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intrude (Also intruded, intrudes, intruding) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to intrude

walk_in

  • verb enter by walking
    • She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here

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pussyfoot

  • verb to go stealthily or furtively
    mouse; sneak; creep.
    • ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house

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pervert

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    deviate; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    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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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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rob

  • verb take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
    • The burglars robbed him of all his money
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; gazump; surcharge.

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foul

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

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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dispel

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; drive out; drive away; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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spite

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; venom.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; cattiness; bitchiness; nastiness.

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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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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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defraud

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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profanation

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    blasphemy; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath
  • noun degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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disoblige

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble; put out.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb ignore someone's wishes

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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hunting

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

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scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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spirit

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

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short-change

  • verb cheat someone by not returning him enough money
    short.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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move_on

  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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march_on

  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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adjoin

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    touch; meet; contact.
    • The two buildings touch
    • Their hands touched
    • The wire must not contact the metal cover
    • The surfaces contact at this point

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offending

  • adjective offending against or breaking a law or rule
    • contracts offending against the statute were canceled
  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    offend; pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me

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breach

  • noun a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  • noun an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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housebreaking

  • noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
    break-in; breaking and entering.
  • verb train (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
    house-train; housebreak.

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slip_away

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak away; sneak out; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard
  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; go by; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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appal

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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argufy

  • verb have a disagreement over something
    altercate; scrap; dispute; quarrel.
    • We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
    • These two fellows are always scrapping over something

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incursive

  • adjective satellite involving invasion or aggressive attack
    invasive; invading.
    • invasive war

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berth

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

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distort

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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submerse

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerge.
  • verb put under water
    submerge.
    • submerge your head completely

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embark

  • verb go on board
    ship.
  • verb set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
    enter.
    • she embarked upon a new career

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cut_in

  • verb allow someone to have a share or profit
  • verb drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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accuse

  • verb bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    incriminate; impeach; criminate.
    • The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse
  • verb blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
    charge.
    • he charged the director with indifference

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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encroaching

  • adjective satellite gradually intrusive without right or permission
    invasive; trespassing.
    • we moved back from the encroaching tide
    • invasive tourists
    • trespassing hunters
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; impinge; encroach.

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look_for

  • verb try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    search; seek.
    • The police are searching for clues
    • They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
  • verb be excited or anxious about
    look to; anticipate.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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odourise

  • verb cause to smell or be smelly
    odorize; scent.

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peg

  • noun a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    nog.
  • noun small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    pin.

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unwelcome_guest

  • noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
    gatecrasher; crasher.

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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noncitizen

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; foreigner; outlander.

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heist

  • noun the act of stealing
    rip-off.
  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; holdup.

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dig

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

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still_hunt

  • noun a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
    stalk; stalking.

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trench

  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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progress

  • noun gradual improvement or growth or development
    advancement.
    • advancement of knowledge
    • great progress in the arts
  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; advancement; procession; onward motion.

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encroach

  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; impinge.
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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work

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

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force

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

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personalise

  • verb make personal or more personal
    individualize; personalize; individualise.
    • personalized service

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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encroachment

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; usurpation; intrusion.

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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crook

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; outlaw; criminal; felon.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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imply

  • verb express or state indirectly
    connote.
  • verb suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

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filter_out

  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; filtrate; separate out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities

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inculpate

  • verb suggest that someone is guilty
    incriminate; imply.

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pillaging

  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillage.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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infiltration

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

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buccaneer

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    sea robber; pirate; sea rover.
  • verb live like a buccaneer

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misrepresent

  • verb represent falsely
    belie.
    • This statement misrepresents my intentions
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; fudge; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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loathing

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; abomination; detestation.
  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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move_around

  • verb pass to the other side of
    turn.
    • turn the corner
    • move around the obstacle
  • verb travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
    travel.

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ransack

  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
  • verb search thoroughly
    comb.
    • They combed the area for the missing child

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pander

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    gratify; indulge.

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established

  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    constituted.
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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imported

  • adjective satellite used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source
    • imported wines
  • verb bring in from abroad
    import.

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wreck

  • noun something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
    • the house was a wreck when they bought it
    • thanks to that quack I am a human wreck
  • noun an accident that destroys a ship at sea
    shipwreck.

