medic (Also medics) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to medic


  • noun European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America
    boneset; Symphytum officinale.

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  • noun South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil
    Chile tarweed; Madia sativa; madia oil plant.

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Stapelia having succulent leafless toothed stems resembling cacti and large foul-smelling (often star-shaped) flowers
    stapelia; starfish flower.

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  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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  • noun European herb with yellow-green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums; reputed to be poisonous
    herb Paris.

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  • noun plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana
    Tiarella unifoliata; false mitrewort.
  • noun stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant
    foamflower; Tiarella cordifolia; false mitrewort; coolwart.

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

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  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally

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  • noun European dead nettle with white flowers
    Lamium album.

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  • noun tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
    giant willowherb; rosebay willowherb; Epilobium angustifolium; fireweed.

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  • noun a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil
    Hyssopus officinalis.
  • noun bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes

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  • noun Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
    trumpet flower; chalice vine; Solandra guttata.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers

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  • noun twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
    horse gram; Dolichos biflorus; poor man's pulse; Macrotyloma uniflorum.

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  • noun an annual horsemint of central and western United States and northern Mexico
    Monarda citriodora; horsemint.
  • noun mint with leaves having perfume like that of the bergamot orange
    Mentha citrata; eau de cologne mint; bergamot mint.

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  • noun annual herb having pinnatifid basal leaves and slender racemes of small white flowers followed by one-seeded winged silicles

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  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; hurt.
  • noun an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
    psychic trauma.

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  • noun trailing European evergreen with yellow flowers
    Lysimachia nemorum.

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  • noun stoloniferous herb of southwestern United States and Mexico having a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers with white bracts suggesting an anemone
    yerba mansa.

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  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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  • noun a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
  • noun any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    blazing star; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather.

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  • noun perennial erect herb with white flowers; circumboreal
    northern Jacob's ladder.

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  • noun an upright geranium having scalloped leaves with a broad color zone inside the margin and white or pink or red flowers
    bedding geranium; zonal pelargonium; Pelargonium hortorum.

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  • noun ill-smelling European herb with rugose leaves and whorls of dark purple flowers
    black archangel; stinking horehound; black horehound; fetid horehound.

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  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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  • noun tufted evergreen perennial having ciliate leaves and yellow corymbose flowers often spotted orange
    Saxifraga aizoides.

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  • noun North American stoloniferous perennial having white flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental
    Galium boreale; Northern bedstraw.

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  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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  • noun West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
    melagueta pepper; grains of paradise; Guinea pepper; Aframomum melegueta.

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  • noun erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover
    Trifolium pratense; purple clover.

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  • noun multi-stemmed North American annual having solitary axillary dark golden-yellow flowers resembling those of the foxglove; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia
    false foxglove; Aureolaria pedicularia.

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  • noun North American perennial propagated by means of runners
    lady's tobacco; Antennaria plantaginifolia.

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  • noun a climber having flowers that are the color of canaries
    canary creeper; Tropaeolum peregrinum; canarybird vine.

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  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Thomas Sydenham; English Hippocrates.

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  • noun tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
    common mullein; Aaron's rod; great mullein; torch; flannel mullein; Verbascum thapsus.

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  • noun young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
    velvet flower; tassel flower; Amaranthus caudatus.

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

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  • noun small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places
    sheep sorrel; sheep's sorrel.

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  • noun annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

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  • noun smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud
    Mertensia virginica; Virginia bluebell.

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  • noun any of several plants of the genus Trollius having globose yellow flowers

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  • noun a common garden geranium with lemon-scented foliage
    lemon geranium.

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  • noun canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
    Canna edulis; Canna indica; arrowroot; achira.

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  • noun tall herb with leafless white waxy stems and whitish starlike flowers; southwestern United States
    Asclepias albicans.

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  • noun erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States
    stone root; horse balm; richweed; stone-root; stoneroot; Collinsonia canadensis.
  • noun common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron
    fleabane; Erigeron canadensis; Conyza canadensis; Canadian fleabane.

