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utopian

  • adjective of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia
    • a Utopian novel
  • noun an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer
    • a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man

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nowness

  • noun the quality of being the present
    presentness.
    • a study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past"- R.E.Spiller

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refractory_period

  • noun (neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response

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unemployment

  • noun the state of being unemployed or not having a job
    • unemployment is a serious social evil
    • the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

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timely

  • adjective satellite before a time limit expires
    • the timely filing of his income tax return
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    well-timed; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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magnetic

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

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uncheerfulness

  • noun a feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
    cheerlessness.
  • noun not conducive to cheer or good spirits

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emerging

  • adjective satellite coming to maturity
    rising.
    • the rising generation
  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    emerge.
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

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weariness

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    fatigue; tiredness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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perpetual_motion

  • noun motion that continues indefinitely without any external source of energy; impossible in practice because of friction

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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overlap

  • noun a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
    convergence; intersection.
    • there was no overlap between their proposals
  • noun the property of partial coincidence in time

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disjuncture

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disconnectedness.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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whereof

Of which; of whom; formerly, also, with which; -- used relatively.
I do not find the certain numbers whereof their armies did consist. Sir J. Davies.
Let it work like Borgias' wine, Whereof his sire, the pope, was poisoned. Marlowe.
Edward's seven sons, whereof thyself art one. Shak.

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ennoblement

  • noun the state of being noble
  • noun the act of raising someone to the nobility

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tensity

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tenseness.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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terms

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    footing.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    price; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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high_status

  • noun a position of superior status

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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young

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

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quadruple

  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quartette; quadruplet; quartet.
  • noun a quantity that is four times as great as another

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stationariness

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; immobility.

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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subjugation

  • noun forced submission to control by others
    subjection.
  • noun the act of subjugating by cruelty
    oppression.
    • the tyrant's oppression of the people

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good_old_days

  • noun past times remembered with nostalgia
    auld langsyne; old times; langsyne.

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hawaii_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 10th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 150th meridian west; used in Hawaii and the western Aleutian Islands
    Hawaii Time.

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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under

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

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ambience

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    atmosphere; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambiance.

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biological_time

  • noun the time of various biological processes

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dislike

  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    disfavor; disapproval; disfavour.
  • noun a feeling of aversion or antipathy
    • my dislike of him was instinctive

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circumstances

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; luck.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun a person's financial situation (good or bad)
    • he found himself in straitened circumstances

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fire_and_brimstone

  • noun (Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners
    • his sermons were full of fire and brimstone

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friendly

  • noun troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
    • friendlies came to their rescue
  • adjective characteristic of or befitting a friend
    • friendly advice
    • a friendly neighborhood
    • the only friendly person here
    • a friendly host and hostess

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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relation

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

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impend

  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    • Changes are impending

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gestation

  • noun the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    gestation period.
  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    pregnancy; maternity.

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opportuneness

  • noun timely convenience
    patness; timeliness.

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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timeless

  • adjective satellite unaffected by time
    dateless.
    • few characters are so dateless as Hamlet
    • Helen's timeless beauty

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fishbowl

  • noun a state of affairs in which you have no privacy
    fish bowl; goldfish bowl.
    • the president lives in a goldfish bowl
  • noun a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
    fish bowl; goldfish bowl.

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soberness

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    sobriety.
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; gravity; sombreness; somberness.

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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amphidiploidy

  • noun the condition of being amphidiploid

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lubrication

  • noun the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
  • noun an application of a lubricant to something

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condition

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

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contemporaneity

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village
  • noun the quality of belonging to the same period of time
    contemporaneousness.

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vacuolisation

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolation; vacuolization.

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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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hereafterward

Hereafter. Obs.
Thou shalt hereafterward . . . come. Chaucer.

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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die

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

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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deftness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; adeptness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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quadruple_time

  • noun a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
    common time; common measure; four-four time.

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participation

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; involvement.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
    involvement.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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neonatal_death

  • noun death of a liveborn infant within the first 28 days of life

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inaction

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inactiveness.

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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sobriety

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    soberness.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    dryness.

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occurrence

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; happening.
  • noun an instance of something occurring
    • a disease of frequent occurrence
    • the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets

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painfulness

  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    pain.
    • the pain of loneliness
  • noun the quality of being painful
    distressingness.
    • she feared the painfulness of childbirth

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infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

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equinox

  • noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  • noun (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
    equinoctial point.

