn

  • noun a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    automobile horn; horn; hooter; car horn.

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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give

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

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sibilant_consonant

  • noun a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)
    sibilant.

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greek_chorus

  • noun a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
    chorus.

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speech_sound

  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; phone.

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automobile_horn

  • noun a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    horn; hooter; car horn; motor horn.

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heaving

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heave.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    panting.

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wow

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; howler; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • verb impress greatly
    • The speaker wowed the audience

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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sound_out

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    pronounce; enunciate; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • verb try to learn someone's opinions and intentions
    feel out; check out.
    • I have to sound out the new professor

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speech_pattern

  • noun distinctive manner of oral expression
    accent.
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
    • she had a very clear speech pattern

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trumpet

  • noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    horn; trump; cornet.
  • verb proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty

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mew_gull

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; Larus canus; sea mew.

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yap_away

  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    yack; jaw; yack away; rattle on.

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tom

  • noun male cat
    tomcat.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Uncle Tom.

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machine

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

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hot

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

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swear

  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; blaspheme.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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birdsong

  • noun the characteristic sound produced by a bird
    birdcall; call; song.
    • a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age

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bleat

  • noun the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb talk whiningly

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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war_cry

  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    rallying cry; cry; watchword; battle cry.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'
  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    battle cry; rallying cry; war whoop.

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spirant

  • noun a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
    fricative consonant; fricative.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    fricative; sibilant; strident; continuant.

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halloo

  • noun a shout to attract attention
    • he gave a great halloo but no one heard him
  • verb urge on with shouts
    • halloo the dogs in a hunt

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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vocalization

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

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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gasp

  • noun a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
    pant.
    • she gave a gasp and fainted
  • verb breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    puff; heave; pant.
    • The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

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grunt-hoot

  • verb communicate by hooting and grunting, as of primates

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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screecher

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; shouter.

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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spout

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

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pucker

  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
    ruck.
  • verb to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    knit; rumple; crumple; cockle.
    • She puckered her lips

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smack

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

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blabber

  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money
    squealer; informer; rat; betrayer.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; twaddle.

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complexity

  • noun the quality of being intricate and compounded
    complexness.
    • he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers

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environ

  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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drone

  • noun stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
  • noun an unchanging intonation
    droning; monotone.

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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recite

  • verb recite in elocution
    declaim.
  • verb repeat aloud from memory
    • she recited a poem
    • The pupil recited his lesson for the day

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pant

  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  • noun (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
    trouser.
    • he had a sharp crease in his trousers

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blurt_out

  • verb utter impulsively
    blurt; ejaculate; blunder out; blunder.
    • He blurted out the secret
    • He blundered his stupid ideas

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roll_call

  • noun calling out an official list of names

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voicelessness

  • noun a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
    aphonia.
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; susurration.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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fissure

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; cranny; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; crack.

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splattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splashing; splash; spatter; spattering.

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fix

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

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swearword

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; expletive; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted

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reecho

  • verb echo repeatedly, echo again and again
  • verb repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back

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production

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

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express_mirth

  • verb produce laughter
    express joy; laugh.

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vocaliser

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

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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clamor

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    cacophony; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamour; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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edging

  • noun border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
  • verb advance slowly, as if by inches
    inch; edge.
    • He edged towards the car

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oral_cavity

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; mouth; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy

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shear

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

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cuss

  • noun a persistently annoying person
    pesterer; pest; gadfly; blighter.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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skreak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    whine; screech; squeak; creak; screak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    screech; squawk; screak; skreigh.

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articulation

  • noun the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; join.

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suspiration

  • noun an utterance made by exhaling audibly
    sigh.

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hemline

  • noun the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat

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razzing

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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break

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

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vocalizer

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

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suturing

  • noun surgical joining of two surfaces
  • verb join with a suture
    suture.
    • suture the wound after surgery

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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backtalk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; back talk; sassing; lip; mouth.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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whoop

  • noun a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
  • verb shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
    • The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table

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term

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

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grumbling

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumble; rumbling; grumble.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
    murmuring; grumble; muttering; mutter; murmur.

