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marshy (Also marshier, marshiest) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to marshy

moisturise

  • verb make (more) humid
    humidify; moisturize.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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rheumy

  • adjective satellite moist, damp, wet (especially of air)
    • the raw and theumy damp of night air
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; arthritic; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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brumous

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; hazy; misty.
    • a brumous October morning

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washy

  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; weak.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea
  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washed-out; bleached; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors

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humid

  • adjective satellite containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor
    • humid air
    • humid weather

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humidness

  • noun wetness in the atmosphere
    humidity.

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marshy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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over

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

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marshy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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bleaching_clay

  • noun an adsorbent clay that will remove coloring from oils
    bleaching earth.

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slime

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    • The snake slimed his victim

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foul

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

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briny

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    main.
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    brackish.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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slimy

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimed.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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dough

  • noun a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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soppy

  • adjective satellite wet through and through; thoroughly wet
    sodden.
    • stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain
    • the speaker's sodden collar
    • soppy clothes
  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

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kiln

  • noun a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks

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sprinkling

  • noun a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
    scattering.
    • the first scatterings of green
    • a sprinkling of grey at his temples
  • noun a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
    sprinkle; scattering.

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dishwater

  • noun water in which dishes and cooking utensils are washed

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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scattering

  • noun a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
    sprinkling.
    • the first scatterings of green
    • a sprinkling of grey at his temples
  • noun the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

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quag

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    mire; morass; slack; quagmire.

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splosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    slush; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; squish; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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ground

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

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adhesive

  • noun a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
    adhesive agent; adhesive material.
  • adjective tending to adhere

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kiln-dried

  • adjective satellite dried in a kiln

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slop

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; swill; slops; pigswill.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    mire.
    • they waded through the slop

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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mist_over

  • verb become covered with mist
    mist.
    • The windshield misted over

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mud

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

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spring_water

  • noun underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
    well water; ground water.
  • noun water from a spring

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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moisturize

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; humidify.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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brook

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    creek.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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arid

  • adjective satellite lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    waterless.
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross
  • adjective satellite lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
    desiccate; desiccated.
    • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
    • a desiccate romance
    • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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cohesiveness

  • noun the state of cohering or sticking together
    cohesion; coherence; coherency.
  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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water_of_crystallisation

  • noun the water present in hydrated compounds
    water of crystallization; water of hydration.

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tap_water

  • noun water directly from the spigot

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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limewater

  • noun solution of calcium hydroxide in water used as an antacid

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viscidity

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness.

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gluiness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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vaporousness

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    mistiness; vapourousness; steaminess; haziness.

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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downpour

  • noun a heavy rain
    deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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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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doughy

  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    soggy.
    • the cake fell

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distil

  • verb undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
    condense; distill.
    • water condenses
    • The acid distills at a specific temperature
  • verb extract by the process of distillation
    extract; distill.
    • distill the essence of this compound

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gook

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)
    slant-eye.

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rheum

  • noun a watery discharge from the mucous membranes (especially from the eyes or nose)
  • noun rhubarb
    genus Rheum.

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sloppy

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • a sloppy room
    • sloppy habits
  • adjective satellite wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
    • a sloppy floor
    • a sloppy saucer

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semiarid

  • adjective satellite somewhat arid
    • a semiarid region with little annual rainfall

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seawater

  • noun water containing salts
    brine; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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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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goop

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; sludge.
  • noun street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    Georgia home boy; grievous bodily harm; liquid ecstasy; max; easy lay; scoop; soap.

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waterlogged

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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sodden

  • adjective satellite wet through and through; thoroughly wet
    soppy.
    • stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain
    • the speaker's sodden collar
    • soppy clothes

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wateriness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    sloppiness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun meagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food)
    • the haziness and wateriness of his disquisitions
    • the wateriness of his blood
    • no one enjoys the burning of his soup or the wateriness of his potatoes

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well_water

  • noun underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
    ground water; spring water.

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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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viscid

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscous.

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gluey

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.

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slumpy

Easily broken through; boggy; marshy; swampy. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S. Bartlett.

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dampen

  • verb smother or suppress
    stifle.
    • Stifle your curiosity
  • verb make moist
    wash; moisten.
    • The dew moistened the meadows

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mireland

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bone-dry

  • adjective satellite without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone
    bone dry.
    • bone-dry leaves are a fire hazard
    • a drier to get the clothes bone dry

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cloudy

  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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muck_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb soil with mud, muck, or mire
    muck; mire; mud.
    • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden

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soggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    doughy.
    • the cake fell

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air-dried

  • adjective satellite made dry by contact with unheated air

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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adherence

  • noun faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    adhesion; attachment.
    • attachment to a formal agenda
    • adherence to a fat-free diet
    • the adhesion of Seville was decisive
  • noun the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    adhesiveness; adhesion; bond.
    • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

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bone_dry

  • adjective satellite without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone
    bone-dry.
    • bone-dry leaves are a fire hazard
    • a drier to get the clothes bone dry

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slimed

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimy.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    slime.
    • The snake slimed his victim

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bath_water

  • noun water used for a bath

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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drizzly

  • adjective satellite wet with light rain
    drippy.
    • a sad drizzly day
    • a wet drippy day

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dilute

  • verb lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    thin out; cut; reduce; thin.
    • cut bourbon
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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adust

  • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    parched; scorched; baked; sunbaked.
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
  • adjective satellite burned brown by the sun
    • of an adust complexion"- Sir Walter Scott

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sear

  • verb make very hot and dry
    scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside
  • verb become superficially burned
    scorch; singe.
    • my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames

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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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sprinkle

  • noun a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
    sprinkling; scattering.
  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sparge.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt

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mucky

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
    muddy.
    • muddy boots
    • a mucky stable

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up

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

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sapropel

  • noun sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans

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sludge

  • noun the precipitate produced by sewage treatment
  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop.

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paludal

Of or pertaining to marshes or fens; marshy. R.

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dried

  • adjective satellite not still wet
    • the ink has dried
    • a face marked with dried tears
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry; dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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cienega

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saltwater

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; brine.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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drizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    mizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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submergible

  • adjective capable of being immersed in water or functioning while submerged
    submersible.
    • a submersible pump
    • a submergible electric frying pan

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heavier-than-air

  • adjective satellite relating to an aircraft heavier than the air it displaces

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thirsty

  • adjective satellite needing moisture
    • thirsty fields under a rainless sky
  • adjective feeling a need or desire to drink
    • after playing hard the children were thirsty

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goo

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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swampy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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dense

  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; impenetrable.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
  • adjective satellite hard to pass through because of dense growth
    thick.
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods

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gunk

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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steaming

  • adjective satellite filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist
    steamy.
    • a steaming kettle
    • steamy towels
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer; steam.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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sunbaked

  • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    adust; parched; scorched; baked.
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
  • adjective satellite baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned
    • sunbaked adobe bricks

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diluted

  • adjective reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
    dilute.
    • diluted alcohol
    • a dilute solution
    • dilute acetic acid
  • verb lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    thin out; cut; dilute; reduce; thin.
    • cut bourbon

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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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stuck

  • adjective caught or fixed
    • stuck in the mud
  • verb put, fix, force, or implant
    lodge; wedge; stick; deposit.
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack

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moor

  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.
  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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marshy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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shrivelled

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; shriveled; sere; dried-up.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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parched

  • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    adust; scorched; baked; sunbaked.
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
  • verb cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
    sear; parch.
    • The sun parched the earth

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ground_water

  • noun underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
    well water; spring water.

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unclean

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; dirty.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • adjective having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
    impure.
    • unclean meat
    • and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3

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swampland

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swamp.

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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peat_bog

  • noun wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
    bog.

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ooze

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

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pasty

  • noun small meat pie or turnover
  • noun (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers

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ropey

  • adjective of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
    ropy.
  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropy; thready; stringy.

