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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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fecund

  • adjective satellite capable of producing offspring or vegetation
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fertile; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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perverted

  • adjective satellite (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
    kinky.
    • kinky sex
    • perverted practices
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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ingeniosity

Ingenuity; skill; cunning. Obs. Cudworth.

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go

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

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resourceful

  • adjective satellite having inner resources; adroit or imaginative
    • someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations
    • an able and resourceful politician
    • the most resourceful cook in town

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daring

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

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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freehanded

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

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daedal

  • adjective satellite complex and ingenious in design or function
    • the daedal hand of nature
  • noun (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus
    Daedalus.

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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mythical_place

  • noun a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
    imaginary place; fictitious place.

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disingenuous

  • adjective not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
    artful.
    • an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine
    • a disingenuous excuse

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daydream

  • noun absentminded dreaming while awake
    revery; castle in Spain; air castle; daydreaming; reverie; castle in the air; oneirism.
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream.

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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artfulness

  • noun the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage

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artifice

  • noun a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
    ruse.

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deftness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; adeptness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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quick

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

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unstrained

  • adjective satellite not placed under psychological stress
    • the campaign would not leave party loyalties unstrained
  • verb cause to feel relaxed
    unwind; relax; unlax; make relaxed; loosen up; unstrain.
    • A hot bath always relaxes me

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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scheming

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    conniving; calculative; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
    scheme; intrigue; connive.

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invention

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

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design

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

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freehand

  • adjective satellite done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
    freehanded.
    • a freehand drawing

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innovational

  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    groundbreaking; innovative.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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spry

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

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designing

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    design.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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new

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

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overactive

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

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nimble

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

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active

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

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enterprising

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

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brilliant

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

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accomplished

  • adjective satellite highly skilled
    complete.
    • an accomplished pianist
    • a complete musician
  • verb put in effect
    fulfil; execute; accomplish; carry out; carry through; action; fulfill.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation

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wit

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; humor; humour.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; brain.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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imaging

  • noun the ability to form mental images of things or events
    mental imagery; imagination; imagery.
    • he could still hear her in his imagination
  • noun (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
    tomography.

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fantastic

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

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wizard

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician; sorcerer.

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foresee

  • verb realize beforehand
    anticipate; foreknow; previse.
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    envision.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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adroitness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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imaginary_being

  • noun a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
    imaginary creature.

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quick-wittedness

  • noun intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
    quickness; mental quickness.

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wiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz.

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sporty

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

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light-fingered

  • adjective satellite having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets
    nimble-fingered.
    • a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault"- Harry Hansen
    • the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era"- Time

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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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about

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

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missile

  • noun a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
  • noun a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
    projectile.

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warm

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

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fingered

  • adjective having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination
    • the fingered roots of giant trees
    • rosy-fingered
    • three-fingered cartoon characters
  • verb feel or handle with the fingers
    finger; thumb.
    • finger the binding of the book

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creative_thinking

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creativity.

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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mythical

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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amentiferous

  • adjective satellite (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
    amentaceous.

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martian

  • noun imaginary people who live on the planet Mars
  • adjective of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)

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lightsome

  • adjective satellite moving easily and quickly; nimble
    light; tripping.
    • the dancer was light and graceful
    • a lightsome buoyant step
    • walked with a light tripping step
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; blithe; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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prompt

  • noun a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
    prompting.
    • the audience could hear his prompting
  • noun (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
    command prompt.

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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ingenuity

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

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fanciful

  • adjective satellite indulging in or influenced by fancy
    notional.
    • a fanciful mind
    • all the notional vagaries of childhood
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; imaginary.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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acrobatic

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

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quick-witted

  • adjective satellite mentally nimble and resourceful
    • quick-witted debater
    • saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact

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productive

  • adjective producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
    • productive farmland
    • his productive years
    • a productive collaboration
  • adjective having the ability to produce or originate
    generative.
    • generative power
    • generative forces

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asteism

(Rhet.) Genteel irony; a polite and ingenious manner of deriding another.

