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lopper (Also loppers) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to lopper

lamplighter

  • noun (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

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discerp

  • verb divide into pieces
    dismember; take apart.
    • our department was dismembered when our funding dried up
    • The Empire was discerped after the war
  • verb cut off from a whole
    lop; sever.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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lumberman

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; logger; feller; lumberjack.

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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alleviation

  • noun the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    assuagement; relief.
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
    easing; relief; easement.
    • he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

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sales

  • noun income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
    gross revenue; gross sales.
  • noun a particular instance of selling
    sale.
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed

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scratch

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

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lopper

  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    pruner; pruning hook.

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surgical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or used in surgery
    • surgical instruments
    • surgical intervention
  • adjective relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
    operative.
    • a surgical appendix
    • a surgical procedure
    • operative dentistry

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moonlighter

  • noun a person who holds a second job (usually after hours)

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capitulum

  • noun a dense cluster of flowers or foliage
    head.
    • a head of cauliflower
    • a head of lettuce
  • noun fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
    ear; spike.

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oarsman

  • noun someone who rows a boat
    rower.

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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hatchet_man

  • noun a professional killer
    iceman.
  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    enforcer.

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serviceman

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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strip_cropping

  • noun cultivation of crops in strips following the contours of the land to minimize erosion

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preserver

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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agriculturalist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    cultivator; raiser; grower; agriculturist.

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rupture

  • noun state of being torn or burst open
  • noun a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    rift; severance; falling out; break; breach.
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations

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freelance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • verb work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer

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manicurist

  • noun a beautician who cleans and trims and polishes the fingernails

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tail

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

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snippet

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snipping.

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weakening

  • noun becoming weaker
  • noun the act of reducing the strength of something

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tollgatherer

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollman.

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wall-paperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wallpaperer.

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breach

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

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dilutant

  • noun a diluting agent
    thinner; diluent.

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shaving

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shave.
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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muzzler

  • noun someone who muzzles animals

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rollback

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    push back.
  • noun reducing prices back to some earlier level

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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trimming

  • noun the act of adding decoration
    • the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    trim; passementerie.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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drudge

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; hack.
  • noun a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
    galley slave; peon; navvy.

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mortice

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortise.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortise.

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lockman

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockkeeper; lockmaster.

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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delivery_boy

  • noun someone employed to make deliveries
    deliverer; deliveryman.

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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cook

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

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right-hand_man

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; chief assistant.

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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fag

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot.
  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    cigarette; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; public opinion poll; opinion poll.
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; pate.

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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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snip

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snippet; snipping.
  • noun the act of clipping or snipping
    clipping; clip.

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mopper

  • noun a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

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cavalry_sword

  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    sabre; saber.

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sales_representative

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales rep; salesperson.

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skilled_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled workman.

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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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dig

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

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trench

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

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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pensionary

  • noun the beneficiary of a pension fund
    pensioner.
  • noun a person who works only for money
    hireling.

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gut

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine.
  • noun a narrow channel or strait

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actor's_assistant

  • noun a wardrobe assistant for an actor
    dresser.

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waterer

  • noun someone who waters plants or crops
  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    water boy.

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shave

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shaving.
  • verb remove body hair with a razor

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major-domo

  • noun the chief steward or butler of a great household
    seneschal.

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snip_off

  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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force

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

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carter

  • noun someone whose work is driving carts
  • noun Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
    Howard Carter.

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disbud

  • verb thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
  • verb destroy undeveloped horn buds (of cattle)

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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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crop

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

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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piano_tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    tuner.

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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de-escalation

  • noun (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)

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projectionist

  • noun the person who operates the projector in a movie house

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draftsperson

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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esthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    aesthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    aesthetician.

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tilling

  • noun cultivation of the land in order to raise crops
  • verb work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
    till.
    • till the soil

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laundress

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    washerwoman; washwoman; laundrywoman.

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twine

  • noun a lightweight cord
    string.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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peel

  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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accumulator

  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; collector.
  • noun a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
    storage battery.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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toll_agent

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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turncock

  • noun one employed to control water supply by turning water mains on and off
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; cock.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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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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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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public

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

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thin

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

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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cut_back

  • verb return in time
    flash back.
    • the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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plater

  • noun a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)

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hash

  • noun chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hasheesh; haschisch; hashish.

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waterman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; boater.

