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nafud

  • noun a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
    An Nefud; An Nafud; Nefud.

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four

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

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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dasht-e-kavir

  • noun a salt desert in north central Iran
    Great Salt Desert; Kavir Desert.

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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battleground

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; field; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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kizil_kum

  • noun a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
    Qizil Qum; Kyzyl Kum.

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palestra

  • noun a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
    palaestra.

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bomb_site

  • noun an area in a town that has been devastated by bombs
    • they opened a parking lot on the bomb site

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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field_of_fire

  • noun the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position

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three-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    3-hitter.

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say_hey_kid

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Mays.

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field_of_battle

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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summer_camp

  • noun a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
    camp.
    • city kids get to see the country at a summer camp

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national_park

  • noun a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property

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carl_yastrzemski

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

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stickball_game

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

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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putting

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putt.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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southpaw

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; lefty.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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home_plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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dig

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

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commons

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • noun a pasture subject to common use
    common land.

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eastern_desert

  • noun a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
    Arabian Desert.

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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willie_howard_mays_jr.

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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meadow

  • noun a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
    hayfield.

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trawl

  • noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    setline; spiller; trawl line; trotline.
  • noun a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
    dragnet; trawl net.

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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industrial_park

  • noun a tract of land at a distance from city center that is designed for a cluster of businesses and factories

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second

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

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3-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    three-hitter.

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right-hander

  • noun (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
    right-handed pitcher.
  • noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left
    righthander; right hander.

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take_hold_of

  • verb take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
    catch; grab.
    • Catch the ball!
    • Grab the elevator door!

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parkland

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    park.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park

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kalahari

  • noun a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana
    Kalahari Desert.

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home_territory

  • noun the area in which an animal normally ranges
    home range.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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theodore_samuel_williams

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

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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rookery

  • noun a breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as rooks)

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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racing

  • noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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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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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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lea

  • noun a unit of length of thread or yarn
  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pasture; pastureland; ley; grazing land.

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joseph_paul_dimaggio

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

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Yogi Berra.

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piece_of_land

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel; tract.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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intercept

  • noun the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
  • verb seize on its way
    stop.
    • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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ley

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pasture; pastureland; grazing land; lea.

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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first_base

  • noun the base that must be touched first by a base runner in baseball
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    first.

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oasis

  • noun a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
  • noun a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
    haven.

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car_park

  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking area; parking lot; park.

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parcel_of_land

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel; tract.

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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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relief_pitcher

  • noun a pitcher who does not start the game
    reliever; fireman.

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trafalgar_square

  • noun a square in central London where there is a memorial to Admiral Nelson

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honor

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

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utility_man

  • noun a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
  • noun a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on

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thar_desert

  • noun a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
    Great Indian Desert.

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launching_site

  • noun a place for launching pads

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public_square

  • noun an open area at the meeting of two or more streets
    square.
  • noun a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
    agora.

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infield

  • noun the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
    baseball diamond; diamond.

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vacant_lot

  • noun a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
    building site.

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oval

  • noun a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    ellipse.
    • the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; egg-shaped; oviform.

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great_sandy_desert

  • noun a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
    Ar Rimsal; Rub al-Khali; Dahna.
  • noun a desert region in northwestern Australia to the north of the Gibson Desert

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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two-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    2-hitter.

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plot

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

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mickey_charles_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mantle.

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apportionment

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportioning; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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second_sacker

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays second base
    second baseman.

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interception

  • noun the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
    • he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters
    • he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible
  • noun (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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henry_louis_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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burying_ground

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burial site; necropolis.

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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left_hander

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; southpaw.

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dimaggio

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

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batsman

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batter; slugger; hitter.

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opposing

  • adjective satellite characterized by active hostility
    opponent.
    • opponent (or opposing) armies
  • verb be against; express opposition to
    oppose.
    • We oppose the ban on abortion

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rubbish

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; trash.
  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; folderol; trash.

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hurl

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

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joe_dimaggio

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

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nefud

  • noun a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
    An Nefud; Nafud; An Nafud.

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stickball

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

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fly

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

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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perfect_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base

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gully

  • noun deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

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pleasure_ground

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    funfair; amusement park.

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lefthander

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; left hander; southpaw.