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diffusing

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; disseminative.
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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lurch

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

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butt_against

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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extraterrestrial

  • noun a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
    alien; extraterrestrial being.
  • adjective originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere
    • is there extraterrestrial life?

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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driving_force

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

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burglarise

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burgle.

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conduct

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

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order

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

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falsify

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; distort; garble.
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; fudge; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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barge_in

  • verb enter uninvited; informal
    gate-crash; crash.
    • let's crash the party!
  • verb break into a conversation
    put in; cut in; butt in; chisel in; break in; chime in.
    • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation

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burglarize

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    heist; burglarise; burgle.

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weirdy

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdo; weirdie; creep; spook.

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mull

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

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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aromatise

  • verb fill or impregnate with an odor
    aromatize; perfume.
    • orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden

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water

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

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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explore

  • verb inquire into
    search; research.
    • the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project
    • He searched for information on his relatives on the web
    • Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness
  • verb travel to or penetrate into
    • explore unknown territory in biology

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foraging

  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    forage.
  • verb collect or look around for (food)
    forage; scrounge.

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weirdo

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdie; creep; spook.
  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; crazy; looney; nutcase.

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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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rest_on

  • verb rest on for support
    lean against; lean on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired
  • verb be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    build on; repose on; build upon.
    • What's this new evidence based on?

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burgle

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burglarise.

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perforation

  • noun a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
  • noun a hole made in something
    • a perforation of the eardrum

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jaunt

  • noun a journey taken for pleasure
    sashay; expedition; outing; pleasure trip; junket; excursion.
    • many summer excursions to the shore
    • it was merely a pleasure trip
    • after cautious sashays into the field
  • verb make a trip for pleasure
    travel; trip.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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call_at

  • verb enter a harbor
    out in.
    • the ship called in Athens

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convert

  • noun a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  • verb change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    change over.
    • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

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engage

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

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obtrude_upon

  • verb to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    intrude on; invade; encroach upon.
    • This new colleague invades my territory
    • The neighbors intrude on your privacy

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cuckoo

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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looter

  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    spoiler; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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odiousness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; offensiveness.

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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perfuse

  • verb force a fluid through (a body part or tissue)
    • perfuse a liver with a salt solution
  • verb cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    suffuse.
    • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color

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repel

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders
  • verb be repellent to; cause aversion in
    repulse.

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uncharted

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    unmapped; chartless.
    • uncharted seas

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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pick

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

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obtrude

  • verb push to thrust outward
    push out; thrust out.
  • verb thrust oneself in as if by force
    intrude.
    • The colors don't intrude on the viewer

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military

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

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noseful

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abominate

  • verb find repugnant
    execrate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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infract

  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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armed_robbery

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    stickup; heist; holdup.

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permeate

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb pass through
    filter; sink in; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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whipsaw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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hydrolize

  • verb make a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis
    hydrolise.

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misdemean

  • verb behave badly
    misconduct; misbehave.
    • The children misbehaved all morning

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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stink

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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sacrilegious

  • adjective satellite grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
    blasphemous; profane.
    • blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
    • profane utterances against the Church
    • it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on

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put

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

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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welch

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welsh.

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infest

  • verb invade in great numbers
    overrun.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen
  • verb occupy in large numbers or live on a host
    invade; overrun.
    • the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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manipulate

  • verb influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    pull wires; pull strings.
    • He manipulated public opinion in his favor
  • verb hold something in one's hands and move it

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ape

  • noun any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; imitator; emulator.

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sacrilege

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; blasphemy; desecration.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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cheating

  • noun a deception for profit to yourself
    cheat.
  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; rip off; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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snoop

  • noun a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
    snooper.
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    sleuth; spy; stag.

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injure

  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound.
  • verb hurt the feelings of
    spite; wound; bruise; hurt; offend.
    • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
    • This remark really bruised my ego

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pusher

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

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visit

  • noun the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
    • he dropped by for a visit
  • noun a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
    • he scheduled a visit to the dentist

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puke

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    vomit; vomitus; barf.

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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spying

  • noun keeping a secret or furtive watch
  • noun the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
    undercover work.