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honker

  • noun a driver who causes his car's horn to make a loud honking sound
    • the honker was fined for disturbing the peace
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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express_joy

  • verb produce laughter
    express mirth; laugh.

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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yack_away

  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    yack; jaw; yap away; rattle on.

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guttural

  • noun a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
    pharyngeal consonant; guttural consonant; pharyngeal.
  • adjective satellite like the sounds of frogs and crows
    croaky.
    • a guttural voice
    • acres of guttural frogs

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reasonable

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

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wrawl

  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    yowl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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rejoicing

  • noun a feeling of great happiness
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; exultation.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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unravel

  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    untangle; unpick; unknot; unscramble.
    • unravel the thread
  • verb disentangle
    ravel out; ravel.
    • can you unravel the mystery?

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garment

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

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ejaculation

  • noun an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
    interjection.
  • noun the discharge of semen in males

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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temporary

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

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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heave

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun (geology) a horizontal dislocation

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croaking

  • noun a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
    croak.
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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exclamation

  • noun an abrupt excited utterance
    exclaiming.
    • she gave an exclamation of delight
    • there was much exclaiming over it
  • noun a loud complaint or protest or reproach

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embellishment

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

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call_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb call out loudly, as of names or numbers

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stitch

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

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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trumpeter

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

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rallying_cry

  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    cry; war cry; watchword; battle cry.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'
  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    battle cry; war cry; war whoop.

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open

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

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ejaculate

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; seminal fluid; seed; cum; come.
  • verb utter impulsively
    blurt; blurt out; blunder out; blunder.
    • He blurted out the secret
    • He blundered his stupid ideas

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crowing

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; bragging; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb dwell on with satisfaction
    crow; triumph; gloat.

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factory

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    mill; manufactory; manufacturing plant.

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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sibilant

  • noun a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)
    sibilant consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; strident; continuant.

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stitcher

  • noun a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps

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hollering

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout out
    holler; holler out.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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blubber

  • noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  • noun excess bodily weight
    avoirdupois; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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palaver

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; blandishment.
  • noun loud and confused and empty talk
    rhetoric; empty talk; empty words; hot air.
    • mere rhetoric

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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minerva

  • noun (Roman mythology) goddess of wisdom; counterpart of Greek Athena

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troat

  • verb emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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rejoice

  • verb feel happiness or joy
    joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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verbalisation

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

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verge

  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; brink.
  • noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    brink.
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy

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chortle

  • noun a soft partly suppressed laugh
    chuckle.
  • verb laugh quietly or with restraint
    laugh softly; chuckle.

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miaow

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaou.

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miaou

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; mew; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaow.

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cackler

  • noun a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    babbler.

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blind

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

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clamour

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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hoot

  • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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tom_turkey

  • noun male turkey
    gobbler; turkey cock; tom.

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rant

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

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mouth_off

  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; jabber.

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tacker

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

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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jabber

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    gabble; jabbering.
  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; mouth off.

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imprecate

  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    curse; anathemise; damn; bedamn; anathemize; maledict; beshrew.
    • The bad witch cursed the child
  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    cuss; curse; blaspheme; swear.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

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catcall

  • noun a cry expressing disapproval
  • verb utter catcalls at

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monkey

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

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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accent

  • noun distinctive manner of oral expression
    speech pattern.
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
    • she had a very clear speech pattern
  • noun special importance or significance
    emphasis.
    • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

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talk_of

  • verb discuss or mention
    talk about.
    • They spoke of many things

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pant-hoot

  • verb communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates

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vocalisation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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yip

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yelp.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yelp; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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sigh

  • noun an utterance made by exhaling audibly
    suspiration.
  • noun a sound like a person sighing
    • she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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sewing_stitch

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

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speaking

  • noun the utterance of intelligible speech
    speech production.
  • noun delivering an address to a public audience
    speechmaking; oral presentation; public speaking.
    • people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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murder

  • noun unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    slaying; execution.
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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clamouring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; hue and cry.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    clamor; clamour.
    • The delegates clamored their disappointment

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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vaporing

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; crowing; bragging; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade

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consonant

  • noun a speech sound that is not a vowel
  • noun a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant

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grunt

  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    oink.
  • noun an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
    • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
    • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

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hemstitch

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

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tacking

  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; baste; basting.
  • noun (nautical) the act of changing tack
    tack.