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john_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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bivouac

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; camp; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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bush_leaguer

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

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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plaza

  • noun a public square with room for pedestrians
    place; piazza.
    • they met at Elm Plaza
    • Grosvenor Place
  • noun mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    center; shopping centre; mall; shopping mall; shopping center.
    • a good plaza should have a movie house
    • they spent their weekends at the local malls

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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danton_true_young

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

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campsite

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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musial

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

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rub_al-khali

  • noun a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
    Ar Rimsal; Great Sandy Desert; Dahna.

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five-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    5-hitter.

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cultivate

  • verb foster the growth of
  • verb prepare for crops
    work; crop.
    • Work the soil
    • cultivate the land

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baseball_field

  • noun the baseball playing field
    diamond; ball field.

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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professional_baseball

  • noun playing baseball for money

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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third_sacker

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays third base
    third baseman.

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memorial_park

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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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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allotment

  • noun a share set aside for a specific purpose
    allocation.
  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; apportioning; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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encampment

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.
  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    bivouac; camp; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

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nubian_desert

  • noun an arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea

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designate

  • verb assign a name or title to
    denominate.
  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; assign; delegate.

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ar_rimsal

  • noun a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
    Great Sandy Desert; Rub al-Khali; Dahna.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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softball

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

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man

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

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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mojave_desert

  • noun a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
    Mojave; Mohave Desert; Mohave.

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green

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

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designated_hitter

  • noun a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher

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john_joseph_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John McGraw.

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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leftfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
    left field; left.
    • the batter flied out to left
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    left field.

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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an_nafud

  • noun a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
    An Nefud; Nafud; Nefud.

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ted_williams

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

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brail

  • noun a small net used to draw fish into a boat
  • noun a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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interceptor

  • noun a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft

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nett

  • verb catch with a net
    net.
    • net a fish
  • adjective remaining after all deductions
    net.
    • net profit

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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ball_field

  • noun the baseball playing field
    diamond; baseball field.

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lawrence_peter_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Yogi; Berra; Yogi Berra.

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shortstop

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the shortstop position
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
    short.

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fairway

  • noun the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  • noun the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

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gridiron

  • noun a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
    grid.
  • noun the playing field on which football is played
    football field.

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qara_qum

  • noun a desert in Turkmenistan to the south of the Aral Sea
    Kara Kum; Turkestan Desert.

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pop-up

  • noun a book (usually for children) that contains one or more pages such that a three-dimensional structure rises up when a page is opened
    pop-up book.
  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop-fly; pop fly.

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australian_desert

  • noun general name given to all desert areas in Australia
    Great Australian Desert.

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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apron

  • noun a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
  • noun (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green

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sahara_desert

  • noun the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
    Sahara.

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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safari

  • noun an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
    hunting expedition; campaign.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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building_site

  • noun a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
    vacant lot.

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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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curtilage

  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    yard; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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no-hit_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hitter.

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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patagonian_desert

  • noun a semiarid region in southern South America

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bowling

  • noun a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  • noun (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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one-hitter

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

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burial

  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burying.

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square

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

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mohave_desert

  • noun a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
    Mojave; Mohave; Mojave Desert.

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great_indian_desert

  • noun a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
    Thar Desert.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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second_baseman

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays second base
    second sacker.

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center_fielder

  • noun the person who plays center field
    centerfielder.

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amusement

  • noun a feeling of delight at being entertained
  • noun an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
    entertainment.

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tiltyard

  • noun (formerly) an enclosed field for tilting contests

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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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death_valley

  • noun a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America

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black_rock_desert

  • noun a desert in northwestern Nevada

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football_field

  • noun the playing field on which football is played
    gridiron.

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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scene_of_action

  • noun a playing field where sports events take place
    arena.

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home_range

  • noun the area in which an animal normally ranges
    home territory.

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1-hitter

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

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parking_lot

  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking area; park; car park.

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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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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babe_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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leroy_robert_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Paige; Satchel Paige.

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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simpson_desert

  • noun a desert region of central Australia

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right_fielder

  • noun the person who plays right field

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kalahari_desert

  • noun a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana
    Kalahari.

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gila_desert

  • noun a desert area in southern Arizona

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place

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

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yogi

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Berra; Yogi Berra.
  • noun one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight

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daisy

  • noun any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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major

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

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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one

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

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hook

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

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picnic_ground

  • noun a tract of land set aside for picnicking
    picnic area.