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dirt

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

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adhesiveness

  • noun the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    adhesion; bond; adherence.
    • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

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hefty

  • adjective satellite (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
    powerful; brawny; muscular; sinewy.
    • a hefty athlete
    • a muscular boxer
    • powerful arms
  • adjective satellite of considerable weight and size
    • a hefty dictionary

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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waterless

  • adjective satellite lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    arid.
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross

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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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muddiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; sloppiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; disarray; confusedness; mental confusion.
    • a confusion of impressions

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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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monsoon

  • noun a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter
  • noun rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains

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salt_marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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ponderous

  • adjective satellite slow and laborious because of weight
    heavy; lumbering.
    • the heavy tread of tired troops
    • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
    • ponderous prehistoric beasts
    • a ponderous yawn
  • adjective satellite having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    • a ponderous stone
    • a ponderous burden
    • ponderous weapons

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sere

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; shriveled; shrivelled; dried-up.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines

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dry-shod

  • adjective satellite having or keeping the feet or shoes dry
    • a land bridge over which man and beasts could have crossed dry-shod

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desiccated

  • adjective satellite thoroughly dried out
    dried-out.
    • old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars
    • dried-out boards beginning to split
  • verb preserve by removing all water and liquids from
    desiccate; dehydrate.
    • carry dehydrated food on your camping trip

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thready

  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropey; ropy; stringy.
  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; filiform; filamentous; filamentlike.

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bilge_water

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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shower_down

  • verb rain abundantly
    shower.
    • Meteors showered down over half of Australia

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gumminess

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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have

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

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dried-out

  • adjective satellite thoroughly dried out
    desiccated.
    • old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars
    • dried-out boards beginning to split

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marshiness

The state or condition of being marshy.

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rainfall

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rain.

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haziness

  • noun vagueness attributable to being not clearly defined
  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; mistiness; vapourousness; steaminess.

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scorched

  • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    adust; parched; baked; sunbaked.
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
  • verb make very hot and dry
    sear; scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside

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get_stuck

  • verb be unable to move further
    mire; bog down; grind to a halt.
    • The car bogged down in the sand

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massive

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; monolithic.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite being the same substance throughout
    • massive silver

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swamp

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swampland.
  • noun a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    • he was trapped in a medical swamp

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fleshy

  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; overweight.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling flesh
    sarcoid.

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bai

  • noun the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
    Baic.

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vapourousness

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; mistiness; steaminess; haziness.

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moorish

Having the characteristics of a moor or heath. "Moorish fens." Thomson.

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viscidness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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bog

  • noun wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
    peat bog.
  • verb cause to slow down or get stuck
    bog down.
    • The vote would bog down the house

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palustrine

Of, pertaining to, or living in, a marsh or swamp; marshy.

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moistness

  • noun a slight wetness
    damp; dampness.

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boggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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marshmallow

  • noun spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar

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non-buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to sink in a liquid or fall in air

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uliginous

Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places. R. Woodward.

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distilled_water

  • noun water that has been purified by distillation

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shod

  • adjective wearing footgear
    shodden; shoed.
  • verb furnish with shoes
    shoe.
    • the children were well shoed

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glutinous

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.

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marshwort

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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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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fresh_water

  • noun water that is not salty
    freshwater.

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thalia

(Class. Myth.) (a) That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy. (b) One of the three Graces. (c) One of the Nereids.

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gooey

  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    icky.

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mucilaginous

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; sticky; viscid; viscous.

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steamy

  • adjective satellite filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist
    steaming.
    • a steaming kettle
    • steamy towels
  • adjective satellite hot or warm and humid
    muggy; sticky.
    • muggy weather
    • the steamy tropics
    • sticky weather

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bread_dough

  • noun any of various doughs for bread

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haor

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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drippy

  • adjective satellite wet with light rain
    drizzly.
    • a sad drizzly day
    • a wet drippy day
  • adjective satellite leaking in drops
    • a drippy faucet

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rain_down

  • verb precipitate as rain
    rain.
    • If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding

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bog_down

  • verb get stuck while doing something
    bog.
    • She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation
  • verb cause to get stuck as if in a mire
    mire.
    • The mud mired our cart

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poachiness

The state of being poachy; marshiness.

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semi-dry

  • adjective satellite somewhat dry
    • swabbing left the deck semi-dry but still slippery

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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fenny

Pertaining to, or inhabiting, a fen; abounding in fens; swampy; boggy. "Fenny snake." Shak.

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fen

  • noun 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    marshland; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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crystallization

  • noun the formation of crystals
    crystallizing; crystallisation.
  • noun a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
    crystal.

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damp

  • noun a slight wetness
    dampness; moistness.
  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; tone down; dull.

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slippy

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippery.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain

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spring

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

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thing

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

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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bayou

  • noun a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)

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shriveled

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; sere; shrivelled; dried-up.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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bleak

  • adjective satellite offering little or no hope
    dim; black.
    • the future looked black
    • prospects were bleak
    • Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge
    • took a dim view of things
  • adjective satellite providing no shelter or sustenance
    barren; desolate; bare; stark.
    • bare rocky hills
    • barren lands
    • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
    • the desolate surface of the moon
    • a stark landscape

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marish

Low, wet ground; a marsh; a fen; a bog; a moor. Archaic Milton. Tennyson.

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fenland

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; marsh.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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water_of_hydration

  • noun the water present in hydrated compounds
    water of crystallization; water of crystallisation.

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morass

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    mire; quag; slack; quagmire.

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weightiness

  • noun the relative importance granted to something
    weight.
    • his opinion carries great weight
    • the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed
  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    heaviness.
    • the heaviness of lead

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tacky

  • adjective satellite (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • tacky varnish
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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hoggy

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drench

  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
  • verb force to drink

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gummy

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
  • adjective satellite covered with adhesive gum
    gummed.

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dampness

  • noun a slight wetness
    damp; moistness.

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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quaggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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mire

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    quag; morass; slack; quagmire.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    slop.
    • they waded through the slop

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paludose

Growing or living in marshy places; marshy.

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bilge

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water.
  • noun where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

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cloudburst

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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tackiness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; viscidity.
  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tat; cheapness; sleaze.

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pie

  • noun dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
  • noun a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
    Proto-Indo European.

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bilgy

  • adjective satellite smelling like bilge water

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squashy

  • adjective satellite like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    pulpy.
  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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slushy

  • adjective satellite being or resembling melting snow
    • slushy snow
    • deep slushy mud
  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; hokey; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

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miry

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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besprent

  • adjective satellite sprinkled over
    • glistening grass besprent with raindrops

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foggy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    groggy; logy; stuporous; dazed.
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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masonry

  • noun structure built of stone or brick by a mason
  • noun Freemasons collectively
    Freemasonry.

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marshy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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bleaching_earth

  • noun an adsorbent clay that will remove coloring from oils
    bleaching clay.

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than

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

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misty

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; hazy.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite wet with mist
    • the misty evening

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corpulent

  • adjective satellite excessively fat
    rotund; obese; weighty.
    • a weighty man

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soiled

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    dirty; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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wetness

  • noun the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    • he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

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viscous

  • adjective satellite having a relatively high resistance to flow
    syrupy.
  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid.

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water_of_crystallization

  • noun the water present in hydrated compounds
    water of hydration; water of crystallisation.

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ropy

  • adjective of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
    ropey.
  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropey; thready; stringy.

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to

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

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dew

  • noun water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air
    • in the morning the grass was wet with dew

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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h2o

  • 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
    water.

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air-dry

  • adjective satellite not giving off moisture on exposure to the air

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dank

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly cool and humid
    clammy.
    • a clammy handshake
    • clammy weather
    • a dank cellar
    • dank rain forests

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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marshscape

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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ropiness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; tackiness; viscidity.

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torrent

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout.
  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    violent stream.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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stickiness

  • noun the property of sticking to a surface

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mizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    drizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    drizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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withered

  • adjective satellite lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
    shriveled; wizen; wizened; shrivelled; shrunken.
    • the old woman's shriveled skin
    • he looked shriveled and ill
    • a shrunken old man
    • a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie
    • he did well despite his withered arm
    • a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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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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cattail

  • noun tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes

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guck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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obese

  • adjective satellite excessively fat
    rotund; corpulent; weighty.
    • a weighty man

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palustral

Of or pertaining to a bog or marsh; boggy. R.

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drippiness

  • noun the physical property of being soft and drippy
  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    sentimentality; soupiness; mushiness; mawkishness; sloppiness.

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uliginose

Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places. R. Woodward.

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non

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

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lechwe

  • noun tawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species
    Kobus leche.

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sticky

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
  • adjective satellite moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
    • felt sticky and chilly at the same time

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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pelter

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a thrower of missiles
    • the police were too busy to chase the pelters

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pastry

  • noun a dough of flour and water and shortening
    pastry dough.
  • noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter

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fen

  • noun 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    marshland; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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grind_to_a_halt

  • verb be unable to move further
    mire; bog down; get stuck.
    • The car bogged down in the sand

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showery

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    rainy.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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rainwater

  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rain.

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rainless

  • adjective satellite lacking rain
    • a rainless month
    • rainless skies

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rainy

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    showery.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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slough

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; sphacelus.
  • noun a hollow filled with mud

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dampish

  • adjective satellite slightly wet
    damp; moist.
    • clothes damp with perspiration
    • a moist breeze
    • eyes moist with tears

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soft_water

  • noun water that is not hard (does not contain mineral salts that interfere with the formation of lather with soap)

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    floaty.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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irrigate

  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water.
    • Water the fields
  • verb supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
    • irrigate the wound

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quagmire

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    mire; quag; morass; slack.

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everglades

  • noun a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife

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moist

  • adjective satellite slightly wet
    dampish; damp.
    • clothes damp with perspiration
    • a moist breeze
    • eyes moist with tears

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reeking

  • adjective satellite wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
    watery.
    • wiped his reeking neck
  • verb have an element suggestive (of something)
    smack; reek; smell.
    • his speeches smacked of racism
    • this passage smells of plagiarism

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clammy

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly cool and humid
    dank.
    • a clammy handshake
    • clammy weather
    • a dank cellar
    • dank rain forests

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pontine

Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples. Written also Pomptine.

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humidify

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; moisturize.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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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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soaker

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; pelter; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac.

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pastry_dough

  • noun a dough of flour and water and shortening
    pastry.

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watery

  • adjective satellite filled with water
    • watery soil
  • adjective satellite wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
    reeking.
    • wiped his reeking neck

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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marshland

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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mistiness

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; vapourousness; steaminess; haziness.

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okefenokee_swamp

  • noun a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia

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peat

  • noun partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried

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stringy

  • adjective satellite lean and sinewy
    wiry.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; unchewable; sinewy.

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overweight

  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; stoutness; adiposis.
  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; fleshy.

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submersible

  • noun an apparatus intended for use under water
  • noun a warship designed to operate under water
    submersible warship.

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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slippery

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

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wetter

  • noun a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
    surfactant; surface-active agent; wetting agent.
  • noun a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process

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weighed_down

  • adjective satellite full of; bearing great weight
    heavy.
    • trees heavy with fruit
    • vines weighed down with grapes
  • adjective satellite heavily burdened with work or cares
    bowed down; loaded down; overburdened.
    • bowed down with troubles
    • found himself loaded down with responsibilities
    • overburdened social workers
    • weighed down with cares

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rotund

  • adjective satellite spherical in shape
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    round; orotund; pear-shaped.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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adarce

A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy. Dana.

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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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torrential

  • adjective relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
    • torrential erosion
    • torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms
  • adjective satellite resembling a torrent in force and abundance
    • torrential applause
    • torrential abuse
    • the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant

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dried-up

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; shriveled; sere; shrivelled.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines
  • adjective satellite depleted of water
    • a dried-up water hole

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holy_water

  • noun water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification

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muggy

  • adjective satellite hot or warm and humid
    sticky; steamy.
    • muggy weather
    • the steamy tropics
    • sticky weather

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bedewed

  • adjective satellite wet with dew
    dewy.
  • verb cover with drops of dew or as with dew
    bedew.

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deluge

  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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hard_water

  • noun water that contains mineral salts (as calcium and magnesium ions) that limit the formation of lather with soap

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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waterspout

  • noun a tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; torrent.

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swale

  • noun a low area (especially a marshy area between ridges)

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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sloughy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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grind

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; dweeb; nerd; swot.
  • noun the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
    • a coarse grind of coffee

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dankness

  • noun unpleasant wetness
    clamminess.

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steaminess

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; mistiness; vapourousness; haziness.

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glueyness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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rain_shower

  • noun a brief period of precipitation
    shower.
    • the game was interrupted by a brief shower

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fresh

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

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mud_pie

  • noun a mass of mud that a child has molded into the shape of pie

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baked

  • adjective satellite dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    adust; parched; scorched; sunbaked.
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
  • verb cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    bake.
    • bake the potatoes

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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