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exultation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilation; jubilance.
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; rejoicing.

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raspberry

  • noun woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
    raspberry bush.
  • noun red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries

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sassing

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; back talk; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass
  • verb answer back in an impudent or insolent manner;
    sass.
    • don't sass me!
    • The teacher punished the students who were sassing all morning

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stammer

  • noun a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
    stutter.
  • verb speak haltingly
    falter; bumble; stutter.
    • The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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screeching

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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patchwork

  • noun a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    hodgepodge; jumble.
  • noun a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
    patchwork quilt.

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verbalization

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

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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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gobble

  • noun the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  • verb eat hastily without proper chewing
    bolt.
    • Don't bolt your food!

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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yodel

  • noun a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
  • verb sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
    descant; warble.
    • The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains

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and

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

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gathering

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    assemblage.
  • noun the social act of assembling
    assembly; assemblage.
    • they demanded the right of assembly

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seam

  • noun joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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handkerchief

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankey; hankie.

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bumble

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb walk unsteadily
    falter; stumble.
    • The drunk man stumbled about

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rattle

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rale; rattling.
    • the death rattle
  • noun a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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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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shoot_one's_mouth_off

  • verb speak spontaneously and without restraint
    lip off.
    • She always shoots her mouth off and says things she later regrets

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talking

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk; speak.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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yowl

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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dirty_word

  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
    obscenity; smut; filth; vulgarism.
  • noun a word that is considered to be unmentionable
    • `failure' is a dirty word to him

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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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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cheep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    peep.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    chirp; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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cry_out

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; call out; cry; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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enounce

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; pronounce; enunciate; articulate; say.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?

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roadside

  • noun edge of a way or road or path
    wayside.
    • flowers along the wayside

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snarl

  • noun a vicious angry growl
  • noun an angry vicious expression

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begin

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.

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war

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

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felled_seam

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

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embroidery_stitch

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

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sewing

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    stitching.
  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    stitchery.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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rumble

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumbling; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

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hushing

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; fizzle; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    hush.
    • hush my baby!

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get_off

  • verb leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
  • verb be relieved of one's duties temporarily

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crochet

  • noun needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
    crocheting.
  • verb create by looping or crocheting
    • crochet a bedspread

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howler_monkey

  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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siss

  • verb express or utter with a hiss
    sizz; sibilate; hiss.
  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis; sister.
    • my sister married a musician

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homophony

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

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singer

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

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jubilation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilance; exultation.
  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    celebration.

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gather

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

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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assibilate

  • verb insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)
  • verb change into a sibilant
    • In the syllable /si/, the /s/ sibilates in Japanese

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screak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    skreak; whine; screech; squeak; creak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    skreak; screech; squawk; skreigh.

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moaner

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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marvel

  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    wonder.
    • the wonders of modern science
  • verb be amazed at
    wonder.
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

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wayside

  • noun edge of a way or road or path
    roadside.
    • flowers along the wayside

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battle_cry

  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    rallying cry; war cry; war whoop.
  • noun a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    rallying cry; cry; war cry; watchword.
    • a cry to arms
    • our watchword will be `democracy'

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give_tongue_to

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    utter; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse

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utter

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse
  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    let loose; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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verbalize

  • verb be verbose
    verbalise.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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babbler

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox.
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    cackler.

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deuce

  • noun a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; 2; two.

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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verbaliser

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; talker; utterer.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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gulp

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    draught; swig; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • noun a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
    gulping.

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tape

  • noun a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
    • he used a piece of tape for a belt
    • he wrapped a tape around the package
  • noun a recording made on magnetic tape
    tape recording; taping.
    • the several recordings were combined on a master tape

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rasp

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasping.
  • noun a coarse file with sharp pointed projections
    wood file.

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mend

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

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shrill

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

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vocalist

  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocaliser.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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babble

  • noun gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
    lallation; babbling.
  • verb utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way
    • The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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generalise

  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalize.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; infer.