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  • noun low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes

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  • noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
    June 21; summer solstice.

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  • noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
    Galax urceolata; wandflower; beetleweed; coltsfoot; galaxy.

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

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  • noun East Indian legume having hairy foliage and small yellow flowers followed by cylindrical pods; used especially in India for food and forage and as a soil conditioner; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
    moth bean; Vigna aconitifolia.

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  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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  • noun yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated
    auricula; Primula auricula.

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  • noun bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
    Vigna angularis; adzuki bean; adsuki bean.

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

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  • noun densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
    Psoralea esculenta; pomme de prairie; Indian breadroot; breadroot.

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  • noun eastern United States bush pea
    Thermopsis villosa.

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  • noun erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
    mung; Vigna radiata; mung bean; green gram; Phaseolus aureus.

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  • noun an American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts
    Anaphalis margaritacea; pearly everlasting.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America; grown for their spikes of woolly white flowers

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  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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  • noun tall herb of the Rocky Mountains having sticky leaves and an offensive smell
    skunk-weed; skunkweed.

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops

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  • noun annual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes
    jamberry; Physalis ixocarpa; tomatillo.
  • noun small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
    husk tomato; tomatillo.

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  • noun European yellow-flowered foxglove
    yellow foxglove; straw foxglove.

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  • noun southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
    Alpinia galanga.
  • noun European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
    galingale; Cyperus longus.

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  • noun an aromatic fleshy herb of India and Ceylon to South Africa; sometimes placed in genus Plectranthus
    Plectranthus amboinicus; country borage; Coleus aromaticus.

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  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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  • noun a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    Poinciana gilliesii; poinciana; Caesalpinia gilliesii.
  • noun ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird
    Strelitzia reginae.

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  • noun any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes

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  • noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
    herbaceous plant.
  • noun aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

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  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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  • noun any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia

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  • noun herb considered fatal to swine
    red goosefoot; sowbane.

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  • noun slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; used as ground cover
    barrenwort; Epimedium grandiflorum.

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  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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  • noun perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage
    sheep plant; vegetable sheep; Raoulia australis.

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  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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  • noun grown for its thickened edible aromatic root
    Apium graveolens rapaceum; root celery; celery root; knob celery; celeriac.

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  • noun malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feet
    titan arum; krubi.

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  • noun tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers
    cow parsnip; hogweed.

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  • noun any plant of the genus Stevia or the closely related genus Piqueria having glutinous foliage and white or purplish flowers; Central and South America
  • noun any plant of the genus Piqueria or the closely related genus Stevia

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  • noun a herbaceous plant of the genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, when inverted, resembles a helmet with its visor raised
  • noun any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
    helmet orchid.

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  • noun any of several plants of the genus Hydrophyllum

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  • noun weedy herb of the eastern United States to Texas having golden-yellow flowers; sometimes becomes invasive; sometimes placed in genus Senecio
    Senecio aureus; Packera aurea; golden ragwort.

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  • noun annual with deep yellow flowers smaller than the common garden nasturtium
    bush nasturtium.

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  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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  • noun a dentist specializing in the extraction of teeth

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

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  • adjective satellite having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination
    • a fully leafed tree
    • broad-leafed
    • four-leaved clover
  • verb go away from a place
    leave; go away; go forth.
    • At what time does your train leave?
    • She didn't leave until midnight
    • The ship leaves at midnight

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  • noun any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers

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  • noun a carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edges; western Australia
    Cephalotus follicularis.

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  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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  • noun erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
    mung; golden gram; mung bean; green gram; Phaseolus aureus.

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  • noun bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
    Chrysanthemum parthenium; feverfew.

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  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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  • noun a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
    soy; soya bean.
  • noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
    soya bean; Glycine max; soybean plant; soja bean; soya; soy; soja.

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  • noun Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
    Alpinia officinalis; lesser galangal.

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  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • 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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  • noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers
    butterfly weed; Indian paintbrush; chigger flower; tuber root; chiggerflower; Asclepias tuberosa; orange milkweed.

