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formulant

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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unresisting

  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    supine; resistless.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

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sluggishness

  • noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun the pace of things that move relatively slowly
    • the sluggishness of the economy
    • the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold

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robert_curl

  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Curl; Robert F. Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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lack

  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; want.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  • verb be without
    miss.
    • This soup lacks salt
    • There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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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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hitch

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

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rapid

  • noun a part of a river where the current is very fast
  • adjective satellite done or occurring in a brief period of time
    • a rapid rise through the ranks

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zing

  • noun a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound
    • the zing of the passing bullet
  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzazz; pizzaz; dynamism; oomph.

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recess

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    deferral.
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; niche.

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hydraulic

  • adjective moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
    • hydraulic erosion
    • hydraulic brakes
  • adjective of or relating to the study of hydraulics
    • hydraulic engineer

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unmoved

  • adjective emotionally unmoved
    untouched; unaffected.
    • always appeared completely unmoved and imperturbable
  • adjective satellite being in the original position; not having been moved
    in-situ.
    • the archeologists could date the vase because it was in-situ
    • an in-situ investigator

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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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anthelmintic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelminthic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    helminthic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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primer

  • noun an introductory textbook
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; priming.

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ammonia

  • noun a water solution of ammonia
    ammonium hydroxide; ammonia water.
  • noun a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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boyle

  • noun United States writer (1902-1992)
    Kay Boyle.
  • noun Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
    Robert Boyle.

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rigidity

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidness.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidness; inflexibility.

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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hans_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Fischer.

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harold_kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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edward_morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; E. W. Morley; Morley.

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radiochemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    nuclear chemistry.

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physiological

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

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indolent

  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    lazy; slothful; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy
  • adjective satellite (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless
    • an indolent ulcer
    • leprosy is an indolent infectious disease

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karl_scheele

  • noun Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
    Karl Wilhelm Scheele; Scheele.

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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wallace_hume_carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Wallace Carothers; Carothers.

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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pharmaceutical_chemist

  • noun someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)
    pharmacologist.

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roald_hoffmann

  • noun United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)
    Hoffmann.

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edward_williams_morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    E. W. Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.

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bioinert

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ingredient

  • noun a component of a mixture or compound
  • noun an abstract part of something
    constituent; factor; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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laziness

  • noun inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
    indolence.
  • noun relaxed and easy activity
    • the laziness of the day helped her to relax

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young

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

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slothful

  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    lazy; indolent; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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moribund

  • adjective satellite not growing or changing; without force or vitality
    stagnant.
  • adjective satellite being on the point of death; breathing your last
    • a moribund patient

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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automotive

  • adjective of or relating to motor vehicles
    • automotive supplies
  • adjective satellite containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
    self-propelling; self-propelled.
    • a self-propelled vehicle

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calvin

  • noun United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)
    Melvin Calvin.
  • noun Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
    Jean Caulvin; John Calvin; Jean Cauvin; Jean Chauvin.

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high-voltage

  • adjective satellite operating on or powered by a high voltage
    high-potential.
    • a high-voltage generator
  • adjective satellite vigorously energetic or forceful
    high-energy; high-powered; high-power; high-octane.
    • a high-octane sales manager
    • a high-octane marketing plan
    • high-powered executives
    • a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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hibernating

  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up; hibernate.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves

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atmospheric

  • adjective relating to or located in the atmosphere
    atmospherical.
    • atmospheric tests

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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narcotic

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

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richard_errett_smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard E. Smalley.

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condition

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

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cool

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

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immoveable

  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immovable; unmovable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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meek

  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    mild; modest.
    • meek and self-effacing
  • adjective satellite very docile
    tame.
    • tame obedience
    • meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

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vibrational

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by vibration

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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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haber

  • noun German chemist noted for the synthetic production of ammonia from the nitrogen in air (1868-1934)
    Fritz Haber.

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narcoleptic

  • noun a person who has narcolepsy
  • noun a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep

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john_dalton

  • noun English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
    Dalton.

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sir_geoffrey_wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Wilkinson.

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participation

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

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josiah_willard_gibbs

  • noun United States chemist (1839-1903)
    Gibbs.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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biological

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

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sedentary

  • adjective satellite requiring sitting or little activity
    • forced by illness to lead a sedentary life

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inaction

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inactiveness.

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optics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  • noun optical properties
    • the optics of a telescope

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propellant

  • noun any substance that propels
    propellent.
  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellent; propelling; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought

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unaware

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    incognizant.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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anesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic agent; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anaesthetic.

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aeronautics

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
    astronautics.