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little-known

  • adjective satellite unknown to most people

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call

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

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wondering

  • adjective satellite showing curiosity
    inquisitive; speculative; questioning.
    • if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive
    • raised a speculative eyebrow
  • verb have a wish or desire to know something
    inquire; enquire; wonder.
    • He wondered who had built this beautiful church

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irruption

  • noun a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in
    • the recent irruption of bad manners
  • noun a sudden sharp increase in the relative numbers of a population

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strike

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

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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dissembling

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; feigning.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; deception.

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riot

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    public violence.
  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    rioting.

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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inquisitiveness

  • noun a state of active curiosity
    curiousness.

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wring_from

  • verb get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner
    extort.

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expose

  • noun the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    unmasking.
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine

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offensiveness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; odiousness.

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cashier

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    bank clerk; teller.
  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

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actus

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muse

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

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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lunge

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

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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stick

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

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hydrolise

  • verb make a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis
    hydrolize.

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hurl

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

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baby

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

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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dig_into

  • verb examine physically with or as if with a probe
    probe; poke into.
    • probe an anthill

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fly

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

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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rook

  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
    castle.
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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home_invasion

  • noun burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home

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tunnel

  • noun a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
    • the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection
  • noun a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
    burrow.

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tease

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; teaser; annoyer.
  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    minx; prickteaser; vamper; coquette; flirt; vamp.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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dousing

  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; submersion.
  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    douse; put out.
    • Douse the lights

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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carry_on

  • verb direct the course of; manage or control
    deal; conduct.
    • You cannot conduct business like this
  • verb keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    preserve; continue; bear on; uphold.
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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scatter

  • noun a haphazard distribution in all directions
    spread.
  • noun the act of scattering
    scattering; strewing.

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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quarrel

  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; row.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words
  • noun an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges

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control

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

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sleuth

  • noun a detective who follows a trail
    sleuthhound.
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    spy; snoop; stag.

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shark

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

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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scam

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    cozenage.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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give

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

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process

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

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interlope

  • verb encroach on the rights of others, as in trading without a proper license

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ram

  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
    Aries.

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sheathe

  • verb cover with a protective sheathing
    • sheathe her face
  • verb enclose with a sheath
    • sheathe a sword

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involve

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

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snooper

  • noun a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
    snoop.

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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wrongdoing

  • noun departure from what is ethically acceptable
    error.
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    misconduct; wrongful conduct; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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slip

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

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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loathe

  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; abhor.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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filtrate

  • noun the product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter
  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; separate out; filter out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities

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exoticism

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exotism; exoticness.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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thud

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    clump; clunk; thumping; thump.
  • verb make a dull sound
    thump.
    • the knocker thudded against the front door

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docking

  • noun the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
    moorage; dockage; tying up.
  • verb come into dock
    dock.
    • the ship docked

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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ping

  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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ooze_through

  • verb run slowly and gradually
    • Blood oozed through the bandage

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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infringement

  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    violation.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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enquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; inquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; investigate.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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cling

  • noun fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
    clingstone.
  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cohere; cleave; stick; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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irreverent

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

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entrench

  • verb fix firmly or securely
    intrench.
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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fudge

  • noun soft creamy candy
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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stub

  • noun a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • noun a small piece
    nub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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crasher

  • noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
    gatecrasher; unwelcome guest.

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unidentified

  • adjective satellite not yet identified
    • an unidentified species
    • an unidentified witness
  • adjective satellite being or having an unknown or unnamed source
    unknown; nameless; unnamed.
    • a poem by an unknown author
    • corporations responsible to nameless owners
    • an unnamed donor

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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invitation

  • noun a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
    • an invitation to lunch
    • she threw the invitation away
  • noun a tempting allurement
    • she was an invitation to trouble

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empale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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questioning

  • noun a request for information
    inquiring.
  • verb challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
    call into question; question; oppugn.
    • We must question your judgment in this matter

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reflect

  • verb manifest or bring back
    • This action reflects his true beliefs
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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curiosity

  • noun a state in which you want to learn more about something
    wonder.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddment; oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curio.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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luck_into

  • verb take possession of
    come upon; enter upon.
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

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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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reave

  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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fray

  • noun a noisy fight
    affray; disturbance; ruffle.
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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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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intrudable

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short

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

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attempt

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

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actus_reus

  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    misconduct; wrongful conduct; wrongdoing.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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revolt

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; rebellion.
  • verb make revolution
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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inquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb have a wish or desire to know something
    enquire; wonder.
    • He wondered who had built this beautiful church

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furtiveness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    sneakiness; stealthiness.