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safari_park

  • noun an area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving through

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campground

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground.

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lou_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Henry Louis Gehrig.

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sinai

  • noun a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
    Mount Sinai.
  • noun a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
    Sinai Desert.

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breeding_ground

  • noun a place where animals breed

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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fair

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

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third_base

  • noun the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
    third.
    • he was cut down on a close play at third
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third.
    • he is playing third

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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four-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    4-hitter.

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mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    John McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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hayfield

  • noun a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
    meadow.

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veld

  • noun elevated open grassland in southern Africa
    veldt.

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piscary

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    fishery.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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snatch

  • noun a small fragment
    bit.
    • overheard snatches of their conversation
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; twat; slit; cunt.

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playing_area

  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; playing field; athletic field.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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junkyard

  • noun a field where junk is collected and stored for resale

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outfielder

  • noun (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield
  • noun a fielder in cricket who is stationed in the outfield

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camping_area

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping ground; campground.

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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piazza

  • noun a public square with room for pedestrians
    plaza; place.
    • they met at Elm Plaza
    • Grosvenor Place

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third_baseman

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays third base
    third sacker.

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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base_runner

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

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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gibson_desert

  • noun a desert area in western Australia

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baseball_game

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!

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teeing_ground

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    tee.
    • they were waiting on the first tee

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vacant

  • adjective satellite void of thought or knowledge
    • a vacant mind
  • adjective satellite without an occupant or incumbent
    • the throne is never vacant

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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jack_roosevelt_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Jackie Robinson; Robinson.

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playing_field

  • noun the circumstances under which competition occurs
    • the government's objective is to insure a genuinely level playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe
  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; athletic field; playing area.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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minor_leaguer

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

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ground_zero

  • noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  • noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed

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twiddle

  • noun a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    swirl; whirl; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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left-hander

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    lefty; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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williams

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

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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sportfishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    fishing.

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painted_desert

  • noun a desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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dumpsite

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; rubbish dump; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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take

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

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relief

  • noun the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    assuagement; alleviation.
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
    ease.
    • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility
    • getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

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camping_ground

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; campground.

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pesthole

  • noun a breeding ground for epidemic disease

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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fireguard

  • noun a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire
    firebreak.
  • noun a metal screen before an open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)
    fire screen.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Satchel Paige.

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hurler

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

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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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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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cover

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

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rightfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    right field; right.
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    right field.

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infielder

  • noun (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield

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grassland

  • noun land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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armageddon

  • noun (New Testament) the scene of the final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the world
  • noun any catastrophically destructive battle
    • they called the first World War an Armageddon

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ground_ball

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

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mickey_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Charles Mantle; Mantle.

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parcellation

  • noun the division into parcels
    • the increasing parcellation of land with every generation

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yastrzemski

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

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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lateran

  • noun the site in Rome containing the church of Rome and the Lateran Palace

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switch-hitter

  • noun a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
  • noun slang term for a bisexual person

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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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2-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    two-hitter.

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plot_of_ground

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of land.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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chihuahuan_desert

  • noun a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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baseball_player

  • noun an athlete who plays baseball
    ballplayer.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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arabian_desert

  • noun a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
    Eastern Desert.
  • noun a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
    Great Arabian Desert.

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savannah

  • noun a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
    savanna.
  • noun a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river

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bush

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

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sonoran_desert

  • noun a desert in southwestern Arizona

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reliever

  • noun someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
    stand-in; fill-in; substitute; relief; backup; backup man.
    • the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes
    • we need extra employees for summer fill-ins
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    comforter; allayer.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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burial_site

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.

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yogi_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Berra.

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rice

  • noun grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  • noun annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

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hardball

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

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right_field

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    rightfield; right.
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    rightfield.

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mud_flat

  • noun a tract of low muddy land near an estuary; covered at high tide and exposed at low tide

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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negev

  • noun a desert in southern Israel
    Negev Desert.

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toll_plaza

  • noun an area where tollbooths are located

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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left-handed_pitcher

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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kara_kum

  • noun a desert in Turkmenistan to the south of the Aral Sea
    Turkestan Desert; Qara Qum.

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apportioning

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state
  • verb distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
    allocate; apportion.
    • I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
    • I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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batter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; slugger; hitter.
  • noun a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

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taklamakan_desert

  • noun a desert in western China
    Taklimakan Desert.

