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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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thicken

  • verb make thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • Thicken the sauce
    • inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch
  • verb become thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • The sauce thickened
    • The egg yolk will inspissate

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ionize

  • verb become converted into ions
    ionise.
  • verb convert into ions
    ionise.

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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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intermingle

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermix; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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zonk

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ionise

  • verb become converted into ions
    ionize.
  • verb convert into ions
    ionize.

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swoon

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    faint; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    pass out; faint; conk.

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reverting

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; relapse; reversion; lapse; lapsing; backsliding.
  • verb go back to a previous state
    retrovert; return; turn back; revert; regress.
    • We reverted to the old rules

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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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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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blaze

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blazing.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    hell.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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wake_up

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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prim_out

  • verb dress primly
    prim; prim up.

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worse

  • noun something inferior in quality or condition or effect
    • for better or for worse
    • accused of cheating and lying and worse
  • adjective (comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability
    • this road is worse than the first one we took
    • the road is in worse shape than it was
    • she was accused of worse things than cheating and lying

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balancing

  • noun getting two things to correspond
    reconciliation.
    • the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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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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calm_down

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    cool off; calm; simmer down; cool it; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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cool

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

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homogenize

  • verb cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing
    homogenise.
    • homogenize the main ingredients
  • verb break up the fat globules of
    homogenise.
    • homogenized milk

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curdle

  • verb turn into curds
    clot; clabber.
    • curdled milk
  • verb go bad or sour
    • The milk curdled

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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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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drop_away

  • verb get worse
    drop off; slip; fall away.
    • My grades are slipping

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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slow_down

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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underdress

  • verb dress without sufficient warmth
    • She was underdressed for the hiking trip and suffered hypothermia
  • verb dress informally and casually
    dress down.
    • On Fridays, employees can underdress

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fill_up

  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    make full; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride
  • verb become full
    fill.
    • The pool slowly filled with water
    • The theater filled up slowly

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straighten

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    unbend.
  • verb make straight
    straighten out.

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make_up

  • verb form or compose
    constitute; represent; be; comprise.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb devise or compose
    • This designer makes up our Spring collections

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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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clotting

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    curdling; coagulation.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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homologize

  • verb be homologous
    • A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs
  • verb make homologous
    homologise.

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fermenting

  • noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
    zymolysis; ferment; zymosis; fermentation.
  • verb be in an agitated or excited state
    ferment.
    • The Middle East is fermenting
    • Her mind ferments

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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overclothe

  • verb dress too warmly
    overdress.
    • You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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attire

  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    dress; garb.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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succumb

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed
    yield.

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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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loose

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

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acidify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acetify.
    • the solution acetified

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upgrade

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

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cool_off

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    calm; calm down; simmer down; cool it; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
  • verb lose intensity
    cool down; cool.
    • His enthusiasm cooled considerably

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tense_up

  • verb become tense, nervous, or uneasy
    tense.
    • He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room
  • verb cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
    strain; tense.
    • he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

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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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leveling

  • noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    grading.
  • noun complete destruction of a building
    tearing down; demolishing; razing.

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fall_in_love

  • verb begin to experience feelings of love towards
    • She fell in love with her former student

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reincarnate

  • verb be born anew in another body after death
    transmigrate.
    • Hindus believe that we transmigrate
  • verb cause to appear in a new form
    renew.
    • the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market

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pass_out

  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; faint; conk.
  • verb give to several people
    give out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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etherify

  • verb change into an ether
    • etherify an alcohol

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love

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

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compare

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; equivalence; comparability.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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immix

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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overheat

  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    • The car engines overheated
  • verb make excessively or undesirably hot
    • The room was overheated

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burst_forth

  • verb jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
    sally out; rush out; leap out.
    • The attackers leapt out from the bushes
  • verb be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
    explode; break loose.
    • His anger exploded

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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coalesce

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well
  • verb fuse or cause to grow together

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going

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

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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meliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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slim

  • verb take off weight
    melt off; slenderize; reduce; slim down; lose weight; thin.
  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slender; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street

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relax

  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    unbend.
    • relax the tension on the rope

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come_into_being

  • verb be born or come into existence
    come to life.
    • All these flowers come to life when the rains come

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cloud_over

  • verb become covered with clouds
    overcloud; cloud up.
    • The sky clouded over
  • verb become overcast
    • the sky clouded over

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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sorb

  • noun acid gritty-textured fruit
    sorb apple.
  • verb take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
    take up.

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fly

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

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integrating

  • noun the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
    desegregation; integration.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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lapse

  • noun a mistake resulting from inattention
    oversight.
  • noun a break or intermission in the occurrence of something
    • a lapse of three weeks between letters

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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vege

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closing

  • noun the act of closing something
    shutting.
  • noun the last section of a communication
    close; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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flame_up

  • verb burn brightly
    blaze up; flare; burn up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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loosen

  • verb make loose or looser
    loose.
    • loosen the tension on a rope
  • verb make less severe or strict
    relax.
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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give

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

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slenderize

  • verb make slender or appear to be slender
    slenderise.
    • slenderizing skirts
  • verb take off weight
    slim; melt off; reduce; slim down; lose weight; thin.

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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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abort

  • noun the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed
    • I wasted a year of my life working on an abort
    • he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area
  • verb terminate before completion
    • abort the mission
    • abort the process running on my computer

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degenerate

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

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clothing

  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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thrombose

  • verb become blocked by a thrombus
    • the blood vessel thrombosed

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hot

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

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bounce_back

  • verb improve in health
    get over; get well.
    • He got well fast

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backsliding

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; relapse; reversion; lapse; reverting; lapsing.
  • verb drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
    lapse; backslide.

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deteriorate

  • verb become worse or disintegrate
    • His mind deteriorated
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; degenerate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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even_out

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make level or straight
    even; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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relapsing

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapse; reversion; lapse; reverting; lapsing; backsliding.
  • verb deteriorate in health
    get worse; relapse.
    • he relapsed

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transmigrate

  • verb be born anew in another body after death
    reincarnate.
    • Hindus believe that we transmigrate
  • verb move from one country or region to another and settle there
    migrate.
    • Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century
    • This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries

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farm

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

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famish

  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
  • verb deprive of food
    starve.
    • They starved the prisoners

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come_to

  • verb cause to experience suddenly
    strike; hit.
    • Panic struck me
    • An interesting idea hit her
    • A thought came to me
    • The thought struck terror in our minds
    • They were struck with fear
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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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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coagulate

  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot.
    • coagulated blood
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
    clot.

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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overdress

  • verb dress too warmly
    overclothe.
    • You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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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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correspond

  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    equate.

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clabber

  • noun raw milk that has soured and thickened
  • verb turn into curds
    clot; curdle.
    • curdled milk

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sweat_off

  • verb lose weight by sweating
    • I sweated off 3 pounds in the sauna

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ignite

  • verb cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
    light.
    • Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter
    • Light a cigarette
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    catch fire; take fire; combust; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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fade_out

  • verb become weaker
    dissolve; fade away.
    • The sound faded out

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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costume

  • noun the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    • he won the prize for best costume
  • noun unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
    • in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume

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blaze_up

  • verb burn brightly
    flare; flame up; burn up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

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snuff_it

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

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homogenise

  • verb break up the fat globules of
    homogenize.
    • homogenized milk
  • verb become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing
    homogenize.
    • The two liquids homogenized in the blender

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drop_dead

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

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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equalise

  • verb compensate; make the score equal
    equalize; get even.
  • verb make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
    equalize; equate; equal; match.
    • let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office
    • The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

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better

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

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chill_out

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    cool off; calm; calm down; simmer down; cool it; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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overboil

  • verb overflow or cause to overflow while boiling
    boil over.
    • The milk is boiling over
  • verb boil excessively
    • The peas are overboiled

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prosper

  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    flourish; fly high; thrive.
    • The new student is thriving

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wake

  • noun the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    aftermath; backwash.
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
  • noun an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
    Wake Island.

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break

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

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declutch

  • verb disengage the clutch of a car

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frenchify

  • verb make French in appearance or character
    • let's Frenchify the restaurant and charge more money
  • verb become French in appearance or character
    • This restaurant has Frenchified

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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drop

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

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get_well

  • verb improve in health
    get over; bounce back.
    • He got well fast

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explode

  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    detonate; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb burst outward, usually with noise
    burst.
    • The champagne bottle exploded

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merge

  • verb become one
    unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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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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scorch

  • noun a surface burn
    singe.
  • noun a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues

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homogeneous

  • adjective all of the same or similar kind or nature
    homogenous.
    • a close-knit homogeneous group

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unwind

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unroll.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb separate the tangles of
    disentangle.

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weight

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

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garment

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

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reduce

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb make less complex
    • reduce a problem to a single question

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combust

  • verb cause to burn or combust
    burn.
    • The sun burned off the fog
    • We combust coal and other fossil fuels
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; catch fire; take fire; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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array

  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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out

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

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equate

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    correspond.

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intermix

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermingle; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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birthing

  • noun the process of giving birth
    giving birth; birth; parturition.
  • verb cause to be born
    have; deliver; birth; bear; give birth.
    • My wife had twins yesterday!

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mend

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

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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one

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

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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perish

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

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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zonk_out

  • verb lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example
    pass out; black out.
  • verb fall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired
    • after the long drive, we zonked out and slept for 10 hours

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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counterpose

  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterpoise; counterweight.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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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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change_state

  • verb undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
    turn.
    • We turned from Socialism to Capitalism
    • The people turned against the President when he stole the election

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secularise

  • verb make secular and draw away from a religious orientation
    secularize.
    • Ataturk secularized Turkey

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flare

  • noun a shape that spreads outward
    flair.
    • the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun a sudden burst of flame

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round

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

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pip_out

  • verb be killed or die;
    buy it.

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sicken

  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us
  • verb get sick
    come down.
    • She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

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oppose

  • verb be against; express opposition to
    • We oppose the ban on abortion
  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; fight down; fight back; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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receding

  • noun a slow or gradual disappearance
    fadeout.
  • noun the act of becoming more distant
    recession.

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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fill_out

  • verb write all the required information onto a form
    fill in; make out; complete.
    • fill out this questionnaire, please!
    • make out a form
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    round out.

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prim_up

  • verb dress primly
    prim; prim out.

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come_alive

  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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wakening

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

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revive

  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man
  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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sober

  • verb cause to become sober
    • A sobering thought
  • verb become more realistic
    sober up.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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basify

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    alkalize; alkalise; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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tangle

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

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open

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

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fly_high

  • verb be elated
    • He was flying high during the summer months
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; thrive.
    • The new student is thriving

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equating

  • noun the act of regarding as equal
    equation.
  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare; equate.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

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burn_down

  • verb burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
    burn up; go up.
    • The hut burned down
    • The mountain of paper went up in flames
  • verb destroy by fire
    fire; burn.
    • They burned the house and his diaries

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cross-fertilize

  • verb undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile
    cross-fertilise.
  • verb cause to undergo cross-fertilization
    cross-fertilise.
    • Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans

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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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burst

  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    explosion.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; volley; salvo.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

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cooling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    temperature reduction; chilling.
  • noun a mechanism for keeping something cool
    cooling system.
    • the cooling was overhead fans

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hot_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat up; heat.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make more intense
    heat up; screw up.
    • Emotions were screwed up

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straighten_out

  • verb settle or put right
    put right; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements
  • verb extricate from entanglement
    unsnarl; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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simmer_down

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    cool off; calm; calm down; cool it; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

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sear

  • verb make very hot and dry
    scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside
  • verb become superficially burned
    scorch; singe.
    • my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames

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tog

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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smolder

  • noun a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    smoulder.
    • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze
  • verb burn slowly and without a flame
    smoulder.
    • a smoldering fire

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get_into

  • verb get involved in or with
    tangle with.
  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; come in; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

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emaciate

  • verb cause to grow thin or weak
    macerate; waste.
    • The treatment emaciated him
  • verb grow weak and thin or waste away physically
    • She emaciated during the chemotherapy

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put_off

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
    turn off.

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tangle_with

  • verb get involved in or with
    get into.

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dress_up

  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party
  • verb make something appear superficially attractive
    window-dress.
    • The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data
    • Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth

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flesh_out

  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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carbonize

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carbonise; carburise.
    • carburize metal
  • verb turn into carbon, as by burning
    carbonise.
    • carbonize coal

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fade_away

  • verb become weaker
    dissolve; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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frock

  • noun a habit worn by clerics
  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    dress.

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slim_down

  • verb take off weight
    slim; melt off; slenderize; reduce; lose weight; thin.

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rival

  • noun the contestant you hope to defeat
    contender; competitor; competition; challenger.
    • he had respect for his rivals
    • he wanted to know what the competition was doing
  • verb be equal to in quality or ability
    touch; equal; match.
    • Nothing can rival cotton for durability
    • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues
    • Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents

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flame

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

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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black_out

  • verb obliterate or extinguish
    • Some life-forms were obliterated by the radiation, others survived
  • verb darken completely
    blacken out.
    • The dining room blackened out

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counterpoise

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    equalizer; counterweight; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.
  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterweight; counterpose.

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buy_the_farm

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

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heat_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat; hot up.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make hot or hotter
    heat.
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; 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 section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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recover

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; convalesce.
    • The patient is recuperating

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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cool_it

  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    cool off; calm; calm down; simmer down; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

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alkalise

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalize; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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buy_it

  • verb be killed or die;
    pip out.

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alkalize

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalise; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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light_up

  • verb start to burn with a bright flame
    • The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up
  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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take

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

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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worsening

  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; decline in quality; deterioration.
  • noun changing something with the result that it becomes worse

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coke

  • noun carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal
  • noun Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
    Coca Cola.

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melt_off

  • verb take off weight
    slim; slenderize; reduce; slim down; lose weight; thin.

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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counterbalance

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; equaliser; balance.
  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; equipoise; equilibrium.

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fluctuate

  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    vacillate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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get_even

  • verb compensate; make the score equal
    equalise; equalize.
  • verb take revenge or even out a score
    get back.
    • I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even

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smoulder

  • noun a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    smolder.
    • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze
  • verb have strong suppressed feelings
    smolder.

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loosen_up

  • verb cause to become unblocked
    unstuff.
    • The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!
  • verb become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner
    relax.
    • our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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calcify

  • verb become impregnated with calcium salts
  • verb become inflexible and unchanging
    • Old folks can calcify

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liberate

  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    emancipate.
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; free; release.

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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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retrogress

  • verb get worse or fall back to a previous condition
    regress; retrograde.
  • verb go back to bad behavior
    recidivate; relapse; lapse; fall back; regress.
    • Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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take_it_easy

  • verb settle into a comfortable sitting position
    sit back.

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adsorb

  • verb accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface

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shoe

  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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turn_off

  • verb cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
    switch off; cut; turn out.
    • Turn off the stereo, please
    • cut the engine
    • turn out the lights
  • verb make a turn
    • turn off at the parking area

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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predecease

  • verb die before; die earlier than
    • She predeceased her husband

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french

  • noun the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
  • noun the people of France
    French people.

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ossify

  • verb become bony
    • The tissue ossified
  • verb make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
    rigidify; petrify.
    • rigidify the training schedule
    • ossified teaching methods
    • slogans petrify our thinking

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go_up

  • verb move upward
    come up; rise; uprise; lift; arise; move up.
    • The fog lifted
    • The smoke arose from the forest fire
    • The mist uprose from the meadows
  • verb increase in value or to a higher point
    climb; rise.
    • prices climbed steeply
    • the value of our house rose sharply last year

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give-up_the_ghost

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

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be_born

  • verb come into existence through birth
    • She was born on a farm

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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integrate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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robe

  • noun any loose flowing garment
  • noun outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown.

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even_off

  • verb adjust for
    make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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over

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

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esterify

  • verb change (a compound) into an ester

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take_fire

  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; catch fire; combust; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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get

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

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kindling

  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; touchwood; tinder; spunk.
  • noun the act of setting something on fire
    firing; lighting; ignition; inflammation.

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rack_up

  • verb gain points in a game
    tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
  • verb place in a rack
    • rack pool balls

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freezing

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freeze.
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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raiment

  • noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; regalia.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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shutting

  • noun the act of closing something
    closing.
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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acetify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    acidify; sour; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acidify.
    • the solution acetified

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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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chips

  • noun strips of potato fried in deep fat
    french fries; fries; french-fried potatoes.
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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lose_weight

  • verb take off weight
    slim; melt off; slenderize; reduce; slim down; thin.

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brominate

  • verb react with bromine
    bromate.
  • verb treat with bromine
    bromate.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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erupt

  • verb start abruptly
    break out.
    • After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc
  • verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; flare up; burst out; irrupt.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

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release

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

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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homogenise

  • verb break up the fat globules of
    homogenize.
    • homogenized milk
  • verb become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing
    homogenize.
    • The two liquids homogenized in the blender

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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arouse

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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habilitate

  • verb qualify for teaching at a university in Europe
    • He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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homogenised

  • adjective satellite formed by blending unlike elements especially by reducing one element to particles and dispersing them throughout another substance
    homogenized.
  • verb break up the fat globules of
    homogenise; homogenize.
    • homogenized milk

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vege_out

  • verb engage in passive relaxation
    vegetate.
    • After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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away

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

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state

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

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settle_down

  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle.
    • dust settled on the roofs
  • verb become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    settle; root; take root; steady down.
    • He finally settled down

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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emulsify

  • verb cause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion
  • verb form into or become an emulsion
    • The solution emulsified

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concentrate

  • noun the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
    dressed ore.
  • noun a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

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wear

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

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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improve

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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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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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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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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disengage

  • verb release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
    withdraw.
    • I want to disengage myself from his influence
    • disengage the gears
  • verb free or remove obstruction from
    free.
    • free a path across the cluttered floor

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merging

  • noun the act of joining together as one
    meeting; coming together.
    • the merging of the two groups occurred quickly
    • there was no meeting of minds
  • noun a flowing together
    confluence; conflux.

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retrograde

  • verb move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  • verb move in a direction contrary to the usual one
    • retrograding planets

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grooming

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; training.
  • noun the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
    dressing.

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fly_open

  • verb come open suddenly
    • the doors flew open in the strong gust

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liken

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    compare; equate.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

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sit_back

  • verb settle into a comfortable sitting position
    take it easy.
  • verb be inactive or indifferent while something is happening
    sit by.
    • Don't just sit by while your rights are violated!

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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homogenisation

  • noun the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
    homogenization.
    • the homogenization of cream
    • the network's homogenization of political news

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blending

  • noun the act of blending components together thoroughly
    blend.
  • noun a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
    shading.

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decline

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    diminution.
  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    declination.

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fructify

  • verb become productive or fruitful
    • The seeds fructified
  • verb make productive or fruitful
    • The earth that he fructified

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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suffocate

  • verb deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    asphyxiate; smother.
    • Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow
    • The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor
  • verb impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
    stifle; asphyxiate; choke.
    • The foul air was slowly suffocating the children

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pass_away

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

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drop_off

  • verb fall or diminish
    • The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test
  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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superfetate

  • verb conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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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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turn_down

  • verb refuse to accept
    decline; refuse; pass up; reject.
    • He refused my offer of hospitality
  • verb refuse entrance or membership
    refuse; turn away; reject.
    • They turned away hundreds of fans
    • Black people were often rejected by country clubs

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conflate

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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stifle

  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    knee.
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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awake

  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
  • adjective not in a state of sleep; completely conscious
    • lay awake thinking about his new job
    • still not fully awake

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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unify

  • verb become one
    merge; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; mingle; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance

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corset

  • noun a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
    girdle; stays.
  • verb dress with a corset

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cash

  • noun money in the form of bills or coins
    hard currency; hard cash.
    • there is a desperate shortage of hard cash
  • noun prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
    immediate payment.

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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convalesce

  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; recover.
    • The patient is recuperating

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pop_off

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

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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chilling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    cooling; temperature reduction.
  • verb depress or discourage
    chill.
    • The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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vest

  • noun a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
    waistcoat.
  • noun a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
    undershirt; singlet.

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recuperate

  • verb regain or make up for
    recover; recoup.
    • recuperate one's losses
  • verb regain a former condition after a financial loss
    go back; recover.
    • We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
    • The company managed to recuperate

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it

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

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heating

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    warming.
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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equilibrate

  • verb bring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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counterweight

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.
  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterpoise; counterpose.

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awakening

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

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in

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

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    • a par-5 hole
    • par for this course is 72
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; equality.
    • on a par with the best

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waken

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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shirt

  • noun a garment worn on the upper half of the body
  • verb put a shirt on

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make

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

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ameliorating

  • adjective satellite tending to ameliorate
    ameliorative; meliorative; amelioratory.
  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

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unite

  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify.
  • verb become one
    merge; unify.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge

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unfasten

  • verb cause to become undone
    • unfasten your belt
  • verb become undone or untied
    • The shoelaces unfastened

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cream

  • noun the best people or things in a group
    pick.
    • the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • noun the part of milk containing the butterfat

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flow_away

  • verb flow off or away gradually
    flow off.
    • The water flowed off from the pipe

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burn_up

  • verb burn brightly
    blaze up; flare; flame up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity
  • verb use up (energy)
    burn off; burn.
    • burn off calories through vigorous exercise

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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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decompress

  • verb restore to its uncompressed form
    uncompress.
    • decompress data
  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; depressurise.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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souring

  • noun the process of becoming sour
  • verb go sour or spoil
    ferment; turn; sour; work.
    • The milk has soured
    • The wine worked
    • The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

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relapse

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; reversion; lapse; reverting; lapsing; backsliding.
  • verb deteriorate in health
    get worse.
    • he relapsed

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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warming

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    heating.
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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get_worse

  • verb deteriorate in health
    relapse.
    • he relapsed

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chondrify

  • verb turn into cartilage
    • The tissue chondrifies

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off

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

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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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puree

  • noun food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
  • verb rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
    strain.
    • puree the vegetables for the baby

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immingle

  • verb combine into one
    intermix; intermingle; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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flow_off

  • verb flow off or away gradually
    flow away.
    • The water flowed off from the pipe

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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clot

  • noun a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
    coagulum.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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thickening

  • noun any material used to thicken
    thickener.
    • starch is used in cooking as a thickening
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    node; knob.

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combine

  • noun harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
  • noun a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    corporate trust; trust; cartel.
    • they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

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easy

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

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turn_around

  • noun turning in an opposite direction or position
    reversal.
    • the reversal of the image in the lens
  • verb turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically
    swing about; swing around.
    • He turned around to face his opponent
    • My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake

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curdling

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    clotting; coagulation.
  • verb turn into curds
    clot; curdle; clabber.
    • curdled milk

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pack_on

  • verb gain (weight)
    • He packed on two pounds over the summer

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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singe

  • noun a surface burn
    scorch.
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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open_up

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

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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awaken

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awake; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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secularize

  • verb make secular and draw away from a religious orientation
    secularise.
    • Ataturk secularized Turkey
  • verb transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control
    desacralize.

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shutter

  • noun a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
  • noun a hinged blind for a window

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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come_down

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; descend; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb be the essential element
    boil down; reduce.
    • The proposal boils down to a compromise

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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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cross-fertilise

  • verb undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile
    cross-fertilize.
  • verb cause to undergo cross-fertilization
    cross-fertilize.
    • Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans

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decease

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    death; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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tumble

  • noun an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    fall; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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back

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

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alive

  • adjective possessing life
    live.
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief

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born

  • adjective brought into existence
    • he was a child born of adultery
  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.

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catalyze

  • verb change by catalysis or cause to catalyze
    catalyse.

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conflagrate

  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; enkindle.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; catch fire; take fire; combust; erupt.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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exit

  • noun an opening that permits escape or release
    issue; way out; outlet.
    • he blocked the way out
    • the canyon had only one issue
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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simmer

  • noun temperature just below the boiling point
    • the stew remained at a simmer for hours
  • verb boil slowly at low temperature
    • simmer the sauce
    • simmering water

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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run

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

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sober_up

  • verb become sober after excessive alcohol consumption
    sober.
    • Keep him in bed until he sobers up
  • verb become more realistic
    sober.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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bromate

  • verb react with bromine
    brominate.
  • verb treat with bromine
    brominate.

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expire

  • verb lose validity
    run out.
    • My passports expired last month
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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cool_down

  • verb make cool or cooler
    chill; cool.
    • Chill the food
  • verb lose intensity
    cool off; cool.
    • His enthusiasm cooled considerably

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dead

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

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on

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

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firing

  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    fire.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire
  • noun the act of discharging a gun
    discharge; firing off.

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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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surge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; spate.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    upsurge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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sweat

  • noun salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
    perspiration; sudor.
    • sweat poured off his brow
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; stew; lather; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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equalize

  • verb compensate; make the score equal
    equalise; get even.
  • verb make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
    equate; equal; match; equalise.
    • let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office
    • The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

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get_over

  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; cut through; cut across.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
  • verb to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
    • Let's get this job over with
    • It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task

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alkalify

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalize; alkalise.
    • the solution alkalized

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croak

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

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even_up

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
    square up; jog.

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burning

  • noun the act of burning something
    combustion.
    • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burn.

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homogenization

  • noun the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
    homogenisation.
    • the homogenization of cream
    • the network's homogenization of political news

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into

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

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garb

  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    dress; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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overgrow

  • verb grow too large
  • verb become overgrown
    • The patio overgrew with ivy

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down

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

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boil_over

  • verb overflow or cause to overflow while boiling
    overboil.
    • The milk is boiling over

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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resuscitate

  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man
  • verb return to consciousness
    come to; revive.
    • The patient came to quickly
    • She revived after the doctor gave her an injection

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reducing

  • noun any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
    reduction.
  • noun loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer
    • a doctor supervised her reducing

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fall_away

  • verb get worse
    drop off; drop away; slip.
    • My grades are slipping
  • verb diminish in size or intensity
    fall off.