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part-timer

  • noun someone who works less than the customary or standard time

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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mortician

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; undertaker.

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skidder

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; slider.
  • noun a worker who uses a skid to move logs

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punter

  • noun someone who propels a boat with a pole
  • noun (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

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tinsnips

  • noun (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
    snips.

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ledgeman

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    breaker.

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scythe

  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
  • verb cut with a scythe
    • scythe grass or grain

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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splice

  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    splicing.
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • noun joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
    lap joint.

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poleax

  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
    poleaxe.
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
    poleaxe.

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sawing_machine

  • noun a power tool for cutting wood
    power saw; saw.

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gatherer

  • noun a person who gathers
    • they were a society of hunters and gatherers
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    collector; accumulator.

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peeler

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; stripper.
  • noun a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

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contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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pearly

  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    chopper.
  • adjective satellite of a white the color of pearls
    pearly-white.

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lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned military officer
  • noun an officer in a police force
    police lieutenant.

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journeyman

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    artificer; artisan; craftsman.

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vintager

  • noun a person who harvests grapes for making wine

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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girl_friday

  • noun a female assistant who has a range of duties

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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menial

  • noun a domestic servant
  • adjective satellite used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
    humble; lowly.

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lackey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; flunkey.
  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; ass-kisser; crawler.

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grower

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; agriculturist.

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public_servant

  • noun someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)

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shovel

  • noun a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  • noun the quantity a shovel can hold
    spadeful; shovelful.

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workman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    working man; workingman; working person.

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slicer

  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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ranching

  • noun farming for the raising of livestock (particularly cattle)
  • verb manage or run a ranch
    ranch.
    • Her husband is ranching in Arizona

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step-down

  • noun the act of decreasing or reducing something
    diminution; reduction; decrease.

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sheller

  • noun a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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trained

  • adjective shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form
    • a trained mind
    • trained pigeons
    • well-trained servants
  • verb create by training and teaching
    educate; train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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pullman_porter

  • noun a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
    porter.

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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lens

  • noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
    lens system; lense.
  • noun genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
    genus Lens.

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helper

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; help; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • noun a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
    benefactor.

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cutting_tool

  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutlery; cutter.

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service_cutback

  • noun the act of reducing service

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comber

  • noun a person who separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
  • noun a long curling sea wave

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whipsaw

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

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stage_technician

  • noun an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
    stagehand.

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process

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

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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piece_of_work

  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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reductive

  • adjective satellite characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment
    • their views of life were reductive and depreciatory" - R.H.Rovere

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wiper

  • noun a worker who wipes
  • noun contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
    contact arm; wiper arm.

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planter

  • noun the owner or manager of a plantation
    plantation owner.
  • noun a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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barkeep

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; barman; bartender.

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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charcoal

  • noun a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
    wood coal.
  • noun a stick of black carbon material used for drawing
    fusain.

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teamster

  • noun the driver of a team of horses doing hauling
  • noun someone who drives a truck as an occupation
    truck driver; trucker.

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candy_striper

  • noun a volunteer worker in a hospital

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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fruitage

  • noun the yield of fruit
    • a tree highly recommended for its fruitage

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subsistence

  • noun minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
    • social security provided only a bare subsistence
  • noun a means of surviving
    • farming is a hard means of subsistence

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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mounter

  • noun a skilled worker who mounts pictures or jewels etc.
  • noun someone who ascends on foot
    climber.
    • a solitary mounter of the staircase

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linesman

  • noun official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    electrician; lineman.

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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arboriculture

  • noun the cultivation of tree for the production of timber
    tree farming.

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military_man

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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jag

  • noun a sharp projection on an edge or surface
    • he clutched a jag of the rock
  • noun a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

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hole

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

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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sculptor

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculpturer.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

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fleece

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

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bartender

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; barman; barkeep.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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lumberjack

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; logger; feller.
  • noun a short warm outer jacket
    lumber jacket.

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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chisel

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

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knocker

  • noun (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
  • noun a person who knocks (as seeking to gain admittance)
    • open the door and see who the knocker is

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bore-hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore; drill hole.

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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tollkeeper

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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minimisation

  • noun the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
    minimization.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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slicing

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slice; fade.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun the act of cutting into slices

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flunky

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunkey; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    yes-man; stooge; flunkey.

