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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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climb_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on.
    • mount a horse

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hitch

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

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four

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

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melon_vine

  • noun any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
    melon.

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tortoise_plant

  • noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
    Dioscorea elephantipes; Hottentot's bread vine; elephant's-foot; Hottentot bread vine.

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summer_squash

  • noun any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
    summer squash vine; Cucurbita pepo melopepo.
  • noun any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden

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tilting_board

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.

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rough_bindweed

  • noun creeping or climbing evergreen having spiny zigzag stems with shiny leaves and racemes of pale-green flowers; Canary Islands to southern Europe and Ethiopia and India
    Smilax aspera.

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salpichroa_rhomboidea

  • noun weedy vine of Argentina having solitary white flowers followed by egg-shaped white or yellow fruit
    Salpichroa organifolia; cock's eggs.

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curve_ball

  • noun a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
    breaking ball; curve; bender.

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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beach_morning_glory

  • noun a prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas
    Ipomoea pes-caprae; railroad vine.

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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pop-fly

  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop fly; pop-up.

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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carl_yastrzemski

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1939)
    Yastrzemski.

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sputter

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

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oriental

  • adjective satellite denoting or characteristic of countries of Asia
    • oriental civilization
  • noun a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
    oriental person.

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pride

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

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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semi-climber

  • noun a plant that tends to climb and on occasion can grow like a vine

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swivel

  • noun a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
  • verb turn on a pivot
    pivot.

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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pop_fly

  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop-fly; pop-up.

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sarcostemma_acidum

  • noun leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
    soma; haoma.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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vase

  • noun an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

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tennessee_walker

  • noun a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk
    Plantation walking horse; Walking horse; Tennessee walking horse.

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shoot

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

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dishcloth_gourd

  • noun any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
    rag gourd; strainer vine; sponge gourd; luffa.

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foul

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

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rotary_motion

  • noun the act of rotating as if on an axis
    rotation.
    • the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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passiflora_ligularis

  • noun considered best for fruit
    sweet granadilla; granadilla.

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move_through

  • verb make a passage or journey from one place to another
    transit; pass through; pass across; pass over.
    • The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs
    • "Some travelers pass through the desert

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clematis_versicolor

  • noun woody vine of the southern United States having purple or blue flowers with leathery recurved sepals
    leather flower.

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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giant_granadilla

  • noun tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruit
    Passiflora quadrangularis; granadilla.

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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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infiltration

  • noun a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    percolation.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava

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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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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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japanese_wistaria

  • noun having flowers of pink to mauve or violet-blue
    Wisteria floribunda.

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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banana_passion_fruit

  • noun cultivated for fruit
    Passiflora mollissima.

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boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

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neb

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    snout.
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; beak.

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schism

  • noun division of a group into opposing factions
    split.
    • another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy
  • noun the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences

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japan_bittersweet

  • noun ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America
    Celastrus orbiculatus; oriental bittersweet; Japanese bittersweet; Celastric articulatus.

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dioscorea_elephantipes

  • noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
    tortoise plant; Hottentot's bread vine; elephant's-foot; Hottentot bread vine.

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driving_force

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; drive.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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new

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

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blue_jessamine

  • noun climber of southern United States having bluish-purple flowers
    blue jasmine; curly clematis; Clematis crispa; marsh clematis.

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avert

  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; debar; avoid; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike
  • verb turn away or aside
    turn away.
    • They averted their eyes when the King entered

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pumpkin

  • noun a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
    Cucurbita pepo; autumn pumpkin; pumpkin vine.
  • noun usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn

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jasmine

  • noun any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia

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teetertotter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    seesaw; teeter-totter.

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dustpan

  • noun the quantity that a dustpan will hold
    dustpanful.
  • noun a short-handled receptacle into which dust can be swept

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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pate

  • noun liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; poll.

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plunker

  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunk.

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lindy_hop

  • noun an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)
    lindy.

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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manroot

  • noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
    man-of-the-earth; wild sweet potato vine; scammonyroot; wild potato vine; Ipomoea panurata; Ipomoea fastigiata.

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chink

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
    Chinaman.
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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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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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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swing

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

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cuscuta_gronovii

  • noun leafless parasitic vine with dense clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers on orange-yellow stems that twine around clover or flax
    love vine.

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upper_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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three-bagger

  • noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    three-base hit; triple.

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leaved

  • adjective satellite having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination
    leafed.
    • a fully leafed tree
    • broad-leafed
    • four-leaved clover
  • verb go away from a place
    leave; go away; go forth.
    • At what time does your train leave?
    • She didn't leave until midnight
    • The ship leaves at midnight

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golden

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

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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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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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slam_dance

  • noun a form of dancing in which dancers slam into one another; normally performed to punk rock
    slam dancing.
  • verb dance the slam dance
    thrash; slam; mosh.

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hindsight

  • noun understanding the nature of an event after it has happened
    • hindsight is always better than foresight

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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twirler

  • noun someone who twirls a baton
    baton twirler.
  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; pitcher.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm

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yellow_jessamine

  • noun poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers
    Gelsemium sempervirens; yellow jasmine; Carolina jasmine; evening trumpet flower.

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breaking_ball

  • noun a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
    curve ball; curve; bender.

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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type

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

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wild_hop

  • noun bryony having fleshy roots pale green flowers and very small red berries; Europe; North Africa; western Asia
    Bryonia dioica; red bryony.

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acclivity

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    upgrade; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; Joseph Paul DiMaggio.

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hubble

  • noun United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
    Edwin Hubble; Edwin Powell Hubble.

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remount

  • noun a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
  • verb mount again
    • he remounted his horse

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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connecticut

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Nutmeg State; Constitution State; CT.
  • noun a river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound
    Connecticut River.

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hurl

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

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cut_through

  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; get over; cut across.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

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sparge

  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sprinkle.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt
  • verb agitate by introducing air or compressed gas
    • sparge the water

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moil

  • verb work hard
    travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long
  • verb be agitated
    churn; roil; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm

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stickball

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball game.

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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appaloosa

  • noun a hardy breed of saddle horse developed in western North America and characteristically having a spotted rump

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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pursue

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb follow in or as if in pursuit
    follow.
    • The police car pursued the suspected attacker
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

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ipomoea_leptophylla

  • noun a morning glory with long roots of western United States
    man-of-the-earth.

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work

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

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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java_pepper

  • noun tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
    cubeb vine; cubeb; Piper cubeba.

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cut_to

  • verb move to another scene when filming
    • The camera cut to the sky

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root

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

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bush_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    minor leaguer.

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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pipe_vine

  • noun hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe
    Dutchman's-pipe; Aristolochia durior; Aristolochia macrophylla.

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give

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

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ipomoea_quamoclit

  • noun tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere
    star-glory; cypress vine; Quamoclit pennata; Indian pink.

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overhand_pitch

  • noun a baseball pitch in which the hand moves above the shoulder

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calabar-bean_vine

  • noun tropical African woody vine yielding calabar beans
    Physostigma venenosum.

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musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Stanley Frank Musial; Stan the Man.

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pogo_stick

  • noun plaything consisting of a pole with foot rests and a strong spring; propelled by jumping

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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hog_peanut

  • noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
    Amphicarpa bracteata; Amphicarpaea bracteata; wild peanut.

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hog

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

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pogo

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cucurbita_pepo

  • noun a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
    autumn pumpkin; pumpkin vine; pumpkin.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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manila_bean

  • noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics
    winged bean; Psophocarpus tetragonolobus; winged pea; goa bean; goa bean vine.

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soutage

That in which anything is packed; bagging, as for hops. Obs. Halliwell.

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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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bunt

  • noun (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
  • noun disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
    stinking smut.

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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celastrus_scandens

  • noun twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    bittersweet; climbing bittersweet; waxwork; shrubby bittersweet; false bittersweet; staff vine; American bittersweet.

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beach

  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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hillsboro

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bebop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bop.
  • verb dance the bebop
    bop.

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ground_out

  • verb make an out by hitting the ball on the ground

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contredanse

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country dancing; country-dance; contradance; contra danse.
  • verb perform a contradance
    country-dance; contra danse; contradance.

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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wisteria_chinensis

  • noun having deep purple flowers
    Chinese wistaria.

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allegheny_vine

  • noun vine with feathery leaves and white or pinkish flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
    climbing fumitory; Adlumia fungosa; Fumaria fungosa.

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everlasting_pea

  • noun any of several perennial vines of the genus Lathyrus

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cosmonaut

  • noun a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
    astronaut; spaceman.
    • the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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japanese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Japan
    Nipponese.
  • noun the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese

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bob_around

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob about.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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upside

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    top; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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south

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

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yam_plant

  • noun any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
    yam.

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order

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

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wind

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

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foetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    fetal.
    • fetal development

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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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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lathyrus_nissolia

  • noun annual European vetch with red flowers
    grass vetch; grass vetchling.

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tapdance

  • verb dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
    tap.
    • Glover tapdances better than anybody

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betake_oneself

  • verb displace oneself; go from one location to another

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cucurbita_foetidissima

  • noun perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit
    wild pumpkin; Missouri gourd; calabazilla; buffalo gourd; prairie gourd; prairie gourd vine.

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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cat_box

  • noun a receptacle for cat excrement

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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black_pea

  • noun perennial of Europe and North Africa; foliage turns black in drying
    Lathyrus niger.

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fall_out

  • verb have a breach in relations
    • We fell out over a trivial question
  • verb come as a logical consequence; follow logically
    follow.
    • It follows that your assertion is false
    • the theorem falls out nicely

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descend

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    derive; come.
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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break

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

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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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silver

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

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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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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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pueraria_lobata

  • noun fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having tuberous starchy roots and hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long hairy pods containing many seeds; grown for fodder and forage and root starch; widespread in the southern United States
    kudzu vine; kudzu.

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wend

  • verb direct one's course or way
    • wend your way through the crowds

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hottentot_bread_vine

  • noun South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
    Dioscorea elephantipes; tortoise plant; Hottentot's bread vine; elephant's-foot.

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long_pepper

  • noun slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
    Piper longum.
  • noun plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
    jalapeno; cayenne pepper; cayenne; Capsicum annuum longum; chilli pepper; chili pepper.

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periploca_graeca

  • noun deciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits; cultivated for its dark shining foliage; southeastern Europe to Asia Minor
    silk vine.

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yam_bean

  • noun twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots
    potato bean; Pachyrhizus tuberosus.
  • noun Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
    Pachyrhizus erosus.

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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tuba_root

  • noun woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone
    derris root; Derris elliptica.

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telescope

  • noun a magnifier of images of distant objects
    scope.
  • verb crush together or collapse
    • In the accident, the cars telescoped
    • my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack

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piper_cubeba

  • noun tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
    cubeb vine; Java pepper; cubeb.

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softball_game

  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball.

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aristolochia_macrophylla

  • noun hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe
    Dutchman's-pipe; Aristolochia durior; pipe vine.

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cardiospermum_halicacabum

  • noun woody perennial climbing plant with large ornamental seed pods that resemble balloons; tropical India and Africa and America
    heart pea; balloon vine.

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transient

  • noun one who stays for only a short time
    • transient laborers
  • noun (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

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trachelospermum_jasminoides

  • noun evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely fragrant white flowers
    confederate jasmine; star jasmine.

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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turnip

  • noun widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root
    white turnip; Brassica rapa.
  • noun root of any of several members of the mustard family

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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purple_granadillo

  • noun Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
    Passiflora edulis; granadilla.

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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star_jasmine

  • noun evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely fragrant white flowers
    confederate jasmine; Trachelospermum jasminoides.

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go

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

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bob_about

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob around.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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forth

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

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horse-brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier.

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turning

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

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telecommunication

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecom.
  • noun (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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1-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    one-hitter.

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dodder

  • noun a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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smacking

  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smack; slap.
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack; thwack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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marco_polo

  • noun Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    Polo.

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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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egyptian_bean

  • noun perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
    hyacinth bean; bonavist; Dolichos lablab; Lablab purpureus; Indian bean.

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humulus

  • noun hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae
    genus Humulus.

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briony

  • noun a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties
    bryony.

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hedera_helix

  • noun Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits
    English ivy; ivy; common ivy.

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pole_jumper

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; vaulter.

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devil's_darning_needle

  • noun common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
    old man's beard; Clematis virginiana; virgin's bower.
  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    dragonfly; snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; snake feeder; darning needle.

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climbing_hempweed

  • noun herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers; climbs up trees
    climbing hemp-vine; Mikania scandens; wild climbing hempweed; climbing boneset.

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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ipomoea

, and like." Gray.] (Bot.) A genus of twining plants with showy monopetalous flowers, including the morning-glory, the sweet potato, and the cypress vine.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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bushwhack

  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.
  • verb live in the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla

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jack_bean

  • noun annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage
    wonder bean; giant stock bean; Canavalia ensiformis.

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squash_racket

  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racquet.

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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passionflower

  • noun any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
    passionflower vine.

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fancy-dress_ball

  • noun a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
    masked ball; masquerade ball.

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convolvulus

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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roll_over

  • verb make a rolling motion or turn
    • The dog rolled over
  • verb negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
    • roll over a loan

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top

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

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tango

  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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sidle

  • verb move unobtrusively or furtively
    • The young man began to sidle near the pretty girl sitting on the log
  • verb move sideways
    sashay.

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palpitation

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

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motility

  • noun ability to move spontaneously and independently
  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; movement.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility

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go_forward

  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    continue; proceed.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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ipomoea_panurata

  • noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
    man-of-the-earth; wild sweet potato vine; scammonyroot; wild potato vine; manroot; Ipomoea fastigiata.

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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twister

  • noun a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
    tornado.
  • noun small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts
    cruller.

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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kiwi

  • noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    Actinidia deliciosa; kiwi vine; Chinese gooseberry; Actinidia chinensis.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
    New Zealander.

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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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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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hardenbergia_comnptoniana

  • noun vigorous climber of the forests of western Australia; grown for their dense racemes of attractive bright rose-purple flowers
    Western Australia coral pea.

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stanley_frank_musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stan the Man.

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manner_of_walking

  • noun manner of walking
    walk.
    • he had a funny walk

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charleston

  • noun state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
    capital of West Virginia.
  • noun a port city in southeastern South Carolina

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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lippizan

  • noun a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage
    Lippizaner; Lipizzan.
    • a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old

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scarlet_runner

  • noun tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
    runner bean; Phaseolus coccineus; Dutch case-knife bean; scarlet runner bean; Phaseolus multiflorus.
  • noun hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers
    Kennedia prostrata; running postman.

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reclining

  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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get_across

  • verb communicate successfully
    put over.
    • I couldn't get across the message
    • He put over the idea very well
  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; sink in; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow

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base_runner

  • noun a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
    runner.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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coldcock

  • verb knock down with force
    knock down; floor; dump; deck.
    • He decked his opponent

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iron

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

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purple_virgin's_bower

  • noun climber of northeastern North America having waxy purplish-blue flowers
    Clematis verticillaris; purple clematis; mountain clematis.

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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perennial_pea

  • noun perennial climber of central and southern Europe having purple or pink or white flowers; naturalized in North America
    broad-leaved everlasting pea; Lathyrus latifolius.

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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rattle

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

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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minor_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    bush leaguer.

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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churn

  • noun a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    butter churn.
  • verb stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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draw_back

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    retract; pull back.

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smack

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

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marsh_clematis

  • noun climber of southern United States having bluish-purple flowers
    blue jessamine; blue jasmine; curly clematis; Clematis crispa.

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saltate

  • verb move by saltation
    • The sand grains are saltated by the wind
  • verb leap or skip, often in dancing
    • These fish swim with a saltating motion

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cotillion

  • noun a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
    cotilion.
  • noun a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
    cotilion.

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betel_pepper

  • noun Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
    Piper betel; betel.

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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trough

  • noun a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    gutter.

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flitter

  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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jactitate

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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private_road

  • noun a road leading up to a private house
    driveway; drive.
    • they parked in the driveway

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preset

  • adjective satellite set in advance
    predetermined.
    • a preset plan of action
    • at a predetermined time

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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parting

  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    part.
    • his part was right in the middle

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zealand

  • noun the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
    Sjaelland; Seeland.

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blue_jasmine

  • noun climber of southern United States having bluish-purple flowers
    blue jessamine; curly clematis; Clematis crispa; marsh clematis.

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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flow

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

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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flinch

  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    wince.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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grass_pea

  • noun European annual grown for forage; seeds used for food in India and for stock elsewhere
    Lathyrus sativus; khesari; Indian pea.

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ground_ball

  • noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
    grounder; groundball; hopper.

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derbyshire

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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alight

  • verb to come to rest, settle
    perch; light.
    • Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb come down
    climb down.
    • the birds alighted

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joyride

  • noun a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
    • they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars
  • verb ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
    tool; tool around.
    • We tooled down the street

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strike_hard

  • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    knock.

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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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cracker_bonbon

  • noun a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
    cracker; snapper.

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luffa_acutangula

  • noun loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics
    angled loofah; sing-kwa.

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ski_jumper

  • noun a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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move_back_and_forth

  • verb move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

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paper_flower

  • noun Brazilian vine that tends to flower continuously
    Bougainvillea glabra.

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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wild_bean

  • noun a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
    Indian potato; Apios tuberosa; groundnut; Apios americana; potato bean; groundnut vine.
  • noun nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
    potato bean; groundnut.

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evening_trumpet_flower

  • noun poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers
    Gelsemium sempervirens; yellow jessamine; yellow jasmine; Carolina jasmine.

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capriole

  • noun (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
  • noun a playful leap or hop
    caper.

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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theodore_samuel_williams

  • noun United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
    Ted Williams; Williams.

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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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waltz

  • noun an assured victory (especially in an election)
    walk-in.
  • noun music composed in triple time for waltzing

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dillydallier

  • noun someone who wastes time
    dallier; lounger; mope; dilly-dallier.

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new_york_city

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York; Greater New York.

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luffa_cylindrica

  • noun the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
    loofah; vegetable sponge.

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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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heftiness

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; sinew; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.
  • noun the property of being large in mass
    ponderousness; massiveness; heft; ponderosity.

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shutting

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

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shrubby_bittersweet

  • noun twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    bittersweet; climbing bittersweet; waxwork; false bittersweet; staff vine; Celastrus scandens; American bittersweet.

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danse

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horse_brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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indian_bean

  • noun tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
    catalpa.
  • noun perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
    hyacinth bean; bonavist; Dolichos lablab; Egyptian bean; Lablab purpureus.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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traverser

  • noun someone who moves or passes across
    • the traversers slowly ascended the mountain

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curly-heads

  • noun shrubby clematis of the eastern United States having curly foliage
    Clematis ochreleuca.

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american_ivy

  • noun common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit
    Parthenocissus quinquefolia; woodbine; Virginia creeper.

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disco

  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
    discotheque.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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urticate

  • verb whip with or as with nettles
  • verb sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
    nettle.

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hasten

  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; festinate; look sharp; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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silky_wisteria

  • noun a wisteria of China having white flowers
    Wisteria venusta.

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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vase_vine

  • noun scandent subshrub of southeastern United States having large red-purple bell-shaped flowers with leathery recurved sepals
    leather flower; Clematis viorna; vase-fine.

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nut

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

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saddle

  • noun a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddleback.

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black_bryony

  • noun common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries
    black bindweed; Tamus communis.

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cy_young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Danton True Young; Young.

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bingle

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    single.

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european_hop

  • noun European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
    bine; common hop; Humulus lupulus; common hops.

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rock_climber

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    cragsman.

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change_of_location

  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    travel.

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vitis_rotundifolia

  • noun native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
    muscadine.

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dipladenia

  • noun genus of tropical South American tuberous perennial woody vines with large racemose flowers and milky sap
    genus Mandevilla; genus Dipladenia; Mandevilla.

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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away

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

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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mug

  • noun the quantity that can be held in a mug
    mugful.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; chump; mark.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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bestride

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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passed_ball

  • noun a pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not; allows a base runner to advance a base

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darning

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
  • verb repair by sewing
    darn.
    • darn socks

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screwball

  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot; crank.
  • noun a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

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lipizzan

  • noun a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage
    Lippizan; Lippizaner.
    • a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old

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pachyrhizus_tuberosus

  • noun twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots
    potato bean; yam bean.

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virgin's_bower

  • noun common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
    devil's darning needle; old man's beard; Clematis virginiana.

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knock_about

  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent
  • verb be around; be alive or active
    kick around; kick about.
    • Does the old man still kick around?