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past_times

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past; yesteryear.
    • forget the past

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soul

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

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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affiliation

  • noun a social or business relationship
    tie-up; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun the act of becoming formally connected or joined
    • welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

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likely

  • adjective has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    • these services are likely to be available to us all before long
    • she is likely to forget
    • a likely place for a restaurant
    • the broken limb is likely to fall
    • rain is likely
    • a likely topic for investigation
    • likely candidates for the job
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    probable.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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recency

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recentness.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recentness.

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saving_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; state of grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun a redeeming quality or characteristic
    • her love of music remains her one saving grace
    • her sense of humor has to be a saving grace
    • the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs

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motionlessness

  • noun a state of no motion or movement
    lifelessness; stillness.
    • the utter motionlessness of a marble statue

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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inebriety

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; drunkenness; inebriation; intoxication.

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earliness

  • noun quality of coming early or earlier in time

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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possibleness

  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    possibility.
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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life-time

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    lifetime; life; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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recentness

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recency.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recency.

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dormancy

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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low_status

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    lowliness; lowness.

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curse

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

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darkness

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    dark.
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; shadow.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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seasonableness

  • noun being at the right time
    timeliness.

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liberty

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    autonomy.
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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laxity

  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxness.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels
  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; remissness.

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

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greenness

  • noun the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    verdancy; verdure.
  • noun the state of not being ripe

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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rowdiness

  • noun rowdy behavior
    disorderliness; rowdyism; roughness.

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new

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

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technique

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

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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callowness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; juvenility.

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fearlessness

  • noun feeling no fear
    bravery.
  • noun the trait of feeling no fear

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greenwich_time

  • noun the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
    UT; universal time; UT1; Greenwich Mean Time; GMT.

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niche

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

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eternal_rest

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; eternal sleep; quietus; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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coordinated_universal_time

  • noun Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds
    UTC.

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tempo

  • noun (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
    pacing.
  • noun the rate of some repeating event
    pace.

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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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transsexualism

  • noun condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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new_ballgame

  • noun a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
    ballgame.
    • HDTV looks the same but it's really a whole new ballgame

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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mosaicism

  • noun the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup

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possibility

  • noun a future prospect or potential
    • this room has great possibilities
  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    possibleness.
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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active

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

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kingdom_come

  • noun the next world
    • he nearly blew us to kingdom come
  • noun the end of time
    • you can wet the bed till kingdom come, for all I care

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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doldrums

  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    stagnancy; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

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fellow_feeling

  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    sympathy.

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bygone

  • noun past events to be put aside
    water under the bridge.
    • let bygones be bygones
  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; foregone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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enmity

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    hostility; antagonism.
  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    ill will; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility

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the_absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

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wherever

  • adverb where in the world
    wheresoever.

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solstice

  • noun either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

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experience

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

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membership

  • noun the body of members of an organization or group
    rank.
    • they polled their membership
    • they found dissension in their own ranks
    • he joined the ranks of the unemployed
  • noun the state of being a member

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    close at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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amyotonia

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atony; atonicity.

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hawaii_time

  • noun standard time in the 10th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 150th meridian west; used in Hawaii and the western Aleutian Islands
    Hawaii Standard Time.

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probable

  • noun an applicant likely to be chosen
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    likely.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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faultiness

  • noun the state of being defective
    defectiveness.

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leeward

  • noun the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    lee side; lee.

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elect

  • noun an exclusive group of people
    chosen.
    • one of the elect who have power inside the government
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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adroitness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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danger

  • noun the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
    • you are in no danger
    • there was widespread danger of disease
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; risk.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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central_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
    CST; Central Time.

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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psychological

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

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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rustiness

  • noun the condition of being coated or clogged with rust
  • noun ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
    • his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up

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helplessness

  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; weakness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active
  • noun the state of needing help from something

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pureness

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    purity.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; innocence.

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ripeness

  • noun the state of being ripe
  • verb cause to ripen or develop fully
    ripen; mature.
    • The sun ripens the fruit
    • Age matures a good wine

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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extinction

  • noun no longer active; extinguished
    • the extinction of the volcano
  • noun no longer in existence
    defunctness.
    • the extinction of a species

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well-timed

  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed
  • adverb at an opportune time
    timely; seasonably; apropos.
    • your letter arrived apropos

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impaction

  • noun the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
  • noun a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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absolution

  • noun the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    remittal; remission of sin; remission.