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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pawn

  • noun an article deposited as security
  • noun a person used by another to gain an end
    cat's-paw; instrument.

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dental_hygienist

  • noun someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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trim_back

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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scab

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; rat; blackleg.
  • noun the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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labor_coach

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; doula; monitrice.

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overcultivate

  • verb to exhaust by excessive cultivation
    overcrop.
    • the farmers overcropped the land

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sprigger

  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    stemmer; stripper.

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slit

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

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power_saw

  • noun a power tool for cutting wood
    saw; sawing machine.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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cultivate

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

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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subsistence_farming

  • noun farming that provides for the basic needs of the farmer without surpluses for marketing

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calligraphist

  • noun someone skilled in penmanship
    calligrapher.

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flower_girl

  • noun a woman who sells flowers in the street
  • noun a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession

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thaw

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    warming; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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hob

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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aquanaut

  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    skin-diver.
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    oceanaut.

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fruition

  • noun the condition of bearing fruit
  • noun enjoyment derived from use or possession

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seasonal_worker

  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal.

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machine

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

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plyer

  • noun someone who plies a trade
    plier.

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snipping

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snippet.
  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; snip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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pruning

  • noun something that has been pruned off of a plant
  • noun the act of trimming a plant

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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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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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husbandry

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; agriculture.

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dining-room_attendant

  • noun someone employed to provide service in a dining room
    restaurant attendant.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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gash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    cut; slice; slash.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
    cut.

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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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mender

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    repairer; fixer.

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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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gondoliere

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondolier.

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gasman

  • noun someone employed by a gas company

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whittle

  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    pare.
    • whittle a piece of wood
  • noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    Sir Frank Whittle; Frank Whittle.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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tier

  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade
  • noun any one of two or more competitors who tie one another

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coagulate

  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot.
    • coagulated blood
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
    clot.

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coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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tier_up

  • noun a worker who ties something
    tier.

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man

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

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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sculpturer

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculptor.

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labor_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; trades union; brotherhood; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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haymow

  • noun a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; hayloft.

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cutlery

  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutting tool; cutter.
  • noun tableware implements for cutting and eating food
    eating utensil.

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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scrivener

  • noun someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
    scribe; copyist.

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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reaper

  • noun someone who helps to gather the harvest
    harvester.
  • noun Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
    Grim Reaper.

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truck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    motortruck.
  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    hand truck.

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whittler

  • noun someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)

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washerman

  • noun operates industrial washing machine
    laundryman.

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salesperson

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales representative; sales rep.

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gondolier

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondoliere.

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scour

  • noun a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  • verb examine minutely
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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help

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; assist.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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shorten

  • verb make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
    • He shortened his trip due to illness
  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; abridge; contract; foreshorten.
    • The manuscript must be shortened

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bleach

  • noun the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    • a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleaching agent.

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temporary_worker

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary; temp.

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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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tax_shelter

  • noun a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
    shelter.

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gardner

  • noun United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
    Isabella Stewart Gardner.
  • noun writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)
    Erle Stanley Gardner.

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solder

  • noun an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    • solder these two pipes together

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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mixed_farming

  • noun growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farm

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meat_cleaver

  • noun a butcher's knife having a large square blade
    cleaver; chopper.

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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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miter

  • noun joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    mitre; miter joint; mitre joint.
  • noun the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
    mitre.
    • he covered the miter with glue before making the joint

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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tank_farming

  • noun a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients
    aquiculture; hydroponics.

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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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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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artisan

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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chattering

  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chatter.
  • noun the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
    chatter.

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downsizing

  • noun the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    retrenchment; curtailment.
  • verb dismiss from work
    downsize.
    • three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis

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ragsorter

  • noun a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

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beekeeping

  • noun the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey
    apiculture.

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lopper

  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    pruner; pruning hook.

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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washwoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washerwoman; laundrywoman.

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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unionism

  • noun the system or principles and theory of labor unions
    trade unionism.

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break

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

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dock

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

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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drilling

  • noun the act of drilling
    boring.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; boring.

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; trade unionist.

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foot

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

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self-employed_person

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance.

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hayloft

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; haymow.

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harrow

  • noun a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
  • verb draw a harrow over (land)
    disk.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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wallah

  • noun usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing
    • a kitchen wallah
    • the book wallah

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restaurant_attendant

  • noun someone employed to provide service in a dining room
    dining-room attendant.