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thin

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

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statistical_mechanics

  • noun the branch of physics that makes theoretical predictions about the behavior of macroscopic systems on the basis of statistical laws governing its component particles

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sternutatory

  • noun a chemical substance that causes sneezing and coughing and crying
    sternutator.
    • police used a sternutatory to subdue the mob
  • adjective tending to cause sneezing

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unblinking

  • adjective satellite showing no visible emotion
    • stood unblinking and accepted a sentence of a year
  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unshrinking; unflinching.

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joseph_priestley

  • noun English chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
    Priestley.

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exuberant

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; ebullient.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; excessive.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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languor

  • noun a relaxed comfortable feeling
    dreaminess.
  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    lassitude; listlessness.

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marya_sklodowska

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Marie Curie; Curie; Madame Curie.

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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covalent

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by covalence
    • covalent bond

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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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inanimate

  • adjective belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
    • the word `car' is inanimate
  • adjective not endowed with life
    nonliving; non-living.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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blue

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

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dormancy

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

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kinetic

  • adjective relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith
    • kinetic energy
  • adjective satellite characterized by motion
    • modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime

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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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inert_gas

  • noun any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
    argonon; noble gas.

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incompatible

  • adjective not compatible
    • incompatible personalities
    • incompatible colors
  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
    antagonistic.

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filler

  • noun used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
  • noun 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

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restfulness

  • noun the attribute of being restful
    • he longed for the restfulness of home

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woolgathering

  • noun an idle indulgence in fantasy
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream; daydream.

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wriggly

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    writhing; wriggling; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms

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paddle

  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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euphoriant

  • noun a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
  • adjective satellite tending to produce euphoria

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alkalescent

  • adjective satellite tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline
    alcalescent.

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alar

  • noun a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
    daminozide.
  • adjective of or relating to the axil
    axillary.

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pill_pusher

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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li3n

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resilient

  • adjective satellite recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    bouncy; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf

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pharmacy

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmaceutics.
  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's.

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zesty

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; spicy.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; barmy; zestful.

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ever

  • adverb at any time
    of all time.
    • did you ever smoke?
    • the best con man of all time
  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    always; e'er.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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slumber

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

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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passiveness

  • noun submission to others or to outside influences
    passivity.
  • noun the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
    passivity.

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richard_j._roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard John Roberts.

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alkaline

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkalic.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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spunky

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    feisty; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    gritty; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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feisty

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; huffy.

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overactive

  • adjective satellite more active than normal
    hyperactive.
    • a hyperactive child

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vivification

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

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water

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

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nimble

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; agile; spry.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it
  • adjective satellite mentally quick
    agile.
    • an agile mind
    • nimble wits

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protection

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

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sir_robert_robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Robinson.

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bob_woodward

  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Woodward; Robert Burns Woodward; Robert Woodward.

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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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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aerodynamic

  • adjective of or relating to aerodynamics
  • adjective satellite designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow
    sleek; streamlined; flowing.
    • a streamlined convertible

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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ordinary

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

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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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multivalent

  • adjective used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis
  • adjective having more than one valence, or having a valence of 3 or higher
    polyvalent.

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stupor

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; daze.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupefaction.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Hans Fischer.
  • noun German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
    Emil Hermann Fischer.

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kekule

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz; Friedrich August Kekule.

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slow

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

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cathartic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; physic.
  • adjective satellite emotionally purging
    psychotherapeutic.

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fast-flying

  • adjective satellite moving swiftly
    flying.
    • fast-flying planes
    • played the difficult passage with flying fingers

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myotic

  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    miotic drug; myotic drug; miotic.
  • adjective of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    miotic.
    • a miotic drug

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born

  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.
  • verb have
    bear.
    • bear a resemblance
    • bear a signature

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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dashing

  • adjective satellite lively and spirited
    gallant.
    • a dashing hero
  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud; scoot.
    • She dashed into the yard

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unmovable

  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immovable; immoveable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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adolf_windaus

  • noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
    Windaus.

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sleepy-eyed

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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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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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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depressant

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; sedative drug.
  • adjective capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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dmitri_mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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spry

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; agile; nimble.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

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uranology

  • noun the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
    astronomy.

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impassiveness

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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lars_onsager

  • noun United States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)
    Onsager.

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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electromagnetics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena
    electromagnetism.

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enlivened

  • adjective made sprightly or cheerful
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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lodging

  • noun structures collectively in which people are housed
    housing; living accommodations.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodgment.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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inorganic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis
    • hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances
  • adjective lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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extinction

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

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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readily

  • adverb without much difficulty
    • these snakes can be identified readily
  • adverb in a punctual manner
    pronto; promptly.
    • he did his homework promptly

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standing

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

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hypromellose

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sporty

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

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electrostatics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with static electricity

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destructive_distillation

  • noun heating a solid substance in a closed container and collecting the volatile products

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whipping

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.