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environ

  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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sneakiness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    furtiveness; stealthiness.

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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knock_against

  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; butt against; bump into.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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exoticness

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exotism; exoticism.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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bungle

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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wind

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

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travel

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

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ingress

  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    immersion.
  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; incoming; entering.
    • she made a grand entrance

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nonintruding

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transfix

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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force_back

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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move

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

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scandalise

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; appall; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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beguile

  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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prod

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    goad.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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wangle

  • noun an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
    wangling.
  • verb achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    manage; finagle.

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cruise

  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    sail.
  • verb drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
    • She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible

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bunco

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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misconduct

  • noun bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    wrongful conduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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still

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

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trouble

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

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twisting

  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    straining; overrefinement; torture; distortion.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; spin; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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prowler

  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    sneak; stalker.

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intervene

  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    step in; interpose; interfere.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?
  • verb be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
    • This interludes intervenes between the two movements
    • Eight days intervened

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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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circularise

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularize.
  • verb distribute circulars to
    circularize.

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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spoiling

  • noun the process of becoming spoiled
    spoilage.
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoil.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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speculative

  • adjective satellite not financially safe or secure
    bad; high-risk; risky.
    • a bad investment
    • high risk investments
    • anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
    • speculative business enterprises
  • adjective satellite not based on fact or investigation
    notional.
    • a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs
    • speculative knowledge

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hidden

  • adjective satellite not accessible to view
    out of sight; concealed.
    • concealed (or hidden) damage
    • in stormy weather the stars are out of sight
  • verb prevent from being seen or discovered
    conceal; hide.
    • Muslim women hide their faces
    • hide the money

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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crash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    wreck.
    • they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane

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re-enter

  • verb enter again
    • You cannot re-enter the country with this visa

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seeking

  • noun the act of searching for something
    quest.
    • a quest for diamonds
  • noun an attempt to acquire or gain something

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collide

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

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turn_in

  • verb make an entrance by turning from a road
    • Turn in after you see the gate
  • verb to surrender someone or something to another
    hand over; render; deliver; fork over; fork up; fork out.
    • the guard delivered the criminal to the police
    • render up the prisoners
    • render the town to the enemy
    • fork over the money

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break

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

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dock

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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push_back

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

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naturalized

  • adjective satellite introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
    established.
  • verb make into a citizen
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The French family was naturalized last year

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penetrate

  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    perforate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest
  • verb come to understand
    fathom; bottom.

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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misuse

  • noun improper or excessive use
    abuse.
    • alcohol abuse
    • the abuse of public funds
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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speculate

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
    • We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal

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prick

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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stinking

  • adjective satellite very bad
    shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    stink.
    • This term paper stinks!

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move_in_on

  • verb make intrusive advances towards
  • verb seize control of

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reek

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; stink; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; stench.
  • verb have an element suggestive (of something)
    smack; smell.
    • his speeches smacked of racism
    • this passage smells of plagiarism

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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blazing

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blaze.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • verb shine brightly and intensively
    blaze.
    • Meteors blazed across the atmosphere

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spiritise

  • verb imbue with a spirit
    spiritize.

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curiousness

  • noun a state of active curiosity
    inquisitiveness.
  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    foreignness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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circularize

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularise.
  • verb canvass by using a questionnaire

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misbehave

  • verb behave badly
    misconduct; misdemean.
    • The children misbehaved all morning

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touch_on

  • verb refer to or discuss briefly
  • verb be relevant to
    relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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interfering

  • adjective satellite intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    busy; officious; meddlesome; meddling; busybodied.
    • an interfering old woman
    • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
    • busy about other people's business
  • verb come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
    interfere.
    • Your talking interferes with my work!

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luck

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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clamp

  • noun a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    clinch.
  • verb fasten or fix with a clamp
    • clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened

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garble

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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go_against

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    break; violate.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    infract; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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sops

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sop.
  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sop.

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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sink_in

  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; get across; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow
  • verb pass through
    filter; permeate; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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skank

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; filth.
  • noun a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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connect

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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entering

  • noun a movement into or inward
    entrance.
  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; incoming; ingress.
    • she made a grand entrance

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stealing

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

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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sneak_out

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak away; slip away; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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out

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

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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infringement_of_copyright

  • noun a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
    copyright infringement.

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driving

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

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exotism

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exoticness; exoticism.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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fly_in_the_teeth_of

  • verb go against
    fly in the face of.
    • This action flies in the face of the agreement

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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rap

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

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rifle

  • noun a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
    • he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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unmapped

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    chartless; uncharted.
    • uncharted seas

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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bring_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; let down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb cause the downfall of; of rulers
    subvert; overturn; overthrow.
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class

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dunk

  • noun a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
    dunk shot; stuff shot.
  • verb immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    souse; plunge; dip; douse.
    • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
    • dip the brush into the paint

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intrude

  • verb enter uninvited
    irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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scandalize

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    appal; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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interpose

  • verb be or come between
    • An interposing thicket blocked their way
  • verb introduce
    • God interposed death

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hulk

  • noun a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
    whale; giant; heavyweight.
  • noun a ship that has been wrecked and abandoned

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intruding

  • adjective satellite projecting inward
  • verb enter uninvited
    intrude; irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room

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intrude

  • verb enter uninvited
    irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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intruder

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; trespasser.

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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horn_in

  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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ask

  • verb inquire about
    inquire; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb make a request or demand for something to somebody
    • She asked him for a loan

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detecting

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; sleuthing; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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execrate

  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats
  • verb curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
    accurse; anathematise; anathemise; comminate; anathemize; anathematize.

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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spread_out

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
    string out.
    • the houses were strung out in a long row

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sniff_out

  • verb recognize or detect by or as if by smelling
    nose out; scent out; smell out.
    • He can smell out trouble

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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filter

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

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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mesh

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

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brutalize

  • verb treat brutally
    brutalise.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; animalize; brutalise.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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military_control

  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    occupation.

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stimulate

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

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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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set_on

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assail; assault; attack.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly

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officious

  • adjective satellite intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    busy; meddlesome; meddling; interfering; busybodied.
    • an interfering old woman
    • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
    • busy about other people's business

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striking

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

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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straining

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

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hook

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

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deplume

  • verb strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
    displume.
  • verb strip of feathers
    deplumate; pull; tear; pluck; displume.
    • pull a chicken
    • pluck the capon

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black

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

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bitch

  • noun an unpleasant difficulty
    • this problem is a real bitch
  • noun a person (usually but not necessarily a woman) who is thoroughly disliked
    cunt.
    • she said her son thought Hillary was a bitch

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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carry

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

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invader

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    encroacher.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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scent

  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; fragrance; aroma.
  • noun an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced

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busybodied

  • adjective satellite intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    busy; officious; meddlesome; meddling; interfering.
    • an interfering old woman
    • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
    • busy about other people's business

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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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little

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

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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run_afoul

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    infringe; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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patent_infringement

  • noun violation of the rights secured by a patent

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get_in

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; enter.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb succeed in a big way; get to the top
    make it; arrive; go far.
    • After he published his book, he had arrived
    • I don't know whether I can make it in science!
    • You will go far, my boy!

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attach

  • verb cause to be attached
  • verb be attached; be in contact with

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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bushwhacking

  • adjective satellite lying in ambush
    • bushwhacking guerrillas attacking from ambush
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.

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gate-crash

  • verb enter uninvited; informal
    crash; barge in.
    • let's crash the party!

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pop_in

  • verb enter briefly
    • He popped in for two minutes

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circulate

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

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break_up

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    break; separate; split up; part; split.
    • The business partners broke over a tax question
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
    • My friend and I split up

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hug

  • noun a tight or amorous embrace
    squeeze; clinch.
    • come here and give me a big hug
  • verb squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    squeeze; embrace; bosom.
    • Hug me, please
    • They embraced
    • He hugged her close to him

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sealed

  • adjective established irrevocably
    certain.
    • his fate is sealed
  • verb make tight; secure against leakage
    seal off; seal.
    • seal the windows

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eavesdrop

  • verb listen without the speaker's knowledge
    listen in.
    • the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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creep_in

  • verb enter surreptitiously
    sneak in.
    • He sneaked in under cover of darkness
    • In this essay, the author's personal feelings creep in