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chamfer

  • noun two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    bevel; cant.
  • verb cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
    bevel.
    • bevel the surface

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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trim_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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repairer

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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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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workingman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    workman; working man; working person.

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solderer

  • noun a worker who joins or mends with solder
  • adjective disposed of to a purchaser
    sold.
    • this merchandise is sold

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pruning_shears

  • noun shears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plants

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cornhusker

  • noun a worker who husks corn
  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska
    Nebraskan.

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pinch

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

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armourer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armorer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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crop

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

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sliver

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    splinter.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; shaving.

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toll

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

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chipping

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; splintering.
  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    break away; chip; chip off; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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tollman

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer.

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hanger

  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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whore

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; tart.
  • verb work as a prostitute

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twiner

  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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sheepshearing

  • noun the time or season when sheep are sheared
  • noun a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

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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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reduce

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb make less complex
    • reduce a problem to a single question

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wirer

  • noun someone who sends a telegram
  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wireman.

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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aide

  • noun an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
    aide-de-camp; adjutant.
  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    auxiliary.

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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oil

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

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flunkey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; yes-man; stooge.

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slave

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

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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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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haircut

  • noun the style in which hair has been cut
  • noun the act of cutting the hair

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event_planner

  • noun someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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pledge_taker

  • noun a volunteer who records (usually by telephone) contributions pledged in a fund drive

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laundrywoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washerwoman; washwoman.

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rep

  • noun informal abbreviation of `representative'
  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    repp.

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temporary

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temp.
  • adjective not permanent; not lasting
    impermanent.
    • politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber
    • impermanent palm cottages
    • a temperary arrangement
    • temporary housing

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union_member

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    trade unionist; unionist.

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birthing

  • noun the process of giving birth
    giving birth; birth; parturition.
  • verb cause to be born
    have; deliver; birth; bear; give birth.
    • My wife had twins yesterday!

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serving_girl

  • noun a girl who is a servant
    servant girl.

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bring_down

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

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gardener

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    nurseryman.
  • noun someone employed to work in a garden

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assist

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

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poser

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poseur.
  • noun a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
    model.
    • the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

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house_servant

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    domestic; domestic help.

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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working_girl

  • noun a young woman who is employed
  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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travail

  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement; labour.
    • she was in labor for six hours
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; effort; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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editor_in_chief

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor.

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volunteer

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    military volunteer; voluntary.
  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    unpaid worker.

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curtailment

  • noun the temporal property of being cut short
  • noun the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    suppression.
    • a suppression of the newspaper

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chapiter

  • noun the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
    cap; capital.

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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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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barkeeper

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    mixologist; barman; bartender; barkeep.

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dispatcher

  • noun the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
    starter.
  • noun employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service

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manikin

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    homunculus; mannikin.
  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; fashion model; model; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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fret

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

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faller

  • noun a person who fells trees
    lumberman; logger; feller; lumberjack.
  • noun a person who falls
    • one of them was safe but they were unable to save the faller
    • a faller among thieves

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scribe

  • noun informal terms for journalists
    penman; scribbler.
  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Augustin Eugene Scribe.

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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shelver

  • noun a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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tomahawk

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    hatchet.
  • verb cut with a tomahawk

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teaser

  • noun a worker who teases wool
  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; annoyer; tease.

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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pollard

  • noun a tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage
  • noun a usually horned animal that has either shed its horns or had them removed

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retainer

  • noun a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    consideration.
  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    servant.

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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router

  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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glean

  • verb gather, as of natural products
    harvest; reap.
    • harvest the grapes

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waitress

  • noun a woman waiter
  • verb serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
    wait.
    • I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's

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boondoggle

  • noun work of little or no value done merely to look busy
  • verb do useless, wasteful, or trivial work

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major

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

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shears

  • noun large scissors with strong blades
  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    shear.
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram

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galvanizer

  • noun a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
    galvaniser.
  • noun a leader who stimulates and excites people to action
    galvaniser; inspirer.

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monitrice

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; doula; labor coach.

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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hook

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

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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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tacker

  • noun a worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
    baster.

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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shoveler

  • noun a worker who shovels
    shoveller.
    • a shoveler of coal
  • noun freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
    Anas clypeata; broadbill; shoveller.

