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lumberman

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; logger; feller; lumberjack.

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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concenter

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; concentre; focus.

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perseverance

  • noun persistent determination
    persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseveration; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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auscultation

  • noun listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)

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pep

  • noun liveliness and energy
    peppiness; ginger.
    • this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep

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green_light

  • noun a signal to proceed
    go-ahead.
  • noun permission to proceed with a project or to take action
    • the gave the green light for construction to begin

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declaration

  • noun a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  • noun (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    • his declaration of innocence

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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crosshairs

  • noun a center of interest
    • the war on terrorism has put Saddam Hussein in the crosshairs

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preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

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proposition

  • noun (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    suggestion; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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dock_worker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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arduousness

  • noun extreme effortfulness
    strenuousness.

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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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meditation

  • noun continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
    speculation.
    • the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge
  • noun (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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plodding

  • noun hard monotonous routine work
    donkeywork; drudgery; grind.
  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plod.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere

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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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briskness

  • noun liveliness and eagerness
    alacrity; smartness.
    • he accepted with alacrity
    • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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separation_energy

  • noun the energy required to separate particles from a molecule or atom or nucleus; equals the mass defect
    binding energy.

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careful

  • adjective exercising caution or showing care or attention
    • they were careful when crossing the busy street
    • be careful to keep her shoes clean
    • did very careful research
    • careful art restorers
    • careful of the rights of others
    • careful about one's behavior
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    heedful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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parsimoniousness

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; penny-pinching; thrift.
  • noun extreme stinginess
    tightfistedness; minginess; niggardliness; meanness; closeness; niggardness; tightness; parsimony.

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deliberateness

  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    unhurriedness; deliberation; slowness.
  • noun the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision
    deliberation.
    • he was a man of judicial deliberation

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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striving

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; pains; nisus.
  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour; strive.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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liberationist

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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manual_labor

  • noun labor done with the hands
    manual labour.

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dockworker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; docker; longshoreman.

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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fund-raising_effort

  • noun a campaign to raise money for some cause
    fund-raising campaign; fund-raising drive.

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hipster

  • noun someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
    hippie; flower child; hippy.

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rightist

  • noun a member of a right wing political party
    right-winger.
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
    right-wing.

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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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joint_resolution

  • noun a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

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anthony_comstock

  • noun United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915)
    Comstock.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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frivolousness

  • noun the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
    frivolity.

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appointment

  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; engagement.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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risk

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

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activation

  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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innovation

  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    invention.
  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; invention; conception; excogitation.

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prudence

  • noun discretion in practical affairs
  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    circumspection; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion

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passive_resister

  • noun a reformer who believes in passive resistance
    non-resistant.

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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figment

  • noun a contrived or fantastic idea
    • a figment of the imagination

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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kabbalist

  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    cabalist.
  • noun a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
    Cabalist.

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fag

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot.
  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    cigarette; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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gipsy

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gypsy; itinerant.
    • itinerant traders
  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Romani; Rommany; Gypsy; Bohemian; Roma; Romany.

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recreation

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    diversion.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
    refreshment.
    • time for rest and refreshment by the pool
    • days of joyous recreation with his friends

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irresoluteness

  • noun the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
    irresolution.

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vitality

  • noun an energetic style
    verve.
  • noun a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    energy; vim.
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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level

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

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isobutyl_nitrite

  • noun a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
    butyl nitrite.

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bumptiousness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    pushiness; cockiness; forwardness.

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pushy

  • adjective satellite marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    pushful.
    • an aggressive young executive
    • a pushful insurance agent

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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masorete

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Massorete; Masorite.

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renaissance_man

  • noun a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
    generalist.
    • a statistician has to be something of a generalist
  • noun a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics

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large

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

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involution

  • noun reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
  • noun a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction

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labor_of_love

  • noun productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation
    labour of love.

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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robert_owen

  • noun Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    Owen.

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freedom_fighter

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; rebel; insurrectionist.

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haymaking

  • noun taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts
  • noun cutting grass and curing it to make hay

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specializer

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specialist; specialiser.

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donnish

  • adjective satellite marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
    academic; pedantic.