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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eloquent

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; fluent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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inaugural

  • noun an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
    inaugural address.
  • noun the ceremonial induction into a position
    inauguration.
    • the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration

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on_the_go

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

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hot

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

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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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masterly

  • adjective satellite having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
    masterful; virtuoso; consummate.
    • a consummate artist
    • consummate skill
    • a masterful speaker
    • masterful technique
    • a masterly performance of the sonata
    • a virtuoso performance

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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silver-tongued

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    facile; eloquent; fluent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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wily

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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neat

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

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misrepresented

  • adjective satellite having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
    twisted; perverted; distorted.
    • many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality
    • a perverted translation of the poem
  • verb represent falsely
    belie; misrepresent.
    • This statement misrepresents my intentions

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germinal

  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    seminal; originative.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another
  • noun seventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April); the month of buds

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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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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contrived

  • adjective satellite showing effects of planning or manipulation
    • a novel with a contrived ending
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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imagery

  • noun the ability to form mental images of things or events
    mental imagery; imagination; imaging.
    • he could still hear her in his imagination

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elusive

  • adjective satellite difficult to describe
    • a haunting elusive odor
  • adjective satellite skillful at eluding capture
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline

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facile

  • adjective satellite arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
    • too facile a solution for so complex a problem
  • adjective satellite performing adroitly and without effort
    • a facile hand

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light

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

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artful

  • adjective not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
    disingenuous.
    • an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine
    • a disingenuous excuse
  • adjective marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
    • the artful dodger
    • an artful choice of metaphors

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fluent

  • adjective satellite smooth and unconstrained in movement
    smooth; fluid; liquid.
    • a long, smooth stride
    • the fluid motion of a cat
    • the liquid grace of a ballerina
  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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footed

  • adjective having feet
    • footed creatures
    • a footed sofa
  • verb pay for something
    foot; pick.
    • pick up the tab
    • pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages
    • foot the bill

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fictitious

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

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skilful

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; adept.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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crafty

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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cute

  • adjective satellite attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
    cunning.
    • a cute kid with pigtails
    • a cute little apartment
    • cunning kittens
    • a cunning baby
  • adjective satellite obviously contrived to charm
    precious.
    • an insufferably precious performance
    • a child with intolerably cute mannerisms

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innovative

  • adjective satellite ahead of the times
    forward-looking; modern; advanced.
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    groundbreaking; innovational.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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envisage

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; ideate; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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glib-tongued

  • adjective satellite artfully persuasive in speech
    glib; smooth-tongued.
    • a glib tongue
    • a smooth-tongued hypocrite

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coordinated

  • adjective satellite operating as a unit
    unified; co-ordinated; interconnected.
    • a unified utility system
    • a coordinated program
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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good

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

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smooth-tongued

  • adjective satellite artfully persuasive in speech
    glib; glib-tongued.
    • a glib tongue
    • a smooth-tongued hypocrite

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expertness

  • noun skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
    expertise.

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nimbleness

  • noun intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind
    mental dexterity.
    • nimbleness of wit and imagination
  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    lightsomeness; agility; lightness; legerity.

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handy

  • adjective satellite easy to reach
    ready to hand.
    • found a handy spot for the can opener
  • noun United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
    W. C. Handy; William Christopher Handy.

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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celerity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; speediness; rapidity.

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imaginativeness

  • noun the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
    imagination; vision.
    • popular imagination created a world of demons
    • imagination reveals what the world could be

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woolgather

  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    stargaze; dream; daydream.

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mean

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

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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formulate

  • verb elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    explicate; develop.
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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nut-bearing

  • adjective satellite (of shrubs or trees) producing nuts

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idea

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

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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legerity

  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    lightsomeness; nimbleness; agility; lightness.

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excogitator

  • noun a thinker who considers carefully and thoroughly

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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tricksy

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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arable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; cultivatable; cultivable.

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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imagine

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; envisage; ideate.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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fantastical

  • adjective satellite existing in fancy only
    fantastic.
    • fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    fantastic; grotesque; antic.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror

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imaginary_place

  • noun a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
    fictitious place; mythical place.

