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proletarian

  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    worker; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!
  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat

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earthbound

  • adjective satellite confined to the earth
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; prosy.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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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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aristocratic

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; blue-blooded; patrician; gentle; aristocratical.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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under

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

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regal

  • adjective satellite belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
    majestic; purple; royal; imperial.
    • golden age of imperial splendor
    • purple tyrant
    • regal attire
    • treated with royal acclaim
    • the royal carriage of a stag's head

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analogous

  • adjective satellite similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    correspondent.
    • brains and computers are often considered analogous
    • salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar
  • adjective corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
    • the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous

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materialist

  • noun someone with great regard for material possessions
  • noun someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

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blase

  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    worldly.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
  • adjective satellite uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    bored.
    • his blase indifference
    • a petulant blase air
    • the bored gaze of the successful film star

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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materialism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    philistinism.
  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
    physicalism.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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deficient

  • adjective satellite inadequate in amount or degree
    wanting; lacking.
    • a deficient education
    • deficient in common sense
    • lacking in stamina
    • tested and found wanting
  • adjective of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
    insufficient.
    • insufficient funds

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economize

  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    conserve; husband; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit
  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    save; economise.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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dandyish

  • adjective satellite affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
    foppish; dandified.

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small

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

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svelte

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; polished; urbane.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters
  • adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lissome; lithesome; sylphlike; lissom; slender; lithe; supple.

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ninetieth

  • noun position 90 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of ninety in counting order
    90th.

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blue-blooded

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; patrician; gentle; aristocratic; aristocratical.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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titled

  • adjective satellite belonging to the peerage
    highborn; coroneted.
    • the princess and her coroneted companions
    • the titled classes
  • verb give a title to
    entitle; title.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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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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blue

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

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low_status

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    lowliness; lowness.

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desirous

  • adjective having or expressing desire for something
    wishful.
    • desirous of high office
    • desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem

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queenly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen
    queenlike.
    • queenly propriety
    • clad in her queenly raiment
    • Rosetti's queenly portraits of women

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eminent

  • adjective satellite standing above others in quality or position
    high.
    • people in high places
    • the high priest
    • eminent members of the community
  • adjective satellite of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    towering; soaring; lofty.
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs

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lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

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thousandth

  • noun position 1,000 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in a thousand equal parts
    one-thousandth.

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fifteenth

  • noun position 15 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position
    15th.

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kugel

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sophisticate

  • noun a worldly-wise person
    man of the world.
  • verb make less natural or innocent
    • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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worldliness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
    • he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him

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sacrilegious

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

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upper-middle-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the upper part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society

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seventeenth

  • noun position 17 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the sixteenth in position
    17th.

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superordinate

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superior; higher-up.
  • noun a word that is more generic than a given word
    hypernym; superordinate word.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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hypermaterialistic

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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controlling

  • adjective satellite able to control or determine policy
    • a controlling interest in the firm
  • verb exercise authoritative control or power over
    control; command.
    • control the budget
    • Command the military forces

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high_ground

  • noun a position of superiority over opponents or competitors

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highborn

  • adjective satellite belonging to the peerage
    coroneted; titled.
    • the princess and her coroneted companions
    • the titled classes

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profaneness

  • noun an attitude of irreverence or contempt for a divinity
  • noun unholiness by virtue of being profane
    unsanctification.

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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foppish

  • adjective satellite affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
    dandyish; dandified.

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privy

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; earth-closet; jakes.

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high-class

  • adjective satellite pretentiously elegant
    high-toned.
    • a high-toned restaurant

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holy_order

  • noun (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    Order.
    • theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order
  • noun the sacrament of ordination

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lower-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    low-class.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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priestlike

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood
    priestly.
    • priestly dedication to the people of his parish

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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aristocratical

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; blue-blooded; patrician; gentle; aristocratic.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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toehold

  • noun a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
    • American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks
    • his father gave him a toehold in the oil business
  • noun a small foothold used in climbing

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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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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irreverent

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

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intelligent

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

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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trinketize

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paramount

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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property-owning

  • adjective satellite owning land or securities as a principal source of revenue
    propertied.

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sophistication

  • noun uplifting enlightenment
    edification.
  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophistry; sophism.

