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semantic

  • adjective of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning
    • semantic analysis

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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commensal

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

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wormy

  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    vermiculate; worm-eaten.
  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; cringing; groveling.

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jin

See Jinnee. "Solomon is said to have had power over the jin." Balfour (Cyc. of India).

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overaged

  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overage; over-the-hill; superannuated.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope

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played_out

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • adjective satellite worn out
    • a played out deck of cards

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dollar

  • noun the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; one dollar bill; buck.

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wakeful

  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; open-eyed; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow
  • adjective satellite (of sleep) easily disturbed
    light.
    • in a light doze
    • a light sleeper
    • a restless wakeful night

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existing

  • adjective satellite presently existing
    • the existing system
  • verb have an existence, be extant
    be; exist.
    • Is there a God?

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four

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

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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deadline

  • noun the point in time at which something must be completed

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horse-and-buggy

  • adjective satellite relating to the time before automobiles (and other inventions) changed the way people lived in industrialized nations

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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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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postdiluvian

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

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deixis

  • noun the function of pointing or specifying from the perspective of a participant in an act of speech or writing; aspects of a communication whose interpretation depends on knowledge of the context in which the communication occurs

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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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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red-hot

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite newest or most recent
    hot.
    • news hot off the press
    • red-hot information

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insensate

  • adjective devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
    insentient.
    • insentient (or insensate) stone
  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; inhuman; cold-blooded.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction

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semiotical

  • adjective of or relating to semiotics
    semiotic.
    • semiotic analysis

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leeward

  • noun the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    lee side; lee.

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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to

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

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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revived

  • adjective restored to consciousness or life or vigor
    • felt revived hope
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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stagnate

  • verb stand still
    • Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy
  • verb cause to stagnate
    • There are marshes that stagnate the waters

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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outmoded

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas
  • verb make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete
    outmode.
    • Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth

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ci-devant

Former; previous; of times gone by; as, a cidevant governor.

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formal_semantics

  • noun the branch of semantics that studies the logical aspects of meaning

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longtime

  • adjective satellite of long duration
    • a longtime friend

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mirkning

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antediluvian

  • noun any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
    antediluvian patriarch.
  • noun a very old person
    ancient.

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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undecomposed

  • adjective satellite not left to spoil
    unspoilt; unspoiled; good.
    • the meat is still good

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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shopsoiled

  • adjective satellite worn or faded from being on display in a store
    shopworn.
    • shopworn merchandise at half price

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spanking

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

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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night_owl

  • noun a person who likes to be active late at night
    nighthawk; nightbird.

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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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cognisant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognizant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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dapper

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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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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nonmodern

  • adjective not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

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minute

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

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cool

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

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contemporaneity

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village
  • noun the quality of belonging to the same period of time
    contemporaneousness.

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coeval

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    contemporary.
  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coetaneous; contemporaneous.

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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accompanying

  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    concomitant; incidental; consequent; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable
  • verb be present or associated with an event or entity
    attach to; come with; accompany; go with.
    • French fries come with the hamburger
    • heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue
    • fish usually goes with white wine
    • this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries

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ageing

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; aging.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    aging; senescence.

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argus-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; wakeful; open-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow

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racy

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

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phonology

  • noun the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
    phonemics.

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linguistic_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    dialect geography.

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psycholinguist

  • noun a person (usually a psychologist but sometimes a linguist) who studies the psychological basis of human language

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pocketwatch

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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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one

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

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disused

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    obsolete.
    • obsolete words

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nisi

  • adjective satellite not final or absolute
    • the decree is nisi and not absolute

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occurrence

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; happening.
  • noun an instance of something occurring
    • a disease of frequent occurrence
    • the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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teenage

  • adjective satellite being of the age 13 through 19
    teen; teenaged; adolescent.
    • teenage mothers
    • the teen years

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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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obsolete

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    disused.
    • obsolete words

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soul

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

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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likely

  • adjective has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    • these services are likely to be available to us all before long
    • she is likely to forget
    • a likely place for a restaurant
    • the broken limb is likely to fall
    • rain is likely
    • a likely topic for investigation
    • likely candidates for the job
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    probable.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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recency

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recentness.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recentness.

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last-minute

  • adjective satellite just before a deadline; at the last minute
    • last-minute arrangements

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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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earliness

  • noun quality of coming early or earlier in time

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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inanimate

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

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blue

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

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neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

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innovational

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

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insentient

  • adjective devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
    insensate.
    • insentient (or insensate) stone

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seasonableness

  • noun being at the right time
    timeliness.