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initiate

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

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speedy

  • adjective satellite characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed
    rapid.
    • a rapid movement
    • a speedy car
    • a speedy errand boy
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    quick.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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think

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

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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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spoken

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

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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fantasy

  • noun imagination unrestricted by reality
    phantasy.
    • a schoolgirl fantasy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    phantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

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inventive

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    imaginative.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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effortless

  • adjective requiring or apparently requiring no effort
    • the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air
  • adjective satellite not showing effort or strain
    casual.
    • a difficult feat performed with casual mastery
    • careless grace

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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sure-handed

  • adjective satellite proficient and confident in performance
    • promising playwrights...sure-handed enough to turn out top-drawer scripts

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twisted

  • adjective satellite having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
    misrepresented; perverted; distorted.
    • many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality
    • a perverted translation of the poem
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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master

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

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oil-bearing

  • adjective satellite containing oil
    • oil-bearing shale

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agility

  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    lightsomeness; nimbleness; lightness; legerity.

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that

As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples.
The early fame of Gratian was equal to that of the most celebrated princes. Gibbon.
That may refer to an entire sentence or paragraph, and not merely to a word. It usually follows, but sometimes precedes, the sentence referred to.
That be far from thee, to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked. Gen. xviii. 25.
And when Moses heard that, he was content. Lev. x. 20.
I will know your business, Harry, that I will. Shak.
That is often used in opposition to this, or by way of distinction, and in such cases this, like the Latin hic and French ceci, generally refers to that which is nearer, and that, like Latin ille and French cela, to that which is more remote. When they refer to foreign words or phrases, this generally refers to the latter, and that to the former.
Two principles in human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call. Pope.
If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this or that. James iv. 16.

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copestone

  • noun a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
    finishing touch; capstone.
  • noun a stone that forms the top of wall or building
    coping stone; stretcher; capstone.

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immediate

  • adjective satellite of the present time and place
    • the immediate revisions
  • adjective satellite very close or connected in space or time
    contiguous.
    • contiguous events
    • immediate contact
    • the immediate vicinity
    • the immediate past

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eyed

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

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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inventor

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; discoverer.

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skillfulness

  • noun the state of being cognitively skillful

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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speediness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; rapidity.

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snazzy

  • adjective satellite flashily stylish
    • a snazzy outfit

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inventiveness

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; cleverness; ingenuity.

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stargaze

  • verb observe the stars
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; dream; daydream.

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seminal

  • adjective pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen
    • seminal fluid
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    originative; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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imaginative

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    inventive.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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prefigure

  • verb imagine or consider beforehand
    • It wasn't as bad as I had prefigured
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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shrewd

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; astute.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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distorted

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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cleverness

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; inventiveness; ingenuity.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    smartness; brightness.

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newfangled

  • adjective satellite (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
    new.
    • newfangled ideas
    • she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them

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efficient

  • adjective being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
    • an efficient production manager
    • efficient engines save gas
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    effective.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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able

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
    • able to swim
    • she was able to program her computer
    • we were at last able to buy a car
    • able to get a grant for the project
  • adjective satellite have the skills and qualifications to do things well
    capable.
    • able teachers
    • a capable administrator
    • children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable

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ideal

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

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fictive

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictitious; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • adjective satellite capable of imaginative creation
    • fictive talent

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experienced

  • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    experient.
  • verb go or live through
    see; go through; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam

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ordinate

  • noun the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    consecrate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church

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maiden

  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maid.
  • noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    maiden over.

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phantasy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    fantasy; illusion; fancy.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    fantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

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visionary

  • noun a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    illusionist; seer.

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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freshman

  • noun a first-year undergraduate
    fresher.
  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; fledgling; starter.

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lightsomeness

  • noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
    lightheartedness; carefreeness; insouciance.
  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    nimbleness; agility; lightness; legerity.

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creativeness

  • noun the ability to create
    creative thinking; creativity.

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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notion

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

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discoverer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; inventor.
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; finder.

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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pawky

  • adjective satellite cunning and sly
    • the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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finishing_touch

  • noun a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
    copestone; capstone.

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surefooted

  • adjective satellite not liable to stumble or fall
    footsure; sure-footed.
    • on surefooted donkeys
  • adjective satellite not liable to error in judgment or action
    confident; sure-footed.
    • most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman
    • demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani

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guileful

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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hotshot

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; star; whizz; wiz.