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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vocation

  • noun the particular occupation for which you are trained
    career; calling.
  • noun a body of people doing the same kind of work
    occupational group.

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brave

  • noun a North American Indian warrior
  • noun people who are brave
    • the home of the free and the brave

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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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unwearying

  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    indefatigable; unflagging; tireless.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence

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francis_everett_townsend

  • noun United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)
    Townsend.

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broad-mindedness

  • noun an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior

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blitz

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    linebacker blitzing; safety blitz.
  • noun a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
    blitzkrieg.

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musing

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness.
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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soul

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

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heat_energy

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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wannabee

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; aspirant; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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advertising_campaign

  • noun an organized program of advertisements
    ad campaign; ad blitz.

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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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perusing

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; studying; poring over.
  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    peruse.
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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aphrodisiac

  • noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiacal.

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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parsimony

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimoniousness; penny-pinching; thrift.
  • noun extreme stinginess
    tightfistedness; parsimoniousness; minginess; niggardliness; meanness; closeness; niggardness; tightness.

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centering

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; focussing; focus; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
    snap.
    • the quarterback fumbled the snap

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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frivolity

  • noun the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
    frivolousness.
  • noun something of little value or significance
    frippery; fluff; bagatelle.

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cleanliness

  • noun the habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections
  • noun diligence in keeping clean

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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youth_movement

  • noun political or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people
    youth crusade.

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longshoreman

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker.

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alternative_energy

  • noun energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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learned

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    erudite.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor
  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn; learn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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wrecker

  • noun someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
  • noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    diversionist; saboteur.

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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ad_campaign

  • noun an organized program of advertisements
    ad blitz; advertising campaign.

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.
  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.

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sedulity

  • noun the quality of being constantly diligent and attentive
    sedulousness.

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toiling

  • adjective satellite doing arduous or unpleasant work
    labouring; drudging; laboring.
    • drudging peasants
    • the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton
    • toiling coal miners in the black deeps
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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busyness

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

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mull

  • noun a term used in Scottish names of promontories
    • the Mull of Kintyre
  • noun an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides

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tenaciousness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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strenuousness

  • noun extreme effortfulness
    arduousness.

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gandy

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industriousness

  • noun persevering determination to perform a task
    industry; diligence.
    • his diligence won him quick promotions
    • frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues

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women's_liberation_movement

  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    feminist movement; feminism; women's lib.

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elbow_grease

  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; effort; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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mule

  • noun hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
  • noun a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
    scuff.

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behaviour

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

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drudgery

  • noun hard monotonous routine work
    donkeywork; plodding; grind.

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separation

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

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humility

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

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active

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

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revitalisation

  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; resurgence; revival; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture

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enterprising

  • adjective marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects
    • an enterprising foreign policy
    • an enterprising young man likely to go far

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rail-splitter

  • noun a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
    splitter.

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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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temerity

  • noun fearless daring
    audacity; audaciousness.

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up_to

  • adjective satellite busy or occupied with
    • what have you been up to?
    • up to no good
  • adjective satellite having the requisite qualities for
    adequate to; equal to; capable.
    • equal to the task
    • the work isn't up to the standard I require

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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ahead

  • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
    leading; in the lead.
    • he is ahead by a pawn
    • the leading team in the pennant race
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; before.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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huss

  • noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
    John Huss; Jan Hus; Hus.
  • noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
    John Huss; Jan Hus; Hus.

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marcus_terentius_varro

  • noun Roman scholar (116-27 BC)
    Varro.

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foolishness

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    folly; unwiseness.
  • noun the quality of being rash and foolish
    folly; madness; craziness.
    • trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly
    • adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness

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theologist

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologizer; theologiser.

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engrossment

  • noun complete attention; intense mental effort
    immersion; absorption; concentration.
  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; preoccupancy; preoccupation.

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advertising

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    publicizing.

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suggestion

  • noun an idea that is suggested
    • the picnic was her suggestion
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    proposition; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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dangerous_undertaking

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; adventure.

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action

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

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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astuteness

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    shrewdness; perspicaciousness; perspicacity.
  • noun the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    depth; profundity; profoundness; deepness.

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chartist

  • noun a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
  • noun a stock market analyst who tries to predict market trends from graphs of recent prices of securities
    technical analyst.