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  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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  • noun annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves

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  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
  • noun a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

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  • noun any of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk; some cultivated for their flowers
    ground cherry.
  • noun small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
    Mexican husk tomato; tomatillo.

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  • noun common aromatic garden perennial native to the western Mediterranean; used in seasonings and formerly as medicine
    Thymus vulgaris.

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  • noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes
    Nabalus serpentarius; Prenanthes serpentaria; lion's foot.

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  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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

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  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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  • noun large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots; sometimes placed in genus Musa
    Ensete ventricosum; Abyssinian banana; Musa ensete.

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  • noun perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Solenostemon
    Solenostemon blumei; Coleus blumei; Joseph's coat; Solenostemon scutellarioides.

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  • noun Eurasian mullein with showy purple or pink flowers
    Verbascum phoeniceum.

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  • noun evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina
    heartleaf; heart-leaf.

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  • noun viscid herb of arid or desert habitats of southwestern United States having pendulous yellow flowers
    California yellow bells; whispering bells; Emmanthe penduliflora.

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  • noun Europe
    wood strawberry; Fragaria vesca.

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  • noun any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover
    plantain lily.
  • noun any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day

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  • noun tall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green; northwestern United States; sometimes placed in genus Swertia
    Swertia speciosa; green gentian.

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  • noun similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States
    fuller's teasel.

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  • noun perennial erect herb with white flowers; circumboreal
    Polemonium boreale.

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  • noun Eurasian sage with blue flowers and foliage like verbena; naturalized in United States
    wild sage; Salvia verbenaca; wild clary.

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  • noun Asiatic plant cultivated for its swollen root crown and edible foliage
    spinach mustard; Brassica rapa perviridis; tendergreen.

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  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; auxiliary.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    • produced supplementary volumes

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

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

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  • noun any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution
    sundew plant; daily dew.

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  • noun any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
    prickly poppy; white thistle; argemone.

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  • noun fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America
    Satureja acinos; Acinos arvensis; basil balm; mother of thyme.

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  • noun common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
    Arisaema atrorubens; wake-robin; Arisaema triphyllum; Indian turnip.
  • noun common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum
    cuckoopint; Arum maculatum; lords-and-ladies.

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  • noun usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
  • noun unfermented or fermenting malt

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  • noun an ornamental ginger native to Pacific islands
    Alpinia purpurata.

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  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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Of or belonging to me; -- used always attributively; as, my body; my book; -- mine is used in the predicate; as, the book is mine. See Mine.

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  • noun European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
    sweet coltsfoot; Petasites fragrans.

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  • noun evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant
    aspidistra; Aspidistra elatio; bar-room plant.

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  • noun perennial herb of North America
    Monarda fistulosa; beebalm.
  • noun perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads
    Monarda didyma; beebalm; oswego tea; bergamot mint.

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  • noun any of various plants related to the common chickweed
    mouse-ear chickweed; clammy chickweed; mouse ear; chickweed.

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  • noun a common low-growing annual garden weed with small white flowers; cosmopolitan; so-called because it is eaten by chickens
    common chickweed.

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  • noun plantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative
    Spanish psyllium; Plantago psyllium; fleawort.

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  • noun low-growing perennial herb having leaves with whitish down and clusters of small white flowers
    cat's foot; Antennaria dioica; cat's feet.

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  • noun coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers
    feverroot; wild coffee; horse gentian; tinker's root.

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  • noun European goosefoot with strong-scented foliage; adventive in eastern North America
    Chenopodium vulvaria.

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  • noun evergreen shrub of southern European highlands having downy foliage and a succession of yellow flowers throughout the summer followed by curious snail-shaped pods
    Medicago arborea.

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  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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  • noun perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Solenostemon
    Coleus blumei; painted nettle; Joseph's coat; Solenostemon scutellarioides.

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  • noun common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring

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  • noun European herb with aromatic roots and leaves in a basal tuft and showy compound umbels of white to rosy flowers
    greater masterwort.

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  • noun Texas sage having intensely blue flowers
    blue sage; mealy sage.