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devising

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; fashioning.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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dodgy

  • adjective satellite of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
    chanceful; chancy; dicey.
    • an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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exhibit

  • noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  • noun something shown to the public
    showing; display.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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finishing

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finish; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the act of finishing
    finish.
    • his best finish in a major tournament was third
    • the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

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vision

  • noun a vivid mental image
    • he had a vision of his own death
  • noun the ability to see; the visual faculty
    visual modality; visual sense; sight.

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set

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

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nut

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

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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ball-hawking

  • adjective satellite used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit
    • a ball-hawking center fielder

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excogitation

  • noun thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; invention; conception; innovation.

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visualize

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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ideate

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; envisage; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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genius

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein
  • noun unusual mental ability
    brilliance.

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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conceptual

  • adjective satellite being or characterized by concepts or their formation
    • conceptual discussions
    • the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking
    • sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category

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moony

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

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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masterful

  • adjective satellite having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
    virtuoso; consummate; masterly.
    • a consummate artist
    • consummate skill
    • a masterful speaker
    • masterful technique
    • a masterly performance of the sonata
    • a virtuoso performance

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adept

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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competent

  • adjective properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
    • a competent typist
  • adjective satellite adequate for the purpose
    • a competent performance

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conceive_of

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    envisage; ideate; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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devious

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

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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superstar

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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initiatory

  • adjective satellite serving to set in motion
    initiative; inaugural; maiden; first.
    • the magazine's inaugural issue
    • the initiative phase in the negotiations
    • an initiatory step toward a treaty
    • his first (or maiden) speech in Congress
    • the liner's maiden voyage

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ingeniousness

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

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ingenious

  • adjective satellite showing inventiveness and skill
    clever; cunning.
    • a clever gadget
    • the cunning maneuvers leading to his success
    • an ingenious solution to the problem

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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adroit

  • adjective quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
    • an exceptionally adroit pianist
    • an adroit technician
    • his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers
    • an adroit negotiator

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steely

  • adjective satellite resembling steel as in hardness
    • steely eyes
    • steely nerves like those of a steeplejack
  • adjective satellite resembling steel in hardness

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smooth-spoken

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; fluent; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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underivative

  • adjective satellite not derivative or imitative
    • a natural underivative poet

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initiative

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

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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rapidness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; celerity; speediness; rapidity.

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resourcefulness

  • noun the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation
    • a man of great resourcefulness
  • noun the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems
    imagination; resource.
    • a man of resource

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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capable

  • adjective (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability
    • capable of winning
    • capable of hard work
    • capable of walking on two feet
  • adjective satellite possibly accepting or permitting
    subject; open.
    • a passage capable of misinterpretation
    • open to interpretation
    • an issue open to question
    • the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation

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create

  • verb make or cause to be or to become
    make.
    • make a mess in one's office
    • create a furor
  • verb bring into existence
    • The company was created 25 years ago
    • He created a new movement in painting

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conceptualization

  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; formulation.
  • noun an elaborated concept
    conceptualisation; conceptuality.

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creativity

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creative thinking.

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confident

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

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hawking

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; vendition.
  • noun English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
    Stephen Hawking; Stephen William Hawking.

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armory

  • noun a collection of resources
    armoury; inventory.
    • he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer
  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armoury; arsenal.

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yeasty

  • adjective of or resembling or containing yeast
    yeastlike.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    zesty; barmy; zestful.

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engine

  • noun motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • noun something used to achieve a purpose
    • an engine of change

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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armoury

  • noun a collection of resources
    armory; inventory.
    • he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer
  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armory; arsenal.

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novel

  • noun an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
  • noun a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction
    • his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels
    • he burned all the novels

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fur

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    pelt.
  • noun dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)

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sly

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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hyperactive

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

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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daedalian

Cunningly or ingeniously formed or working; skillful; artistic; ingenious.
Our bodies decked in our dædalian arms. Chapman.
The dædal hand of Nature. J. Philips.
The doth the dædal earth throw forth to thee, Out of her fruitful, abundant flowers. Spenser.

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slippery

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippy.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain
  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    tricky.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

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devisal

  • noun the act of devising something
    contrivance.

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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imaginary_creature

  • noun a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
    imaginary being.