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booklover

  • noun someone who loves (and usually collects) books
    bibliophile; book lover.

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indefatigability

  • noun tireless determination
    indefatigableness; tirelessness.

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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mindedness

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enlivener

  • noun an agent that gives or restores life or vigor
    invigorator; quickener.
    • the soul is the quickener of the body

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love

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

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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massorete

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Masorite; Masorete.

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erudite

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    learned.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor

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unyieldingness

  • noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
    obduracy; adamance.

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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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patience

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; forbearance.
  • noun a card game played by one person
    solitaire.

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flexibility

  • noun the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
    flexibleness.
  • noun the quality of being adaptable or variable
    flexibleness.
    • he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement

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feller

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; logger; lumberjack.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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utopian

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

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sound_judgment

  • noun the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
    judgement; perspicacity; judgment; sound judgement.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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overworking

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overwork.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    overwork.
    • This play has been overworked

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hit_the_books

  • verb learn by reading books; I must hit the books now"
    study.
    • He is studying geology in his room
    • I have an exam next week

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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eruditeness

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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plot

  • noun a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    game; secret plan.
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    patch; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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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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eye

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

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hippie

  • noun someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
    hipster; flower child; hippy.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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to

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

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enliven

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb make lively
    liven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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chi

  • noun the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
    qi; ki; ch'i.
  • noun the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
    khi.

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ingenuity

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; inventiveness; cleverness.
  • noun the property of being ingenious
    ingeniousness; cleverness.
    • a plot of great ingenuity
    • the cleverness of its design

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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walkover

  • noun backbends combined with handstands
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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vigour

  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; energy; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigor; dynamism; heartiness.

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call

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

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hus

  • noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
    John Huss; Huss; Jan Hus.

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at_work

  • adjective satellite on the job
    • had been at work for over an hour before her boss arrived

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swot

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; grind; dweeb; nerd.
  • verb study intensively, as before an exam
    drum; grind away; swot up; bone up; get up; bone; cram; mug up.
    • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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khat

  • noun the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
    African tea; qat; quat; cat; kat; Arabian tea.
    • in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

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stoker

  • noun a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
    fireman.
  • noun Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)
    Bram Stoker; Abraham Stoker.

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humbleness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun a humble feeling
    humility.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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hired_hand

  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired man; hand.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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adventurousness

  • noun the trait of being adventurous
    venturesomeness.

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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tirelessness

  • noun tireless determination
    indefatigableness; indefatigability.

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compulsiveness

  • noun the trait of acting compulsively
    compulsivity.

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muse

  • noun the source of an artist's inspiration
    • Euterpe was his muse
  • noun in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

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academician

  • noun someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    schoolman.

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leisureliness

  • noun slowness by virtue of being leisurely

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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labourer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    manual laborer; laborer; jack.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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baby

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

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laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; manual laborer; jack.

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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profoundness

  • noun extremeness of degree
    • the profoundness of his ignorance
  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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pedantry

  • noun an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning

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intentness

  • noun the quality of being intent and concentrated
    engrossment.
    • the intentness of his gaze

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me

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

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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resistant

  • adjective satellite relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
    immune.
  • adjective satellite able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    tolerant.
    • the plant is tolerant of saltwater
    • these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
    • the new hybrid is more resistant to drought

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hired_man

  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hand.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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energy_of_activation

  • noun the energy that an atomic system must acquire before a process (such as an emission or reaction) can occur
    activation energy.
    • catalysts are said to reduce the energy of activation during the transition phase of a reaction

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lumberjack

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; logger; feller.
  • noun a short warm outer jacket
    lumber jacket.

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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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ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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forbearance

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; patience.
  • noun a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
    • his forbearance to reply was alarming

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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learn

  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; hear; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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about

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

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aspirant

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    wishful; aspiring.

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go-ahead

  • noun a signal to proceed
    green light.
  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; initiative; enterprise.

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pick

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

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control

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

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heart

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

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candidature

  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; electioneering; candidacy; political campaign.

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valedictory

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory address; valedictory oration; valediction.
  • adjective of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
    • a valedictory address
    • valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course
    • a suitable valedictory gesture

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women's_lib

  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    women's liberation movement; feminist movement; feminism.