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bow-wow

  • noun the bark of a dog
  • noun informal terms for dogs
    doggie; pooch; doggy; barker.

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tailor

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    seamster; sartor.
  • verb adjust to a specific need or market
    orient.
    • a magazine oriented towards young people
    • tailor your needs to your surroundings

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spit_out

  • verb spit up in an explosive manner
    sputter; splutter.
  • verb utter with anger or contempt
    spit.

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gibber

  • noun unintelligible talking
    gibberish.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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yammer

  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; yowl; howl.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert
  • verb complain whiningly
    yawp; whine; grizzle.

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stitching

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    sewing.
  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; sew together; stitch; run up.

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cry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    shout; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • noun a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    yell.
    • a cry of rage
    • a yell of pain

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vocalism

  • noun the system of vowels used in a particular language
    vowel system.
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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bay

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

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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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baa

  • noun the cry made by sheep
  • verb cry plaintively
    bleat; blate; blat.
    • The lambs were bleating

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finishing

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finish; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the act of finishing
    finish.
    • his best finish in a major tournament was third
    • the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

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sew

  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew together; stitch; run up.
  • verb create (clothes) with cloth
    tailor; tailor-make.
    • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

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fricative

  • noun a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
    spirant; fricative consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; sibilant; strident; continuant.

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inventive

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    imaginative.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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back_talk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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baster

  • noun a cook who bastes roasting meat with melted fat or gravy
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
    tacker.

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sewing_machine

  • noun a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing

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howler

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; wow; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler monkey.

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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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bark

  • noun tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
  • noun a noise resembling the bark of a dog

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war_whoop

  • noun a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    battle cry; rallying cry; war cry.

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tongue

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

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blurt

  • verb utter impulsively
    ejaculate; blurt out; blunder out; blunder.
    • He blurted out the secret
    • He blundered his stupid ideas

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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away

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

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hemstitching

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

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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lip_off

  • verb speak spontaneously and without restraint
    shoot one's mouth off.
    • She always shoots her mouth off and says things she later regrets

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wrinkle

  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
  • noun a minor difficulty
    • they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out

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embroidery

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

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hiss

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; sibilation.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; raspberry; bird; snort.

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bellowing

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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blate

  • verb cry plaintively
    bleat; blat; baa.
    • The lambs were bleating
  • adjective satellite disposed to avoid notice; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)
    bashful.
    • they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it

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interjection

  • noun an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
    ejaculation.
  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interposition; interpolation.

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conjoin

  • verb make contact or come together
    join.
    • The two roads join here
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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hooter

  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.
  • noun a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    automobile horn; horn; car horn; motor horn.

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joy

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joyousness.
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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grumble

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumble; rumbling; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
    murmuring; grumbling; muttering; mutter; murmur.

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deliver

  • verb deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
    present.
    • The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students
  • verb bring to a destination, make a delivery
    • our local super market delivers

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twaddle

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber.

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rima_oris

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; mouth.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy

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rima

  • noun a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts

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mirth

  • noun great merriment
    gleefulness; glee; mirthfulness; hilarity.

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interface

  • noun (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
  • noun (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
    user interface.

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rabbit_on

  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    spout; rant; rave; mouth off; jabber.

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quack

  • noun an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
  • noun the harsh sound of a duck

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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guffaw

  • noun a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
    belly laugh.
  • verb laugh boisterously
    laugh loudly.

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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profanity

  • noun vulgar or irreverent speech or action

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bray

  • noun the cry of an ass
  • verb braying characteristic of donkeys
    hee-haw.

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speak_in_tongues

  • verb speak unintelligibly in or as if in religious ecstasy
    • The parishioners spoke in tongues

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emit

  • verb expel (gases or odors)
    breathe; pass off.
  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    give out; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits

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vulgarism

  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
    obscenity; smut; filth; dirty word.
  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
    coarseness; commonness; raunch; vulgarity; grossness.