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  • noun delicate evergreen dwarf herb of north temperate regions having a solitary white terminal flower; sometimes placed in genus Pyrola
    one-flowered pyrola; Pyrola uniflora; one-flowered wintergreen.

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  • noun fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America
    basil thyme; Satureja acinos; Acinos arvensis; basil balm.

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  • noun any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

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  • noun a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers
    hanging geranium; ivy-leaved geranium; ivy geranium.

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  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer

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  • noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes
    cankerweed; Nabalus alba; Prenanthes alba.

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  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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  • noun common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed
    Plantago major; cart-track plant; common plantain; white-man's foot; broad-leaved plantain.

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  • noun common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
    wake-robin; jack-in-the-pulpit; Arisaema triphyllum; Indian turnip.

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  • noun tall erect and very leafy perennial herb of eastern North America having dense spikes of blue flowers
    blue cardinal flower; great lobelia.

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  • noun European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America
    dyer's mignonette; Reseda luteola; weld.

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  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America
    tickweed; coreopsis; tick-weed.

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  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
    kingcup; buttercup; butterflower; goldcup; crowfoot.

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  • noun annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
    Ocimum basilicum; sweet basil.

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  • noun densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
    Psoralea esculenta; pomme de prairie; pomme blanche; breadroot.

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  • noun American sweet-scented herb
    Petasites sagitattus.
  • noun European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
    winter heliotrope; Petasites fragrans.

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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Mesmer; Franz Anton Mesmer.

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

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  • noun Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
    coriander; Chinese parsley; cilantro; Coriandrum sativum.

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  • noun small European herb with small yellow flowers
    Arnoseris minima; dwarf nipplewort.

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  • noun any of various plants of the genus Erodium

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  • noun erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
    rocket; Eruca vesicaria sativa; arugula; Eruca sativa; rocket salad; garden rocket.

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  • noun perennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
    Phaseolus caracalla; snail bean; snail-flower; corkscrew flower; snail flower; Vigna caracalla.

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  • noun United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea

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  • noun ubiquitous European annual weed with white flowers and finely divided leaves naturalized and sometimes cultivated in eastern North America; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
    scentless mayweed; scentless camomile; scentless hayweed; Matricaria inodorum; scentless false camomile; Tripleurospermum inodorum.
  • noun European white-flowered weed naturalized in North America
    Anthemis arvensis; field chamomile; corn chamomile.

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  • noun any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

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  • noun any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium having small greenish flowers

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  • noun similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States
    Dipsacus sativus.

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  • noun garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers
    Celosia cristata; common cockscomb; Celosia argentea cristata.
  • noun a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

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  • noun European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb
    allgood; Chenopodium bonus-henricus; wild spinach; fat hen.

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  • noun garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers
    lyre-flower; Dicentra spectabilis; lyreflower.
  • noun someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged

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  • noun ubiquitous European annual weed with white flowers and finely divided leaves naturalized and sometimes cultivated in eastern North America; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
    scentless mayweed; scentless camomile; scentless hayweed; Matricaria inodorum; corn mayweed; Tripleurospermum inodorum.

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  • noun North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic
    Lobelia inflata; Indian tobacco.
  • noun annual or perennial herbs with inflated seed pods; some placed in genus Lesquerella

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  • noun low-growing strongly aromatic perennial herb of southern Europe to Great Britain; naturalized in United States
    Calamintha nepeta; field balm; lesser calamint; Satureja calamintha glandulosa; Calamintha nepeta glantulosa.

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  • noun any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
  • noun a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)

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  • noun tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax
    Boehmeria nivea; China grass; ramie; Chinese silk plant.

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  • noun a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
    epinephrin; adrenaline; Adrenalin.

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  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
    reaping hook; reap hook.

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  • noun venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw

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  • noun an aromatic fleshy herb of India and Ceylon to South Africa; sometimes placed in genus Plectranthus
    Coleus amboinicus; Plectranthus amboinicus; country borage.