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escalation

  • noun an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy
    • higher wages caused an escalation of prices
    • there was a gradual escalation of hostilities

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birthing_coach

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    doula; labor coach; monitrice.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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staff_member

  • noun an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
    staffer.

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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free-lance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; self-employed.

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minter

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    coiner; moneyer.

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drill_hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore-hole; bore.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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tree_farming

  • noun the cultivation of tree for the production of timber
    arboriculture.

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inflate

  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated
  • verb fill with gas or air
    blow up.
    • inflate a balloons

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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cabin

  • noun small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  • noun a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

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slasher

  • noun someone who slashes another person
  • noun a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing

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shell

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

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dental_assistant

  • noun an assistant to a dentist

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unpaid_worker

  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    volunteer.

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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vigilance_man

  • noun member of a vigilance committee
    vigilante.

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retrench

  • verb tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
  • verb make a reduction, as in one's workforce
    • The company had to retrench

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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downsize

  • verb dismiss from work
    • three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis
  • verb make in a smaller size
    • the car makers downsized the SUVs when fuel became very expensive

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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vulcanizer

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcaniser.

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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secretarial

  • adjective of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work

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agriculturist

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; grower.

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shortener

  • noun any agent that shortens
    • alcohol is a great shortener of life

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prune

  • noun dried plum
  • verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    trim; clip; cut back; crop; snip; lop; dress.
    • dress the plants in the garden

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easement

  • noun (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)
  • noun the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
    easing; relief; alleviation.
    • he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

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declassification

  • noun reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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detractor

  • noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
    depreciator; knocker; disparager.

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lawn_mower

  • noun garden tool for mowing grass on lawns
    mower.

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surgical_incision

  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; incision.

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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glass-cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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railroader

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; trainman; railroad man; railwayman.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; 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 characteristic or habitual practice

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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quench

  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    allay; slake; assuage.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst
  • verb put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    snuff out; blow out; extinguish.
    • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
    • quench the flames
    • snuff out the candles

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free_lance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free-lance; self-employed person.

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voicer

  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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rat

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

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armorer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armourer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armourer; artificer.

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enforcer

  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    hatchet man.

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quarryman

  • noun a man who works in a quarry
    quarrier.

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secateurs

  • noun small pruning shears with a spring that holds the handles open and a single blade that closes against a flat surface

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disparager

  • noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
    depreciator; knocker; detractor.

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take

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

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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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employable

  • noun a person who is qualified and ready to work
  • adjective physically and mentally capable of working at a regular job and available

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sandwichman

  • noun a person with advertising boards hanging from the shoulders

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crew_member

  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crewman.

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dining

  • noun the act of eating dinner
  • verb have supper; eat dinner
    dine.
    • We often dine with friends in this restaurant

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cleaver

  • noun a butcher's knife having a large square blade
    chopper; meat cleaver.

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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skilled_workman

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled worker.

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relief

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

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chief_assistant

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; right-hand man.

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caliber

  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    quality; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber
  • noun diameter of a tube or gun barrel
    bore; gauge; calibre.

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prick

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

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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harvest_home

  • noun the gathering of a ripened crop
    harvest; harvesting.

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devitalisation

  • noun the act of reducing the vitality of something
    devitalization.

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wallpaperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wall-paperer.

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animal_husbandry

  • noun breeding and caring for farm animals

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hired

  • adjective satellite having services engaged for a fee
    • hired hands
    • a hired gun
  • verb engage or hire for work
    employ; hire; engage.
    • They hired two new secretaries in the department
    • How many people has she employed?

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skinner

  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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easing

  • noun a change for the better
    moderation; relief.
  • noun the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
    relief; easement; alleviation.
    • he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

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haying

  • noun the harvesting of hay
  • noun the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    haying time.

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masthead

  • 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.
    flag.
  • noun the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

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bore_bit

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; rock drill; borer.

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working_person

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    workman; working man; workingman.

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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railroad_man

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; railroader; trainman; railwayman.

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washerwoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washwoman; laundrywoman.

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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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drive

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

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dent

  • noun an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    • it made a dent in my bank account
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; incision.

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wind

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

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rock_drill

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; borer; bore bit.

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axe

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    ax.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    ax.
    • axe wood

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julienne

  • noun a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
    julienne vegetable.
  • noun a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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whipper-in

  • noun huntsman's assistant in managing the hounds

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mortise

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortice.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortice.

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splintering

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; chipping.
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    splinter; break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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amortisation

  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
    amortization.
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
    amortization.

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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bring

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

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fink

  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    sneaker; stool pigeon; canary; sneak; stoolpigeon; stoolie; snitch; snitcher.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    scab; rat; blackleg.

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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foot_soldier

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; footslogger; marcher.
  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; subsidiary.

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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sheepskin

  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    fleece.
  • noun skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
    parchment; lambskin.

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supporter

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    sponsor; patron.

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palliation

  • noun easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
  • noun to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
    mitigation; extenuation.

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plaiter

  • noun someone who plaits (hair or fabric etc.)

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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dice

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    die.
  • verb cut into cubes
    cube.
    • cube the cheese

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draughtsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draftsperson; draftsman.

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dairying

  • noun the business of a dairy
    dairy farming.

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refinisher

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; preserver; renovator.

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gilder

  • noun someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt

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employed

  • adjective having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary
    • most of our graduates are employed
  • 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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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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bobtail

  • noun a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    dock; bob.
  • noun large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
    Old English sheepdog.

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devitalization

  • noun the act of reducing the vitality of something
    devitalisation.

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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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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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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spud

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    potato; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
    stump spud.

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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striper

  • noun a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service
    • he's a four-striper
  • noun caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
    striped bass.

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organization_man

  • noun an employee who sacrifices his own individuality for the good of an organization

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bear

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

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toll_taker

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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pruning_saw

  • noun a handsaw used for pruning trees

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trade_unionism

  • noun the system or principles and theory of labor unions
    unionism.

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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falling

  • adjective satellite decreasing in amount or degree
    • falling temperature
  • 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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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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bat

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

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catcher

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

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artificer

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

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airman

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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scrubber

  • noun a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
  • noun a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
    scrubbing brush; scrub brush.

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hard_worker

  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    slave; striver.

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engraver

  • noun a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  • noun a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

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fixer

  • noun someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
    influence peddler.
  • noun a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
    fixing agent.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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scullion

  • noun a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)

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girdle

  • noun an encircling or ringlike structure
  • noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
    cincture; waistband; sash; waistcloth.

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tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    piano tuner.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio; radio receiver; radio set.

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knock_off

  • verb get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    neutralize; liquidate; do in; waste; neutralise.
    • The mafia liquidated the informer
    • the double agent was neutralized
  • verb cut the price of
    shave.

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woodworking_plane

  • noun a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
    carpenter's plane; plane.
    • the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

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severing

  • noun the act of severing
    severance.
  • verb set or keep apart
    sever; break up.
    • sever a relationship

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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trade_unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; unionist.

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water_boy

  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    waterer.

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office_boy

  • noun a young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office

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bill_poster

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill sticker.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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incision

  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; dent.
  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; surgical incision.

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spotter

  • noun a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
  • noun a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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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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bread_maker

  • noun someone who bakes bread or cake
    baker.

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vulcaniser

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcanizer.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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incisura

  • noun (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
    incisure.

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whipper

  • noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
    switcher.

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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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burner

  • noun an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
    • a diesel engine is an oil burner
  • noun the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking
    • the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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staffer

  • noun an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
    staff member.

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reverse_split

  • noun a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
    reverse stock split; split down.

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dairy_farming

  • noun the business of a dairy
    dairying.

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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get_together

  • noun a small informal social gathering
    meeting.
    • there was an informal meeting in my living room
  • verb get people together
    assemble; gather.
    • assemble your colleagues
    • get together all those who are interested in the project
    • gather the close family members

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nailer

  • noun a worker who attaches something by nailing it

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cat's-paw

  • noun a person used by another to gain an end
    instrument; pawn.
  • noun a hitch in the middle of rope that has two eyes into which tackle can be hooked

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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diminution

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    decline.
  • noun the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)

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tug

  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
    jerk.
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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water

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

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planner

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

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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poleaxe

  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
    poleax.
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
    poleax.

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shingle

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shake.
  • noun coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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deduction

  • noun a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
    tax deduction; tax write-off.
  • noun an amount or percentage deducted
    discount.

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paring

  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    shaving; sliver.
  • noun (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

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company_man

  • noun an employee whose first loyalty is to the company rather than to fellow workers

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sales_rep

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales representative; salesperson.