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cash_in_one's_chips

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

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deflagrate

  • verb cause to burn rapidly and with great intensity
    • care must be exercised when this substance is to be deflagrated
  • verb burn with great heat and intense light
    • the powder deflagrated

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see_the_light

  • verb change for the better
    straighten out; reform.
    • The lazy student promised to reform
    • the habitual cheater finally saw the light

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take_effect

  • verb go into effect or become effective or operative
    • The new law will take effect next month

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take_up

  • verb pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
  • verb adopt
    fasten on; hook on; seize on; latch on.
    • take up new ideas

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lapsing

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; relapse; reversion; lapse; reverting; backsliding.
  • verb pass into a specified state or condition
    lapse; sink; pass.
    • He sank into nirvana

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fertilise

  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilize; fecundate.
    • The course fertilized her imagination
  • verb provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
    feed; fertilize.
    • We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants

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vesture

  • noun something that covers or cloaks like a garment
    • fields in a vesture of green
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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wavering

  • noun indecision in speech or action
    vacillation; hesitation.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    fluctuation.
    • he kept a record of price fluctuations

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blow_out

  • verb melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
    blow; burn out.
    • The lightbulbs blew out
    • The fuse blew
  • verb put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    snuff out; extinguish; quench.
    • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
    • quench the flames
    • snuff out the candles

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starve

  • verb be hungry; go without food
    famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
  • verb die of food deprivation
    famish.
    • The political prisoners starved to death
    • Many famished in the countryside during the drought

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glaciate

  • verb cover with ice or snow or a glacier
    • the entire area was glaciated
  • verb become frozen and covered with glaciers

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buy

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    steal; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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catalyse

  • verb change by catalysis or cause to catalyze
    catalyze.

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break_loose

  • verb be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
    explode; burst forth.
    • His anger exploded
  • verb run away from confinement
    get away; escape.
    • The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

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heal

  • verb heal or recover
    mend.
    • My broken leg is mending
  • verb get healthy again
    • The wound is healing slowly

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heat

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

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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emancipate

  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate.
  • verb free from slavery or servitude
    manumit.

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lysogenize

  • verb become integrated into the genome of (a bacterium)

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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unlock

  • verb open the lock of
    • unlock the door
  • verb set free or release

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kick_the_bucket

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

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up

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

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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asphyxiate

  • verb deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    suffocate; smother.
    • Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow
    • The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor
  • verb impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
    stifle; suffocate; choke.
    • The foul air was slowly suffocating the children

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deprive

  • verb take away possessions from someone
    divest; strip.
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  • verb keep from having, keeping, or obtaining

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pip

  • noun a disease of poultry
  • noun a minor nonspecific ailment

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catch_fire

  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; take fire; combust; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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carburise

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carbonise; carbonize.
    • carburize metal

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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carburize

  • verb unite with carbon
    carbonise; carburise; carbonize.
    • carburize metal

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inspissate

  • verb make viscous or dense
    thicken.
    • thicken the sauce by adding flour
  • verb make thick or thicker
    thicken.
    • Thicken the sauce
    • inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch

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enclothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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commingle

  • verb mix or blend
    • His book commingles sarcasm and sadness
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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ferment

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a substance capable of bringing about fermentation

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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unbend

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten.
  • verb unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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inflame

  • verb cause inflammation in
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint
  • verb catch fire
    kindle.
    • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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ghost

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    spectre; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    ghostwriter.

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carbonise

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carburise; carbonize.
    • carburize metal
  • verb turn into carbon, as by burning
    carbonize.
    • carbonize coal

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fertilize

  • verb provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
    feed; fertilise.
    • We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants
  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilise; fecundate.
    • The course fertilized her imagination

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fit_out

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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liquefy

  • verb become liquid
    • The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew
  • verb make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
    liquify; liquidise; liquidize.
    • liquefy the silver

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jacket

  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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come_to_life

  • verb be born or come into existence
    come into being.
    • All these flowers come to life when the rains come
  • verb be lifelike, as of a painting
    • If you look at it long enough, this portrait comes to life!

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apparel

  • noun clothing in general
    dress; wearing apparel; clothes.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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citrate

  • noun a salt or ester of citric acid
  • verb cause to form a salt or ester of citric acid

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