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suspire

  • verb heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily
    sigh.
    • She sighed sadly
  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    breathe; respire; take a breath.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring

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brag

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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oversew

  • verb sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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coo

  • noun the sound made by a pigeon
  • verb speak softly or lovingly
    • The mother who held her baby was cooing softly

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allowance

  • noun an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)
    • travel allowance
    • my weekly allowance of two eggs
    • a child's allowance should not be too generous
  • noun a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses

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obscenity

  • noun the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
    salaciousness; salacity; bawdiness; lewdness.
  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
    smut; filth; dirty word; vulgarism.

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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speak_up

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    animadvert; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb speak louder; raise one's voice
    • The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up

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verbal_expression

  • noun the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    verbalism; expression.
    • expressions of good will
    • he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    • the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours

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invisible

  • adjective impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye
    unseeable.
    • the invisible man
    • invisible rays
    • an invisible hinge
    • invisible mending
  • adjective not prominent or readily noticeable
    inconspicuous.
    • he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole
    • the invisible man

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laugh

  • noun the sound of laughing
    laughter.
  • noun a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing
    • his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision

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rave

  • noun a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played
    • raves are very popular in Berlin
  • noun an extravagantly enthusiastic review
    • he gave it a rave

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holloa

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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jubilate

  • verb celebrate a jubilee
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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turkey

  • noun large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
    Meleagris gallopavo.
  • noun a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
    Republic of Turkey.

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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filth

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; skank.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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yap

  • noun informal terms for the mouth
    maw; gob; trap; cakehole; hole.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yelp.
    • the puppies yelped

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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applique

  • noun a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
  • verb sew on as a decoration

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line-shooting

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; brag; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade

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tittle

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen.

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luff

  • noun (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
  • noun the act of sailing close to the wind

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selvage

  • noun border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet
    selvedge.
  • noun the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
    selvedge.

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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spit

  • noun a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
    tongue.
  • noun a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    spittle; saliva.

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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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chain_stitch

  • noun the most basic of all crochet stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop
  • noun a looped stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in sewing

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wish

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wishing; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • noun an expression of some desire or inclination
    indirect request.
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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finished

  • adjective (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state
    • a finished product
  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish; complete.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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nicker

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; neigh; whicker.

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chatter

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chattering.

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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ha-ha

  • noun a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
    horselaugh; haw-haw; hee-haw.
  • noun a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
    haw-haw; sunk fence.

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bite_out

  • verb utter
    • She bit out a curse

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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rattle_on

  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    yack; jaw; yap away; yack away.

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sewing-machine_operator

  • noun someone who sews by operating a sewing machine

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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moan

  • noun an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    groan.
  • verb indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
    groan.
    • The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets
    • The ancient door soughed when opened

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bellower

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.

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whine

  • noun a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    whimper.
  • verb move with a whining sound
    • The bullets were whining past us

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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hard_shoulder

  • noun a paved strip beside a motorway (for stopping in emergencies)

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blat

  • verb cry plaintively
    bleat; blate; baa.
    • The lambs were bleating

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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bias

  • noun a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    preconception; prejudice.
  • noun a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
    diagonal.

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croaker

  • noun the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.
  • noun any of several fishes that make a croaking noise

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in

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

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blab

  • verb divulge confidential information or secrets
    let the cat out of the bag; peach; babble; spill the beans; babble out; tattle; blab out; sing; talk.
    • Be careful--his secretary talks
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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vox

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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speech_production

  • noun the utterance of intelligible speech
    speaking.

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oral_fissure

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral cavity; mouth; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy

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growl

  • noun the sound of growling (as made by animals)
    growling.
  • verb to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
    rumble; grumble.
    • he grumbled a rude response
    • Stones grumbled down the cliff

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oink

  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    grunt.
  • verb utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
    squeal.

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make

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

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tattle

  • noun disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    telling; singing.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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honk

  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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baste

  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; basting; tacking.
  • verb cover with liquid before cooking
    • baste a roast

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clucking

  • noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
    cluck.
  • verb make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    cluck; click; clack.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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dickens

  • noun a word used in exclamations of confusion
    deuce; devil.
    • what the devil
    • the deuce with it
    • the dickens you say
  • noun English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
    Charles John Huffam Dickens; Charles Dickens.

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inch

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    in.
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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spatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spattering.