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orphan

  • noun a child who has lost both parents
  • noun someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision

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get_into

  • verb get involved in or with
    tangle with.
  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; come in; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

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lunger

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

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barge

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; flatboat.
  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; push forward.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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meddling

  • noun the act of altering something secretly or improperly
    tampering.
  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper; meddle.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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sneaky

  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhand; underhanded.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods
  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; stealthy.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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infiltrator

  • noun someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage
  • noun an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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come_upon

  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; chance upon; discover; light upon; come across; strike; chance on.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
  • verb take possession of
    luck into; enter upon.
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

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crawl

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

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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impeach

  • verb challenge the honesty or veracity of
    • the lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses
  • verb charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
    • The President was impeached

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boarding

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    embarkation; embarkment.
  • noun a structure of boards

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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meshing

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

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looting

  • noun plundering during riots or in wartime
    robbery.
  • verb take illegally; of intellectual property
    plunder; loot.
    • This writer plundered from famous authors

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aromatize

  • verb fill or impregnate with an odor
    aromatise; perfume.
    • orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bother

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

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kink

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; crick.
  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; twirl.

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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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ingression

Act of entering; entrance. Sir K. Digby.

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stalk

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; straw; husk; shuck.
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stem.

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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impale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    spike; empale; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer
  • verb kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
    stake.
    • the enemies were impaled and left to die

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feeling

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

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and

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

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bump_into

  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; butt against; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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chew_over

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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rummage

  • noun a jumble of things to be given away
  • noun a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
    ransacking.
    • he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't find his skis

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occupier

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    resident; occupant.
  • noun a member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country

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go_into

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be used or required for
    • A lot of energy went into the organization of this banquet

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impingement

  • noun influencing strongly
    impact; encroachment.
    • they resented the impingement of American values on European culture
  • noun a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
    impaction.

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leach

  • noun the process of leaching
    leaching.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

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move_into

  • verb to come or go into
    go in; get into; come in; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

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meddlesome

  • adjective satellite intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    busy; officious; meddling; interfering; busybodied.
    • an interfering old woman
    • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
    • busy about other people's business

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rat

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

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reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

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crab

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

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dictate

  • noun an authoritative rule
  • noun a guiding principle
    • the dictates of reason

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nosey

  • adjective satellite offensively curious or inquisitive
    nosy; prying; snoopy.
    • curious about the neighbor's doings
    • he flipped through my letters in his nosy way
    • prying eyes
    • the snoopy neighbor watched us all day

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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ponder

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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soak

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

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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pry

  • noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
    pry bar; wrecking bar; crowbar.
  • verb to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    lever; prise; jimmy; prize.
    • The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

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foreigner

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; noncitizen; outlander.
  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    outsider.

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thieving

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    larceny; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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trespassing

  • adjective satellite gradually intrusive without right or permission
    invasive; encroaching.
    • we moved back from the encroaching tide
    • invasive tourists
    • trespassing hunters
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass; intrude.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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take

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

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poke_into

  • verb enter briefly
    • We poked into the bar
  • verb examine physically with or as if with a probe
    dig into; probe.
    • probe an anthill

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pricking

  • noun the act of puncturing with a small point
    prick.
    • he gave the balloon a small prick
  • verb make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
    prick; prickle.
    • The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample

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cozen

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    lead on; deceive; delude.
  • verb act with artful deceit

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honeycomb

  • noun a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae
  • noun a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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beat_back

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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scupper

  • noun drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.

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track

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

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pillage

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; plunder; dirty money; loot.
  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillaging.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors

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inconvenience

  • noun an inconvenient discomfort
    incommodiousness.
  • noun a difficulty that causes anxiety
    worriment; troublesomeness.

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reach

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

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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scarify

  • verb puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
    • The men in some African tribes scarify their faces
  • verb scratch the surface of
    • scarify seeds

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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unbeknownst

  • adjective satellite (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of
    unbeknown.
    • a crisis unbeknown to me
    • she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family
  • adverb without someone's knowledge
    unbeknown.
    • unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements

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hoodwink

  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; beguile.
  • verb conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
    lead by the nose; play false; snow; pull the wool over someone's eyes; bamboozle.
    • He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well

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known

  • adjective apprehended with certainty
    • a known quantity
    • the limits of the known world
    • a musician known throughout the world
    • a known criminal
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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dummy

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

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snuffle

  • noun the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    snivel; sniffle.
  • verb sniff or smell inquiringly
    snuff.