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enginous

Pertaining to an engine. Obs.
That one act gives, like an enginous wheel, Motion to all. Decker.

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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contrive

  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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fashioning

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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excogitate

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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foxy

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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shifty

  • adjective satellite characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
    devious.
    • a devious character
    • shifty eyes
  • adjective satellite changing position or direction
    shifting.
    • he drifted into the shifting crowd
    • their nervous shifting glances
    • shifty winds

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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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mavin

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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deft

  • adjective satellite skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
    dextrous; dexterous.
    • a deft waiter
    • deft fingers massaged her face
    • dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

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nimble-fingered

  • adjective satellite having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets
    light-fingered.
    • a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault"- Harry Hansen
    • the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era"- Time

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dexterous

  • adjective satellite skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
    dextrous; deft.
    • a deft waiter
    • deft fingers massaged her face
    • dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

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proficiency

  • noun the quality of having great facility and competence
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    technique.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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delicate

  • adjective exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
    • a delicate violin passage
    • delicate china
    • a delicate flavor
    • the delicate wing of a butterfly
  • adjective satellite marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    • a surgeon's delicate touch

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sagacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite skillful in statecraft or management
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

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groundbreaking

  • noun the ceremonial breaking of the ground to formally begin a construction project
    groundbreaking ceremony.
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    innovational; innovative.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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practiced

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; expert; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • verb carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    practise; practice; exercise; do.
    • practice law

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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skillful

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • adjective satellite done with delicacy and skill
    nice.
    • a nice bit of craft
    • a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
    • a nice shot

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coordinate

  • noun a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
    co-ordinate.
  • verb bring order and organization to
    organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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make-believe

  • noun imaginative intellectual play
    pretence; pretense.
  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    pretend.
    • it was just pretend

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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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cultivable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; cultivatable; arable.

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notional

  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    imaginary; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself
  • adjective satellite not based on fact or investigation
    speculative.
    • a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs
    • speculative knowledge

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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rapid

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

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thinking

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

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agile

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

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silver

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

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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conceptualisation

  • noun an elaborated concept
    conceptualization; conceptuality.
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualization; formulation.

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amentaceous

  • adjective satellite (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
    amentiferous.

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quickness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    deftness; adeptness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer
  • noun intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
    quick-wittedness; mental quickness.

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avant-garde

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; van; new wave.
  • adjective satellite radically new or original
    daring.
    • an avant-garde theater piece

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dreamy

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

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originative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    creative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    seminal; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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co-ordinated

  • adjective satellite intentionally matched
    coordinated; matching.
    • curtains and walls were color coordinated
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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deviser

  • noun a person who makes plans
    planner; contriver.

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gifted

  • adjective endowed with talent or talents
    talented.
    • a gifted writer
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; empower; indue; endow.

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manual

  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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unforced

  • adjective satellite not brought about by coercion or force
    willing; uncoerced.
    • the confession was uncoerced
  • adjective satellite not resulting from undue effort; not forced
    unstrained.
    • a voice with a pleasingly unforced quality
    • his playing is facile and unstrained

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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sleight

  • noun adroitness in using the hands
    dexterity; manual dexterity.

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fantasise

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasize.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasize.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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rapidity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; speediness.

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prolific

  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; fertile.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination
  • adjective satellite bearing in abundance especially offspring
    fertile.
    • flying foxes are extremely prolific
    • a prolific pear tree

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proficient

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • adjective of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill
    technical.
    • his technical innovation was his brushwork
    • the technical dazzle of her dancing

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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creative

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

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witty

  • adjective satellite combining clever conception and facetious expression
    • his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent

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innovation

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

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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manual_dexterity

  • noun adroitness in using the hands
    sleight; dexterity.

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constructive

  • adjective constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
    • constructive criticism
    • a constructive attitude
    • a constructive philosophy
    • constructive permission
  • adjective satellite emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good
    • constructive criticism

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maven

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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fantasize

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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astir

  • adjective satellite out of bed
    up.
    • are they astir yet?
    • up by seven each morning
  • adjective satellite on the move
    about.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident

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imaginary

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    complex number; complex quantity; imaginary number.
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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tripping

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    swingy; lilting; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure
  • verb miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    stumble; trip.
    • She stumbled over the tree root

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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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cultivatable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; arable; cultivable.

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ace

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    I; unity; one; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

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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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fictitious_place

  • noun a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
    imaginary place; mythical place.

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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gymnastic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises
  • adjective of or relating to or used in exercises intended to develop strength and agility
    • gymnastic horse

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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skilled

  • adjective having or showing or requiring special skill
    • only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team
    • a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience
    • a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow
    • a skilled trade

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articulate

  • verb provide with a joint
    joint.
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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lively

  • adjective full of life and energy
    • a lively discussion
    • lively and attractive parents
    • a lively party
  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    racy.
    • a racy literary style

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dreaming

  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dream.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality
  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dream.
    • I had a dream about you last night

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adeptness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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glib

  • adjective satellite marked by lack of intellectual depth
    • glib generalizations
    • a glib response to a complex question
  • adjective satellite having only superficial plausibility
    pat; slick.
    • glib promises
    • a slick commercial

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tillable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    cultivatable; arable; cultivable.

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complete

  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • A child would complete the family

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manipulative

  • adjective satellite skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
    • the early manipulative techniques of a three-year-old child

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tongued

  • adjective provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
    • tongued shoes
    • tongued boards
    • toungued lightning
    • long-tongued
  • verb articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
    tongue.

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versatile

  • adjective satellite having great diversity or variety
    various.
    • his various achievements are impressive
    • his vast and versatile erudition
  • adjective satellite changeable or inconstant
    • versatile moods

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straightaway

  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    straight.
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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mental_imagery

  • noun the ability to form mental images of things or events
    imagination; imagery; imaging.
    • he could still hear her in his imagination

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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mental_quickness

  • noun intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
    quick-wittedness; quickness.

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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knavish

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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woolgathering

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

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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affabrous

Executed in a workmanlike manner; ingeniously made. R. Bailey.

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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imagination

  • noun the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
    imaginativeness; vision.
    • popular imagination created a world of demons
    • imagination reveals what the world could be
  • noun the ability to form mental images of things or events
    mental imagery; imagery; imaging.
    • he could still hear her in his imagination

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expertise

  • noun skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
    expertness.

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ingeniously

  • adverb in an ingenious manner
    • a Hampshire farmer had fowls of different breeds, including Dorkings, and he discriminated ingeniously between the `dark ones' and the `white ones'

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ideational

  • adjective satellite being of the nature of a notion or concept
    conceptional; notional.
    • a plan abstract and conceptional
    • to improve notional comprehension
    • a notional response to the question

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conceptional

  • adjective satellite being of the nature of a notion or concept
    ideational; notional.
    • a plan abstract and conceptional
    • to improve notional comprehension
    • a notional response to the question

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sure-footed

  • adjective satellite not liable to stumble or fall
    surefooted; footsure.
    • on surefooted donkeys
  • adjective satellite not liable to error in judgment or action
    confident; surefooted.
    • most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman
    • demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani

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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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capstone

  • noun a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
    finishing touch; copestone.
  • noun a stone that forms the top of wall or building
    coping stone; copestone; stretcher.

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forge

  • noun furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    smithy.

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fledgling

  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; freshman; starter.
  • noun young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
    fledgeling.

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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energetic

  • adjective possessing or exerting or displaying energy
    • an energetic fund raiser for the college
    • an energetic group of hikers
    • it caused an energetic chemical reaction
  • adjective satellite working hard to promote an enterprise
    gumptious; up-and-coming; industrious.

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handiness

  • noun skillfulness with the hands
    • he can do any sort of work requiring handiness and dexterity
  • noun the quality of being at hand when needed
    availableness; accessibility; availability.

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fledgeling

  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; freshman; fledgling; starter.
  • noun young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
    fledgling.

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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tricky

  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    slippery.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    catchy.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow

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dextrous

  • adjective satellite skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
    dexterous; deft.
    • a deft waiter
    • deft fingers massaged her face
    • dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

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fur-bearing

  • adjective satellite of animals having fur (especially of commercial quality)

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experient

  • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    experienced.

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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foreshadowing

  • noun the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
    prefiguration; adumbration.
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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original

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; master copy.
  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    archetype; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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