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synchronous

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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foregoing

  • adjective satellite especially of writing or speech; going before
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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consequent

  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    concomitant; accompanying; incidental; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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resilient

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

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new

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

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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phonemics

  • noun the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
    phonology.

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thin

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

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pre-existent

  • adjective satellite existing previously or before something
    preexisting; preexistent; pre-existing.
    • variations on pre-existent musical themes

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outgoing

  • adjective leaving a place or a position
    • an outgoing steamship
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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full

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

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threadbare

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
  • adjective satellite having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
    • threadbare rugs

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unfermented

  • adjective satellite not soured or preserved
    fresh; sweet.
    • sweet milk

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hand-down

  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-me-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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ulterior

  • adjective satellite lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
    subterranean; subterraneous.
    • subterranean motives for murder
    • looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
  • adjective satellite beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
    • a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion
    • without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw

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never

  • adverb not ever; at no time in the past or future
    ne'er.
    • I have never been to China
    • I shall never forget this day
    • had never seen a circus
    • never on Sunday
    • I will never marry you!
  • adverb not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances
    • never fear
    • bringing up children is never easy
    • that will never do
    • what is morally wrong can never be politically right

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feisty

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

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nonexistent

  • adjective not having existence or being or actuality
    • chimeras are nonexistent

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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bachelor

  • noun a man who has never been married
    unmarried man.
  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor-at-arms; knight bachelor.

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hystero

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later_on

  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    after; afterwards; later; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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nighted

  • adjective satellite overtaken by night or darkness
    benighted.
    • benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home

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active

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

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unseasonable

  • adjective not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
    • a sudden unseasonable blizzard
    • unseasonable bright blue weather in November
  • adjective satellite badly timed
    untimely; wrong; ill-timed.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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strong

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

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vernal

  • adjective satellite suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    young; youthful.
    • he is young for his age
  • adjective of or characteristic of or occurring in spring
    • the vernal equinox

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pass_away

  • 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; 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
  • verb go out of existence
    • She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away

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hebraical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews
    Hebraic; Hebrew.
    • the old Hebrew prophets
  • adjective of or relating to the language of the Hebrews
    Hebraic; Hebrew.
    • Hebrew vowels

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bygone

  • noun past events to be put aside
    water under the bridge.
    • let bygones be bygones
  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; foregone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era

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life_eternal

  • noun life without beginning or end
    eternal life.

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synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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introductory

  • adjective satellite serving to open or begin
    • began the slide show with some introductory remarks
  • adjective satellite serving as a base or starting point
    basic.
    • a basic course in Russian
    • basic training for raw recruits
    • a set of basic tools
    • an introductory art course

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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prox

  • adjective satellite in or of the next month after the present
    proximo.
    • scheduled for the 6th prox

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mouldy

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    moldy; musty.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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simultaneous

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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innovativeness

  • noun originality by virtue of introducing new ideas

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existent

  • adjective having existence or being or actuality
    existing.
    • an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient
    • much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran
  • adjective being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; not ghosts"
    real.
    • real objects
    • real people
    • a film based on real life
    • a real illness
    • real humility
    • Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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banneret

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight banneret; knight of the square flag.

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bloomer

  • noun a flower that blooms in a particular way
    • a night bloomer
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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ttyl

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elect

  • noun an exclusive group of people
    chosen.
    • one of the elect who have power inside the government
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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lingua_franca

  • noun a common language used by speakers of different languages
    interlanguage; koine.
    • Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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reanimated

  • adjective satellite given fresh life or vigor or spirit
    revived.
    • stirred by revived hopes
  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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young

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

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coinciding

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • verb go with, fall together
    co-occur; coincide; cooccur.

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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enlivened

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

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prompt

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

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gray-haired

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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extinction

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

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posterior

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
    back tooth.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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standing

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

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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post-

A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript.

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faddy

  • adjective satellite intensely fashionable for a short time
    faddish.

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seaward

  • noun the direction toward the sea
  • adjective (of winds) coming from the land
    offshore.
    • offshore winds

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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played

  • adjective (of games) engaged in
    • the loosely played game
  • verb participate in games or sport
    play.
    • We played hockey all afternoon
    • play cards
    • Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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procrastinate

  • verb postpone doing what one should be doing
    dillydally; dilly-dally; drag one's heels; stall; shillyshally; drag one's feet.
    • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
  • verb postpone or delay needlessly
    • He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late

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live

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

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sapir

  • noun anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939)
    Edward Sapir.