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quivering

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

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unexpressive

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    deadpan; impassive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

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richard_adolph_zsigmondy

  • noun German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
    Zsigmondy.

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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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live

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

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svante_august_arrhenius

  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Arrhenius.

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alfred_nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Bernhard Nobel; Nobel.

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pert

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; irreverent.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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lodgment

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgement.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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purgative

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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organic_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)

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dispirited

  • adjective satellite marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
    listless.
    • a dispirited and divided Party
    • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation
  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    depress; dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down; demoralize.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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erlenmeyer

  • noun German chemist (1825-1909)
    Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer.

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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faineance

  • noun the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work
    idleness.

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nernst

  • noun German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
    Walther Hermann Nernst.

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pharmacologist

  • noun someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)
    pharmaceutical chemist.

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faineant

  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    lazy; slothful; indolent; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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depilatory

  • noun a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
  • noun a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
    depilator; epilator.

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george_washington_carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    Carver.

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sir_humphrey_davy

  • noun English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
    Humphrey Davy; Davy.

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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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unawakened

  • adjective not aroused or activated
    • unawakened emotions
  • adjective satellite still asleep

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Christian Schonbein; Christian Friedrich Schonbein.

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inertiae

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priestley

  • noun English chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
    Joseph Priestley.

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high-octane

  • adjective satellite used of gasoline; having a high octane number
  • adjective satellite vigorously energetic or forceful
    high-energy; high-powered; high-power; high-voltage.
    • a high-octane sales manager
    • a high-octane marketing plan
    • high-powered executives
    • a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur

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germicidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    disinfectant; bactericidal.

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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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electrochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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dazed

  • adjective satellite in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
    stupefied; stupid; stunned.
    • he had a dazed expression on his face
    • lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow
    • was stupid from fatigue
  • verb to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
    dazzle; bedazzle; daze.
    • She was dazzled by the bright headlights

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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indolence

  • noun inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
    laziness.

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passivity

  • noun the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
    passiveness.
  • noun submission to others or to outside influences
    passiveness.

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up

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

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shiftlessness

  • noun a failure to be active as a consequence of lack of initiative or ambition

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quiver

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

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triple

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

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aestivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    estivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    estivation.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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jons_jakob_berzelius

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
    Berzelius.

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flaring

  • adjective satellite streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
    aflare.
    • ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her
    • flags aflare in the breeze
  • verb burn brightly
    blaze up; flare; flame up; burn up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

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distillation

  • noun the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
    distillment.
  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillate.

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heartless

  • adjective lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
    hardhearted.
  • adjective satellite devoid of courage or enthusiasm

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high

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

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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indifferent

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

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windaus

  • noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
    Adolf Windaus.

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acrobatic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; gymnastic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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haploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    monoploid; haploidic.

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noble_gas

  • noun any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table
    argonon; inert gas.

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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impassive

  • adjective satellite having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
    stolid.
    • her impassive remoteness
    • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall
    • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf
    • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference
  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    deadpan; unexpressive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

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fast_asleep

  • adjective satellite sleeping deeply; he's sound asleep"
    sound asleep.
    • lying fast asleep on the sofa
    • it would be cruel to wake him

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buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    floaty.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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arrhenius

  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Svante August Arrhenius.

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phytomelan

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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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on_the_go

  • adjective satellite (of a person) very busy and active
    • is always on the go

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hot

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

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emotionless

  • adjective satellite unmoved by feeling
    passionless.
    • he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served
    • this passionless girl was like an icicle in the sunshine"-Margaret Deland

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thermodynamics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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impassivity

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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irreverent

  • adjective showing lack of due respect or veneration
    • irreverent scholars mocking sacred things
    • noisy irreverent tourists
  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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e._w._morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.

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poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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stasis

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

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semicomatose

  • adjective satellite in a state of partial coma

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buchner

  • noun German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)
    Eduard Buchner.

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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thermodynamic

  • adjective of or concerned with thermodynamics
    thermodynamical.
    • the thermodynamic limit

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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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high-energy

  • adjective of or relating to elementary particles having energies of hundreds of thousands of electron volts
  • adjective satellite providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction

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diaphoretic

  • noun used to produce perspiration
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    sudorific.

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hypnogogic

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous; somnific.

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numb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; blunt; dull.
    • The shock numbed her senses
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; asleep.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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phlegmatical

  • adjective satellite showing little emotion
    phlegmatic.
    • a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man

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destructive

  • adjective causing destruction or much damage
    • a policy that is destructive to the economy
    • destructive criticism

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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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richard_john_roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard J. Roberts.

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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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eigen

  • noun German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927)
    Manfred Eigen.

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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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paul_hermann_muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Muller.