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hired_help

  • noun employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)

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railway

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

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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harvest_time

  • noun the season for gathering crops
    harvest.

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flier

  • noun someone who travels by air
    flyer.
  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flyer; aeronaut; aviator; airman.

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electrician

  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    lineman; linesman.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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underboss

  • noun an assistant or second-in-command to a chief (especially in a crime syndicate)

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header

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    head; heading.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
    lintel.

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parer

  • noun a manicurist who trims the fingernails
  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
    paring knife.

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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sever

  • verb set or keep apart
    break up.
    • sever a relationship
  • verb cut off from a whole
    discerp; lop.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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window_washer

  • noun someone who washes windows

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horticulture

  • noun the cultivation of plants
    gardening.

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vellicate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate.
  • verb irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
    pinch.
    • smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth
    • the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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cutting_off

  • noun the act of cutting something off
    abscission.
  • noun the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
    cutting; cut.
    • the barber gave him a good cut

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boatman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    waterman; boater.

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reduction

  • noun the act of decreasing or reducing something
    diminution; decrease; step-down.
  • noun any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
    reducing.

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mitigation

  • noun to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
    extenuation; palliation.
  • noun a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
    extenuation.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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fumigator

  • noun someone whose job is to fumigate
  • noun a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests

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wait

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    delay; hold; postponement; time lag.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    waiting.
    • the wait was an ordeal for him

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body_servant

  • noun a valet or personal maid

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toller

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    ringer; bell ringer.
  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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vigilance

  • noun the process of paying close and continuous attention
    watchfulness; alertness; wakefulness.
    • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
    • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue
  • noun vigilant attentiveness
    watchfulness; weather eye.
    • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble

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finisher

  • noun (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
    closer.
  • noun a racing driver who finishes a race

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throwster

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    thrower.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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potman

  • noun a worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
    potboy.

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snips

  • noun (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
    tinsnips.
  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snippet; snipping.

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shopwalker

  • noun an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
    floorwalker.
    • a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain

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apiculture

  • noun the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey
    beekeeping.

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moderation

  • noun quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
    moderateness.
  • noun a change for the better
    easing; relief.

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stone_drill

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    rock drill; borer; bore bit.

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mannequin

  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    manakin; fashion model; model; manikin; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin
  • noun a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    manakin; form; manikin; mannikin.

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lens_maker

  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    optician.

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price_reduction

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; discount.

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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chatter

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chattering.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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furrow

  • noun a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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stock-taker

  • noun an employee whose job is to take inventory
    stocktaker.
    • an outside stocktaker had to be hired

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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melter

  • noun a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

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turtler

  • noun someone whose occupation is hunting turtles

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woodborer

  • noun any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
    borer.

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subordinate

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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trepan

  • noun a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
    trephine.
  • noun a drill for cutting circular holes around a center

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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wireman

  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wirer.

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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    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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cast

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

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cultivator

  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; raiser; grower; agriculturist.
  • noun a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
    tiller.

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electric_drill

  • noun a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor

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garment_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments

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depreciation

  • noun a decrease in price or value
    • depreciation of the dollar against the yen
  • noun decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
    wear and tear.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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cutter

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

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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tugger

  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    puller; dragger.

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oceanaut

  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    aquanaut.

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crewman

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    sailor.
  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crew member.

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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oil_production

  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    boring; drilling.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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rip

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rent; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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tease

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

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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dag

  • noun 10 grams
    decagram; dekagram; dkg.
  • noun a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
    jag.

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toll_collector

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; tollgatherer; tollman.

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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beaver

  • noun the soft brown fur of the beaver
    beaver fur.
  • noun a native or resident of Oregon
    Oregonian.

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falling_out

  • noun a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    rift; severance; break; breach; rupture.
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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bill_sticker

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill poster.

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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subcontract

  • noun a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    farm out; job.

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doula

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; labor coach; monitrice.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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thinning

  • noun the act of diluting something
    cutting.
    • the cutting of whiskey with water
    • the thinning of paint with turpentine
  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
    thin.

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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gem_cutter

  • noun one who cuts and shapes precious stones

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edge_tool

  • noun any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

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stripper

  • noun a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stemmer.

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restaurant

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; eatery.

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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sweeper

  • noun an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)
  • noun a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet
    carpet sweeper.

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