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organismic

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

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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swagger

  • noun an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
    swaggie; swagman.
  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    prance; strut.

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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moth-eaten

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    mothy.
    • moth-eaten blankets

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menstrual

  • adjective of or relating to menstruation or the menses
    catamenial.
    • menstrual period

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inchoate

  • adjective satellite only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
    incipient.
    • incipient civil disorder
    • an incipient tumor
    • a vague inchoate idea

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upcoming

  • adjective satellite of the relatively near future
    coming; forthcoming; approaching.
    • the approaching election
    • this coming Thursday
    • the forthcoming holidays
    • the upcoming spring fashions

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tardive

  • adjective satellite late-occurring (especially with reference to symptoms of a disease)
    • tardive dyskinesia

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brisk

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

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foregone

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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putrid

  • adjective of or relating to or attended by putrefaction
    • putrid decomposition
  • adjective satellite in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor
    • horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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chichi

  • noun someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; modishness; chic.

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warm

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

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computational_linguistics

  • noun the use of computers for linguistic research and applications

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nowness

  • noun the quality of being the present
    presentness.
    • a study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past"- R.E.Spiller

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tattered

  • adjective satellite worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
    tatterdemalion.
    • a man in a tattered shirt
    • the tattered flag
    • tied up in tattered brown paper
    • a tattered barefoot boy
    • a tatterdemalion prince
  • adjective satellite ruined or disrupted
    shattered.
    • our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity
    • a tattered remnant of its former strength
    • my torn and tattered past

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emeritus

  • noun a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
  • adjective satellite honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'

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in_vogue

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in style; a la mode; modish; latest.

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primeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primordial.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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outdated

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    out-of-date; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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sleep

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

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me

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

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modernised

  • adjective satellite brought up to date
    modernized.
    • modernized methods
  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize; modernise.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly

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eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    dog-eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages
  • adjective having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination

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devant

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azoic

  • adjective satellite before the appearance of life
    • azoic rocks contain not organic remains

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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out-of-date

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    outdated; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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posthumous

  • adjective satellite occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
    • a posthumous award
    • a posthumous book
    • a posthumous daughter

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ult

  • adjective satellite in or of the month preceding the present one
    ultimo.
    • your letter received on the 29th ult

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maggoty

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    flyblown.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots

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victorian

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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earlyish

  • adjective satellite being somewhat early
    • at an earlyish hour

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nine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; ennead; 9.
  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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puppyish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a puppy
    puppylike.

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have

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

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following

  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
    followers.
  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    pursual; pursuit; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

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syntactician

  • noun a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax
    grammarian.

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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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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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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jespersen

  • noun Danish linguist (1860-1943)
    Jens Otto Harry Jespersen; Otto Jespersen.

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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preexistent

  • adjective satellite existing previously or before something
    pre-existent; preexisting; pre-existing.
    • variations on pre-existent musical themes

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woebegone

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; creaky; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite affected by or full of grief or woe
    woeful.
    • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier

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synchronized

  • adjective satellite operating in unison
    synchronised.
    • the synchronized flapping of a bird's wings
  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronize; synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts

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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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polyploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
    • a polyploid cell
    • a polyploid species

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finicretaceous

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lingual

  • noun a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    linguistic.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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battered

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; beat-up.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford
  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; knock about; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent

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coincident

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • adjective satellite matching point for point
    • coincident circles

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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spruce

  • noun light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
  • noun any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

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chic

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness.
  • adjective satellite elegant and stylish
    voguish; smart.
    • chic elegance
    • a smart new dress
    • a suit of voguish cut

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hand-me-down

  • noun outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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hoar

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; frost; rime.
  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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advancing

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

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native

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

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haploid

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

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aging

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; ageing.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    senescence; ageing.

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grey-haired

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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present-day

  • adjective satellite belonging to the present time
    contemporary.
    • contemporary leaders

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infantile

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    childish.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior
  • adjective of or relating to infants or infancy
    • infantile paralysis

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drained

  • adjective emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid)
    • a drained marsh
    • a drained tank
    • a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything
  • verb flow off gradually
    run out; drain.
    • The rain water drains into this big vat

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stone-dead

  • adjective satellite as lifeless as a stone

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dialect_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    linguistic geography.

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levirate

  • noun the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line

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till

  • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
    boulder clay.
  • noun a treasury for government funds
    trough; public treasury.