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pasteurian

  • adjective of or relating to Louis Pasteur or his experiments

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hypnotic

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    soporific.
  • adjective of or relating to hypnosis

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element

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

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torpor

  • noun a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
    torpidity.
    • he fell into a deep torpor
  • noun inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
    torpidity; torpidness; listlessness.

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wriggling

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    writhing; wriggly; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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unimpassioned

  • adjective satellite free from emotional appeal; marked by reasonableness
    • answered with an unimpassioned defense
    • the unimpassioned intellect

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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comatose

  • adjective relating to or associated with a coma
    • comatose breathing
    • comatose state
  • adjective satellite in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli
    • a comatose patient

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william_henry

  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    Henry.

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langmuir

  • noun United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
    Irving Langmuir.

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unsteady

  • adjective subject to change or variation
    • her unsteady walk
    • his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine
    • an unsteady voice
  • adjective satellite not firmly or solidly positioned
    unfirm.
    • climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder
    • an unfirm stance

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soggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    doughy.
    • the cake fell

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hypnoid

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a state of sleep or hypnosis

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languorous

  • adjective satellite lacking spirit or liveliness
    dreamy; languid; lackadaisical.
    • a lackadaisical attempt
    • a languid mood
    • a languid wave of the hand
    • a hot languorous afternoon

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ever-changing

  • adjective satellite marked by continuous change or effective action
    changing.

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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photochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light

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relaxant

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective satellite tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    • a relaxant drug

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hibernation

  • noun the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
  • noun cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

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suspend

  • verb hang freely
    • The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them
  • verb cause to be held in suspension in a fluid
    • suspend the particles

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brio

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

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impulsive

  • adjective satellite proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus
    unprompted.
    • an impulsive gesture of affection
  • adjective satellite without forethought
    • letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted

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mosander

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered rare earth elements (1797-1858)
    Carl Gustaf Mossander.

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aeronautic

  • adjective of or pertaining to aeronautics
    aeronautical.

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cold

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

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richard_e._smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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at_rest

  • adjective satellite in a state of repose or especially sleep
  • adjective satellite dead
    gone; departed; at peace; asleep; deceased.
    • he is deceased
    • our dear departed friend

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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polyvalence

  • noun (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
    polyvalency; multivalency; multivalence.
  • noun (toxicology) the state of being capable of counteracting more than one toxin or antigen or kind of microorganism
    polyvalency.

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awheel

  • adjective satellite traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.
    • the public was awheel

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styptic

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; astringent.
  • adjective satellite tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
    hemostatic.

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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poker-faced

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    deadpan; unexpressive; impassive; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

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hole_up

  • verb remain secluded or in hiding
    • He is writing his book and is holing up in his study
  • verb score a hole in one

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fungicide

  • noun any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
    antimycotic; antimycotic agent; antifungal agent; antifungal.

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maskant

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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antiplacebo

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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antoine_laurent_lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Antoine Lavoisier; Lavoisier.

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saltlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal

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abeyant

  • adjective satellite inactive but capable of becoming active
    dormant.
    • her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened

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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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conspecific

  • noun an organism belonging to the same species as another organism
  • adjective belonging to the same species
    • cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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halt

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

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chromatography

  • noun a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency

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klaproth

  • noun German chemist who pioneered analytical chemistry and discovered three new elements (1743-1817)
    Martin Heinrich Klaproth.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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drowsing

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsy.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze; drowse.

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dmitri_mendeleyev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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immobility

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

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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ronald_george_wreyford_norrish

  • noun English chemist (1897-1978)
    Norrish.

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high-energy_physics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
    high energy physics; particle physics.

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ebullient

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; exuberant.

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chemical_substance

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical.

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unaffecting

  • adjective satellite not arousing affect

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Harold Clayton Urey; Harold Urey.

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eduard_buchner

  • noun German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)
    Buchner.

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stuporous

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; groggy; logy; dazed.

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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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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knocked_out

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; stunned; KO'd.

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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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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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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listless

  • adjective satellite lacking zest or vivacity
    • he was listless and bored
  • adjective satellite marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
    dispirited.
    • a dispirited and divided Party
    • reacted to the crisis with listless resignation

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rigidness

  • noun the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
    rigidity.
  • noun the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    rigidity; inflexibility.

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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boisterous

  • adjective satellite noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
    rambunctious; rumbustious; robustious; unruly.
    • a boisterous crowd
    • a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand
    • a robustious group of teenagers
    • beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
    • an unruly class
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    knockabout.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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astronautics

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
    aeronautics.

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shaking

  • noun the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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medicative

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicinal.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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harold_w._kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto.

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henry_cavendish

  • noun British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
    Cavendish.