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grain_field

  • noun a field where grain is grown
    grainfield.

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parking_area

  • noun a lot where cars are parked
    parking lot; park; car park.

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namib_desert

  • noun a desert in Namibia extending along the coast between the high plateau and the Atlantic Ocean

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bat

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

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catcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    backstop.
  • noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
    • a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment
    • a catcher plays behind the plate

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assignation

  • noun a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
    tryst.
  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; apportioning; allotment; parcelling.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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grazing_land

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pasture; pastureland; ley; lea.

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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railyard

  • noun an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
    railway yard; yard.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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steal

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

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picnic

  • noun a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    field day; outing.
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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dump

  • noun a coarse term for defecation
    shit.
    • he took a shit
  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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burying

  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burial.
  • verb cover from sight
    bury.
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas

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excavation

  • noun the act of digging
    dig; digging.
    • there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton
  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    dig; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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terrain

  • noun a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential
    • they decided to attack across the rocky terrain

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gobi_desert

  • noun a desert in central China
    Gobi.

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cy_young

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

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central_park

  • noun a large park in Manhattan

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gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Henry Louis Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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parking

  • noun space in which vehicles can be parked
    • there is plenty of parking behind the store
  • noun the act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily

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sport

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

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marshalling_yard

  • noun a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded

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camping

  • noun the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
    encampment; bivouacking; tenting.
  • verb live in or as if in a tent
    bivouac; camp; encamp; camp out; tent.
    • Can we go camping again this summer?
    • The circus tented near the town
    • The houseguests had to camp in the living room

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firebreak

  • noun a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire
    fireguard.

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clearing

  • noun a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    glade.
  • noun the act of freeing from suspicion

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dasht-e-lut

  • noun a desert in eastern Iran
    Lut Desert.

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softball_game

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

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wasteyard

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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stan_musial

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

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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premises

  • noun land and the buildings on it
    • bread is baked on the premises
    • the were evicted from the premises
  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; assumption; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play

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rice_paddy

  • noun an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
    paddy field; paddy.

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fair_catch

  • noun (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled

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putting_surface

  • noun an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
    putting green; green.
    • the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker

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paddy_field

  • noun an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
    rice paddy; paddy.

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whiffer

  • noun a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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big_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    major leaguer.

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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negev_desert

  • noun a desert in southern Israel
    Negev.

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centerfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    center; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
    center field.

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stan_the_man

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

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superfund_site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    toxic site; toxic waste area.

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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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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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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grounds

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    evidence.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; yard.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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mine_field

  • noun a tract of land containing explosive mines

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rounders

  • noun an English ball game similar to baseball
  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder; libertine.

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roller_coaster

  • noun anything characterized by abrupt and extreme changes (especially up and down)
    • the economy has been on a roller coaster all year
  • noun elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
    chute-the-chute; big dipper.

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left_fielder

  • noun the person who plays left field

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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battery

  • noun group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    electric battery.

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pop

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

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scallop

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    crenel; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scollop; escallop.

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harpoon

  • noun a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
  • verb spear with a harpoon
    • harpoon whales

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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satchel_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Paige.

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grazing

  • noun the act of grazing
    graze.
  • noun the act of brushing against while passing
    skimming; shaving.

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pinch_hitter

  • noun (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

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fishery

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    piscary.

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great_victoria_desert

  • noun a desert region in south central Australia to the north of the Nullarbor Plain

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left_field

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
    leftfield; left.
    • the batter flied out to left
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    leftfield.

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burial_ground

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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parade_ground

  • noun an area for holding parades

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archeological_site

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; dig.
    • they set up camp next to the dig

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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first_baseman

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays first base
    first sacker.

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taklimakan_desert

  • noun a desert in western China
    Taklamakan Desert.

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slip

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

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arena

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    domain; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand

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graveyard

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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libyan_desert

  • noun the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan

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fire

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

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dahna

  • noun a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
    Ar Rimsal; Great Sandy Desert; Rub al-Khali.

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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snaffle

  • noun a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb
    snaffle bit.
  • verb get hold of or seize quickly and easily
    grab; snap up.
    • I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

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catch

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

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athletic_field

  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; playing field; playing area.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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center_field

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center.
    • he hit the ball to deep center
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
    centerfield.