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hot

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

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vital

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

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etymological

  • adjective based on or belonging to etymology
    • I merely drew an etymological distinction

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animal

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

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thin-skinned

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; huffy; feisty.

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sustain

  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    suffer; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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carpet_knight

  • noun a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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inoperative

  • adjective not working or taking effect
    • an inoperative law

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slain

  • noun people who have been slain (as in battle)
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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antebellum

  • adjective satellite belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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festum

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vine

  • noun a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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puppylike

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a puppy
    puppyish.

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inst

  • adjective satellite in or of the present month
    instant.
    • your letter of the 10th inst

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semasiology

  • noun the branch of semantics that studies the cognitive aspects of meaning
    conceptual semantics; cognitive semantics.

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coming

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

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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pat

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

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archean

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
    archaean.
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archeozoic.

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whilom

Formerly; once; of old; erewhile; at times. Obs. or Poetic Spenser.
Whilom, as olde stories tellen us, There was a duke that highte Theseus. Chaucer.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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dead_soul

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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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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mangy

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangey.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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conscious

  • adjective satellite intentionally conceived
    witting.
    • a conscious effort to speak more slowly
    • a conscious policy
  • adjective knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
    • remained conscious during the operation
    • conscious of his faults
    • became conscious that he was being followed

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light

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

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syntactic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
    syntactical.
    • the syntactic rules of a language

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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white

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

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darkened

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time
    • the darkened margins of the paper
  • verb become dark or darker
    darken.
    • The sky darkened

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goodbye

  • noun a farewell remark
    good-by; adieu; adios; so long; cheerio; good-bye; arrivederci; sayonara; auf wiedersehen; bye-bye; goodby; bye; good day; au revoir.
    • they said their good-byes

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hebrew

  • noun the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Jew.

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dreckley

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subsequently

  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    after; afterwards; later; later on; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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aliveness

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; animation.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life
    animateness; liveness.

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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outflowing

  • adjective satellite that is flowing outward
    effluent.

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archeozoic

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean.
  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archaeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms

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untimely

  • adjective satellite badly timed
    unseasonable; wrong; ill-timed.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke
  • adjective satellite uncommonly early or before the expected time
    premature.
    • illness led to his premature death
    • alcohol brought him to an untimely end

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creaky

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite having a rasping or grating sound
    screaky.
    • creaky stairs

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owl

  • noun nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    hooter; bird of night; bird of Minerva.

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sir_geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Geraint.

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concurrence

  • noun agreement of results or opinions
    concurrency.
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    concurrency.

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rattling

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

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midnight

  • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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weatherworn

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weathered; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles

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teen

  • noun a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
    teenager; adolescent; stripling.
  • adjective satellite being of the age 13 through 19
    teenage; teenaged; adolescent.
    • teenage mothers
    • the teen years

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brain

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

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for_the_time_being

  • adverb temporarily
    for the moment.
    • we'll stop for the time being

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chum

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; buddy; brother; pal.
  • noun bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish

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innovative

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

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mention

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

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kanye

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cold

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

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snuff_it

  • 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; 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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at_rest

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

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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linguistics

  • noun the scientific study of language
  • noun the humanistic study of language and literature
    philology.

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drop_dead

  • 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; 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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recombinant

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

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deathly

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathlike.
    • a deathly pallor
  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deadly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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inward

  • adjective relating to or existing in the mind or thoughts
    • a concern with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inbound.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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nonviable

  • adjective satellite not capable of living or developing successfully

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j._r._firth

  • noun English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)
    John Rupert Firth; Firth.

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tarry

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb leave slowly and hesitantly
    linger.

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run-down

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    woebegone; creaky; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite having the spring unwound
    • a run-down watch

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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bypast

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    foregone; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious
    short-circuit; get around; go around; bypass.
    • You cannot bypass these rules!

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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primordial

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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structural_linguistics

  • noun linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse
    structuralism.

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derelict

  • noun a person without a home, job, or property
  • noun a ship abandoned on the high seas
    abandoned ship.

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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coincidental

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring.
    • a series of coincident events

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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good

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

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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smothering

  • adjective satellite causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
    suffocating; suffocative.
    • the choking June dust
    • the smothering soft voices
    • smothering heat
    • the room was suffocating--hot and airless
  • verb envelop completely
    smother; surround.
    • smother the meat in gravy

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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sooner

  • adverb comparatives of `soon' or `early'
    earlier.
    • Come a little sooner, if you can
    • came earlier than I expected
  • noun a native or resident of Oklahoma
    Oklahoman.

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blessed

  • adjective highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
    blest.
    • our blessed land
    • the blessed assurance of a steady income
  • verb give a benediction to
    bless.
    • The dying man blessed his son

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underground

  • noun a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
    resistance.
  • noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
    tube; subway system; subway; metro.
    • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'

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premedical

  • adjective preparing for the study of medicine
    • premedical students
  • adjective satellite preceding and preparing for the study of medicine
    • premedical courses

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archaeozoic

  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archean; Archeozoic.

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modernistic

  • adjective satellite relating to a recently developed fashion or style;
    modern; mod.
    • their offices are in a modern skyscraper
    • tables in modernistic designs

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flea

  • noun any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

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now

  • noun the momentary present
    • Now is a good time to do it
    • it worked up to right now
  • adverb in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
    • President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard
    • Washington now decides to cross the Delaware
    • the ship is now listing to port

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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posteriority

  • noun the quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end
  • noun following in time
    subsequence; subsequentness.

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frayed

  • adjective satellite worn away or tattered along the edges
    • frayed cuffs
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    fray; frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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hereafter

  • noun life after death
    afterlife.
  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; future; futurity.

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organismal

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

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synchronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of a language without reference to its historical context

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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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philology

  • noun the humanistic study of language and literature
    linguistics.

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phonic

  • adjective pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading
  • adjective relating to speech

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lexicostatistics

  • noun a statistical technique used in glottochronology; used to estimate how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language

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morphophonemics

  • noun the study of the phonological realization of the allomorphs of the morphemes of a language

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someone

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

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seasonable

  • adjective in keeping with the season
    • a hard but seasonable frost
    • seasonable clothes
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well-timed; well timed.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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chronologic

Relating to chronology; containing an account of events in the order of time; according to the order of time; as, chronological tables. Raleigh. -- Chron`o*log"ic*al*ly, adv.

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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phonetic

  • adjective of or relating to speech sounds
    phonic.
    • phonetic transcription
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds
    • phonetic analysis

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doddery

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    senile; gaga; doddering.
    • his mother was doddering and frail

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coexisting

  • adjective satellite existing at the same time
    coexistent.
  • verb coexist peacefully, as of nations
    coexist.

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a_la_mode

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in vogue; in style; modish; latest.
  • adverb with ice cream on top or on the side
    • we served the apple pie a la mode

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nonliving

  • adjective not endowed with life
    non-living; inanimate.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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subsequentness

  • noun following in time
    posteriority; subsequence.

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unanimated

  • adjective not animated or enlivened; dull

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exanimate

  • adjective satellite deprived of life; no longer living
    lifeless.
    • a lifeless body

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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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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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co-occurrence

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; accompaniment.
  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; conjunction; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable

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used

  • adjective employed in accomplishing something
    • the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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girlish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young girl
    schoolgirlish.
    • girlish charm
    • a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear

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inopportune

  • adjective not opportune
    • arrived at a most inopportune hour
    • an inopportune visit

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meta

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timely

  • adjective satellite before a time limit expires
    • the timely filing of his income tax return
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    well-timed; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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worn-out

  • adjective satellite used until no longer useful
    raddled.
    • battered trumpets and raddled radios
    • worn-out shoes with flapping soles
  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out

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beyond

  • adverb farther along in space or time or degree
    • through the valley and beyond
    • to the eighth grade but not beyond
    • will be influential in the 1990s and beyond
  • adverb on the farther side from the observer
    • a pond with a hayfield beyond

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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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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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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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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new-made

  • adjective satellite newly made
    • the aroma of new-made bread

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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pulseless

  • adjective satellite appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse
    breathless; inanimate.
    • an inanimate body
    • pulseless and dead

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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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punctuality

  • noun the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
    promptness.

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childly

  • adjective satellite befitting a young child
    childlike.
    • childlike charm

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acting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    performing; playacting; playing.
  • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    move; act.
    • think before you act
    • We must move quickly
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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hill

  • noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
  • noun structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    mound.
    • they built small mounds to hide behind

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water_under_the_bridge

  • noun past events to be put aside
    bygone.
    • let bygones be bygones

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grohl

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viable

  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    executable; workable; practicable; feasible.
  • adjective satellite capable of life or normal growth and development
    • viable seeds
    • a viable fetus

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recentness

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recency.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recency.

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synchronal

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronous; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations

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primaeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primal; aboriginal; primordial; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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perish

  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; 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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nowadays

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    present.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • adverb in these times
    now; today.
    • it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford
    • we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets
    • today almost every home has television

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associate

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

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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afterborn

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mourning

  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    bereavement.
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    lamentation.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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dashing

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

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zombi

  • noun (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
    zombie; zombie spirit; zombi spirit.
  • noun a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
    zombie; snake god.

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tonic

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

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cutting-edge

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    with-it; up-to-date.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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earliest

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earlier.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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revolutionary

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    subversive; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical.
    • a revolutionary discovery
    • radical political views

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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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age-old

  • adjective satellite belonging to or lasting from times long ago
    antique.
    • age-old customs
    • the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

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up-to-date

  • adjective satellite reflecting the latest information or changes
    • an up-to-date issue of the magazine
  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    with-it; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique

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organic

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

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weathered

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weatherworn; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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dead_person

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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launch

  • noun a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  • noun the act of propelling with force
    launching.

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bachelor-at-arms

  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor; knight bachelor.

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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obsolescent

  • adjective satellite becoming obsolete

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geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Sir Geraint.

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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new-sprung

  • adjective satellite having just or recently arisen or come into existence
    newborn.
    • new nations
    • with newborn fears

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eternal_life

  • noun life without beginning or end
    life eternal.

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etymologise

  • verb give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
    etymologize.
    • The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly
    • Although he is not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing
  • verb construct the history of words
    etymologize.

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knightliness

  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    chivalry.

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fallen

  • adjective satellite having dropped by the force of gravity
    • fallen leaves covered the forest floor
    • sat on a fallen tree trunk
  • verb descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
    fall.
    • The branch fell from the tree
    • The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse

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incipient

  • adjective satellite only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
    inchoate.
    • incipient civil disorder
    • an incipient tumor
    • a vague inchoate idea

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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first

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

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daotai

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prospective

  • adjective of or concerned with or related to the future
    • prospective earnings
    • a prospective mother
    • a prospective bride
    • the statute is solely prospective in operation

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untested

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untried; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untried.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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industrial

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

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at_peace

  • adjective satellite dead
    gone; departed; at rest; asleep; deceased.
    • he is deceased
    • our dear departed friend

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unseasonableness

  • noun being at an inappropriate time
    untimeliness.

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blown

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

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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jakobson

  • noun United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)
    Roman Jakobson; Roman Osipovich Jakobson.

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sociolinguistics

  • noun the study of language in relation to its sociocultural context

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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old-hat

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; timeworn; trite; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; ex; passee; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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historical_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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eleventh

  • noun position 11 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position
    11th.

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one-time

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; sometime; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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up-to-the-minute

  • adjective satellite up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date
    latest.
    • the news is up-to-the-minute
    • the very latest scientific discoveries

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archaean

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
    archean.

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grey-headed

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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well-formed

  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    grammatical.
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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miss

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; girl; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
    misfire.

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tomorrow

  • noun the day after today
    • what are our tasks for tomorrow?
  • noun the near future
    • tomorrow's world
    • everyone hopes for a better tomorrow

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coetaneous

  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; contemporaneous.

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opportune

  • adjective suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
    • an opportune place to make camp
    • an opportune arrival

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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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horse

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

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breathless

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; dyspneic; dyspneal; dyspnoeic.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest
  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathtaking.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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afterthought

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    rethink; second thought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase
  • noun an addition that was not included in the original plan
    • the garage was an afterthought

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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leading

  • noun thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
    lead.
  • noun the activity of leading
    leadership.
    • his leadership inspired the team

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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eleventh_hour

  • noun the latest possible moment
    last minute.
    • money became available at the eleventh hour
    • at the last minute the government changed the rules

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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priority

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    precedency; precedence.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; precedence; anteriority; antecedence; precedency.

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lazarus

  • noun the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death
  • noun the diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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noncurrent

  • adjective not current or belonging to the present time

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passee

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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inconvenient

  • adjective not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs
    • it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen
    • the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone
  • adjective satellite not conveniently timed
    • an early departure is inconvenient for us

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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final

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

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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ultramodern

  • adjective satellite extremely modern
    • Dadism and ultramodern art

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trend-setting

  • adjective satellite initiating or popularizing a trend
    trendsetting.

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currentness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; up-to-dateness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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roman_osipovich_jakobson

  • noun United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)
    Roman Jakobson; Jakobson.

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doomed

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    lost.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb decree or designate beforehand
    destine; doom; fate; designate.
    • She was destined to become a great pianist

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dateness

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immediate

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

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untried

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untested; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untested.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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teenaged

  • adjective satellite being of the age 13 through 19
    teen; teenage; adolescent.
    • teenage mothers
    • the teen years

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serotine

  • noun common brown bat of Europe
    European brown bat; Eptesicus serotinus.

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eyed

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

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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dyspneic

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; breathless; dyspneal; dyspnoeic.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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open-eyed

  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; wakeful; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow

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semantics

  • noun the study of language meaning
  • noun the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text
    • a petty argument about semantics

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decree_nisi

  • noun a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date

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doddering

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    senile; gaga; doddery.
    • his mother was doddering and frail
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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prescriptive_linguistics

  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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oversensitive

  • adjective satellite unduly sensitive or thin-skinned

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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untimeliness

  • noun being at an inappropriate time
    unseasonableness.
  • noun the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
    inopportuneness.

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natty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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preceding

  • adjective existing or coming before
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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precocious

  • adjective characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    • a precocious child
    • a precocious achievement
  • adjective satellite appearing or developing early
    • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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boyish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young boy
    boylike; schoolboyish.
    • a boyish grin
    • schoolboyish pranks

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childlike

  • adjective satellite befitting a young child
    childly.
    • childlike charm
  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; wide-eyed; dewy-eyed; round-eyed.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • 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; bungle.
    • 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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stale

  • verb urinate, of cattle and horses
  • adjective lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    • stale bread
    • the beer was stale

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diachrony

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    historical linguistics; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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senescent

  • adjective satellite growing old
    aging; ageing.

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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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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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a._noam_chomsky

  • noun United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
    Noam Chomsky; Chomsky.

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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pre-existing

  • adjective satellite existing previously or before something
    pre-existent; preexisting; preexistent.
    • variations on pre-existent musical themes

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chivalrous

  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    gallant; knightly.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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buy_the_farm

  • 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; 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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beforehand

  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    in advance; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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swanky

  • adjective satellite imposingly fashionable and elegant
    swank.
    • a swank apartment

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ginger

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

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schoolgirlish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young girl
    girlish.
    • girlish charm
    • a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear

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tonight

  • noun the present or immediately coming night
  • adverb during the night of the present day
    this evening; this night.
    • drop by tonight

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; 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
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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cognizant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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cooccurring

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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fresh-cut

  • adjective satellite cut recently
    • fresh-cut flowers

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aged

  • noun people who are old collectively
    elderly.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • verb begin to seem older; get older
    age.
    • The death of his wife caused him to age fast

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benighted

  • adjective satellite overtaken by night or darkness
    nighted.
    • benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home
  • verb overtake with darkness or night
    benight.

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knight_templar

  • noun a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
  • noun a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    Templar.

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cognitive_semantics

  • noun the branch of semantics that studies the cognitive aspects of meaning
    conceptual semantics; semasiology.

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old-world

  • adjective satellite characteristic of former times especially in Europe
    • an old-world cottage

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outbound

  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outward.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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fashionable

  • adjective being or in accordance with current social fashions
    stylish.
    • fashionable clothing
    • the fashionable side of town
    • a fashionable cafe
  • adjective having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
    stylish.
    • a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey
    • the stylish resort of Gstadd

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latter

  • noun the second of two or the second mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
    • in the latter case

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meta-

A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over; metathesis, a placing reversely.

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animation

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

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square

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

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online

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    on-line.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    on-line.
    • an on-line database

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jakob_grimm

  • noun the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
    Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm; Grimm.

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on-going

  • adjective satellite currently happening
    ongoing.
    • an ongoing economic crisis

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embryotic

  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryonic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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simultaneity

  • noun happening or existing or done at the same time
    simultaneousness.

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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wilted

  • adjective satellite not firm
    limp.
    • wilted lettuce
  • verb lose strength
    wilt.
    • My opponent was wilting

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play

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

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dyspnoeic

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; dyspneic; breathless; dyspneal.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest

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combat

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

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with-it

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    up-to-date; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique
  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    street smart; streetwise.

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flipside

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mortal

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

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unused

  • adjective satellite not yet used or soiled
    fresh.
    • a fresh shirt
    • a fresh sheet of paper
    • an unused envelope
  • adjective satellite not yet put into use
    • we bought an unused car for a change

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state-of-the-art

  • adjective satellite the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)
    • state-of-the-art technology

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up-to-dateness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; currentness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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grimm

  • noun the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)
    Wilhelm Karl Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm.
  • noun the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
    Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm; Jakob Grimm.

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knight-errant

  • noun a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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sainted

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • verb hold sacred
    enshrine; saint.

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mothy

  • adjective satellite worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten blankets
  • adjective satellite infested with moths

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phonological

  • adjective of or relating to phonology
    phonologic.
    • the phonological component of language

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blue_angel

  • noun the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
    blue; Amytal; blue devil; amobarbital sodium.

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tonga

(Med.) A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus Epipremnum.

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refreshing

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    refreshful; tonic; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air
  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test

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ferdinand_de_saussure

  • noun Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913)
    Saussure; de Saussure.

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syntax

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; phrase structure.
  • noun a systematic orderly arrangement

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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dragger

  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; puller.
  • noun a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
    trawler.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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sunset

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sundown.
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

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clean

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

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latin

Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.

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grammatic

  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    grammatical.
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender

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tainted

  • adjective satellite touched by rot or decay
    corrupt.
    • tainted bacon
    • `corrupt' is archaic
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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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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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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rakish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    raffish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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emerging

  • adjective satellite coming to maturity
    rising.
    • the rising generation
  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    emerge.
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

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out_of_play

  • adjective satellite (of a ball) "a ball that is out of play is dead"

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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musty

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    mouldy; moldy.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor
  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    fusty; frowsty.

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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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executed

  • adjective satellite put to death as punishment
    • claimed the body of the executed traitor
  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    execute; put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed

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thumbed

  • adjective satellite (of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning
    • well-thumbed pages of the dictionary
  • verb travel by getting free rides from motorists
    hitchhike; thumb; hitch.

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passe

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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prefatory

  • adjective satellite serving as an introduction or preface
    prefatorial; introductory.

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deictic

  • noun a word specifying identity or spatial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs
    deictic word.
    • words that introduce particulars of the speaker's and hearer's shared cognitive field into the message"- R.Rommetveit
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a word whose reference depends on the circumstances of its use
    • deictic pronouns

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geography

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geographics.

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one

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

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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weather-beaten

  • adjective satellite tanned and coarsened from being outdoors
    • a weather-beaten face
  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weathered; weatherworn.
    • a house of weathered shingles

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delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    juvenile delinquent.
  • adjective satellite guilty of a misdeed
    • delinquent minors

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hoary

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head
  • adjective satellite ancient
    rusty.
    • hoary jokes

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quaint

  • adjective satellite strange in an interesting or pleasing way
    • quaint dialect words
    • quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities
  • adjective satellite very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
    • the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty
    • came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott
    • a quaint sense of humor

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original

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

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jakob_ludwig_karl_grimm

  • noun the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
    Grimm; Jakob Grimm.

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state

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

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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overage

  • noun a surplus or excess of money or merchandise that is actually on hand and that exceeds expectations
  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overaged; over-the-hill; superannuated.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope

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anile

  • adjective satellite of or like a feeble old woman

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going

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

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phrase_structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; syntax.

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ji

  • noun a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
    Islamic Community; Jemaah Islamiyah; Islamic Group; Malaysian Mujahidin Group; Malaysia Militant Group.

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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infernal

  • noun an inhabitant of Hell
    • his roar made the infernals quake
  • adjective characteristic of or resembling Hell
    • infernal noise
    • infernal punishment

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chivalric

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    knightly; medieval.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years

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spark_advance

  • noun the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
    lead.

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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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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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short-winded

  • adjective satellite breathing laboriously or convulsively
    pursy; winded; blown.

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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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agone

  • adjective satellite gone by; or in the past
    ago.
    • two years ago
    • `agone' is an archaic word for `ago'

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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neurolinguist

  • noun someone trained in neuroscience and linguistics who studies brain processes during language production and reception

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conceptual

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

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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preteen

  • noun a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)
    preteenager.
    • little league is intended for the preteens
  • adjective satellite of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12
    preadolescent.
    • a preteen party
    • preteen clothing

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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conjunction

  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; co-occurrence; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; junction; conjugation.

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chips

  • noun strips of potato fried in deep fat
    french fries; fries; french-fried potatoes.
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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dog-eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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lexical_semantics

  • noun the branch of semantics that studies the meanings and relations of words

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chronological

  • adjective relating to or arranged according to temporal order
    • chronological age

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