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resistless

  • adjective impossible to resist; overpowering
    irresistible.
    • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
    • what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    supine; unresisting.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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somnolent

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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restless

  • adjective satellite worried and uneasy
    unsatisfied; ungratified.
  • adjective satellite ceaselessly in motion
    • the restless sea
    • the restless wind

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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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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fixture

  • noun an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  • noun a regular patron
    regular; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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wiggly

  • adjective satellite curved or curving in and out
    sinuate; sinuous.
    • wiggly lines
  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    writhing; wriggling; wriggly.
    • wiggly worms

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logy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; groggy; stuporous; dazed.

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loginess

  • noun a dull and listless state resulting from weariness
    logginess.

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stillness

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

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astrophysical

  • adjective of or concerned with astrophysics
    • astrophysical sciences

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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apothecary

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; pharmacist; chemist.

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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quantum

  • noun a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory
  • noun (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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glenn_t._seaborg

  • noun United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
    Glenn Theodore Seaborg; Seaborg.

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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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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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supine

  • adjective satellite lying face upward
    resupine.
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    resistless; unresisting.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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bactericidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; disinfectant.

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container

  • noun any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

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matrix

  • noun (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
  • noun (geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

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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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lord_todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Sir Alexander Robertus Todd; Todd.

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open

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

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semiconscious

  • adjective satellite partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations

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atomic_physics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
    nucleonics; nuclear physics.

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activist

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

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pharmaceutics

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmacy.
  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutical; pharmaceutic.

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electronics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

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sluggish

  • adjective satellite moving slowly
    sulky.
    • a sluggish stream
  • adjective satellite (of business) not active or brisk
    slow; dull.
    • business is dull (or slow)
    • a sluggish market

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friedrich_august_kekule

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz; Kekule.

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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solvent

  • noun a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
    dissolver; dissolving agent; resolvent; dissolvent.
    • the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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inert

  • adjective satellite unable to move or resist motion
  • adjective satellite having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    neutral; indifferent.
    • inert matter
    • an indifferent chemical in a reaction

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circumstance

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

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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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projectile

  • noun a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
    missile.
  • noun any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
    rocket.

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geostationary

  • adjective satellite of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth
    • a geostationary satellite

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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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base

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

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unwanted

  • adjective not wanted; not needed
    • tried to give away unwanted kittens
  • adjective not wanted
    undesirable.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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abeyance

  • noun temporary cessation or suspension
    suspension.

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biophysics

  • noun physics as applied to biological problems

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mendeleyev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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training

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; grooming.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    education; breeding.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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writhing

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    wriggling; wriggly; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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karl_waldemar_ziegler

  • noun German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)
    Ziegler.

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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motion

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

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chilly

  • noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    chilli; chili; chile; chili pepper.
  • adjective satellite not characterized by emotion
    • a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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faraday

  • noun the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
    Michael Faraday.

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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hands-off

  • adjective satellite not involving participation or intervention
    • a hands-off foreign policy

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merry

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; mirthful; jolly; jovial.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; gay; festive.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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natural_science

  • noun the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena

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energising

  • adjective satellite supplying motive force
    energizing; kinetic.
    • the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center"- H.O.Taylor
  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    energise; excite; energize.
    • excite the atoms

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multivalence

  • noun (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
    polyvalency; multivalency; polyvalence.

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rootage

  • noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • noun a developed system of roots
    root system.

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high-power

  • adjective satellite vigorously energetic or forceful
    high-energy; high-powered; high-octane; high-voltage.
    • a high-octane sales manager
    • a high-octane marketing plan
    • high-powered executives
    • a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur

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blown

  • adjective satellite being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    • blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    • blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • verb exhale hard
    blow.
    • blow on the soup to cool it down

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reposeful

  • adjective affording physical or mental rest
    restful; relaxing.
    • she spent a restful night at home

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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organismal

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to an organism (considered as a whole)
    organismic.
    • the organismic theory of the state

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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bakelite

  • noun a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.

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black

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

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homostatic

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immotile

  • adjective satellite (of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement
    nonmotile.

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somniferous

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somnific.

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underactive

  • adjective satellite abnormally inactive
    hypoactive.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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newtonian

  • noun a follower of Isaac Newton
  • adjective of or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science
    • Newtonian physics

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nucleonics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
    nuclear physics; atomic physics.

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calcification

  • noun a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  • noun tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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robert_bunsen

  • noun German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen; Bunsen.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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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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immovable

  • noun property consisting of houses and land
    real estate; real property; realty.
  • adjective satellite not able or intended to be moved
    immoveable; unmovable; stabile.
    • the immovable hills

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palpitation

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

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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rooted

  • adjective satellite absolutely still
    frozen; stock-still.
    • frozen with horror
    • they stood rooted in astonishment
  • verb take root and begin to grow
    root.
    • this plant roots quickly

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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zsigmondy

  • noun German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
    Richard Adolph Zsigmondy.