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rubbish_dump

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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trash_dump

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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pop_fly

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

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fieldsman

  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fielder.

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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plot_of_land

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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bowling_green

  • noun a town in southern Kentucky
  • noun a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls

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chalk

  • noun a soft whitish calcite
  • noun a pure flat white with little reflectance

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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fielding

  • noun (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
  • noun English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)
    Henry Fielding.

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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savanna

  • noun a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
    savannah.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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sultan_of_swat

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Babe Ruth.

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field_of_honor

  • noun the scene of a duel
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field; field of battle.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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lut_desert

  • noun a desert in eastern Iran
    Dasht-e-Lut.

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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kavir_desert

  • noun a salt desert in north central Iran
    Great Salt Desert; Dasht-e-Kavir.

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garbage_dump

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard.

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piece_of_ground

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; parcel of land; parcel; tract.

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major_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    big leaguer.

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inch

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    in.
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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funfair

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    amusement park; pleasure ground.
  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    fair; carnival.

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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swig

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; draught; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • verb strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
    slog; slug.
    • He slugged me so hard that I passed out

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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fireman

  • noun play in which children pretend to put out a fire
  • noun a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
    stoker.

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gobi

  • noun a desert in central China
    Gobi Desert.

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rail

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

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first_sacker

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays first base
    first baseman.

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allocation

  • noun a share set aside for a specific purpose
    allotment.
  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    parceling; apportionment; apportioning; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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fielder

  • noun a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fieldsman.

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stanley_frank_musial

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

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off

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

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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colorado_desert

  • noun an arid region of southeastern California

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midwicket

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5-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    five-hitter.

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midway

  • noun the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  • noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
    Battle of Midway.

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qizil_qum

  • noun a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
    Kizil Kum; Kyzyl Kum.

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twirl

  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; kink.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; spin.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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jackie_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Robinson; Jack Roosevelt Robinson.

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left

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

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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palaestra

  • noun a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
    palestra.

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railway_yard

  • noun an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
    railyard; yard.

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distant

  • adjective separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
    • distant villages
    • the sound of distant traffic
    • a distant sound
    • a distant telephone call
  • adjective far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    remote.
    • a distant cousin
    • a remote relative
    • a distant likeness
    • considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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slugger

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; hitter.
  • noun a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    slogger.

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pastureland

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pasture; ley; grazing land; lea.

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daisy_cutter

  • noun a bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments; most effective against troops and vehicles
    antipersonnel bomb; fragmentation bomb; anti-personnel bomb.
  • noun a batted or served ball that skims along close to the ground

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cemetery

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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waste-yard

  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    dump; trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; garbage dump.

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shoestring

  • noun a lace used for fastening shoes
    shoelace; shoe string; shoe lace.
  • noun a small amount of money
    shoe string.
    • he managed it on a shoestring

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little_leaguer

  • noun a player between 8 and 12 years of age who is a member of a little-league team

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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rebound

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; recoil; backlash.
  • noun a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
    • he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

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archeological

  • adjective related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
    archaeological; archaeologic; archeologic.
    • an archaeological dig
    • a dramatic archaeological discovery

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toxic_site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    Superfund site; toxic waste area.

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hank_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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great_australian_desert

  • noun general name given to all desert areas in Australia
    Australian Desert.

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cutlet

  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; scollop; scallop.

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starting_pitcher

  • noun (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game

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kyzyl_kum

  • noun a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
    Qizil Qum; Kizil Kum.

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necropolis

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site.

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battlefield

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battleground; field; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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right

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

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parceling

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; apportionment; apportioning; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state
  • verb divide into parts
    parcel.
    • The developers parceled the land

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great_salt_desert

  • noun a salt desert in north central Iran
    Kavir Desert; Dasht-e-Kavir.

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village_green

  • noun a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land

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interlock

  • noun a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting
    ignition interlock.
    • car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; meshing; interlocking.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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minefield

  • noun a region in which explosives mines have been placed

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screwballer

  • noun (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
  • adjective satellite foolish; totally unsound
    crazy; softheaded; screwball; half-baked.
    • a crazy scheme
    • half-baked ideas
    • a screwball proposal without a prayer of working

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henry_louis_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Aaron.

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seine

  • noun a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
  • noun a French river that flows through the heart of Paris and then northward into the English Channel
    Seine River.