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retirement

  • noun the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
  • noun withdrawal from your position or occupation

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unsung

  • adjective satellite not famous or acclaimed
    unknown; obscure.
    • an obscure family
    • unsung heroes of the war
  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unvalued.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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eighth

  • noun position eight in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in eight equal parts
    one-eighth.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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priestly

  • adjective associated with the priesthood or priests
    hieratical; sacerdotal; hieratic.
    • priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
    • hieratic gestures
  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood
    priestlike.
    • priestly dedication to the people of his parish

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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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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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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first

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

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materialistic

  • adjective satellite marked by materialism
    mercenary; worldly-minded.
  • adjective satellite conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
    bourgeois; conservative.
    • a bourgeois mentality

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consumeristic

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preponderating

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb weigh more heavily
    outweigh; overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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kinglike

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kingly.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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left-handedness

  • noun the status of being born of a morganatic marriage
  • noun preference for using the left hand
    sinistrality.

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soigne

  • adjective satellite polished and well-groomed; showing sophisticated elegance
    soignee.

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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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thirtieth

  • noun position 30 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the twenty-ninth in position
    30th.

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superior

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

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wishful

  • adjective having or expressing desire for something
    desirous.
    • desirous of high office
    • desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    aspirant; aspiring.

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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upper-class

  • adjective occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society

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mundaneness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    worldliness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    ordinariness; mundanity.

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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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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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widely

  • adverb to a great degree
    • her work is widely known
  • adverb to or over a great extent or range; far
    wide.
    • wandered wide through many lands
    • he traveled widely

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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jap

  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Nip.

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unrefined

  • adjective not refined or processed
    unprocessed; crude.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
    • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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high_profile

  • noun a position attracting much attention and publicity

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illegitimacy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    bastardy; bar sinister.
  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

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crass

  • adjective satellite (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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twelfth

  • noun position 12 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in twelve equal parts
    duodecimal; twelfth part; one-twelfth.

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exquisite

  • adjective satellite intense or sharp
    keen.
    • suffered exquisite pain
    • felt exquisite pleasure
  • adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
    recherche.

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thirteenth

  • noun position 13 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the twelfth in position
    13th.

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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up_on

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    au courant; abreast; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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tenth

  • noun a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
    ten percent; tenth part; one-tenth.
  • noun position ten in a countable series of things

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ascendent

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

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unknown

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

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urbane

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; svelte; polished.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

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laic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
    secular; lay.
    • set his collar in laic rather than clerical position
    • the lay ministry

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lower-middle-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society

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ascendant

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

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associate

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

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social_rank

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social station; social status.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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seventh

  • noun position seven in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in seven equal parts
    one-seventh.

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billionth

  • noun position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in a billion equal parts
    one-billionth.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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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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enlightened

  • noun people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    initiate.
    • it is very familiar to the initiate
  • verb make understand
    edify; enlighten.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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coroneted

  • adjective satellite belonging to the peerage
    highborn; titled.
    • the princess and her coroneted companions
    • the titled classes

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mortal

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

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de_luxe

  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; deluxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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predominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    tower; loom; hulk.
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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worldly-wise

  • adjective satellite experienced in and wise to the ways of the world

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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wage-earning

  • adjective satellite working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    working-class.
    • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor
  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; working-class; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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rank

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

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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eleventh

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

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dominating

  • adjective satellite most powerful or important or influential
    ascendent; ascendant.
    • the economically ascendant class
    • D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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own

  • verb have ownership or possession of
    have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?
  • adjective satellite belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive
    ain.
    • for your own use
    • do your own thing
    • she makes her own clothes
    • `ain' is Scottish

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bar_sinister

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bastardy.
  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bend sinister.

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leading

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

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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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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master

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

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monarchal

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
    monarchical.
    • monarchical gestures
    • monarchal pomp
  • adjective satellite ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    monarchical; monarchic.
    • monarchal government
    • monarchical systems

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bobo

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sixteenth

  • noun position 16 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in sixteen equal parts
    sixteenth part; one-sixteenth.

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unmaterialistic

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non-u

  • adjective satellite not characteristic of the upper classes especially in language use

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propertyless

  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    working-class; wage-earning; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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worldly-minded

  • adjective satellite marked by materialism
    mercenary; materialistic.

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sublunary

  • adjective situated between the earth and the moon
    cislunar; sublunar.
  • adjective satellite of this earth
    terrestrial; sublunar.
    • transcendental motives for sublunary actions
    • fleeting sublunary pleasures
    • the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball

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prestigious

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • adjective satellite exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige
    • a prestigious professor at a prestigious university

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fourteenth

  • noun position 14 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the thirteenth in position
    14th.

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well-read

  • adjective satellite well informed or deeply versed through reading
    • respect for a well-read man
    • well-read in medieval history
  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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carnalize

  • verb represent materialistically, as in a painting or a sculpture
    sensualize.
  • verb ascribe to an origin in sensation
    sensualize.