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  • noun erect perennial subshrub having pink or white flowers and leathery leaves with a flavor of thyme; southern Europe
    Satureja montana; Satureia montana.
  • noun resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
    winter savoury.

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  • noun miterwort of northeastern North America usually with two opposite leaves on erect flowering stems that terminate in erect racemes of white flowers
    fairy cup.

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  • noun erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover
    purple clover; red clover.

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  • noun wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
    Asarum shuttleworthii; heart-leaf.
  • noun evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina
    Asarum virginicum; heart-leaf.

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  • noun frequently considered a weed; Europe and Asia
    yellow loosestrife; garden loosestrife.

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  • noun a dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth

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  • noun wild strawberry of western United States and South America; source of many varieties of cultivated strawberries
    Fragaria chiloensis; beach strawberry.

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  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician

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  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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  • noun any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
  • noun dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
    Micromeria juliana.

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  • noun cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
    gramineous plant.

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  • noun spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus
    giant buttercup.

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  • noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
    Kingdom of Spain; Espana.

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  • noun North American stoloniferous perennial having white flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental
    Northern snow bedstraw; Northern bedstraw.

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  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    flossy; downlike; fluffy.
  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    pubescent; puberulent; sericeous.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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  • noun annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
    cleavers; spring cleavers; clivers; catchweed; goose grass.

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  • noun European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leaves
    Isatis tinctoria.

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  • noun any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
  • noun large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
    genus Viola.

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  • noun yellow-flowered European plant that grows on old walls and in waste places; an adventive weed in North America
    wall rocket; Diplotaxis muralis.

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  • noun small often mat-forming alpine plant having small starlike white flowers; Europe
    Saxifraga stellaris; star saxifrage.

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  • noun any of various Old World herbs of the genus Anchusa having one-sided clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers

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  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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  • noun something causing misery or death
    nemesis; curse; scourge.
    • the bane of my life

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  • adjective satellite having or showing markings that resemble veins
    venose; veinlike.
  • verb make a veinlike pattern

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  • noun young sheep
  • noun English essayist (1775-1834)
    Charles Lamb; Elia.

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  • noun evergreen of eastern North America with leathery leaves and numerous white flowers
    Pyrola americana; false wintergreen.

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  • noun cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
    shall-flower; shellflower; Alpinia Zerumbet; Alpinia speciosa; shell ginger.

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  • noun perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
    scorzonera; viper's grass; black salsify.

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

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  • noun any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems; fruit is a dehiscent oblong or linear silique

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  • noun much-branched North American herb with an odor like fennel
    anise hyssop.

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

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  • noun coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root
    horseradish; horse radish; red cole.

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

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  • adjective satellite surrounded as with a border or fringe; sometimes used in combination
    • a large suburban community...fringed by an industrial area
    • a grass-fringed stream
  • verb adorn with a fringe
    • The weaver fringed the scarf

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  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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  • noun any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of wolves

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  • noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes
    gall of the earth; Prenanthes serpentaria; lion's foot.

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  • noun the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
  • noun a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
    ventilating system; ventilation system.
    • she was continually adjusting the ventilation

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  • noun any of several plants of the genus Hepatica having three-lobed leaves and white or pinkish flowers in early spring; of moist and mossy subalpine woodland areas of north temperate regions

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  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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  • noun widely cultivated for its fragrant grey-green leaves used in cooking and in perfumery
    Rosmarinus officinalis.
  • noun extremely pungent leaves used fresh or dried as seasoning for especially meats

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  • noun annual weed of Europe and North America having a rosette of basal leaves and tiny flowers followed by oblong seed capsules
    whitlow grass; Draba verna; shad-flower.

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  • noun any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass
  • noun prickly bushy Eurasian plant; a troublesome weed in central and western United States
    Russian tumbleweed; Russian thistle; Russian cactus; Salsola kali tenuifolia.

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  • noun a plant of the genus Balsamorhiza having downy leaves in a basal rosette and yellow flowers and long balsam-scented taproots

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  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine

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  • noun small Indian lettuce of northern regions
    water chickweed; blinking chickweed; blinks.

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  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries a