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honest (Also honestest, honester) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to honest

overaged

  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overage; over-the-hill; superannuated.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope

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foul

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

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ill-famed

  • adjective satellite known widely and usually unfavorably;
    notorious; infamous.
    • a notorious gangster
    • the tenderloin district was notorious for vice
    • the infamous Benedict Arnold

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unsheathed

  • adjective not having a protective covering
    bare.
    • unsheathed cables
    • a bare blade
  • verb draw from a sheath or scabbard
    unsheathe.
    • the knight unsheathed his sword

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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worth

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

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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every

  • adjective satellite (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception
    • every person is mortal
    • every party is welcome
    • had every hope of success
    • every chance of winning
  • adjective satellite each and all of a series of entities or intervals as specified
    • every third seat
    • every two hours

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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chauvinist

  • noun a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
  • noun an extreme bellicose nationalist
    flag-waver; jingoist; patrioteer; hundred-percenter; jingo.

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picaresque

  • adjective satellite involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
    • picaresque novels
    • waifs of the picaresque tradition
    • a picaresque hero

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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jingoism

  • noun an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
    flag waving.
  • noun fanatical patriotism
    ultranationalism; superpatriotism; chauvinism.

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inerrable

  • adjective satellite not liable to error
    inerrant; unerring.
    • the Church was...theoretically inerrant and omnicompetent"-G.G.Coulton
    • lack an inerrant literary sense
    • an unerring marksman

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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veritable

  • adjective satellite often used as intensifiers
    regular.
    • a regular morass of details
    • a regular nincompoop
    • he's a veritable swine
  • adjective satellite not counterfeit or copied
    bona fide; authentic; unquestionable.
    • an authentic signature
    • a bona fide manuscript
    • an unquestionable antique
    • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

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pragmatic

  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction.
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    matter-of-fact; pragmatical.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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direct

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

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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naif

  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naive.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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blue

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

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time-tested

  • adjective satellite tested and proved to be reliable
    tested; tried and true; tried.

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integrity

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

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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unhazardous

  • adjective satellite thought to be devoid of risk
    risk-free; riskless.

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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active

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

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dry

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

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plain-spoken

Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken sincerely; as, plain-spoken words. Dryden.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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ignominious

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; shameful; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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secure

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

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cloistered

  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    cloistral; monastical; monastic; conventual.
  • verb surround with a cloister, as of a garden
    cloister.

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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moral

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

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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cheating

  • noun a deception for profit to yourself
    cheat.
  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; rip off; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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impartiality

  • noun an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
    nonpartisanship.

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meritable

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

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call

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

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intrust

  • verb confer a trust upon
    confide; entrust; trust; commit.
    • The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    • I commit my soul to God

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naive

  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naif.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  • adjective satellite of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
    primitive.
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

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good_faith

  • noun having honest intentions
    straightness.
    • he acted in good faith
    • doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants

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sobering

  • adjective satellite tending to make sober or more serious
    • the news had a sobering effect
  • verb cause to become sober
    sober.
    • A sobering thought

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qualm

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; misgiving.
  • noun a mild state of nausea
    squeamishness; queasiness.

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emeritus

  • noun a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
  • adjective satellite honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'

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word

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

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famed

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

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clubby

  • adjective satellite effusively sociable
    clubbish.
    • a clubbish set
    • we got rather clubby
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; snobbish; snobby.

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straightness

  • noun (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
  • noun freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles

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preexistent

  • adjective satellite existing previously or before something
    pre-existent; preexisting; pre-existing.
    • variations on pre-existent musical themes

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unjust

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unfair.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage
  • adjective violating principles of justice
    • unjust punishment
    • an unjust judge
    • an unjust accusation

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unpretending

  • adjective not ostentatious
    unostentatious; unpretentious.
    • his unostentatious office
    • unostentatious elegance

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indifferent

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

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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aging

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; ageing.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    senescence; ageing.

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straightforward

  • adjective satellite free from ambiguity
    • a straightforward set of instructions
  • adjective satellite without evasion or compromise
    straight; square.
    • a square contradiction
    • he is not being as straightforward as it appears

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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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scrupulousness

  • noun conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence
  • noun strict attention to minute details
    punctiliousness; meticulosity; meticulousness.

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backstairs

  • noun a second staircase at the rear of a building
  • adjective satellite secret and sly or sordid
    backstair; furtive.
    • backstairs gossip
    • his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard
    • backstairs intimacies
    • furtive behavior

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truthful

  • adjective expressing or given to expressing the truth
    true.
    • a true statement
    • gave truthful testimony
    • a truthful person
  • adjective satellite conforming to truth
    • I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so
    • a truthful statement

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unquestionableness

  • noun the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
    unquestionability; indubitability; indisputability.

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mouth

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

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loyalty

  • noun the quality of being loyal
    trueness.
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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underhand

  • adjective with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    underarm; underhanded.
    • an underhand pitch
    • an underhand stroke
  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhanded; sneaky.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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apodeictic

  • adjective satellite of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain
    apodictic.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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unpretentiousness

  • noun the quality of being natural and without pretensions

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matter-of-fact

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    prosaic.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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austere

  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; stark; stern.
    • a stark interior
  • adjective satellite of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
    stern.
    • an austere expression
    • a stern face

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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effective

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; efficacious.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    efficient.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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acknowledged

  • adjective recognized or made known or admitted
    • the acknowledged leader of the community
    • a woman of acknowledged accomplishments
    • his acknowledged error
  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    admit; acknowledge.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

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fictitious

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fabricated; fictional; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty

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green

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

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insurrectional

  • adjective of or relating to or given to insurrection
    insurrectionary.

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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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univocal

  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unambiguous; unequivocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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fidelity

  • noun accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • noun the quality of being faithful
    faithfulness.

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dreamer

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    idealist.

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fealty

  • noun the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
    allegiance.

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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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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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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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nonpublic

  • adjective satellite not invested with or related to prominent position or status etc.

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understated

  • adjective satellite exhibiting restrained good taste
    unostentatious; unpretentious.
    • the room is pleasant and understated
  • verb represent as less significant or important
    minimize; downplay; understate; minimise.

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respectfulness

  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    deference; respect.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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goodish

  • adjective satellite moderately good of its kind
    • a goodish wine
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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affected

  • adjective acted upon; influenced
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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amenable

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

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dissimulative

  • adjective satellite concealing under a false appearance with the intent to deceive
    • dissimulative arts

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clean-handed

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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shameful

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; ignominious; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice
  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; disgraceful; scandalous.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time

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disreputable

  • adjective lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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recommit

  • verb commit once again, as of a crime
  • verb commit again
    • It was recommitted into her custody

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reasonable

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

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bona

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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unharmed

  • adjective satellite not injured
    unhurt; whole; unscathed.

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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wholehearted

  • adjective satellite with unconditional and enthusiastic devotion
    whole-souled; heart-whole.
    • heart-whole friendship
    • gave wholehearted support to her candidacy
    • wholehearted commitment
    • demonstrated his whole-souled allegiance

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true-blue

  • adjective satellite marked by unswerving loyalty
    • a true-blue American
    • a reliable true-blue country club conservative

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principled

  • adjective based on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality
    • principled pragmatism and unprincipled expediency
    • a principled person

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stabilised

  • adjective satellite made stable or firm
    stabilized.
  • verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    steady; brace; stabilize; stabilise.
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

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large

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

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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wide-open

  • adjective satellite open wide
    • left the doors wide-open
  • adjective satellite lax in enforcing laws
    lawless.
    • a wide-open town

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ingenuousness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; innocence.
  • noun openly straightforward or frank

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rock-steady

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

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assured

  • adjective satellite marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence
    • she paints with an assured hand
  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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lawless

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    anarchical; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic
  • adjective satellite lax in enforcing laws
    wide-open.
    • a wide-open town

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free

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

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salutary

  • adjective satellite tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    good.
    • beneficial effects of a balanced diet
    • a good night's sleep
    • the salutary influence of pure air

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steadfastness

  • noun loyalty in the face of trouble and difficulty
    staunchness.
  • noun steadfast resolution

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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de_luxe

  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; deluxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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undisputable

  • adjective satellite not open to question; obviously true
    incontestable; indisputable.
    • undeniable guilt
    • indisputable evidence of a witness

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duplicitous

  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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angelic

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

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peachy

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • adjective satellite of something resembling a peach in color
    peachy-colored; peachy-coloured.

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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dependableness

  • noun the quality of being dependable or reliable
    dependability; reliability; reliableness.

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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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traitorous

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    treasonous; unfaithful; treasonable; faithless.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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hedging

  • noun any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    hedge.
  • noun an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
    hedge.
    • when you say `maybe' you are just hedging

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quotable

  • adjective able or fit to be repeated or quoted
    repeatable.
    • what he said was not repeatable in polite company
    • he comes up with so many quotable phrases
  • adjective satellite suitable for or worthy of quotation
    • a quotable slogan
    • his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

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too

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

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unbroken

  • adjective marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence
    • cars in an unbroken procession
    • the unbroken quiet of the afternoon
  • adjective satellite not subdued or trained for service or use
    • unbroken colts

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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esoteric

  • adjective confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
    • a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories

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disloyal

  • adjective showing lack of love for your country
    unpatriotic.
  • adjective deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
    • disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers

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incontestible

  • adjective incapable of being contested or disputed
    incontestable.

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water-loving

  • adjective satellite (of plants) flourishing with lots of water

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blameable

  • adjective satellite deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
    blameworthy; censurable; blamable; culpable; blameful.
    • blameworthy if not criminal behavior
    • censurable misconduct
    • culpable negligence

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honest-to-god

  • adjective satellite (used informally especially for emphasis)
    honest-to-goodness; old; sure-enough.
    • a real honest-to-god live cowboy
    • had us a high old time
    • went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel

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frankly

  • adverb (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
    candidly; honestly.
    • honestly, I don't believe it
    • candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience
    • frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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singleness

  • noun without hypocrisy
    straightforwardness.
    • the singleness of his motives could not be questioned
  • noun the quality of concentrating on one central objective
    • his singleness of purpose

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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idle

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

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historical

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

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devious

  • adjective satellite indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
    oblique.
    • used devious means to achieve success
    • gave oblique answers to direct questions
    • oblique political maneuvers
  • adjective satellite characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
    shifty.
    • a devious character
    • shifty eyes

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self-confident

  • adjective satellite showing poise and confidence in your own worth
    self-assured.
    • hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident

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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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straight-from-the-shoulder

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; outspoken; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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retributory

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

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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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high-minded

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose

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puritanical

  • adjective of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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genuine

  • adjective not fake or counterfeit
    echt.
    • a genuine Picasso
    • genuine leather
  • adjective satellite not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
    true; unfeigned.
    • genuine emotion
    • her interest in people was unfeigned
    • true grief

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responsible

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

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communicative

  • adjective of or relating to communication
    • communicative arts
  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicatory.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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fitting

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

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real_mccoy

  • noun informal usage attributing authenticity
    real stuff; real thing.

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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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salubrious

  • adjective satellite promoting health; healthful
    healthy; good for you.
    • a healthy diet
    • clean healthy air
    • plenty of healthy sleep
    • healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy
    • the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis
    • carrots are good for you
  • adjective satellite favorable to health of mind or body
    • not the most salubrious campsite
    • one of the less salubrious suburbs

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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letter

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

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bootlicking

  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
    obsequious; toadyish; fawning; sycophantic.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; toady; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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nutritive

  • adjective satellite of or providing nourishment
    alimentary; nutritious; alimental; nourishing; nutrient.
    • good nourishing stew

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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treasonous

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    unfaithful; treasonable; traitorous; faithless.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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antitrust

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

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allegiant

  • adjective satellite steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government)
    • it is impossible to be allegiant to two opposing forces

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solemn

  • adjective satellite dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    sober; sedate; grave.
    • a grave God-fearing man
    • a quiet sedate nature
    • as sober as a judge
    • a solemn promise
    • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    earnest; sincere.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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unsophisticated

  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unworldly.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
  • adjective satellite lacking complexity
    uncomplicated.
    • small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring
    • an unsophisticated machine

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attested

  • adjective satellite established as genuine
    authenticated; documented.
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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pietistical

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistic.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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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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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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censurable

  • adjective satellite deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
    blameable; blameworthy; blamable; culpable; blameful.
    • blameworthy if not criminal behavior
    • censurable misconduct
    • culpable negligence

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hoary

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head
  • adjective satellite ancient
    rusty.
    • hoary jokes

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sycophantic

  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
    obsequious; toadyish; bootlicking; fawning.
  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor by flattery
    toadyish; bootlicking; fawning.

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anile

  • adjective satellite of or like a feeble old woman

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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high-class

  • adjective satellite pretentiously elegant
    high-toned.
    • a high-toned restaurant

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do

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

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di

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unornamented

  • adjective satellite lacking embellishment or ornamentation
    spare; plain; bare; unembellished.
    • a plain hair style
    • unembellished white walls
    • functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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seemly

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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dignifying

  • adjective satellite investing with dignity or honor
    ennobling.
    • the dignifying effect of his presence
    • the ennobling influence of cultural surroundings
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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lawfully-begotten

  • adjective satellite born in wedlock; enjoying full filial rights

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plainspoken

  • adjective satellite using simple and direct language
    • a plainspoken country doctor
  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; candid; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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prayerful

  • adjective satellite disposed to pray or appearing to pray

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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corrupt

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

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optimum

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

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best

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

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stealthy

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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merchantlike

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of_age

  • adjective satellite having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
    aged.
    • aged ten
    • ten years of age

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rabble-rousing

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

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didge

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devout

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    god-fearing.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
  • adjective satellite earnest
    dear; earnest; heartfelt.
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences

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upfront

  • adjective satellite frank and honest
    • he was upfront about his intentions

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dedication

  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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faced

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

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prudential

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

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fallacious

  • adjective satellite containing or based on a fallacy
    unsound.
    • fallacious reasoning
    • an unsound argument
  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fraudulent; deceitful.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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estimable

  • adjective deserving of respect or high regard
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; respectable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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red-blooded

  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    lusty; hearty; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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insouciant

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

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anfald

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pre

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exemplary

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

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confide

  • verb reveal in private; tell confidentially
  • verb confer a trust upon
    entrust; trust; intrust; commit.
    • The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    • I commit my soul to God

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irresponsible

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

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unagitated

  • adjective not physically disturbed or set in motion
  • adjective not agitated or disturbed emotionally

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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large-minded

  • adjective satellite showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    broad; liberal; tolerant.
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions

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self-confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority

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confident

  • adjective having or marked by confidence or assurance
    • a confident speaker
    • a confident reply
    • his manner is more confident these days
    • confident of fulfillment
  • adjective satellite persuaded of; very sure
    positive; convinced.
    • were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join
    • I am positive he is lying
    • was confident he would win

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trigger

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

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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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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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true_to

  • adjective satellite sexually faithful
    • she was true to her significant other

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surreptitious

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; sneak; stealthy; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch
  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; clandestine; secret; hole-and-corner; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush; undercover.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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gracious

  • adjective characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
    • gracious even to unexpected visitors
    • gracious living
    • he bears insult with gracious good humor
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    benignant.
    • our benignant king

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trigger-happy

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

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able-bodied

  • adjective satellite having a strong healthy body
    able.
    • an able seaman
    • every able-bodied young man served in the army

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word-perfect

  • adjective satellite correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words
    letter-perfect.
    • a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy
    • she was word-perfect in her part

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neat

  • adjective satellite clean or organized
    orderly.
    • her neat dress
    • a neat room
  • adjective satellite showing care in execution
    • neat homework
    • neat handwriting

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rightness

  • noun according with conscience or morality
  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    appropriateness.

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chauvinism

  • noun fanatical patriotism
    ultranationalism; superpatriotism; jingoism.
  • noun activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
    antifeminism; male chauvinism.

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sincerity

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; seriousness.
  • noun the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    • his sincerity inspired belief
    • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

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alimental

  • adjective satellite of or providing nourishment
    alimentary; nutritious; nourishing; nutrient; nutritive.
    • good nourishing stew

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reproducibility

  • noun the quality of being reproducible
    duplicability.

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summa_cum_laude

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

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strait-laced

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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conditioned

  • adjective established by conditioning or learning
    learned.
    • a conditioned response
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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applaudable

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

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il

  • noun a midwestern state in north-central United States
    Land of Lincoln; Prairie State; Illinois.
  • adjective satellite being nine more than forty
    49; forty-nine.

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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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bounteous

  • adjective satellite given or giving freely
    liberal; giving; big; openhanded; bountiful; freehanded; bighearted; handsome.
    • was a big tipper
    • the bounteous goodness of God
    • bountiful compliments
    • a freehanded host
    • a handsome allowance
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
    • a liberal backer of the arts
    • a munificent gift
    • her fond and openhanded grandfather

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trusted

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

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trustee

  • noun a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
    legal guardian.
  • noun members of a governing board
    regent.

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damaged

  • adjective harmed or injured or spoiled
    • I won't buy damaged goods
    • the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings
  • verb inflict damage upon
    damage.
    • The snow damaged the roof
    • She damaged the car when she hit the tree

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purchasable

  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; corruptible; venal; dishonest.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer
  • adjective satellite available for purchase
    for sale.
    • purchasable goods
    • many houses in the area are for sale

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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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ethical_motive

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; morals; morality.

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lusty

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

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commonsense

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

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chauvinistic

  • adjective of or relating to persons convinced of the superiority of their own gender or kind
  • adjective satellite fanatically patriotic
    jingoistic; nationalistic; superpatriotic; ultranationalistic; flag-waving.

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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middle-aged

  • adjective satellite being roughly between 45 and 65 years old

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realness

  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realism; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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confiding

  • adjective satellite willing to entrust personal matters
    • first she was suspicious, then she became confiding
  • verb reveal in private; tell confidentially
    confide.

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overt

  • adjective open and observable; not secret or hidden
    open.
    • an overt lie
    • overt hostility
    • overt intelligence gathering
    • open ballots

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immaterial

  • adjective of no importance or relevance especially to a law case
    • an objection that is immaterial after the fact
  • adjective without material form or substance
    incorporeal.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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hearty

  • adjective satellite showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
    • gave us a cordial reception
    • a hearty welcome
  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; square; satisfying.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day

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deserving

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

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left

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

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benignity

  • noun the quality of being kind and gentle
    graciousness; benignancy.
  • noun a kind act
    kindness.

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just

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

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fair-minded

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

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sporting

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

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unfair

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unjust.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage

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janus-faced

  • adjective satellite having or concerned with polarities or contrasts
    • a Janus-faced view of history
    • a Janus-faced policy
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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self-assured

  • adjective satellite showing poise and confidence in your own worth
    self-confident.
    • hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident

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sun-loving

  • adjective satellite (of plants) flourishing in strong sunlight

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obedient

  • adjective dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
    • an obedient soldier
    • obedient children
    • a little man obedient to his wife
    • the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed

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innocent

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

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artlessness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; ingenuousness; innocence.
  • noun ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit

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righteous

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

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rosy-cheeked

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    flushed; rose-cheeked; rosy.

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easy_street

  • noun financial security

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rubicund

  • adjective satellite inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
    florid; sanguine; ruddy.
    • a ruddy complexion
    • Santa's rubicund cheeks
    • a fresh and sanguine complexion

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possible

  • noun something that can be done
    • politics is the art of the possible
  • noun an applicant who might be suitable

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discreet

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

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incontrovertible

  • adjective satellite impossible to deny or disprove
    irrefutable; positive.
    • incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence
    • proof positive
    • an irrefutable argument
  • adjective satellite necessarily or demonstrably true
    demonstrable.
    • demonstrable truths

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scruple

  • noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    misgiving; qualm.

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shoulder

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

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insurgent

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

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candidness

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; forthrightness; candour; directness; frankness.

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dishonest

  • adjective deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
    dishonorable.
  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; purchasable; corruptible; venal.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer

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papal_infallibility

  • noun belief of the Roman Catholic Church that God protects the pope from error when he speaks about faith or morality

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unsuspecting

  • adjective satellite not suspicious
    unsuspicious.
    • deceiving the unsuspecting public
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `of') not knowing or expecting; not thinking likely
    • an unsuspecting victim
    • unsuspecting (or unaware) of the fact that I would one day be their leader

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vestal

  • noun a chaste woman
  • adjective of or relating to Vesta
    • vestal virgin

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notorious

  • adjective satellite known widely and usually unfavorably;
    ill-famed; infamous.
    • a notorious gangster
    • the tenderloin district was notorious for vice
    • the infamous Benedict Arnold

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security

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

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grizzly

  • noun powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
    silver-tip; silvertip; grizzly bear; Ursus horribilis; Ursus arctos horribilis.
  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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beneficial

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

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right

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

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honored

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; prestigious.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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mazzini

  • noun Italian nationalist whose writings spurred the movement for a unified and independent Italy (1805-1872)
    Giuseppe Mazzini.

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untufted

  • adjective satellite not adorned with tufts
    • untufted ears

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elderly

  • noun people who are old collectively
    aged.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • adjective satellite advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
    senior; aged; older.
    • aged members of the society
    • elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper
    • senior citizen

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uninitiate

  • noun people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    • it diverts the attention of the uninitiate
  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiated.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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dear

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

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smarmy

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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nonagenarian

  • noun someone whose age is in the nineties
  • adjective satellite being from 90 to 99 years old
    • the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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outspoken

  • adjective satellite given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
    vocal.
    • outspoken in their opposition to segregation
    • a vocal assembly
  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; point-blank; candid; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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corking

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • verb close a bottle with a cork
    cork up; cork.

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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trustworthy

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

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misleading

  • adjective satellite designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
    shoddy; deceptive.
    • the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
    • deliberately deceptive packaging
    • a misleading similarity
    • statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
    • shoddy business practices
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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instigative

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

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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bound

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

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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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respectable

  • adjective characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
    • a respectable woman
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; estimable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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truth_serum

  • noun an intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely
    truth drug.

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old

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

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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unambiguous

  • adjective having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning
    • As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unequivocal; univocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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rely

  • verb have confidence or faith in
    trust; bank; swear.
    • We can trust in God
    • Rely on your friends
    • bank on your good education
    • I swear by my grandmother's recipes

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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unpretentious

  • adjective lacking pretension or affectation
    • an unpretentious country church
    • her quiet unpretentious demeanor
  • adjective not ostentatious
    unostentatious; unpretending.
    • his unostentatious office
    • unostentatious elegance

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happy

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

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head

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

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becoming

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; become; 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!

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squalid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; sleazy; sordid.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    flyblown; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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true

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

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non-discrimination

  • noun fairness in treating people without prejudice

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soothfast

Firmly fixed in, or founded upon, the thruth; true; genuine; real; also, truthful; faithful. Archaic -- Sooth"fast`ness, n. Archaic "In very soothfastness." Chaucer.
Why do not you . . . bear leal and soothfast evidence in her behalf, as ye may with a clear conscience! Sir W. Scott.
leal = loyal, but not marked as archaic in this work.

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stand-up

  • adjective satellite requiring a standing position
    • a stand-up bar
    • a stand-up comic

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benignancy

  • noun the quality of being kind and gentle
    benignity; graciousness.

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unstinted

  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; lavish; munificent; too-generous; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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worshipful

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    adoring.
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; godly.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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unenlightened

  • adjective not enlightened; ignorant
    • the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order
  • adjective satellite lacking information or instruction
    naive; uninstructed.
    • lamentably unenlightened as to the laws

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liberal

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    progressive; liberalist.
  • noun a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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scandalous

  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; shameful; disgraceful.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time

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double-faced

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having faces on both sides
    • damask is a double-faced fabric
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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sexagenarian

  • noun someone whose age is in the sixties
  • adjective satellite being from 60 to 69 years old
    • the sexagenarian population is growing

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howling

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

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exist

  • verb have an existence, be extant
    be.
    • Is there a God?
  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; subsist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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believable

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

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nonpartisanship

  • noun an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
    impartiality.

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check

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

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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sense_of_right_and_wrong

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    conscience; scruples; moral sense.

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handed

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

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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answerable

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

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tasteful

  • adjective having or showing or conforming to good taste
  • adjective satellite free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
    refined; neat.
    • a neat style
    • a neat set of rules
    • she hated to have her neat plans upset

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guiltless

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

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comely

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; bonnie; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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flushed

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    rose-cheeked; rosy; rosy-cheeked.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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virtuousness

  • noun the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    moral excellence; virtue.

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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tight-laced

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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loyal

  • adjective steadfast in allegiance or duty
    • loyal subjects
    • loyal friends stood by him
  • adjective inspired by love for your country
    patriotic.

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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giuseppe_garibaldi

  • noun Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)
    Garibaldi.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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serious

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

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unprincipled

  • adjective lacking principles or moral scruples
    • freedom from coarse unprincipled calumny"- A.E.Stevenson
  • adjective satellite having little or no integrity

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undeviating

  • adjective satellite going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
    unswerving.
    • some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex
    • a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands
  • adjective satellite used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady
    • undeviating loyalty

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hardheaded

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    mulish.
  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    practical; hard-nosed; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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primed

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
    set; fit.
    • in no fit state to continue
    • fit to drop
    • laughing fit to burst
    • she was fit to scream
    • primed for a fight
    • we are set to go at any time
  • verb insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
    prime.
    • prime a cannon
    • prime a mine

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anicteric

  • adjective without jaundice
    • anicteric hepatitis
  • adjective satellite not affected by jaundice

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tenable

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

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idealism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
  • noun impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are

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depend

  • verb be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • That depends
  • verb have faith or confidence in
    count; look; reckon; bet; calculate.
    • you can count on me to help you any time
    • Look to your friends for support
    • You can bet on that!
    • Depend on your family in times of crisis

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deceitful

  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fallacious; fraudulent.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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honoring

  • noun conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
    observance.
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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gonne

  • noun Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953)
    Maud Gonne.

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freehanded

  • adjective satellite done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
    freehand.
    • a freehand drawing
  • adjective satellite given or giving freely
    liberal; giving; big; openhanded; bountiful; bighearted; bounteous; handsome.
    • was a big tipper
    • the bounteous goodness of God
    • bountiful compliments
    • a freehanded host
    • a handsome allowance
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
    • a liberal backer of the arts
    • a munificent gift
    • her fond and openhanded grandfather

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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sequestered

  • adjective satellite providing privacy or seclusion
    secluded; cloistered; reclusive.
    • the cloistered academic world of books
    • sat close together in the sequestered pergola
    • sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree
    • a secluded romantic spot
  • verb requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    sequester.
    • the estate was sequestered

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idealist

  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    dreamer.

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square_shooter

  • noun a frank and honest person
    straight shooter; straight arrow.

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too-generous

  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; unstinted; lavish; munificent; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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exalted

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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inerrancy

  • noun (Christianity) exemption from error
    • biblical inerrancy

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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cum_laude

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

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flag-waver

  • noun an extreme bellicose nationalist
    jingoist; patrioteer; hundred-percenter; jingo; chauvinist.

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level

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

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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counterrevolutionary

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counter-revolutionist; counterrevolutionist.
  • adjective relating to or being a counterrevolution

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gut

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine.
  • noun a narrow channel or strait

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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reputability

  • noun honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
    respectability.

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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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spiritual

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

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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fleeceable

  • adjective satellite naive and easily deceived or tricked
    gullible; green.
    • at that early age she had been gullible and in love

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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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dealing

  • noun method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    • honest dealing
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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angelical

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

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unsure

  • adjective lacking self-confidence
    shy; timid; diffident.
    • stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    • problems that call for bold not timid responses
    • a very unsure young man
  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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high-mindedness

  • noun elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
    idealism; noble-mindedness.

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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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ingenuous

  • adjective characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    artless.
    • an ingenuous admission of responsibility
  • adjective satellite lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    innocent.
    • a child's innocent stare
    • his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it

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unfinished

  • adjective not brought to the desired final state
  • adjective not brought to an end or conclusion
    • unfinished business
    • the building is still unfinished

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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in_condition

  • adjective satellite physically fit
    conditioned.
    • exercised daily to keep herself in condition

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law-abiding

  • adjective satellite (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs
    observant.
    • law-abiding citizens
    • observant of the speed limit

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pictorial

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

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worthful

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

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morals

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morality.
  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson; moral.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor

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dewy-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; wide-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder

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uncorrupted

  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    undefiled.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks
  • adjective satellite not decayed or decomposed
    unspoiled.

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marvelous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adjective satellite too improbable to admit of belief
    marvellous; improbable; tall.
    • a tall story

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ironical

  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironic.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit

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positiveness

  • noun the character of the positive electric pole
    positivity.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positivity; positivism.

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sporty

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

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senile

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    gaga; doddering; doddery.
    • his mother was doddering and frail

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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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beneficence

  • noun doing good; feeling beneficent
  • noun the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

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unctuous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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papal

  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    pontifical; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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unadorned

  • adjective not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction
    undecorated.

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conformable

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

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loving

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

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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ageless

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; eternal; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven

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recreant

  • noun an abject coward
    poltroon; craven.
  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; renegade; deserter; turncoat; apostate.

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beholden

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

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bang-up

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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graphic

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

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privy

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; earth-closet; jakes.

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unsportsmanlike

  • adjective satellite violating accepted standards or rules
    cheating; dirty; foul; unsporting.
    • a dirty fighter
    • used foul means to gain power
    • a nasty unsporting serve
    • fined for unsportsmanlike behavior

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heart

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

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hedonic

  • adjective satellite devoted to pleasure
    hedonistic; epicurean.
    • a hedonic thrill
    • lives of unending hedonistic delight
    • epicurean pleasures

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christ_within

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Light; Light Within; Inner Light.

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justness

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    nicety; rightness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justice.

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serum

  • noun an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
    blood serum.

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unwavering

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

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nonchalant

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

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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ultranationalism

  • noun fanatical patriotism
    superpatriotism; chauvinism; jingoism.

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impartial

  • adjective showing lack of favoritism
    • the cold neutrality of an impartial judge
  • adjective free from undue bias or preconceived opinions
    unprejudiced.
    • an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons
    • the impartial eye of a scientist

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praiseworthy

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

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hedonism

  • noun the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle
  • noun an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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nationalistic

  • adjective satellite fanatically patriotic
    jingoistic; chauvinistic; superpatriotic; ultranationalistic; flag-waving.
  • adjective satellite devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others
    nationalist.
    • nationalist aspirations
    • minor nationalistic differences

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explicit

  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    expressed.
    • explicit instructions
    • she made her wishes explicit
    • explicit sexual scenes
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    denotative.

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darkened

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time
    • the darkened margins of the paper
  • verb become dark or darker
    darken.
    • The sky darkened

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rarified

  • adjective satellite having low density
    rarefied; rare.
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; grand; high-flown; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose

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talk

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

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noteworthy

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

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pointed

  • adjective having a point
  • verb indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    show; indicate; designate; point.
    • I showed the customer the glove section
    • He pointed to the empty parking space
    • he indicated his opponents

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imitative

  • adjective marked by or given to imitation
    • acting is an imitative art
    • man is an imitative being
  • adjective (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    onomatopoeical; echoic; onomatopoetic; onomatopoeic.
    • onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
    • it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer

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cold

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

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blooded

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

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corruptness

  • noun the state of being corrupt
  • noun lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
    corruption.

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factual

  • adjective satellite existing in act or fact
    actual.
    • rocks and trees...the actual world
    • actual heroism
    • the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by facts
    • factual considerations

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non

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

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retributive

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

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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not

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

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unanalyzable

  • adjective satellite representing the furthest possible extent of analysis or division into parts
    undecomposable.
    • a feeling is a simple and undecomposable mental state"- G.S.Brett
    • this weight of evidence is something mystical and unanalyzable"-M.R.Cohen

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realistic

  • adjective aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
    • a realistic description
    • a realistic view of the possibilities
    • a realistic appraisal of our chances
    • the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans
  • adjective satellite representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
    naturalistic.
    • realistic portraiture
    • a realistic novel
    • in naturalistic colors
    • the school of naturalistic writers

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careless

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

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rock

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

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furtive

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    surreptitious; sneak; stealthy; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch
  • adjective satellite secret and sly or sordid
    backstair; backstairs.
    • backstairs gossip
    • his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard
    • backstairs intimacies
    • furtive behavior

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doddery

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    senile; gaga; doddering.
    • his mother was doddering and frail

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realism

  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    pragmatism.
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; reality.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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square

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

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living

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

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jingoist

  • noun an extreme bellicose nationalist
    flag-waver; patrioteer; hundred-percenter; jingo; chauvinist.

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real_thing

  • noun informal usage attributing authenticity
    real stuff; real McCoy.

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abide

  • verb dwell
    bide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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unworldly

  • adjective not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    • was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unsophisticated.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

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venerableness

  • noun the quality of deserving veneration
    venerability.

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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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assurance

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
    pledge.
    • an assurance of help when needed
    • signed a pledge never to reveal the secret

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ethician

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethicist.

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insular

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
    • insular territories
    • Hawaii's insular culture
  • adjective satellite suggestive of the isolated life of an island; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
    • an exceedingly insular man

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well-behaved

  • adjective satellite (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
    well behaved.
    • a well-behaved child

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patrioteer

  • noun an extreme bellicose nationalist
    flag-waver; jingoist; hundred-percenter; jingo; chauvinist.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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care

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

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beyond_doubt

  • adjective satellite too obvious to be doubted
    indubitable.
  • adverb in a manner or to a degree that could not be doubted
    beyond a shadow of a doubt; beyond a doubt; indubitably.
    • it was immediately and indubitably apparent that I had interrupted a scene of lovers
    • his guilt was established beyond a shadow of a doubt

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provability

  • noun capability of being demonstrated or logically proved
    demonstrability.

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honest

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

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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impure

  • adjective combined with extraneous elements
  • adjective (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
    • impure thoughts

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saintlike

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

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truehearted

  • adjective satellite unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    firm; loyal; fast.
    • a firm ally
    • loyal supporters
    • the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison
    • fast friends

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morganatic

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

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blind

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

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saving

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

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spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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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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for_sure

  • adjective satellite not open to doubt; that was for sure"
    • she wanted to go
  • adverb definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')
    certainly; sure; sure enough; sure as shooting; surely; for certain.
    • the results are surely encouraging
    • she certainly is a hard worker
    • it's going to be a good day for sure
    • they are coming, for certain
    • they thought he had been killed sure enough
    • he'll win sure as shooting
    • they sure smell good
    • sure he'll come

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consecrate

  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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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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'em

An obsolete or colloquial contraction of the old form hem, them. Addison.

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harum-scarum

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

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given

  • noun an assumption that is taken for granted
    presumption; precondition.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    give.
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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onefold

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earthy

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    crude; gross; vulgar.
    • coarse language
    • a crude joke
    • crude behavior
    • an earthy sense of humor
    • a revoltingly gross expletive
    • a vulgar gesture
    • full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
  • adjective satellite not far removed from or suggestive of nature
    • the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow
    • earthy smells of new-mown grass

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outspokenness

  • noun the trait of being blunt and outspoken
    frankness.

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begotten

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

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white

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

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artless

  • adjective characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    ingenuous.
    • an ingenuous admission of responsibility
  • adjective simple and natural; without cunning or deceit
    • an artless manner
    • artless elegance

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unfaltering

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

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prissy

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; squeamish; nice; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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uninformed

  • adjective not informed; lacking in knowledge or information
    • the uninformed public

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thieving

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    larceny; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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eyed

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

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clannish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a clan especially in being unified
    • clannish loyalty
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    cliquish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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rightfulness

  • noun anything in accord with principles of justice
    right.
    • he feels he is in the right
    • the rightfulness of his claim

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doddering

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    senile; gaga; doddery.
    • his mother was doddering and frail
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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dinky

  • noun a small locomotive
    dinkey.
  • adjective satellite small and insignificant
    • we stayed in a dinky old hotel

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corruptible

  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; purchasable; venal; dishonest.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer

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victorian

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

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