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prickle

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; spikelet; sticker.
  • verb cause a prickling sensation
    prick.

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foist

  • verb to force onto another
    • He foisted his work on me
  • verb insert surreptitiously or without warrant

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cover

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

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drive

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

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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spread_over

  • verb form a cover over
    cover.
    • The grass covered the grave

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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skunk

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    shutout.

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diddle

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change
  • verb manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
    toy; fiddle; play.
    • She played nervously with her wedding ring
    • Don't fiddle with the screws
    • He played with the idea of running for the Senate

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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tell_on

  • verb give away information about somebody
    shop; give away; denounce; stag; rat; betray; snitch; grass; shit.
    • He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam
  • verb produce an effect or strain on somebody
    • Each step told on his tired legs

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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cheat

  • noun weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    darnel; bearded darnel; Lolium temulentum; tare.
  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    Bromus secalinus; chess.

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gyp

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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sob

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; breathlessness.
  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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frisking

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisk.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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illegalize

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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sneaking

  • adjective satellite not openly expressed
    unavowed.
    • a sneaking suspicion
  • verb to go stealthily or furtively
    pussyfoot; mouse; sneak; creep.
    • ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house

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unintrusive

  • adjective not interfering or meddling
    not intrusive.

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occupation

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

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impact

  • noun the striking of one body against another
  • noun a forceful consequence; a strong effect
    wallop.
    • the book had an important impact on my thinking
    • the book packs a wallop

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illegalise

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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investigate

  • verb investigate scientifically
    look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; enquire.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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busy

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

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copyright

  • noun a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
    right of first publication.
  • verb secure a copyright on a written work
    • did you copyright your manuscript?

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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meddlesomeness

  • noun aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation
    officiousness; intrusiveness.

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enter_upon

  • verb take possession of
    come upon; luck into.
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

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infiltrate

  • verb cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
  • verb enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
    penetrate.
    • The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor

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disgust

  • noun strong feelings of dislike
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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out_in

  • verb enter a harbor
    call at.
    • the ship called in Athens

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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jab

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; jabbing; thrust.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • noun a quick short straight punch

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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dispute

  • noun a disagreement or argument about something important
    difference of opinion; difference; conflict.
    • he had a dispute with his wife
    • there were irreconcilable differences
    • the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats
  • noun coming into conflict with
    contravention.

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hit

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

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butt_on

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; butt against; border.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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dope

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; locoweed.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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impinging

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    contact; striking.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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nosiness

  • noun offensive inquisitiveness
    snoopiness; prying.

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scrag

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    thin person; skin and bones.
  • noun lean end of the neck

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meditate

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate
  • verb think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    contemplate; study.
    • He is meditating in his study

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submerge

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse.
  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; drown.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech

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beak

  • noun beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; neb.

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burglary

  • noun entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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encroach_upon

  • verb to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    intrude on; invade; obtrude upon.
    • This new colleague invades my territory
    • The neighbors intrude on your privacy

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wring

  • noun a twisting squeeze
    squeeze.
    • gave the wet cloth a wring
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    distort; deform; contort.

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swindle

  • noun the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    cheat; rig.
    • that book is a fraud
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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misappropriate

  • verb appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
    embezzle; defalcate; malversate; peculate.
    • The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family

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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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perforate

  • verb make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
    punch.
    • perforate the sheets of paper
  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    penetrate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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pimp

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb arrange for sexual partners for others
    pander; procure.

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boarder

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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perfume

  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    scent; fragrance; aroma.
  • noun a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
    essence.

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encroacher

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    invader.

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chartless

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    unmapped; uncharted.
    • uncharted seas

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sinning

  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sin.
  • verb commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
    trespass; sin; transgress.

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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steal

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

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highjack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    hijack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    hijack; commandeer; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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gazump

  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; rob; surcharge.
  • verb raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price

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scuttle

  • noun container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
    coal scuttle.
  • noun an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
    opening; hatchway.

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scent_out

  • verb recognize or detect by or as if by smelling
    nose out; sniff out; smell out.
    • He can smell out trouble

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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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slam-dunk

  • verb make a forceful move against
    • the electronic travel market is slam-dunking traditional travel agencies
  • verb make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk

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dump

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

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soak_through

  • verb be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
    sop.

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pitch

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

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despoiler

  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    spoiler; looter; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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sousing

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; drenching.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    drench; souse; soak; sop; douse; dowse.
    • souse water on his hot face

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up

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

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embezzle

  • verb appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
    misappropriate; defalcate; malversate; peculate.
    • The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family

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drenching

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    drench; swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

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afoul

  • adjective satellite especially of a ship's lines etc
    fouled; foul.
    • with its sails afoul
    • a foul anchor

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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personate

  • verb pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    pose; impersonate.
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • verb attribute human qualities to something
    personify.
    • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

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come_in

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be received
    come.
    • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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sport

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

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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welsh

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welch.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.

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hijack

  • noun seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
    highjack.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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file_in

  • verb enter by marching in a file

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away

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

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bottom_out

  • verb reach the low point
    • Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while
  • verb hit the ground
    • the car bottomed out where the driveway meets the road

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think_over

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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stealthy

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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juggle

  • noun the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
    juggling.
  • noun throwing and catching several objects simultaneously
    juggling.

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irrupt

  • verb enter uninvited
    intrude.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; erupt; flare up; burst out.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

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pirate

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.
  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; sea rover.

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listen_in

  • verb listen quietly, without contributing to the conversation
  • verb listen without the speaker's knowledge
    eavesdrop.
    • the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations

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transalpine

  • noun one living on or coming from the other side of the Alps from Italy
  • adjective satellite on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
    ultramontane.
    • ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium
    • Cracow was a transalpine university

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not_intrusive

  • adjective not interfering or meddling
    unintrusive.

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extend

  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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subject

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

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personalize

  • verb make personal or more personal
    individualize; personalise; individualise.
    • personalized service

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interpolate

  • verb estimate the value of
    extrapolate.
  • verb insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    alter; falsify.

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interfere

  • verb come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
    • Your talking interferes with my work!
  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    step in; intervene; interpose.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?

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grouch

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    churl; grump; crank; crosspatch.
  • verb show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
    grumble; scold.
    • He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong
    • We grumbled about the increased work load

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overcharge

  • noun a price that is too high
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; rob; gazump; surcharge.

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pluck

  • noun the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
    pluckiness; gutsiness.
  • noun the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

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spoil

  • noun (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
    • to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoiling.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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probing

  • adjective satellite diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation
    searching; inquisitory.
    • a probing inquiry
    • a searching investigation of their past dealings
  • verb question or examine thoroughly and closely
    examine; probe.

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irreverence

  • noun an irreverent mental attitude
  • noun a disrespectful act
    violation.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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cleave

  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; split.
    • cleave the bone
  • verb make by cutting into
    • The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock

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sniff

  • noun sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
    snuff.
  • verb perceive by inhaling through the nose
    whiff.
    • sniff the perfume

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fish

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

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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broadside

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun a speech of violent denunciation
    tirade; philippic.

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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ruminate

  • verb chew the cuds
    • cows ruminate
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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rear-end

  • verb collide with the rear end of
    • The car rear-ended me

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grain

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

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discommode

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; trouble; put out.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...

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center_punch

  • noun a tool with a conical point that is used to make indentations in metal (especially to mark points for drilling)
  • verb make a small hole in something as a guide for a drill

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tinge

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; mite.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun a pale or subdued color
    undertone.

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lean_against

  • verb rest on for support
    rest on; lean on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired

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con

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

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riddle

  • noun a difficult problem
    conundrum; enigma; brain-teaser.
  • noun a coarse sieve (as for gravel)

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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spang

  • verb leap, jerk, bang
    bang.
    • Bullets spanged into the trees

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snoopiness

  • noun offensive inquisitiveness
    nosiness; prying.

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step_in

  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    intervene; interpose; interfere.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?
  • verb act as a substitute
    deputize; substitute; deputise.
    • She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

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spear

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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outlander

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; noncitizen; foreigner.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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invasive

  • adjective relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
  • adjective marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
    • invasive cancer cells

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wonder

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    admiration; wonderment.
  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    marvel.
    • the wonders of modern science

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