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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dissonance

  • noun a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
    disagreement; dissension.
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; noise.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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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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seaward

  • noun the direction toward the sea
  • adjective (of winds) coming from the land
    offshore.
    • offshore winds

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reinstatement

  • noun the condition of being reinstated
    • her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly
  • noun the act of restoring someone to a previous position
    • we insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel

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political_liberty

  • noun one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
    civil liberty.

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aeon

  • noun (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
    eon.
  • noun the longest division of geological time
    eon.

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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mental_state

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    psychological condition; psychological state; mental condition.
    • a manic state

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sunniness

  • noun lightness created by sunlight
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    cheer; sunshine; cheerfulness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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today

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

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business_relationship

  • noun a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services
    account.
    • he asked to see the executive who handled his account

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flaw

  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    fault; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer
  • noun defect or weakness in a person's character
    • he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless

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cold_war

  • noun a state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare
  • noun a state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States

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tranquillity

  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; quiet.
  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    quietness; tranquility; quietude.

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riot

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    public violence.
  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    rioting.

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impureness

  • noun the condition of being impure
    impurity.

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financial_condition

  • noun the condition of (corporate or personal) finances

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quickening

  • noun the process of showing signs of life
    • the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain
  • noun the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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assimilation

  • noun the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family
  • noun the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
    absorption.

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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offing

  • noun the near or foreseeable future
    • there was a wedding in the offing
  • noun the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
    • there was a ship in the offing

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disruption

  • noun an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    break; interruption; gap.
    • it was presented without commercial breaks
    • there was a gap in his account
  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; commotion; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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high_ground

  • noun a position of superiority over opponents or competitors

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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discreteness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    severalty; separateness; distinctness.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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trait

  • noun a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

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ecological_niche

  • noun (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
    niche.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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physiological_state

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physiological condition; physical condition.

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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coalition

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; alignment.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body
    fusion.

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jejuneness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    juvenility; callowness.
  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejunity; vapidity; tameness; vapidness.

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daylight_savings

  • noun time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
    daylight saving; daylight-savings time; daylight-saving time.
  • noun time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
    daylight saving; daylight-savings time; daylight-saving time.

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holy_order

  • noun (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    Order.
    • theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order
  • noun the sacrament of ordination

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era

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

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busyness

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    hum.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation

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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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following

  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
    followers.
  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    pursual; pursuit; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

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equilibrium

  • noun a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    chemical equilibrium.

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history

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

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control

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

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heart

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

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prompt

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

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triple

  • noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    three-bagger; three-base hit.
  • noun a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    triad; trio; triplet.

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stream

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

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quivering

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the act of vibrating
    quiver; vibration.

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attribute

  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    property; dimension.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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climax

  • noun the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
    flood tide.
    • the climax of the artist's career
    • in the flood tide of his success
  • noun the decisive moment in a novel or play
    culmination.
    • the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

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atony

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atonicity; amyotonia.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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eidos

  • noun (anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group

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sturm_und_drang

  • noun a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
    turbulence; upheaval.
    • the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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purity

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    pureness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; innocence; pureness.

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punctuality

  • noun the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
    promptness.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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hereinafter

  • adverb in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.
    hereunder; hereafter.
    • the landlord demises unto the tenant the premises hereinafter called the demised premises
    • the terms specified hereunder

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imminentness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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regularization

  • noun the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
    regularisation.
  • noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
    regulation; regularisation.

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end

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

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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desperation

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    despair.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun desperate recklessness
    • it was a policy of desperation

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comfort

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfortableness.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

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fruition

  • noun the condition of bearing fruit
  • noun enjoyment derived from use or possession

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roughness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    raggedness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    harshness.

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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ambivalency

  • noun mixed feelings or emotions
    ambivalence.

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square_one

  • noun the situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail
    • the police are now back at square one after having arrested and released 27 men
    • she has tried to diet but always ends up back at square one

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subsistence

  • noun minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
    • social security provided only a bare subsistence
  • noun a means of surviving
    • farming is a hard means of subsistence

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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actuality

  • noun the state of actually existing objectively
    • a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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daylight_saving

  • noun time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
    daylight savings; daylight-savings time; daylight-saving time.