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disenchanted

  • adjective freed from enchantment
  • verb free from enchantment
    disillusion; disenchant.

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efficient

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

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latter

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

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bagel

  • noun (Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
    beigel.

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subject

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

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noblesse

  • noun the state of being of noble birth
    nobility.
  • noun members of the nobility (especially of the French nobility)

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gradatory

  • adjective satellite taking place by degrees
    graduated; gradational.

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fortieth

  • noun position 40 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of forty in counting order
    40th.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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face

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

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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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nineteenth

  • noun position 19 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the eighteenth in position
    19th.

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ordination

  • noun the status of being ordained to a sacred office
  • noun logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
    ordering; order.
    • we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

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nobility

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    aristocracy.
  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; grandeur; magnanimousness.

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economise

  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    economize; save.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; husband.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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soignee

  • adjective satellite polished and well-groomed; showing sophisticated elegance
    soigne.

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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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gradational

  • adjective satellite taking place by degrees
    graduated; gradatory.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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abreast

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news
  • adverb alongside each other, facing in the same direction

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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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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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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distributed

  • adjective spread out or scattered about or divided up
  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks

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wise_to

  • adjective satellite evidencing the possession of inside information
    knowing; wise.

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blue-collar

  • adjective of or designating manual industrial work or workers
  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; working-class; wage-earning.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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hip

  • noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  • noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    pelvis; pelvic girdle; pelvic arch.

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ranking

  • noun position on a scale in relation to others in a sport
  • verb take or have a position relative to others
    rank.
    • This painting ranks among the best in the Western World

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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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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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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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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nonaged

  • adjective not of legal age
    underage; minor.
    • minor children

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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middle-class

  • adjective occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

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obscure

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

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husband

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; hubby.
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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fait

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upper-lower-class

  • adjective satellite occupying the upper part of the lower class

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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eighteenth

  • noun position 18 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the seventeenth in position
    18th.

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individual

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

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babylon

  • noun the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia

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concern

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

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literate

  • noun a person who can read and write
    literate person.
  • adjective able to read and write

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seventieth

  • noun position 70 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of seventy in counting order
    70th.

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knowing

  • noun a clear and certain mental apprehension
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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classless

  • adjective satellite favoring social equality
    egalitarian.
    • a classless society

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terms

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    footing.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    price; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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hundredth

  • noun position 100 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in a hundred equal parts
    one-hundredth; one percent.

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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babbitt

  • noun an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction
    Babbitt metal.
  • verb line with a Babbitt metal

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nationality

  • noun people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
    • immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out
    • such images define their sense of nationality
  • noun the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

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recherche

  • adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
    exquisite.

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disabused

  • adjective satellite freed of a mistaken or misguided notion
    undeceived.
    • some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth
  • verb free somebody (from an erroneous belief)
    disabuse.

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last

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

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equal

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

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terrene

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrestrial.
  • adjective satellite belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"
    mundane.
    • not a fairy palace
    • so terrene a being as himself

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twentieth

  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the nineteenth in position
    20th.

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undeceived

  • adjective satellite freed of a mistaken or misguided notion
    disabused.
    • some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth
  • verb free from deception or illusion
    undeceive.

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possessive

  • noun the case expressing ownership
    genitive; possessive case; genitive case.
  • adjective serving to express or indicate possession
    genitive.
    • possessive pronouns
    • the genitive endings

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wellborn

  • adjective satellite of good or upper-class lineage
    • a rich and wellborn husband

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lowly

  • adjective satellite low or inferior in station or quality
    small; modest; humble; low.
    • a humble cottage
    • a lowly parish priest
    • a modest man of the people
    • small beginnings
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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majestic

  • adjective satellite majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
    olympian.
    • his majestic presence
    • olympian detachment
    • olympian beauty and serene composure
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; proud; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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underage

  • adjective not of legal age
    nonaged; minor.
    • minor children
  • adjective satellite dependent by virtue of youth

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informed

  • adjective having much knowledge or education
    • an informed public
    • informed opinion
    • the informed customer
  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    inform.
    • I informed him of his rights

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fiftieth

  • noun position 50 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of fifty in counting order
    50th.

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high-toned

  • adjective satellite pretentiously elegant
    high-class.
    • a high-toned restaurant

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educated

  • adjective possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  • verb give an education to
    educate.
    • We must educate our youngsters better

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honorary

  • adjective satellite given as an honor without the normal duties
    • an honorary degree

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millionth

  • noun position 1,000,000 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in a million equal parts
    one-millionth.

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earthborn

  • adjective satellite of earthly origin (as mortals are)
    • earthborn existence
  • adjective satellite springing from or born on the earth
    • earthborn beings

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former

  • noun the first of two or the first mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); I prefer the former version to the latter one"
    • the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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philistinism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    materialism.