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soren_peter_lauritz_sorensen

  • noun Danish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)
    Sorensen.

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incognizant

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    unaware.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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robert_woodward

  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Woodward; Robert Burns Woodward; Bob Woodward.

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stupefaction

  • noun a feeling of stupefied astonishment
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupor.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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martin_heinrich_klaproth

  • noun German chemist who pioneered analytical chemistry and discovered three new elements (1743-1817)
    Klaproth.

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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bouncing

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

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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unaffected

  • adjective undergoing no change when acted upon
    • entirely unaffected by each other's writings
    • fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    insensible.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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antibacterial

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    antibacterial drug; bactericide.
  • adjective destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth

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environmental

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

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argon

  • noun a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
    Ar; atomic number 18.

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optical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving light or optics
    • optical supplies
  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; visual; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation

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eyed

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

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william_nunn_lipscom_jr.

  • noun United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919)
    Lipscomb.

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dynamical

  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamic.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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harold_clayton_urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Urey; Harold Urey.

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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ko'd

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; knocked out; stunned.

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isolation

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

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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grogginess

  • noun a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
  • noun a groggy state resulting from weariness

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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biochemical

  • adjective of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms

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pill_roller

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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spiritedness

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

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proactive

  • adjective descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently
    • proactive inhibition
    • proactive interference
  • adjective satellite (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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slashing

  • adjective satellite as if striking with slashing blows
    • his slashing demon-ridden cadenza
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash; cut down.

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spiritless

  • adjective lacking ardor or vigor or energy
    • a spiritless reply to criticism
  • adjective satellite evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
    meek.
    • compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others
    • a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott
    • she looked meek but had the heart of a lion
    • was submissive and subservient

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plasma_physics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with matter in its plasma phase

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desuetude

  • noun a state of inactivity or disuse

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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antagonistic

  • adjective satellite indicating opposition or resistance
    counter.
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antipathetic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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zestful

  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; zesty; barmy.

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walther_hermann_nernst

  • noun German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
    Nernst.

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narcotising

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotizing; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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trembling

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

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stolid

  • adjective satellite having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
    impassive.
    • her impassive remoteness
    • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall
    • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf
    • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference

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preservative

  • noun a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
  • adjective satellite tending or having the power to preserve
    • timbers should be treated with a preservative substance

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deep_freeze

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

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activistic

  • adjective satellite advocating or engaged in activism
    activist.

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reichstein

  • noun a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
    Tadeus Reichstein.

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crystallography

  • noun the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals

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secure

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

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robert_wilhelm_bunsen

  • noun German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    Bunsen; Robert Bunsen.

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william_crookes

  • noun English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
    Sir William Crookes; Crookes.

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petrify

  • verb cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned
    • The horror petrified his feelings
    • Fear petrified her thinking
  • verb change into stone
    lapidify.
    • the wood petrified with time

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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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agency

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

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standdown

  • noun a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
    stand-down.
  • noun (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
    stand-down.

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wonky

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; askew; cockeyed; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; rickety; wobbly.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky

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astronomic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomical.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    astronomical; galactic.

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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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barmy

  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; zesty; zestful.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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propellent

  • noun any substance that propels
    propellant.
  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellant; propelling; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought

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giulio_natta

  • noun Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)
    Natta.

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joseph_black

  • noun British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
    Black.

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spoon

  • noun a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  • noun as much as a spoon will hold
    spoonful.
    • he added two spoons of sugar

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hevesy

  • noun Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
    George Charles Hevesy de Hevesy.

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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vegetation

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; flora.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the process of growth in plants

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incommunicative

  • adjective not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
    uncommunicative.

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phytochemistry

  • noun the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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emil_hermann_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
    Fischer.

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logginess

  • noun a dull and listless state resulting from weariness
    loginess.

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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molecule

  • noun (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; particle; atom; corpuscle; mote.

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react

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

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ahorse

  • adjective satellite traveling on horseback
    ahorseback.
    • a file of men ahorseback passed by
  • adverb on the back of a horse
    ahorseback; horseback.
    • he rode horseback to town
    • managed to escape ahorse
    • policeman patrolled the streets ahorseback

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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thermodynamical

  • adjective of or concerned with thermodynamics
    thermodynamic.
    • the thermodynamic limit

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sudorific

  • noun a medicine that causes or increases sweating
    sudatory.
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    diaphoretic.

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richard_august_carl_emil_erlenmeyer

  • noun German chemist (1825-1909)
    Erlenmeyer.

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philosophic

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophical.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophical.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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hands-on

  • adjective satellite involving active participation
    • he's a hands-on manager
    • hands-on operations

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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explosive

  • noun a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • adjective serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst
    • an explosive device
    • explosive gas
    • explosive force
    • explosive violence
    • an explosive temper

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ph_scale

  • noun (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);
    pH.

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unemotionality

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.
  • noun absence of emotion
    emotionlessness.

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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tadeus_reichstein

  • noun a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
    Reichstein.

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pharmacist

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; chemist.

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flow

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

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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quiescent

  • adjective satellite not active or activated
    • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation
  • adjective satellite marked by a state of tranquil repose
    • the quiescent melancholy of the town

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inert

  • adjective satellite unable to move or resist motion
  • adjective satellite having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    neutral; indifferent.
    • inert matter
    • an indifferent chemical in a reaction

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stand-down

  • noun a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
    standdown.
  • noun (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
    standdown.

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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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catalyst

  • noun (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
    accelerator.
  • noun something that causes an important event to happen
    • the invasion acted as a catalyst to unite the country

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pizzazz

  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzaz; dynamism; zing; oomph.

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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chirpy

  • adjective (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; buoyant.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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languid

  • adjective satellite lacking spirit or liveliness
    languorous; dreamy; lackadaisical.
    • a lackadaisical attempt
    • a languid mood
    • a languid wave of the hand
    • a hot languorous afternoon

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stunned

  • adjective satellite filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    astonished; astounded; amazed; astonied.
    • an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation
    • I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral
    • astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing
    • stood in stunned silence
    • stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses
  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stun; stupefy.
    • stun fish

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arsenical

  • noun a pesticide or drug containing arsenic
  • adjective relating to or containing arsenic
    • arsenic vapor

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stationariness

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; immobility.

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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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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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paul_john_flory

  • noun United States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985)
    Flory.

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sir_harold_walter_kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Harold Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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inflexible

  • adjective incapable of change
    • a man of inflexible purpose
  • adjective not making concessions
    uncompromising; sturdy.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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nonactive

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morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; E. W. Morley; Edward Morley.

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thermochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson.

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be_active

  • verb be in a state of action
    move.
    • she is always moving

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wilhelm_ostwald

  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Ostwald.

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palpitant

  • adjective satellite having a slight and rapid trembling motion
    palpitating.
    • palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions
    • my palpitating heart

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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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charles_martin_hall

  • noun United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
    Hall.

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alcalescent

  • adjective satellite tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline
    alkalescent.

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restful

  • adjective affording physical or mental rest
    reposeful; relaxing.
    • she spent a restful night at home

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quiescency

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

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antiknock

  • noun any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
  • adjective satellite suppressing or eliminating engine knock in combustion engines
    antiknocking.
    • antiknock properties
    • antiknock rating

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quiescence

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

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going

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

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karl_wilhelm_scheele

  • noun Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
    Karl Scheele; Scheele.

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libby

  • noun United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)
    Willard Frank Libby.

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indifference

  • noun unbiased impartial unconcern
  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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shivering

  • noun a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    chill.
  • verb tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    shudder; throb; shiver; thrill.

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physical_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical properties of chemical substances

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do

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

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peppy

  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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inhalant

  • noun something that is inhaled
  • noun a medication to be taken by inhaling it
    inhalation.

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richard_smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard E. Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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haber

  • noun German chemist noted for the synthetic production of ammonia from the nitrogen in air (1868-1934)
    Fritz Haber.

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listlessness

  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    languor; lassitude.
  • noun inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
    torpor; torpidity; torpidness.

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berzelius

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
    Jons Jakob Berzelius.

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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fixedness

  • noun remaining in place
    stationariness; immobility.
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixture; fastness.

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microelectronic

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of miniature electronic components

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anodyne

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    analgesic; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    analgesic; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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sir_alexander_robertus_todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Todd.

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recombinant

  • noun a cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred
  • adjective of or relating to recombinant DNA

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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pharmaceutical

  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutic.
  • adjective of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
    pharmaceutic.
    • the pharmaceutical industry

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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precession

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

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pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Linus Pauling; Linus Carl Pauling.

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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ossify

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

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heterocyclic

  • noun a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
    heterocyclic compound; heterocycle.
  • adjective satellite containing a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom

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lethargic

  • adjective deficient in alertness or activity
    unenrgetic.
    • bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights

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inorganic_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of compounds that do not contain hydrocarbon radicals

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deferral

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    recess.
  • noun act of putting off to a future time
    deferment; postponement.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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dalton

  • noun English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
    John Dalton.

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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insensible

  • adjective incapable of physical sensation
    • insensible to pain
    • insensible earth
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    unaffected.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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melvin_calvin

  • noun United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)
    Calvin.

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stagnancy

  • noun inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
    stagnation.
  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    doldrums; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation

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worked_up

  • adjective satellite (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    emotional; aroused; excited.
    • he would become emotional over nothing at all
    • she was worked up about all the noise

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druggist

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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lethargy

  • noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    sluggishness; lassitude.
  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; inanition; lassitude.

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nitrogen

  • noun a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
    atomic number 7; N.

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alkalic

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkaline.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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narcotizing

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotising; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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motionlessness

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

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groggy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; logy; stuporous; dazed.

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stagnation

  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    doldrums; stagnancy.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
    stagnancy.

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freeze

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

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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electrostatic

  • adjective concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
    static.
    • an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity

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asleep

  • adjective in a state of sleep
    • were all asleep when the phone rang
    • fell asleep at the wheel
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; numb.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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gibbs

  • noun United States chemist (1839-1903)
    Josiah Willard Gibbs.

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anticholinergic

  • noun a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine
    anticholinergic drug.
  • adjective inhibiting or blocking the action of acetylcholine at a receptor site
    • anticholinergic drugs

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aroused

  • adjective satellite aroused to action
    • the aroused opposition
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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dorothy_mary_crowfoot_hodgkin

  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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harold_urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Harold Clayton Urey; Urey.

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noninert

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deadpan

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    unexpressive; impassive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read
  • adverb without betraying any feeling
    • she told the joke deadpan

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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idle

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

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secureness

  • noun the state of freedom from fear or danger
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    fixity; fixedness; fixture; fastness.

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state

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

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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dewar

  • noun vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments
    Dewar flask.
  • noun Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)
    Sir James Dewar.

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chemic

  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemical.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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inflexibleness

  • noun a lack of physical flexibility
    inflexibility.

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moony

  • adjective lighted by moonlight
    moonlit.
    • the moonlit landscape
  • adjective satellite dreamy in mood or nature
    dreamy; woolgathering.
    • a woolgathering moment

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emotionlessness

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; phlegm.
  • noun absence of emotion
    unemotionality.

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saucy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    impudent; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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lazy

  • adjective satellite moving slowly and gently
    • up a lazy river
    • lazy white clouds
    • at a lazy pace
  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    slothful; indolent; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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cryogeny

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures
    cryogenics.

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cold_storage

  • noun in a state of abeyance or postponement
  • noun refrigerated storage for preservation

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unconscious

  • noun that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
    unconscious mind.
  • adjective not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
    • lay unconscious on the floor

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zippy

  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    brisk; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; peppy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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silicone

  • noun any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation
    silicone polymer.

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torpid

  • adjective satellite slow and apathetic
    soggy; sluggish; inert.
    • she was fat and inert
    • a sluggish worker
    • a mind grown torpid in old age
  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; hibernating.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs

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postdiluvian

  • noun anything living after Noah's flood
  • adjective existing or occurring after Noah's flood

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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propulsive

  • adjective having the power to propel
    • propulsive coefficient
  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellent; propellant; propelling.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought

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untouched

  • adjective satellite still full
    untasted.
    • an untouched cocktail in her hand
  • adjective satellite not influenced or affected
    uninfluenced; unswayed.
    • stewed in its petty provincialism untouched by the brisk debates that stirred the old world"- V.L.Parrington
    • unswayed by personal considerations

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alfred_bernhard_nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Nobel; Nobel.

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Wallace Carothers; Wallace Hume Carothers.

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somnific

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous.

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slumbrous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumberous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Thomas Hodgkin.
  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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faced

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

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.

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prescription

  • noun directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions
    • I tried to follow her prescription for success
  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription medicine; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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ataractic

  • noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
    tranquillizer; tranquilizer; ataractic agent; antianxiety agent; tranquilliser; ataractic drug.
  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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kayoed

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    out; knocked out; stunned; KO'd.
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; kayo; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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vibration

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

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undulate

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

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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participating

  • adjective satellite taking part in an activity
    active.
    • an active member of the club
    • he was politically active
    • the participating organizations
  • verb share in something
    take part; participate.

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sensitive

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spiritualist; medium.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective responsive to physical stimuli
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light

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context

  • noun discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
    linguistic context; context of use.
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; circumstance.
    • the historical context

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todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Sir Alexander Robertus Todd.
  • noun fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
    Sweeney Todd.

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placebo

  • noun an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

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haber_process

  • noun an industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen by combining them under high pressure in the presence of an iron catalyst
    Haber-Bosch process.

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con

  • noun an argument opposed to a proposal
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yard bird; yardbird.

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louis_pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Pasteur.

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kuhn

  • noun Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
    Richard Kuhn.

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stream

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

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munition

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; arms.
  • noun military supplies
    ordnance; ordnance store.

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carbonyl

  • noun a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide
  • adjective relating to or containing the carbonyl group
    carbonylic.

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senseless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; reasonless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
    insensible.
    • he lay insensible where he had fallen
    • drugged and senseless

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