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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stasis

  • noun an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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heteroploidy

  • noun the condition of being heteroploid

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crowding

  • noun a situation in which people or things are crowded together
    • he didn't like the crowding on the beach
  • verb cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    crowd; herd.
    • We herded the children into a spare classroom

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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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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ladder

  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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earlier

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

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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normalcy

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normality.
  • noun expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
    normality.

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discomfort

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    uncomfortableness.
  • noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
    soreness; irritation.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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as_follows

  • adverb what is listed next
    • her complaints went as follows

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susceptibleness

  • noun the state of being susceptible; easily affected
    susceptibility.

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coming

  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    approach; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    advent.
    • the advent of the computer

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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serration

  • noun the condition of being serrated
    • the serrations of a city skyline
  • noun a row of notches
    • the pliers had serrations to improve the grip

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pridefulness

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pride.

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burly

  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    buirdly; husky; beefy; strapping.
    • a beefy wrestler
    • had a tall burly frame
    • clothing sizes for husky boys
    • a strapping boy of eighteen
    • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

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nomination

  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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status_quo

  • noun the existing state of affairs

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inactivity

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactiveness; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inertia; inactiveness.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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readiness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; preparedness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate
  • noun prompt willingness
    zeal; eagerness; forwardness.
    • readiness to continue discussions
    • they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel
    • they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority
    • he tried to explain his forwardness in battle

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hairlessness

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    depilation.
  • noun the quality of not having hair

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retirement

  • noun the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
  • noun withdrawal from your position or occupation

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natural

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

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prepossession

  • noun the condition of being prepossessed
    • the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable
  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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duple_time

  • noun musical time with two beats in each bar

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life

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

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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atlantic_time

  • noun standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces
    Atlantic Standard Time.

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xerotes

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    dryness; waterlessness.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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quietus

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; eternal sleep; eternal rest; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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aliveness

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; animation.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life
    animateness; liveness.

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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infant

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    baby; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different

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office

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

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concurrence

  • noun agreement of results or opinions
    concurrency.
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    concurrency.

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fish_bowl

  • noun a state of affairs in which you have no privacy
    goldfish bowl; fishbowl.
    • the president lives in a goldfish bowl
  • noun a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
    fishbowl; goldfish bowl.

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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economic_condition

  • noun the condition of the economy

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muteness

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    mutism.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness
  • noun a refusal to speak when expected
    silence.
    • his silence about my contribution was surprising

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presence

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

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magnetic_north

  • noun the direction in which a compass needle points
    compass north; north.

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comfortableness

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfort.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of being at ease in a relationship

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passion

  • noun a strong feeling or emotion
    passionateness.
  • noun the trait of being intensely emotional
    heat; warmth.

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pang

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; stab.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    sting.
    • a pang of conscience

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existence

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; beingness.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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proximo

  • adjective satellite in or of the next month after the present
    prox.
    • scheduled for the 6th prox

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cheerfulness

  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    cheer; sunshine; sunniness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room
  • noun a feeling of spontaneous good spirits
    blitheness.
    • his cheerfulness made everyone feel better

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roots

  • noun the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage
    • his roots in Texas go back a long way
    • he went back to Sweden to search for his roots
    • his music has African roots
  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
    root.

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adolescence

  • noun the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  • noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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somnolence

  • noun a very sleepy state
    drowsiness; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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exclusion

  • noun the state of being excluded
  • noun the state of being excommunicated
    censure; excommunication.

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inward

  • adjective relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
    • a concern with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inbound.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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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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inclusion

  • noun the state of being included
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    comprehension.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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guiltiness

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guilt.

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conjugation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; junction.
  • noun the inflection of verbs

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gestation_period

  • noun the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    gestation.

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late

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

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mutism

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    muteness.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness

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immortality

  • noun the quality or state of being immortal
  • noun perpetual life after death

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ut1

  • noun the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
    UT; universal time; Greenwich Time; Greenwich Mean Time; GMT.

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suspicion

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

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coordinated

  • adjective satellite operating as a unit
    unified; co-ordinated; interconnected.
    • a unified utility system
    • a coordinated program
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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meridian

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun a town in eastern Mississippi

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eternal_sleep

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; quietus; eternal rest; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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pleasance

  • noun a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion
  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasure.
    • he was tingling with pleasure

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non

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

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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junction

  • noun the place where two or more things come together
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; conjugation.

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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weakness

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    failing.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; helplessness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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drowsiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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sleepiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; drowsiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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immobility

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; stationariness.
  • noun the quality of not moving

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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archaeozoic

  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archean; Archeozoic.