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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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earnestness

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    seriousness; sincerity.
  • noun the trait of being serious
    seriousness; serious-mindedness; sincerity.
    • a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

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steeplejack

  • noun someone who builds or maintains very tall structures

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in

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

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theologiser

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologizer; theologist.

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sake

  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    interest.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest
  • noun Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
    rice beer; saki.

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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women's_liberationist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    women's rightist; libber; feminist.

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valedictorian

  • noun the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
    valedictory speaker.

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tolerant

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

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scholiast

  • noun a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.

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hod

  • noun an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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emotionalism

  • noun emotional nature or quality
    emotionality.

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undivided

  • adjective satellite not parted by conflict of opinion
    • presented an undivided front
  • adjective satellite not shared by or among others
    • undivided responsibility

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treadmill

  • noun an exercise device consisting of an endless belt on which a person can walk or jog without changing place
  • noun a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps
    tread-wheel; treadwheel.

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thrift

  • noun any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; parsimoniousness; penny-pinching.

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endurance

  • noun the power to withstand hardship or stress
    • the marathon tests a runner's endurance
  • noun a state of surviving; remaining alive
    survival.

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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abidance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformity; conformation.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; residency.

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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purport

  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    intent; spirit.
  • noun the pervading meaning or tenor
    drift.
    • caught the general drift of the conversation

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status_seeking

  • noun a drive to acquire power
    power hunger.

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gay_lib

  • noun the movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
    gay liberation movement.

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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jan_hus

  • noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
    John Huss; Huss; Hus.

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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strictness

  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    stringency.
  • noun uncompromising resolution
    sternness.

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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tractability

  • noun the trait of being easily persuaded
    flexibility; tractableness.

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vedist

  • noun a scholar of or an authority on the Vedas

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hackwork

  • noun professional work done according to formula

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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coming

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

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marrow

  • noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
    bone marrow.
  • noun any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
    vegetable marrow; marrow squash.

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manual_laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; laborer; jack.

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distrustfulness

  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrust; mistrust.

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man

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

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inactivity

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

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bracero

  • noun a Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages during World War II

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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emotionality

  • noun emotional nature or quality
    emotionalism.

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light

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

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life

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

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hum

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

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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green

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

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salt_mine

  • noun a mine where salt is dug
  • noun a job involving drudgery and confinement
    treadmill.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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venturesomeness

  • noun the trait of being adventurous
    adventurousness.

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activation_energy

  • noun the energy that an atomic system must acquire before a process (such as an emission or reaction) can occur
    energy of activation.
    • catalysts are said to reduce the energy of activation during the transition phase of a reaction

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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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exclusive

  • noun a news report that is reported first by one news organization
    scoop.
    • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials
  • adjective satellite not divided or shared with others
    sole.
    • they have exclusive use of the machine
    • sole rights of publication

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sir_clive_marles_sinclair

  • noun English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940)
    Sinclair; Clive Sinclair.

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cockiness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    pushiness; bumptiousness; forwardness.

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office

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

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preservationist

  • noun someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas

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gay_liberation_movement

  • noun the movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
    gay lib.

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essence

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

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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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irresolution

  • noun doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
    indecisiveness; indecision.
    • his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost
  • noun the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
    irresoluteness.

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sedulous

  • adjective satellite marked by care and persistent effort
    assiduous.
    • her assiduous attempts to learn French
    • assiduous research
    • sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles

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engrossed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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alacrity

  • noun liveliness and eagerness
    smartness; briskness.
    • he accepted with alacrity
    • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

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brio

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; spiritedness; invigoration.

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agricultural

  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
    • agricultural engineering
    • modern agricultural (or farming) methods
    • agricultural (or farm) equipment
    • an agricultural college
  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    farming; agrarian.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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suffer

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

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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thoughtfulness

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; musing.
  • noun kind and considerate regard for others
    consideration; considerateness.
    • he showed no consideration for her feelings

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wiseness

  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    soundness; wisdom.
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wisdom.

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industrious

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    untiring; hardworking; tireless.
  • adjective satellite working hard to promote an enterprise
    gumptious; up-and-coming; energetic.

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position

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

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assiduity

  • noun great and constant diligence and attention
    concentration; assiduousness.

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environmentalist

  • noun someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
    conservationist.

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rehearing

  • noun the act of hearing again
    relistening.
  • verb hear or try a court case anew
    retry; rehear.

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electioneering

  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    bell ringing; canvassing.
  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; candidacy; candidature; political campaign.

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brook

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    creek.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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pedantic

  • adjective satellite marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
    academic; donnish.

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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contemplative

  • noun a person devoted to the contemplative life
  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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generalist

  • noun a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
    Renaissance man.
    • a statistician has to be something of a generalist

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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reflexion

  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflection.
  • noun expression without words
    expression; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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scrupulousness

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

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analeptic

  • noun a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  • adjective satellite stimulating the central nervous system
    • an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system

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retrieval

  • noun (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
  • noun the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory
    • my retrieval of people's names is very poor

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no-brainer

  • noun anything that requires little thought

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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invigorator

  • noun an agent that gives or restores life or vigor
    enlivener; quickener.
    • the soul is the quickener of the body

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muliebrity

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    womanhood.
  • noun the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
    femininity.

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good

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

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put_up

  • verb place so as to be noticed
    post.
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
  • verb mount or put up
    provide; offer.
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance

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nisus

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; pains.

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conceitedness

  • noun the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride
    conceit; vanity.

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propose

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    advise; suggest.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    project.
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity

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pushover

  • noun someone who is easily taken advantage of
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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invigoration

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; spiritedness.
  • noun the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
    animation; vivification.

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liberality

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberalness.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberalness.

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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rebel

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; insurrectionist.
  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Reb; Johnny Reb; greyback; Johnny.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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push_back

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    rollback.
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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campaigner

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; candidate.

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ambition

  • noun a cherished desire
    aspiration; dream.
    • his ambition is to own his own business
  • noun a strong drive for success
    ambitiousness.

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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platelayer

  • noun a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
    tracklayer.

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cogitation

  • noun a carefully considered thought about something
    • his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook
  • noun attentive consideration and meditation
    study.
    • after much cogitation he rejected the offer

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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adventurous

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventuresome.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

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competitiveness

  • noun an aggressive willingness to compete
    fight.
    • the team was full of fight

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crichton

  • noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
    The Admirable Crichton; James Crichton.

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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neutrality

  • noun nonparticipation in a dispute or war
  • noun tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
    disinterest.

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undertaking

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun the trade of a funeral director

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dockhand

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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historiographer

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historian.

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energy_state

  • noun a definite stable energy that a physical system can have; used especially of the state of electrons in atoms or molecules
    energy level.
    • according to quantum theory only certain energy levels are possible

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large_order

  • noun a formidable task or requirement
    tall order.
    • finishing in time was a tall order but we did it

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intricacy

  • noun marked by elaborately complex detail
    elaboration; involution; elaborateness.

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hod_carrier

  • noun a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
    hodman.

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fabian

  • adjective satellite using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
    • a fabian policy
  • noun a member of the Fabian Society in Britain

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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fund-raising_campaign

  • noun a campaign to raise money for some cause
    fund-raising drive; fund-raising effort.

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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untiring

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    industrious; hardworking; tireless.

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absentmindedness

  • noun preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored

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john_huss

  • noun Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
    Huss; Jan Hus; Hus.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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mean

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

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heavy

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

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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vitaliser

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    energiser; animator; energizer; vitalizer.

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whim

  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse
  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whimsey; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

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dorothea_lynde_dix

  • noun United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)
    Dorothea Dix; Dix.

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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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wilkes

  • noun English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
    John Wilkes.
  • noun United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)
    Charles Wilkes.

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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tall_order

  • noun a formidable task or requirement
    large order.
    • finishing in time was a tall order but we did it

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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nitrite

  • noun the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

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corvee

  • noun unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes

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focalize

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalise.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; concentre; focus; concenter.

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theologian

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologizer; theologiser; theologist.

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valedictory_speaker

  • noun the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
    valedictorian.

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out

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

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toleration

  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    sufferance; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • noun official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

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circumspection

  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
  • noun the trait of being circumspect and prudent
    caution.

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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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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pertinacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; persistence.

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gandy_dancer

  • noun a laborer in a railroad maintenance gang

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subject_field

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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abide

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

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liveliness

  • noun general activity and motion
    animation.
  • noun animation and energy in action or expression
    life; sprightliness; spirit.
    • it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

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activist

  • noun a militant reformer
    militant.
  • adjective satellite advocating or engaged in activism
    activistic.

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salutatorian

  • noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
    salutatory speaker.

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

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demeanor

  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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reanimate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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boldness

  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; daring; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart
  • noun impudent aggressiveness
    nerve; brass; cheek; face.
    • I couldn't believe her boldness
    • he had the effrontery to question my honesty

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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associate

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

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hang

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

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flower_child

  • noun someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
    hipster; hippie; hippy.

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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free

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

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untrustworthiness

  • noun the trait of not deserving trust or confidence
    untrustiness.

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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wannabe

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; aspirant; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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put

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

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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hand

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

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peon

  • noun a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
    galley slave; navvy; drudge.

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heroic

  • noun a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    heroic verse; heroic meter.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    epic; larger-than-life.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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care

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

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faller

  • noun a person who fells trees
    lumberman; logger; feller; lumberjack.
  • noun a person who falls
    • one of them was safe but they were unable to save the faller
    • a faller among thieves

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dishwasher

  • noun a machine for washing dishes
    dish washer; dishwashing machine.
  • noun someone who washes dishes

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book_lover

  • noun someone who loves (and usually collects) books
    bibliophile; booklover.

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contemplation

  • noun a long and thoughtful observation
  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    reflection; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.

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concentrate_on

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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revolve_about

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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precaution

  • noun a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    guard; safeguard.
    • he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
    • an insurance policy is a good safeguard
    • we let our guard down
  • noun the trait of practicing caution in advance

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minuteness

  • noun the property of being very small in size
    diminutiveness; weeness; petiteness; tininess.
    • hence the minuteness of detail in the painting
  • noun great precision; painstaking attention to details
    • he examined the essay with the greatest minuteness

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compulsive

  • noun a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
  • adjective satellite caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
    • compulsive drinking

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punctiliousness

  • noun strict attention to minute details
    scrupulousness; meticulosity; meticulousness.

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conversation

  • noun the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

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audacity

  • noun fearless daring
    temerity; audaciousness.
  • noun aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
    audaciousness.
    • he had the audacity to question my decision

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place

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

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tied

  • adjective satellite bound or secured closely
    trussed.
    • the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
    • a trussed chicken
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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revolve_around

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work
  • verb move around in a circular motion
    circle round; circle around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun

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thought_process

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; thought; intellection.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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stimulate

  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; induce; have; cause.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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labour_of_love

  • noun productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation
    labor of love.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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kernel

  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    meat.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell
  • noun a single whole grain of a cereal
    • a kernel of corn

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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straining

  • noun an intense or violent exertion
    strain.
  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    twisting; overrefinement; torture; distortion.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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owen

  • noun Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    Robert Owen.
  • noun English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
    Sir Richard Owen.

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piece_of_cake

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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ritalin

  • noun central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
    methylphenidate.

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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the_admirable_crichton

  • noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
    Crichton; James Crichton.

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bracer

  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
    armguard.
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    pick-me-up.

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cerebration

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    thinking; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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confectionery

  • noun candy and other sweets considered collectively
    • the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks
  • noun a confectioner's shop
    candy store; confectionary.

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slavery

  • noun the state of being under the control of another person
    thrall; thraldom; thralldom; bondage.
  • noun the practice of owning slaves
    slaveholding.

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revival

  • noun bringing again into activity and prominence
    revivification; resurgence; revitalisation; revitalization.
    • the revival of trade
    • a revival of a neglected play by Moliere
    • the Gothic revival in architecture
  • noun an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
    revival meeting.

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occupy

  • verb keep busy with
    busy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • verb live (in a certain place)
    reside; lodge in.
    • She resides in Princeton
    • he occupies two rooms on the top floor

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timid

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    cautious.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing fear and lack of confidence

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galley

  • noun a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
  • noun (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars

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revive

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

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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liberalness

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberality.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberality.

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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too

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

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bailiwick

  • noun the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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wrapped

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; cloaked; mantled.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap; wrap up.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present

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thriftiness

  • noun frugality in the expenditure of money or resources
    economy.
    • the Scots are famous for their economy

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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listen

  • verb hear with intention
    • Listen to the sound of this cello
  • verb listen and pay attention
    take heed; hear.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

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elaboration

  • noun addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
    amplification.
    • a few remarks added in amplification and defense
    • an elaboration of the sketch followed
  • noun the result of improving something
    refinement.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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anti-war_movement

  • noun a campaign against entering or continuing a war

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enterprisingness

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    initiative; go-ahead; enterprise.

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forethought

  • noun planning or plotting in advance of acting
    premeditation.
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; care.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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social_reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; crusader.

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edmund_malone

  • noun English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
    Malone; Edmond Malone.

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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conscientiousness

  • noun the quality of being in accord with the dictates of conscience
  • noun the trait of being painstaking and careful
    painstakingness.

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focusing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focus; focal point.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun the act of bringing into focus
    focalization; focalisation.

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natural

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

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self-concern

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egocentrism; egoism.

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reflection

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflexion.

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kind

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adjective having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    • kind to sick patients
    • a kind master
    • kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    • thanked her for her kind letter

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savant

  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    initiate; pundit; learned person.

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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ad_blitz

  • noun an organized program of advertisements
    ad campaign; advertising campaign.

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vitalizer

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; energiser; animator; energizer.

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bother

  • noun an angry disturbance
    trouble; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
    annoyance; pain in the ass; pain; infliction; botheration; pain in the neck.
    • washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer
    • a bit of a bother
    • he's not a friend, he's an infliction

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folly

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    unwiseness; foolishness.
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; stupidity; foolishness; imbecility.

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free_energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms

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militancy

  • noun a militant aggressiveness
    militance; combativeness.

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preparation

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

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invention

  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; conception; excogitation; innovation.
  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    innovation.

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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lover

  • noun a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; fan; buff.

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long-suffering

  • noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness
    long-sufferance.
  • adjective satellite patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble
    enduring.
    • an enduring disposition
    • a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife

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feeling

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

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steep

  • noun a steep place (as on a hill)
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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spiritedness

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; invigoration.

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athleticism

  • noun intense energy
    strenuosity.
    • his music is characterized by a happy athleticism

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overwork

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overworking.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    • This play has been overworked

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and

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

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cleaner

  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleansing agent; cleanser.
  • noun the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
    dry cleaner.

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generality

  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generalisation; generalization.
    • he spoke in broad generalities
  • noun the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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labouring

  • adjective satellite doing arduous or unpleasant work
    toiling; drudging; laboring.
    • drudging peasants
    • the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton
    • toiling coal miners in the black deeps
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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hearer

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; auditor; attender.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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broody

  • noun a domestic hen ready to brood
    broody hen; sitter; setting hen; brood hen.
  • adjective satellite physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    • a broody hen

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bookworm

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; scholastic.
  • noun someone who spends a great deal of time reading

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mule_skinner

  • noun a worker who drives mules
    muleteer; skinner; mule driver.

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mule_driver

  • noun a worker who drives mules
    muleteer; mule skinner; skinner.

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juice

  • noun the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
  • noun energetic vitality
    • her creative juices were flowing

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liven_up

  • verb make lively
    enliven; liven; animate; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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doggedness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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elaborateness

  • noun marked by elaborately complex detail
    intricacy; elaboration; involution.
  • noun an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated
    ornateness.

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travail

  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement; labour.
    • she was in labor for six hours
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; effort; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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concentration

  • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

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erudition

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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marathon

  • noun any long and arduous undertaking
    endurance contest.
  • noun a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

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pedant

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    scholastic; bookworm.

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persistency

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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studying

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; poring over.
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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diligence

  • noun conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation
  • noun persevering determination to perform a task
    industry; industriousness.
    • his diligence won him quick promotions
    • frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues

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speculation

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    conjecture.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture

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painstakingness

  • noun the trait of being painstaking and careful
    conscientiousness.

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sound

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

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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animation

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

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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idealization

  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealisation; glorification.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealisation.