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whirr

  • noun sound of something in rapid motion
    birr; whir; whirring.
    • whir of a bird's wings
    • the whir of the propellers
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whizz; whiz; whir.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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let_loose

  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    utter; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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knitting

  • noun needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
    knit; knitwork.
  • noun creating knitted wear

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vocalise

  • verb sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    vocalize.
  • verb pronounce as a vowel
    vowelise; vocalize; vowelize.
    • between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized

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hand

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

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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yawl

  • noun a ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars)
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    dandy.

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rasping

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasp.
  • verb scrape with a rasp
    rasp.

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blind_stitching

  • noun stitching that is not easily seen or noticed

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swallow

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    sup.
    • a sup of ale
  • noun the act of swallowing
    drink; deglutition.
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough
    • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

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tucker

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

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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haw-haw

  • noun a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
    horselaugh; ha-ha; hee-haw.
  • noun a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
    sunk fence; ha-ha.

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utterance

  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    vocalization.

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whicker

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; nicker; neigh.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; nicker; neigh.

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overcast

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; cloudiness.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    cloudiness.

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backstitch

  • noun an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
  • verb do backstitches

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gabble

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    jabber; jabbering.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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horselaugh

  • noun a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
    haw-haw; ha-ha; hee-haw.

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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complainer

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.

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snigger

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snicker; snort.
  • verb laugh quietly
    snicker.

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sew_together

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

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howl

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    howling; ululation.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect
  • noun the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

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bellow

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • noun United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
    Saul Bellow; Solomon Bellow.

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growler

  • noun a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
  • noun a small iceberg or ice floe just large enough to be hazardous for shipping

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basting_stitch

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

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swearing

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    oath.

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car_horn

  • noun a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    automobile horn; horn; hooter; motor horn.

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exuberate

  • verb to express great joy
    jubilate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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rumbling

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumble; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • verb make a low noise
    rumble; grumble.
    • rumbling thunder

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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exclaiming

  • noun an abrupt excited utterance
    exclamation.
    • she gave an exclamation of delight
    • there was much exclaiming over it
  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    exclaim; call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

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alternative

  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    option; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse
  • adjective satellite serving or used in place of another
    alternate; substitute.
    • an alternative plan

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sputtering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • verb make an explosive sound
    sputter.
    • sputtering engines

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modulate

  • verb change the key of, in music
    • modulate the melody
  • verb vary the pitch of one's speech
    inflect; tone.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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snicker

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snigger; snort.
  • verb laugh quietly
    snigger.

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shouting

  • noun encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
    cheering.
    • it's all over but the shouting
  • noun uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
    yelling.

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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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grating

  • noun a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    grate.
  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grate.

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falter

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    faltering; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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bellyacher

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler.

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haw

  • noun a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
    hawthorn.
  • noun the nictitating membrane of a horse

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complaint

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    ill; ailment.
  • noun (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

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exult

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; jump for joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; rejoice; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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molding

  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    casting.
  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    moulding.

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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frame_in

  • verb enclose in or as if in a frame
    frame; border.
    • frame a picture

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open_up

  • verb cause to open or to become open
    open.
    • Mary opened the car door
  • verb become available
    open.
    • an opportunity opened up

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quest

  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    pursuit; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth
  • noun the act of searching for something
    seeking.
    • a quest for diamonds

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moo

  • noun the sound made by a cow or bull
  • verb make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
    low.

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darn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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turkey_cock

  • noun male turkey
    gobbler; tom turkey; tom.

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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cast_on

  • verb make the first row of stitches when knitting

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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ahem

  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    hem.

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verbalizer

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    speaker; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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chorus

  • noun any utterance produced simultaneously by a group
    • a chorus of boos
  • noun a group of people assembled to sing together

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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snort

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snicker; snigger.
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird.

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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titter

  • noun a nervous restrained laugh
  • verb laugh nervously
    giggle.
    • The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom

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page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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gargle

  • noun a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth
    mouthwash.
  • noun the sound produced while gargling

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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verbal

  • adjective satellite communicated in the form of words
    • verbal imagery
    • a verbal protest
  • adjective of or relating to or formed from words in general
    • verbal ability

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mussitate

  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    maunder; mumble; mutter.

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gaggle

  • noun a flock of geese
  • verb make a noise characteristic of a goose
    • Cackling geese

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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pronounce

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; enunciate; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • verb pronounce judgment on
    judge; label.
    • They labeled him unfit to work here

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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whiner

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; grumbler; bellyacher.

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whispering

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whisper; rustle; rustling.
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whisper; susurration; voicelessness.

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holler

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    hollow.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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hissing

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hushing; fizzle; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • verb make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
    sizz; sibilate; siss; hiss.

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sea_mew

  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew; mew gull; Larus canus.

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bird_of_minerva

  • noun nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    owl; hooter; bird of night.

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cast_off

  • verb get rid of
    shake off; shed; throw away; throw off; drop; cast; throw.
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes
  • verb make the last row of stitches when knitting

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cavity

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    pit.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    enclosed space.

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mumble

  • noun a soft indistinct utterance
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; maunder; mutter.

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belly_laugh

  • noun a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
    guffaw.
  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; wow; howler; scream; thigh-slapper.

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stitchery

  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    sewing.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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pipe_up

  • verb begin to play or sing
  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; shrill; shriek.

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bronx_cheer

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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ticking

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    tick.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

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doggy

  • noun informal terms for dogs
    doggie; pooch; bow-wow; barker.

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shouter

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; screecher.

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break_into

  • verb express or utter spontaneously
    • break into a yodel
    • break into a song
    • break into tears
  • verb change pace
    • The dancers broke into a cha-cha
    • The horse broke into a gallop

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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continuant

  • noun consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
    continuant consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; sibilant; strident.

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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selvedge

  • noun border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet
    selvage.
  • noun the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
    selvage.

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herringbone

  • noun a twilled fabric with a herringbone pattern
  • noun a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery
    herringbone pattern.

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enunciate

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; pronounce; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • verb express or state clearly
    vocalize; vocalise; articulate.

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squall

  • noun sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    wawl; waul.

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cronk

  • verb utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
    croak.
  • verb cry like a goose
    honk.
    • The geese were honking

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prattle

  • noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
    chin music; prate; blether; idle talk.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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peep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    cheep.
  • noun a secret look
    peek.

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bird_of_night

  • noun nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    owl; hooter; bird of Minerva.

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repair

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    • the building was in good repair

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drone_on

  • verb talk in a monotonous voice
    drone.

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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giggle

  • noun a foolish or nervous laugh
  • verb laugh nervously
    titter.
    • The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom

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about

  • adjective satellite on the move
    astir.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident
  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    around; some; roughly; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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rallying

  • noun the act of mobilizing for a common purpose
    • the bell was a signal for the rallying of the whole neighborhood
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rally.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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yelling

  • noun uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
    shouting.
  • verb utter a sudden loud cry
    cry; hollo; squall; shout; call; holler; yell; scream; shout out.
    • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
    • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

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meow

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    miaow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb cry like a cat
    mew.
    • the cat meowed

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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let_out

  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    utter; let loose; emit.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; reveal; unwrap; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; give away.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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squealer

  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money
    informer; rat; betrayer; blabber.
  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; Sus scrofa; pig.

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chirr

  • verb make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas

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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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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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tongue

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

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basting

  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; baste; tacking.
  • noun moistening a roast as it is cooking

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croak

  • noun a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
    croaking.
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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owl

  • noun nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    hooter; bird of night; bird of Minerva.

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snivel

  • noun whining in a tearful manner
    sniveling.
  • noun the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    snuffle; sniffle.

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mouthpiece

  • noun a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
    • the mouthpiece of a respirator
  • noun an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks

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susurration

  • noun the indistinct sound of people whispering
    susurrus.
    • a soft susurrus of conversation
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; voicelessness.

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screamer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.
  • noun a sensational newspaper headline

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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functional

  • adjective designed for or capable of a particular function or use
    • a style of writing in which every word is functional
    • functional architecture
  • adjective involving or affecting function rather than physiology
    • functional deafness

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articulate

  • verb provide with a joint
    joint.
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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yeller

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; roarer; shouter; screecher.

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clack

  • noun a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
    clap.
  • noun a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction
    clack valve; clapper valve.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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operator

  • noun (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation
  • noun an agent that operates some apparatus or machine
    manipulator.
    • the operator of the switchboard

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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gurgle

  • noun the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; guggle; ripple; bubble.
    • babbling brooks

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sus_scrofa

  • noun Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
    boar; wild boar.
  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; pig.

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chitter

  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    twitter.

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fabric

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

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intone

  • verb utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    chant; tone.
    • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; cantillate; intonate.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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he

  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 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.

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pronunciation

  • noun the manner in which someone utters a word
    • they are always correcting my pronunciation
  • noun the way a word or a language is customarily spoken
    orthoepy.
    • the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners
    • that is the correct pronunciation

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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ululate

  • verb emit long loud cries
    wail; roar; yawl; yaup; howl.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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twitter

  • noun a series of chirps
    chirrup.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    chitter.

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function

  • 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)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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squawker

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; grumbler; bellyacher.
  • noun the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system
    squawk box; intercom speaker.

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groan

  • noun an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    moan.
  • verb indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
    moan.
    • The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets
    • The ancient door soughed when opened

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peeper

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    Peeping Tom; voyeur.
  • noun an informal term referring to the eye

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mutter

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; murmuration; murmur; mussitation.
  • noun a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
    murmuring; grumbling; grumble; muttering; murmur.

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cloth

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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berm

  • noun a narrow ledge or shelf typically at the top or bottom of a slope
  • noun a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
    shoulder.
    • the car pulled off onto the shoulder

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whinny

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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ha

  • noun (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day
    hour angle.

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sizz

  • verb express or utter with a hiss
    sibilate; siss; hiss.
  • verb make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
    sibilate; siss; hiss.

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resew

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

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yelp

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yip.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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muster

  • noun a gathering of military personnel for duty
    • he was thrown in the brig for missing muster
  • noun compulsory military service
    selective service; draft; conscription.

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type

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

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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paging

  • noun calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system)
    • the public address system in the hospital was used for paging
  • noun the system of numbering pages
    pagination; page number; folio.

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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threadless

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gibberish

  • noun unintelligible talking
    gibber.

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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blubber_out

  • verb utter while crying
    blubber.

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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bawler

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; screamer; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.
  • noun a loud weeper
    • their new baby is a real bawler

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whisper

  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; susurration; voicelessness.
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; rustle; rustling.

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gasconade

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; brag; line-shooting.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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howling

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    ululation; howl.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect
  • verb emit long loud cries
    wail; roar; yawl; yaup; howl; ululate.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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shooting

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shot.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun killing someone by gunfire
    • when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies

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check

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

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holla

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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piffle

  • noun trivial nonsense
    balderdash; fiddle-faddle.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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hollo

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb encourage somebody by crying hollo

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bragging

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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ululation

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    howling; howl.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect

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roll

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

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attendance_check

  • noun a call of students' names in a classroom

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sibilation

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
    assibilation.

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repeat

  • noun an event that repeats
    repetition.
    • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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grunter

  • noun a person who grunts
  • noun domestic swine
    hog; squealer; Sus scrofa; pig.

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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fell

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

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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pooh

Pshaw! pish! nonsense! -- an expression of scorn, dislike, or contempt.

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squeal

  • noun a high-pitched howl
  • verb utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
    oink.

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sass

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    back talk; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass
  • noun a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
    SAS; Special Air Service.

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phonation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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skreigh

  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    skreak; screech; squawk; screak.

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scream

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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depth

  • noun the extent downward or backward or inward
    deepness.
    • the depth of the water
    • depth of a shelf
    • depth of a closet
  • noun degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

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sewer

  • noun a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
    cloaca; sewerage.
  • noun someone who sews
    • a sewer of fine gowns

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fizzle

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a complete failure
    flop; bust.
    • the play was a dismal flop

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yell

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; outcry; vociferation.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • noun a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    cry.
    • a cry of rage
    • a yell of pain

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shrieking

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; scream.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; scream.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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oral

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; oral examination; viva voce; oral exam.
  • adjective satellite using speech rather than writing
    unwritten.
    • an oral tradition
    • an oral agreement

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