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up-to-dateness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; currentness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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preservation

  • noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    saving.
  • noun the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

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high_profile

  • noun a position attracting much attention and publicity

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illegitimacy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    bastardy; bar sinister.
  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

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now

  • noun the momentary present
    • Now is a good time to do it
    • it worked up to right now
  • adverb in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
    • President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard
    • Washington now decides to cross the Delaware
    • the ship is now listing to port

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day

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

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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inbound

  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inward.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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beingness

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries

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frontage

  • noun the extent of land abutting on a street or water
  • noun the direction in which something (such as a building) faces

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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hereafter

  • noun life after death
    afterlife.
  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; future; futurity.

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civil_order

  • noun the form of government of a social organization
    polity.

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sympathy

  • noun an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    understanding.
    • his sympathies were always with the underdog
    • I knew I could count on his understanding
  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    fellow feeling.

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mastery

  • noun great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
    control; command.
    • a good command of French
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    supremacy; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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insobriety

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; drunkenness; inebriety; inebriation; intoxication.

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level

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

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lighting

  • noun having abundant light or illumination
    light.
    • they played as long as it was light
    • as long as the lighting was good
  • noun apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film

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wetness

  • noun the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    • he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

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lifetime

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    life; life-time; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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disconnection

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disjunction; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnect; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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fare-thee-well

  • noun state of perfection; the utmost degree
    • they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well

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perfectionist

  • noun a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • 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 particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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civil_time

  • noun the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
    standard time; local time.

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ingratitude

  • noun a lack of gratitude
    ungratefulness.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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instability

  • noun an unstable order
  • noun unreliability attributable to being unstable

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water

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

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luck

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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subjection

  • noun forced submission to control by others
    subjugation.
  • noun the act of conquering
    conquest; subjugation; conquering.

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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merchantability

  • noun the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold

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nudeness

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nakedness; nudity.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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dishabille

  • noun the state of being carelessly or partially dressed
    deshabille.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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house

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

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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ambiance

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; atmosphere.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambience.

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co-occurrence

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; accompaniment.
  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; conjunction; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable

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circadian

  • adjective of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals
    • circadian rhythms

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stillness

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; still.
    • the still of the night
  • noun calmness without winds
    windlessness.

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human_nature

  • noun the shared psychological attributes of humankind that are assumed to be shared by all human beings
    • a great observer of human nature

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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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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mechanization

  • noun the condition of having a highly technical implementation
    mechanisation.
  • noun the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
    mechanisation; automation.
    • automation replaces human workers by machines

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beyond

  • adverb farther along in space or time or degree
    • through the valley and beyond
    • to the eighth grade but not beyond
    • will be influential in the 1990s and beyond
  • adverb on the farther side from the observer
    • a pond with a hayfield beyond

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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anarchy

  • noun a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    lawlessness.

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nonexistence

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonentity.

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living

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

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independency

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independence.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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sentiment

  • noun tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; persuasion; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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lactosuria

  • noun presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation

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nakedness

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nudeness; nudity.
  • noun a bleak and desolate atmosphere
    bareness; desolation; bleakness.
    • the nakedness of the landscape

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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by-and-by

  • noun an indefinite time in the future
    • he'll get around to it in the sweet by-and-by

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love_affair

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    romance.

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wakefulness

  • noun a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
    • consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar
  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    sleeplessness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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protuberance

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    • the protuberance of his belly

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independence

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independency.
  • noun the successful ending of the American Revolution
    • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

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bering_time

  • noun standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands
    Bering Standard Time.

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juvenility

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; callowness.
  • noun the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
    youth; youthfulness.

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whereinto

Into which; -- used relatively.
Where is that palace whereinto foul things Sometimes intrude not? Shak.
The brook, whereinto he loved to look. Emerson.

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ionisation

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionization.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionization.

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state_of_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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social_rank

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social station; social status.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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in_line

  • adjective satellite being next in a line of succession
    • he was in line for the presidency
  • adjective satellite awaiting something; especially something due
    • people were in line at the checkout counter
    • she was in line for promotion

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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standard

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

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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whereupon

Upon which; in consequence of which; after which.
The townsmen mutinied and sent to Essex; whereupon he came thither. Clarendon.

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abeyance

  • noun temporary cessation or suspension
    suspension.