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second_wind

  • noun renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking
    • She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting
    • the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind
  • noun the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion

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comstock

  • noun United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915)
    Anthony Comstock.

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objective

  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children
  • noun the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed
    object glass; objective lens; object lens.

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stevedore

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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quicken

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; accelerate.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb make keen or more acute
    whet.
    • whet my appetite

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brace

  • noun a support that steadies or strengthens something else
    • he wore a brace on his knee
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; dyad; duad.

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persistence

  • noun the property of a continuous and connected period of time
    continuity.
  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity.

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play

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

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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methylphenidate

  • noun central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
    Ritalin.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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reach

  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    range.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire
  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; orbit; range; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power

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theologizer

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologiser; theologist.

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hired

  • adjective satellite having services engaged for a fee
    • hired hands
    • a hired gun
  • verb engage or hire for work
    employ; hire; engage.
    • They hired two new secretaries in the department
    • How many people has she employed?

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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enduring

  • adjective satellite unceasing
    abiding; imperishable.
    • an abiding belief
    • imperishable truths
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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kat

  • noun the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
    African tea; qat; quat; cat; Arabian tea; khat.
    • in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

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energise

  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    excite; energize.
    • excite the atoms
  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    energize; arouse; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

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final_cause

  • noun (philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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docker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; longshoreman.

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salutatory_speaker

  • noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
    salutatorian.

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trustiness

  • noun the trait of deserving trust and confidence
    trustworthiness.

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pushful

  • adjective satellite marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    pushy.
    • an aggressive young executive
    • a pushful insurance agent

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muleteer

  • noun a worker who drives mules
    mule skinner; skinner; mule driver.

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alumna

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; grad; alumnus; graduate.

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energize

  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    arouse; energise; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    energise; excite.
    • excite the atoms

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doc

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce; Commerce Department; Department of Commerce.

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ki

  • noun the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
    qi; chi; ch'i.
  • noun goddess personifying earth; counterpart of Akkadian Aruru

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intractableness

  • noun the trait of being hard to influence or control
    intractability.

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focussing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focus; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • verb direct one's attention on something
    center; centre; pore; focus; concentrate; rivet.
    • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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quat

  • noun the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
    African tea; qat; cat; kat; Arabian tea; khat.
    • in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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deportment

  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; behavior; conduct.

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manhattan_project

  • noun a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II
  • noun code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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profundity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    profoundness.
    • the depth of my feeling
    • the profoundness of the silence

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whimsey

  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whim; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it
  • noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    arbitrariness; whimsy; whimsicality; capriciousness; flightiness.
    • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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zoom

  • noun a rapid rise
    rapid climb; rapid growth.
  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    soar.

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impression

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    feeling; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun an outward appearance
    effect.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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get-up-and-go

  • noun enterprising or ambitious drive
    push; energy.
    • Europeans often laugh at American energy

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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idealisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealization.
  • noun something that exists only as an idea
    idealization.

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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reinvigorate

  • verb impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
    invigorate.
    • Exercise is invigorating

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energy_level

  • noun a definite stable energy that a physical system can have; used especially of the state of electrons in atoms or molecules
    energy state.
    • according to quantum theory only certain energy levels are possible

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spanking

  • noun the act of slapping on the buttocks
    • he gave the brat a good spanking
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle; spank.

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islamist

  • noun a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
  • noun an orthodox Muslim

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aspirer

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; aspirant; wannabe.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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shakespearean

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearian.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearian.
    • Shakespearean plays

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planning

  • noun an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
    • the planning was more fun than the trip itself
  • noun the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

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concentre

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; focus; concenter.

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thoughtlessness

  • noun the quality of failing to be considerate of others
    inconsiderateness; inconsideration.
  • noun the trait of not thinking carefully before acting
    unthoughtfulness.

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demonstrator

  • noun a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
  • noun someone who demonstrates an article to a prospective buyer
    sales demonstrator.

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tracklayer

  • noun a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
    platelayer.

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endeavour

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; enterprise.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; attempt.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try

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charm_campaign

  • noun a campaign of flattery and friendliness (by a company, politician, etc.) to become more popular and gain support

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centeredness

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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poring_over

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; studying.

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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insurrectionist

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; rebel.

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