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lefty

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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4-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    four-hitter.

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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slug

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    bullet.
  • noun a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

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on

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

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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george_herman_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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glade

  • noun a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    clearing.

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shrimp

  • noun disparaging terms for small people
    peewee; runt; half-pint.
  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    prawn.

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range

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

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ballgame

  • noun a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
    new ballgame.
    • HDTV looks the same but it's really a whole new ballgame
  • noun a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
    ball game.

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garbage

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; refuse.
  • noun a worthless message
    drivel.

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twirler

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

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camping_site

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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mohave

  • noun a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California
    Mojave.
  • noun a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
    Mojave; Mohave Desert; Mojave Desert.

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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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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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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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aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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willie_mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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parcelling

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; apportioning; allotment; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state
  • verb divide into parts
    parcel.
    • The developers parceled the land

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ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.
  • noun the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament

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an_nefud

  • noun a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
    Nafud; An Nafud; Nefud.

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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baseball_diamond

  • noun the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
    diamond; infield.

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breeding

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    gentility; genteelness.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    training; education.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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launching

  • noun the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; entry; first appearance.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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camlan

  • noun (Arthurian legend) the battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded

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cricket

  • noun leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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amusement_park

  • noun a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
    funfair; pleasure ground.

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pitcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; twirler.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm
  • noun an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
    ewer.

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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turkestan_desert

  • noun a desert in Turkmenistan to the south of the Aral Sea
    Kara Kum; Qara Qum.

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backstop

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    catcher.
  • noun (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field

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duel

  • noun a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
    affaire d'honneur.
  • noun any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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hitter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; slugger.
  • noun someone who hits
    striker.
    • a hard hitter
    • a fine striker of the ball
    • blacksmiths are good hitters

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centerfielder

  • noun the person who plays center field
    center fielder.

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right-handed_pitcher

  • noun (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
    right-hander.

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god's_acre

  • noun the yard associated with a church
    churchyard.

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monument

  • noun a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    memorial.
  • noun an important site that is marked and preserved as public property

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grass

  • noun narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    Gunter Grass; Gunter Wilhelm Grass.

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second_base

  • noun the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield
    second.

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great_arabian_desert

  • noun a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
    Arabian Desert.

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shoestring_catch

  • noun (baseball) a running catch made near the ground

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umpire

  • noun an official at a baseball game
    ump.
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; arbiter.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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ball_game

  • noun a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
    ballgame.

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diamond

  • noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    adamant.

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pasture

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pastureland; ley; grazing land; lea.
  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; forage; grass.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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campus

  • noun a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

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no-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hit game.

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no

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

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handed

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

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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putting_green

  • noun an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
    putting surface; green.
    • the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker

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mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June
    May.

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hand

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

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syrian_desert

  • noun a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia

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trash

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; rubbish.
  • noun worthless people
    scum.

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paddy

  • noun an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
    rice paddy; paddy field.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
    Mickey; Mick.

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outfield

  • noun the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

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toxic_waste_area

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    Superfund site; toxic site.

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fairground

  • noun an open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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bounded

  • adjective satellite having the limits or boundaries established
    delimited.
    • a delimited frontier through the disputed region
  • verb move forward by leaps and bounds
    jump; spring; leap; bound.
    • The horse bounded across the meadow
    • The child leapt across the puddle
    • Can you jump over the fence?

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atacama_desert

  • noun a desert in northern Chile rich in nitrate and copper deposits

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fisher

  • noun someone whose occupation is catching fish
    fisherman.
  • noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
    fisher cat; pekan; Martes pennanti; black cat.

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mojave

  • noun a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California
    Mohave.
  • noun a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
    Mohave Desert; Mohave; Mojave Desert.

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desert

  • noun arid land with little or no vegetation
  • verb leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
    abandon; desolate; forsake.
    • The mother deserted her children

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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subdivision

  • noun an area composed of subdivided lots
  • noun the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

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picnic_area

  • noun a tract of land set aside for picnicking
    picnic ground.

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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sinai_desert

  • noun a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt
    Sinai.

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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sahara

  • noun the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
    Sahara Desert.

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reception

  • noun the manner in which something is greeted
    response.
    • she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • noun a formal party of people; as after a wedding

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starting

  • noun a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)
    start.
    • he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital
    • his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now

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