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financial_obligation

  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; liability.

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qui

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amazement

  • noun the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
    astonishment.
    • he looked at me in astonishment

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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earliest

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

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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quo

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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frame_of_mind

  • noun a temporary psychological state
    state of mind.

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god's_will

  • noun the omnipotence of a divine being

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depilation

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    hairlessness.
  • noun the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
    epilation.

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central_time

  • noun standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
    CST; Central Standard Time.

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cosmic

  • adjective of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe
    • cosmic laws
    • cosmic catastrophe
    • cosmic rays
  • adjective satellite inconceivably extended in space or time

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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enfranchisement

  • noun freedom from political subjugation or servitude
  • noun a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
    franchise.

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sleeplessness

  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    wakefulness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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uncomfortableness

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    discomfort.
  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    self-consciousness; uneasiness.

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place

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

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latent_hostility

  • noun feelings of hostility that are not manifest
    tension.
    • he could sense her latent hostility to him
    • the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions

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homelessness

  • noun the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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contingency

  • noun a possible event or occurrence or result
    eventuality; contingence.
  • noun the state of being contingent on something

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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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south

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

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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prospective

  • adjective of or concerned with or related to the future
    • prospective earnings
    • a prospective mother
    • a prospective bride
    • the statute is solely prospective in operation

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saving

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

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suspension

  • noun a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
  • noun a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    intermission; break; pause; interruption.

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probability

  • noun a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
    chance.
    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • noun the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
    • for a while mutiny seemed a probability
    • going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost

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irradiation

  • noun the condition of being exposed to radiation
  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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potentiality

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potential; potency.
  • noun an aptitude that may be developed
    capability; capableness.

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prison_house

  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison.
  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison.

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transcendency

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendence.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    transcendence; superiority.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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transcendence

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendency.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    superiority; transcendency.

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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plurality

  • noun the state of being plural
    • to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable
  • noun a large indefinite number
    battalion; pack; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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tenseness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; stress.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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owner

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    proprietor.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
  • noun a person who owns something
    possessor.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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environmental_condition

  • noun the state of the environment

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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life_sentence

  • noun a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives
    life.
    • he got life for killing the guard

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tomorrow

  • noun the day after today
    • what are our tasks for tomorrow?
  • noun the near future
    • tomorrow's world
    • everyone hopes for a better tomorrow

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pseudobulb

  • noun a solid bulblike enlargement of the stem of some orchids

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facilitation

  • noun the condition of being made easy (or easier)
    • social facilitation is an adaptive condition
  • noun (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

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bar_sinister

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bastardy.
  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bend sinister.

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ancient

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

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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utilization

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun the state of having been made use of
    • the rate of utilization

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top

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

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free_hand

  • noun freedom to do as you see fit
    blank check.
    • many have doubts about giving him a free hand to attack

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rule_of_law

  • noun a state of order in which events conform to the law

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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priority

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    precedency; precedence.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; precedence; anteriority; antecedence; precedency.

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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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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whereto

To which; -- used relatively. "Whereto we have already attained." Phil. iii. 16.
Whereto all bonds do tie me day by day. Shak.

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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childlessness

  • noun the condition of being without offspring

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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summit

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; peak; crest.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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malady

  • noun any unwholesome or desperate condition
    • what maladies afflict our nation?
  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    illness; unwellness; sickness.

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imperfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect tense; progressive; continuous tense.
  • adjective not perfect; defective or inadequate
    • had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities
    • imperfect mortals
    • drainage here is imperfect

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currentness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; up-to-dateness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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mountain_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States
    Mountain Time; MST.

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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sweet

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

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dateness

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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overdrive

  • noun the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
    • Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given
    • Melissa's brain was in overdrive
  • noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power

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accompaniment

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; co-occurrence.
  • noun a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
    backup; support; musical accompaniment.

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drunkenness

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; inebriety; inebriation; intoxication.
  • noun habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
    inebriation; alcoholism; alcohol addiction.

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disassociation

  • noun the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination
    • I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife
  • noun a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
    dissociation.

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toehold

  • noun a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
    • American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks
    • his father gave him a toehold in the oil business
  • noun a small foothold used in climbing

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civil_liberty

  • noun one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
    political liberty.
  • noun fundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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disequilibrium

  • noun loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others

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prognathism

  • noun the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw

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ascendance

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; 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
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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isolation

  • noun a state of separation between persons or groups
  • noun a feeling of being disliked and alone

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rowdyism

  • noun rowdy behavior
    disorderliness; rowdiness; roughness.