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neat

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

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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preponderant

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    overriding; paramount; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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preeminent

  • adjective satellite greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
    leading.
    • our greatest statesmen
    • the country's leading poet
    • a preeminent archeologist

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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conserve

  • noun fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
    preserve; preserves; conserves.
  • verb keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change
    • Energy is conserved in this process

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par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    • a par-5 hole
    • par for this course is 72
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; equality.
    • on a par with the best

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blasphemous

  • adjective satellite grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
    sacrilegious; profane.
    • blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
    • profane utterances against the Church
    • it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on
  • adjective satellite characterized by profanity or cursing
    blue; profane.
    • foul-mouthed and blasphemous
    • blue language
    • profane words

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kingly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kinglike.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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esteemed

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    prestigious; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb regard highly; think much of
    respect; prise; esteem; value; prize.
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity

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impious

  • adjective lacking piety or reverence for a god
  • adjective satellite lacking due respect or dutifulness
    undutiful.
    • impious toward one's parents
    • an undutiful son

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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patrician

  • noun a person of refined upbringing and manners
  • noun a member of the aristocracy
    aristocrat; blue blood.

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retrenchment

  • noun entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense
  • noun the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    downsizing; curtailment.

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order

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

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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economy_of_scale

  • noun the saving in cost of production that is due to mass production

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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correspondent

  • noun someone who communicates by means of letters
    letter writer.
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; pressman; newspaperwoman.

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precedential

  • adjective satellite having precedence (especially because of longer service)
    • precedential treatment for senior members of the firm

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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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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command

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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sixtieth

  • noun position 60 in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in sixty equal parts
    one-sixtieth.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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tweedy

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns
  • adjective satellite (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy

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knowledgeable

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; lettered; well-read; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience
  • adjective satellite alert and fully informed
    knowing.
    • a knowing collector of rare books
    • surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on

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ninth

  • noun position nine in a countable series of things
    • going into the ninth they were a run ahead
  • noun one part in nine equal parts
    one-ninth.

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low-level

  • adjective satellite not intense
    • low-level radiation
  • adjective lower in rank or importance
    subordinate.

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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adjunct

  • noun something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • noun a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

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queenlike

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen
    queenly.
    • queenly propriety
    • clad in her queenly raiment
    • Rosetti's queenly portraits of women

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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nonmaterialistic

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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save

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

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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au_courant

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; abreast; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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bastardy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bar sinister.

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prominent

  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child
  • adjective satellite conspicuous in position or importance
    large; big.
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen

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dignity

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    self-respect; self-regard; self-worth.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure
  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    lordliness; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity

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overriding

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; paramount; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb rule against
    override; overturn; overrule; reverse; overthrow.
    • The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill

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disillusioned

  • adjective satellite freed from illusion
  • verb free from enchantment
    disillusion; disenchant.

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substandard

  • adjective satellite falling short of some prescribed norm
    deficient; inferior.
    • substandard housing

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working-class

  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    propertyless; wage-earning; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw
  • adjective satellite working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    wage-earning.
    • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor

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honored

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; prestigious.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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election

  • noun a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    • the results of the election will be announced tonight
  • noun the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
    • her election of medicine as a profession

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materialistically

  • adverb in a materialistic manner
    • one should not approach life materialistically

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trendy

  • adjective satellite in accord with the latest fad
    voguish.
    • trendy ideas
    • trendy clothes
    • voguish terminology

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hip_to

  • adjective satellite informed about the latest trends
    hip; hep.

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luxe

  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    deluxe; de luxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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princely

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite having the rank of or befitting a prince
    • a princely bearing
    • princely manner

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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footing

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    terms.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; basis.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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conservative

  • noun a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    conservativist.
  • noun a member of a Conservative Party

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high_status

  • noun a position of superior status

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social_status

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social rank; social station.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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economical

  • adjective satellite using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness
    economic.
    • an economic use of home heating oil
    • a modern economical heating system
    • an economical use of her time
  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economic.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life

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standing

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

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posh

  • adjective satellite elegant and fashionable
    swish; classy.
    • classy clothes
    • a classy dame
    • a posh restaurant
    • a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child

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sixth

  • noun position six in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in six equal parts
    one-sixth.

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propertied

  • adjective satellite owning land or securities as a principal source of revenue
    property-owning.

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conversant

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
    familiar.
    • conversant with business trends
    • familiar with the complex machinery
    • he was familiar with those roads

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leadership

  • noun the activity of leading
    leading.
    • his leadership inspired the team
  • noun the body of people who lead a group
    leaders.
    • the national leadership adopted his plan

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graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

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well-informed

  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    intelligent.
    • well-informed readers

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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consumerism

  • noun the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically beneficial
  • noun a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers

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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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monarchical

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
    monarchal.
    • monarchical gestures
    • monarchal pomp
  • adjective satellite ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    monarchic; monarchal.
    • monarchal government
    • monarchical systems

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sinister

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; threatening; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    dark; black.
    • black deeds
    • a black lie
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    • Darth Vader of the dark side
    • a dark purpose
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy

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earthlike

  • adjective satellite earth colored; of something having a color of soil or earth
    • a range of earthlike colors
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of earth
    • earthlike atmosphere

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eightieth

  • noun position 80 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of eighty in counting order
    80th.

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polished

  • adjective perfected or made shiny and smooth
    • his polished prose
    • in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes
    • freshly polished silver
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth; smoothen.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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social_station

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social rank; social status.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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low-class

  • adjective occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    lower-class.

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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sublunar

  • adjective situated between the earth and the moon
    cislunar; sublunary.
  • adjective satellite of this earth
    terrestrial; sublunary.
    • transcendental motives for sublunary actions
    • fleeting sublunary pleasures
    • the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball

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hep

  • adjective satellite informed about the latest trends
    hip; hip to.

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egalitarian

  • noun a person who believes in the equality of all people
    equalitarian.
  • adjective satellite favoring social equality
    classless.
    • a classless society

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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imperial

  • noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
    imperial beard.
  • noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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worldly_concern

  • noun the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    world; earthly concern; earth.
    • they consider the church to be independent of the world

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mundane

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite concerned with the world or worldly matters
    terrestrial.
    • mundane affairs
    • he developed an immense terrestrial practicality

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cosmopolitan

  • noun a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    cosmopolite.
  • adjective growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    widely distributed.
    • a cosmopolitan herb
    • cosmopolitan in distribution

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sophisticated

  • adjective having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
    • sophisticated young socialites
    • a sophisticated audience
    • a sophisticated lifestyle
    • a sophisticated book
  • verb make less natural or innocent
    sophisticate.
    • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

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subsidiary

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; foot soldier.
  • noun a company that is completely controlled by another company
    subsidiary company.

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toned

  • adjective satellite having or characterized or distinguished by tone or a specific tone; often used in combination
    • full-toned
    • shrill-toned
    • deep-toned
  • verb utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    chant; tone; intone.
    • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again

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lowness

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowliness.
  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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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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earthly_concern

  • noun the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    world; worldly concern; earth.
    • they consider the church to be independent of the world

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supreme

  • adjective satellite final or last in your life or progress
    • the supreme sacrifice
    • the supreme judgment
  • adjective satellite greatest in status or authority or power
    sovereign.
    • a supreme tribunal

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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au

  • noun a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
    atomic number 79; gold.
  • noun a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)
    Astronomical Unit.

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pedestal

  • noun a support or foundation
    base; stand.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)
    • they put him on a pedestal

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dandified

  • adjective satellite affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
    foppish; dandyish.
  • verb dress like a dandy
    dandify.

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superdupervenience

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courant

(Her.) Represented as running; -- said of a beast borne in a coat of arms.

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authoritative

  • adjective satellite having authority or ascendancy or influence
    important.
    • an important official
    • the captain's authoritative manner
  • adjective satellite of recognized authority or excellence
    definitive; classical; classic.
    • the definitive work on Greece
    • classical methods of navigation

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au_fait

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; abreast.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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predominant

  • adjective satellite most frequent or common
    rife; dominant; prevalent; prevailing.
    • prevailing winds
  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; preponderating; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

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star

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

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widely_distributed

  • adjective growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    cosmopolitan.
    • a cosmopolitan herb
    • cosmopolitan in distribution

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tasteful

  • adjective having or showing or conforming to good taste
  • adjective satellite free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
    refined; neat.
    • a neat style
    • a neat set of rules
    • she hated to have her neat plans upset

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important

  • adjective of great significance or value
    of import.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day
  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    significant.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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earthly

  • adjective of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
    • earthly beings
    • believed that our earthly life is all that matters
    • earthly love
    • our earthly home

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senior

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

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mercenary

  • noun a person hired to fight for another country than their own
    soldier of fortune.
  • adjective satellite marked by materialism
    worldly-minded; materialistic.

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deluxe

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; de luxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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caste

  • noun social status or position conferred by a system based on class
    • lose caste by doing work beneath one's station
  • noun (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity

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