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invagination

  • noun the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
    introversion.
  • noun the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
    infolding; introversion; intussusception.
    • the invagination of the blastula

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brutalization

  • noun the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
    brutalisation.
  • noun the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
    brutalisation.

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untimeliness

  • noun being at an inappropriate time
    unseasonableness.
  • noun the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
    inopportuneness.

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precession

  • noun the motion of a spinning body (as a top) in which it wobbles so that the axis of rotation sweeps out a cone
  • noun the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)
    precedency; precedence.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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present_tense

  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
    present.

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subsequence

  • noun something that follows something else
    sequel.
  • noun following in time
    posteriority; subsequentness.

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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guilt

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guiltiness.
  • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

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light

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

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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bravery

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

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ascendancy

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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bet

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; stakes.
  • noun the act of gambling
    wager.
    • he did it on a bet

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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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continuance

  • noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    continuation.
  • noun the period of time during which something continues
    duration.

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motivation

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    motive; need.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun the condition of being motivated
    • his motivation was at a high level

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expertness

  • noun skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
    expertise.

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damnation

  • noun the act of damning
  • noun the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
    eternal damnation.

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versatility

  • noun having a wide variety of skills

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tautness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun lack of movement or room for movement
    tightness.

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lysogenicity

  • noun the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material
    lysogeny.
    • when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny

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desuetude

  • noun a state of inactivity or disuse

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beforehand

  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    in advance; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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kalemia

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood

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tonight

  • noun the present or immediately coming night
  • adverb during the night of the present day
    this evening; this night.
    • drop by tonight

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crudeness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    rudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.
  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    gaucheness; crudity.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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leakiness

  • noun the condition of permitting leaks or leakage
    • the leakiness of the roof
    • the heart valve's leakiness
    • the leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use

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eye_condition

  • noun the condition of the optical properties of the eye

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war_power

  • noun an extraordinary power exercised (usually by the executive branch) in the prosecution of a war and involving an extension of the powers that the government normally has in peacetime

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postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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north

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

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trembling

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • verb move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
    tremble.
    • His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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dryness

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    waterlessness; xerotes.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    sobriety.

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deep_freeze

  • noun temporary inactivity or suspension
    • the legislation has now been revived after ten years in the deep freeze
  • verb store in a deep-freeze, as for conservation
    • deep-freeze the food

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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geologic

  • adjective of or relating to or based on geology
    geological.
    • geological formations
    • geologic forces

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imperfectness

  • noun the state or an instance of being imperfect
    imperfection.

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timeless_existence

  • noun a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
    eternity; timelessness.

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bering_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands
    Bering Time.

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standard_of_life

  • noun a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group
    standard of living.
    • they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country
    • the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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commotion

  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; disruption; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; rumpus; ruction.

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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reliance

  • noun certainty based on past experience
    trust.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun
  • noun the state of relying on something

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polarization

  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarisation.
  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarisation.

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resister

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; thwarter; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    opposer; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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animation

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; aliveness.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being able to survive and grow
    vitality.
    • the vitality of a seed

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square

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

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frail

  • noun the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  • noun a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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succeeding

  • adjective coming after or following
  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; bring home the bacon; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

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compass_north

  • noun the direction in which a compass needle points
    magnetic north; north.

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sexual_urge

  • noun all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
    sex.
    • he wanted a better sex life
    • the film contained no sex or violence

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wholeness

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; integrity.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun a state of robust good health
    haleness.

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urge

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

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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free_agency

  • noun (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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noblesse

  • noun the state of being of noble birth
    nobility.
  • noun members of the nobility (especially of the French nobility)

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ascendency

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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end_point

  • noun a place where something ends or is complete
    endpoint; terminus; termination.
  • noun the final point in a process
    resultant.

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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ascendence

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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position

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

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flawlessness

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    ne plus ultra; perfection.

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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musical_rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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daylight-saving_time

  • noun time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
    daylight savings; daylight saving; daylight-savings time.

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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introversion

  • noun the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
    invagination.
  • noun the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
    invagination; infolding; intussusception.
    • the invagination of the blastula

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atlantic_standard_time

  • noun standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces
    Atlantic Time.

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inwardness

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values
    • the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness
    • inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright