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ciao

  • noun an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
    aloha.

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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yellow

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

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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four

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

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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covered_bridge

  • noun a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides

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plaudits

  • noun enthusiastic approval
    acclamation; eclat; acclaim; plaudit.
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
  • noun enthusiastic approval
    acclamation; eclat; acclaim; plaudit.
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

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cantilever_bridge

  • noun bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle

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straight_arch

  • noun an arch with mutually supporting voussoirs that has a straight horizontal extrados and intrados
    flat arch.

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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regrets

  • noun a polite refusal of an invitation
    declination.
  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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cenotaph

  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    empty tomb.

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read-out

  • noun the output of a computer in readable form
    readout.
  • noun the information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
    readout.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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clock_up

  • verb record a distance travelled; on planes and cars
    log up.

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special

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

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school

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

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ring_up

  • verb to perform and record a sale on a cash register
    • Sally rang up Eve's purchase of tomatoes

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ovation

  • noun enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
    standing ovation.

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cd_burner

  • noun recording equipment for making compact disks
    compact-disk burner.

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solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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nursery

  • noun a child's room for a baby
    baby's room.
  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; greenhouse.

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stele

  • noun the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant
  • noun an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
    stela.

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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skeen_arch

  • noun an arch whose height is less than half its width
    skene arch; scheme arch; diminished arch.

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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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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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commemorating

  • adjective intended as a commemoration
    commemorative.
    • a commemorative plaque
  • verb mark by some ceremony or observation
    commemorate; mark.
    • The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade

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orchestra

  • noun a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • noun seating on the main floor in a theater

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toll

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

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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herm

  • noun a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost

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pontoon

  • noun (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
  • noun a float supporting a seaplane

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dining_area

  • noun an area arranged for dining
    • they put up tents for the dining area

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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line_of_defence

  • noun any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
    line of defense.
    • police are the major line of defense against crime
  • noun defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack
    line of defense.

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dorm

  • noun a college or university building containing living quarters for students
    dormitory; residence hall; hall; student residence.

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mummery

  • noun meaningless ceremonies and flattery
    flummery.

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dry

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

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rowlock

  • noun a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    pin; oarlock; thole; peg; tholepin.

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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ridicule

  • noun language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    derision.

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credit

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

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verbal_description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    description.

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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working_papers

  • noun records kept of activities involved in carrying out a project
    • the auditor was required to produce his working papers
  • noun a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
    work papers; work permit.

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cobblers

  • noun nonsense
    • I think that is a load of cobblers
  • noun a man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang: cobbler's awl rhymes with ball)

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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house_of_cards

  • noun a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
    bubble.
    • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
    • a real estate bubble
  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardhouse; cardcastle; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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recording_machine

  • noun equipment for making records
    recorder; recording equipment.

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cardhouse

  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardcastle; house of cards; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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army

  • 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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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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shed

  • noun an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  • verb get rid of
    shake off; throw away; throw off; drop; cast off; cast; throw.
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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memoranda

  • noun a written proposal or reminder
    memo; memorandum.
  • noun a written proposal or reminder
    memo; memorandum.

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type

  • 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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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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buncombe

  • noun unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
    hogwash; bunk; guff; bunkum; rot.

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expose

  • noun the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    unmasking.
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine

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adverse_opinion

  • noun an opinion concerning financial statements (usually based on an audit by a CPA) that the statements as a whole do not present results fairly or are not in conformity with the generally accepted accounting practices of the United States

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widow's_walk

  • noun a lookout atop a coastal house

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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springer

  • noun the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
    impost.
  • noun a cow about to give birth
    springing cow.

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hutch

  • noun a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
  • noun small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    hut; shack; hovel; shanty.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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brattice

  • noun a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • verb supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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secret_approval

  • noun (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing
    connivance; tacit consent.

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superstructure

  • noun structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

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rim

  • noun the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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standing_committee

  • noun a permanent committee

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bristle-pointed

  • adjective satellite pointed like bristles

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charge_sheet

  • noun the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
    rap sheet; police blotter; day book; blotter.

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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diminished

  • adjective satellite impaired by diminution
    vitiated; lessened; weakened.
  • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
    diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
    • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
    • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
    • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
    • his voice fell to a whisper

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paparazzo

  • noun a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities trying to take candid photographs of them to sell to newspapers or magazines

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disparagement

  • noun a communication that belittles somebody or something
    depreciation; derogation.
  • noun the act of speaking contemptuously of
    dispraise.

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written_record

  • noun a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
    written account.

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counseling

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    guidance; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • 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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scrivener

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

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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nuts

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
    nut.

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machine

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

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hot

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

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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registrar

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

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jabberwocky

  • noun nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)

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gaming

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    gambling; play.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb place a bet on
    stake; bet on; back; gage; game; punt.
    • Which horse are you backing?
    • I'm betting on the new horse

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description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    verbal description.
  • noun the act of describing something

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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family_circle

  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; peanut gallery; second balcony.

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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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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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domed

  • adjective satellite having a hemispherical vault or dome
    vaulted.

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type

  • 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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stronghold

  • noun a strongly fortified defensive structure
    fastness.

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pyramidical

  • adjective satellite resembling a pyramid
    pyramidal; pyramidic.

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historical_paper

  • noun writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
    historical record; historical document.

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baggage

  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
    luggage.
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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fal_la

  • noun meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
    fa la.

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jungle

  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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prognostication

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prediction; foretelling.

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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wind

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

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office

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

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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telecom

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecommunication.

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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fa_la

  • noun meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
    fal la.

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moving-picture_show

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; motion-picture show; film; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location

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etymologizing

  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; derivation.
  • verb give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
    etymologise; etymologize.
    • The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly
    • Although he is not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing

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bon_mot

  • noun a clever remark
    mot.

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surmisal

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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production

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

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bristle

  • noun a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  • noun a stiff hair

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microfilm

  • noun film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material
  • verb record on microfilm

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commemorate

  • verb mark by some ceremony or observation
    mark.
    • The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade
  • verb call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
    remember.
    • We remembered the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz
    • Remember the dead of the First World War

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memorialize

  • verb address in a memorial
    memorialise.
    • The President memorialized the heroes of the battle
  • verb be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    immortalize; memorialise; commemorate; record; immortalise.
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead

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tacit_consent

  • noun (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing
    secret approval; connivance.

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bank

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

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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quadrangle

  • noun a four-sided polygon
    tetragon; quadrilateral.
  • noun a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
    quad.

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combined_dna_index_system

  • noun the DNA file maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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pied-a-terre

  • noun lodging for occasional or secondary use
    • they bought a pied-a-terre in London

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embankment

  • noun a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

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skeletal

  • adjective of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
    • the skeletal system
    • skeletal bones
    • skeletal muscles
  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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bone

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

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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burial

  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burying.

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rink

  • noun building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating
    skating rink.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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lift_bridge

  • noun a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
    drawbridge.

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loge

  • noun balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    box.
    • the royal box was empty

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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bodywork

  • noun the exterior body of a motor vehicle
  • noun the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies

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bathing_machine

  • noun a building containing dressing rooms for bathers
    bathhouse.

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dorothea_lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Lange.

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daguerreotype

  • noun a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor

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videotape

  • noun a video recording made on magnetic tape
  • noun a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound

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volary

  • noun a building where birds are kept
    bird sanctuary; aviary.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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pier_arch

  • noun an arch supported on piers

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faddle

To trifle; to toy. -- v. t. To fondle; to dandle. Prov. Eng. Halliwell.

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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proposal_of_marriage

  • noun an offer of marriage
    marriage proposal; proposal; marriage offer.

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barrier

  • noun a structure or object that impedes free movement
  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    roadblock.
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding

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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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inscribe

  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; enrol; recruit.
    • The party recruited many new members

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mastering

  • noun becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of
    • his mastering the art of cooking took a long time
  • noun the act of making a master recording from which copies can be made
    • he received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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backup_file

  • noun (computer science) a computer file dedicated to storing and updating computer backups

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cattle_grid

  • noun a bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle
    cattle guard.

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cornerstone

  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; basis; groundwork; base; fundament.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture
  • noun a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies

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aisle

  • noun a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • noun passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
    gangway.

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industrial

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

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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rampant_arch

  • noun an arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other

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subtlety

  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    nicety; refinement; nuance; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning
  • noun the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze
    niceness.
    • you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew

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wash

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

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equipoise

  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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service

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

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whorehouse

  • noun a building where prostitutes are available
    cathouse; bordello; bagnio; house of prostitution; brothel; sporting house; bawdyhouse; house of ill repute.

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sarcasm

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    irony; satire; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

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revilement

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    abuse; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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advertizement

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizing.

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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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statue_of_liberty

  • noun a large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay

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centered

  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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telco_building

  • noun a building that houses telecommunications equipment
    telecom hotel.
    • the telecom hotels are prime targets for bombing

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gym

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gymnasium.

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boarding

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    embarkation; embarkment.
  • noun a structure of boards

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tavern

  • noun a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    tap house.

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fairytale

  • noun a story about fairies; told to amuse children
    fairy tale; fairy story.
  • noun an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
    cock-and-bull story; fairy tale; fairy story; song and dance.

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tree

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

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angular_shape

  • noun a shape having one or more sharp angles
    angularity.

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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hologram

  • noun the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
    holograph.

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bridge

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

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acclaim

  • noun enthusiastic approval
    plaudits; acclamation; eclat; plaudit.
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
  • verb praise vociferously
    herald; hail.
    • The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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sconce

  • noun a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
  • noun a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

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pantheon

  • noun all the gods of a religion
  • noun a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

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magnetic_tape

  • noun memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information
    mag tape; tape.
    • he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview

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pylon

  • noun a tower for guiding pilots or marking the turning point in a race
  • noun a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines
    power pylon.
    • power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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farm_building

  • noun a building on a farm

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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standing_ovation

  • noun enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
    ovation.

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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tombstone

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; headstone.

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post_and_lintel

  • noun a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel)

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transactions

  • noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting
    proceedings; minutes.
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    dealing; transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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phonograph

  • noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
    record player.

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memorabilia

  • noun a record of things worth remembering

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affirmation

  • noun a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
    avouchment; avowal.
  • noun the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
    assertion; statement.

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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sconcheon

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grave

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

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trimmer_arch

  • noun an arch built between trimmers in a floor (to support the weight of a hearth)

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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partition

  • noun a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
    divider.
  • noun (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

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motion-picture_photography

  • noun the act of making a film
    filming; cinematography.

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hagiography

  • noun a biography that idealizes or idolizes the person (especially a person who is a saint)

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parenthesis

  • noun either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; aside; excursus.

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sensationalism

  • noun subject matter that is calculated to excite and please vulgar tastes
  • noun the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes
    luridness.
    • the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation

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amphitheatre

  • noun a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
    amphitheater.
  • noun an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
    coliseum; amphitheater.

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sanctuary

  • noun a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
  • noun a shelter from danger or hardship
    asylum; refuge.

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gun_turret

  • noun a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    turret; gun enclosure.

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drawbridge

  • noun a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
    lift bridge.

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symbolisation

  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning
    symbolization.
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbol; symbolic representation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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toast

  • noun slices of bread that have been toasted
  • noun a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
    • he was the toast of the town

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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paper_trail

  • noun the written evidence of someone's activities
    • this paper trail consisted mainly of electronically stored information

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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place_of_worship

  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    house of worship; house of prayer; house of God.

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nonsensicality

  • noun a message that seems to convey no meaning
    bunk; hokum; meaninglessness; nonsense.

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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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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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peanut_gallery

  • noun (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)
    • he ignored complaints from the peanut gallery
  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; family circle; second balcony.

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report

  • noun a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    written report; study.
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  • noun the act of informing by verbal report
    account.
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple

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chronological

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

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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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monumental

  • adjective relating or belonging to or serving as a monument
    • the use of the arch in monumental architecture
    • monumental sculptures
  • adjective satellite of outstanding significance
    • Einstein's monumental contributions to physics

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barbette

  • noun (formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet

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medical_building

  • noun building where medicine is practiced
    healthcare facility; health facility.

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reference

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

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nolle

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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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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lip_synchronization

  • noun combining audio and video recording in such a way that the sound is perfectly synchronized with the action that produced it; especially synchronizing the movements of a speaker's lips with the sound of his speech
    lip synch; lip synchronisation; lip sync.

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nibbed

  • adjective satellite (used of pens) having a writing point or nib especially of a certain kind
    • a broad-nibbed pen

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ribbon_development

  • noun building complex in a continuous row along a road

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Dorothea Lange.

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mug

  • noun the quantity that can be held in a mug
    mugful.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; chump; mark.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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scorn

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    despite; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun open disrespect for a person or thing
    contempt.

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imprimatur

  • noun formal and explicit approval
    sanction; indorsement; countenance; endorsement; warrant.
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

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gaming_house

  • noun a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)
    gambling hell; gambling den; gambling house.

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gravestone

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    tombstone; headstone.

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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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olympian_zeus

  • noun a seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high

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bosh

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.

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hokum

  • noun a message that seems to convey no meaning
    bunk; meaninglessness; nonsense; nonsensicality.

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bunkum

  • noun unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
    hogwash; buncombe; bunk; guff; rot.

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dedication

  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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news

  • noun information about recent and important events
    tidings; word; intelligence.
    • they awaited news of the outcome
  • noun information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
    • the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

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debt

  • noun the state of owing something (especially money)
    • he is badly in debt
  • noun money or goods or services owed by one person to another

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rapporteur

  • noun a recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings

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explanans

  • noun (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises

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unfavorable_judgment

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    criticism.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

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retroversion

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroflection; retroflexion.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun translation back into the original language
    • the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion

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health_facility

  • noun building where medicine is practiced
    medical building; healthcare facility.

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taradiddle

  • noun a trivial lie
    fib; tale; story; tarradiddle.
    • he told a fib about eating his spinach
    • how can I stop my child from telling stories?
  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.

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tornado_cellar

  • noun an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
    cyclone cellar; storm cellar.

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snow_bank

  • noun a mound or heap of snow
    snowbank.

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poorhouse

  • noun an establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless

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expense

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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opium_den

  • noun a building where opium is sold and used

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truss

  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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lighthouse

  • noun a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
    pharos; beacon; beacon light.

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infotainment

  • noun a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
    documentary film; documentary; docudrama.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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transcription

  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    written text.
  • noun (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

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fairy_tale

  • noun a story about fairies; told to amuse children
    fairytale; fairy story.
  • noun an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
    fairytale; cock-and-bull story; fairy story; song and dance.

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stadium

  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; sports stadium; bowl.

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frise

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seven_wonders_of_the_world

  • noun impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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repair_shed

  • noun a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
    airdock; hangar.

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catchment

  • noun a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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alley

  • noun a narrow street with walls on both sides
    alleyway; back street.
  • noun a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
    skittle alley; bowling alley.

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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bone_of_contention

  • noun the subject of a dispute
    • the real bone of contention, as you know, is money

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air

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

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formatting

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; data format; format.
  • verb set (printed matter) into a specific format
    arrange; format.
    • Format this letter so it can be printed out

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aeroplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; plane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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remembering

  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    memory.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father
  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories

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pyramid

  • 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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sticker

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

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cant

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

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jest

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; joke; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; joke.

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in

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

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breakfast

  • noun the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
  • verb eat an early morning meal
    • We breakfast at seven

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sob_stuff

  • noun a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy
    sob story.

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cyclone_cellar

  • noun an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
    tornado cellar; storm cellar.

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memoriam

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xerography

  • noun forming an image by the action of light on a specially coated charged plate; the latent image is developed with powders that adhere only to electrically charged areas
    • edge enhancement is intrinsic in xerography

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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lip_synchronisation

  • noun combining audio and video recording in such a way that the sound is perfectly synchronized with the action that produced it; especially synchronizing the movements of a speaker's lips with the sound of his speech
    lip synch; lip synchronization; lip sync.

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jotting

  • noun a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
    jot.
  • verb write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
    jot down; jot.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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split

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

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synch

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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intelligence_information

  • noun secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy)
    intelligence.
    • we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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great_pyramid

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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public_works

  • noun structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use

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portal

  • noun a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
    • the portals of the cathedral
    • the portals of heaven
    • the portals of success
  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal site.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.

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obstructor

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; resister; thwarter; obstructer.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; impediment; obstructer.

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sports_stadium

  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; bowl; stadium.

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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timecard

  • noun a card recording an employee's starting and quitting times each work day
  • noun a card used with a time clock to record an employee's starting and quitting times each day

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approbation

  • noun official approval
  • noun official recognition or approval

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impediment

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; obstructor; obstructer.

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diminished_arch

  • noun an arch whose height is less than half its width
    skene arch; scheme arch; skeen arch.

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defensive_structure

  • noun a structure used to defend against attack
    defense; defence.
    • the artillery battered down the defenses

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monumentalise

  • verb record or memorialize lastingly with a monument
    monumentalize.

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plaque

  • noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
  • noun a memorial made of brass
    brass; memorial tablet.

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compact-disk_burner

  • noun recording equipment for making compact disks
    CD burner.

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photo

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photograph; pic; picture; exposure.

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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swearing

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    oath.

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thanks

  • noun an acknowledgment of appreciation
  • noun with the help of or owing to
    • thanks to hard work it was a great success

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medical_record

  • noun the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
    anamnesis; medical history.

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landing_place

  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing.

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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handshake

  • noun grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
    handclasp; handshaking; shake.

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dining

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

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nude_sculpture

  • noun a statue of a naked human figure
    nude; nude statue.

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wassail

  • noun a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; racket; make happy.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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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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tall_tale

  • noun an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story

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synchronisation

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves
  • noun an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    synchronising; synchronization; synchronizing.

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roadside

  • noun edge of a way or road or path
    wayside.
    • flowers along the wayside

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government_building

  • noun a building that houses a branch of government

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spikelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a spike

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retreat

  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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gift

  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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hooey

  • noun senseless talk
    stuff; stuff and nonsense; poppycock.
    • don't give me that stuff

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spine

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spinal column; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spur; acantha.

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occlusion

  • noun closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
  • noun (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    occluded front.

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overtone

  • noun (usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning or quality
    • overtones of despair
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; partial.

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minute_book

  • noun a book in which minutes have been written

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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dry_masonry

  • noun masonry without mortar

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file_clerk

  • noun a clerk who is employed to maintain the files of an organization
    filing clerk; filer.

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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recording_equipment

  • noun equipment for making records
    recorder; recording machine.

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filming

  • noun the act of making a film
    motion-picture photography; cinematography.
  • verb make a film or photograph of something
    shoot; take; film.
    • take a scene
    • shoot a movie

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tabular_matter

  • noun information set out in tabular form
    tabulation.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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segmental_arch

  • noun a shallow arch; an arch that is less than a semicircle

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repository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    depository; deposit; depositary.
  • noun a person to whom a secret is entrusted
    secretary.

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conformation

  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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ashlar

  • noun a rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes

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independence_hall

  • noun the building in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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burr

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    bur.
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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lincoln_memorial

  • noun memorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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sensationalist

  • noun someone who uses exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention
    ballyhoo artist.

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headstone

  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
    keystone; key.
  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; tombstone.

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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breakfast_area

  • noun a place for light meals (usually near a kitchen)
    breakfast nook.
    • the breakfast nook had a built in table and seats

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surtitle

  • noun translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a screen above the stage
    supertitle.

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photocopy

  • noun a photographic copy of written or printed or graphic work
  • verb reproduce by xerography
    xerox; run off.

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sob

  • noun convulsive gasp made while weeping
    sobbing.
  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; breathlessness.

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pungency

  • noun wit having a sharp and caustic quality
    bite.
    • he commented with typical pungency
    • the bite of satire
  • noun a strong odor or taste property
    bite; sharpness; raciness.
    • the pungency of mustard
    • the sulfurous bite of garlic
    • the sharpness of strange spices
    • the raciness of the wine

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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promotional_material

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    packaging; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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front_porch

  • noun a porch for the front door

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down

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

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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fuselage

  • noun the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

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narration

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; story; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    recital; yarn.
    • his narration was hesitant

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hospice

  • noun a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)
  • noun a program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill

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spikelet

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; sticker.

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photographic_print

  • noun a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
    print.

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police_blotter

  • noun the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
    rap sheet; charge sheet; day book; blotter.

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explicandum

  • noun (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
    explanandum.

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support

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

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terminal

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

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picture_taking

  • noun the act of taking and printing photographs
    photography.

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mug_file

  • noun a file of mug shots (pictures of criminals that are kept on file by the police)
    mug book.

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derision

  • noun contemptuous laughter
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    ridicule.

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lay-by

  • noun designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
    rest stop; pull-off; rest area; layby.

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observation_tower

  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; lookout station; observatory.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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overhang

  • noun projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  • verb project over

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steel_arch_bridge

  • noun a steel bridge constructed in the form of an arch

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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offering

  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offer.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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pricker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet; sticker.
  • noun an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
    bradawl.

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edward_weston

  • noun United States photographer(1886-1958)
    Weston.

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landing

  • noun an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing place.

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proscenium_arch

  • noun the arch over the opening in the proscenium wall

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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rent-roll

  • noun a register of rents; includes the names of tenants and the amount of rent they pay

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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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propaganda

  • noun information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause

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digression

  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; aside; excursus; parenthesis.
  • noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    deviation; deflexion; deflection; diversion; divagation.
    • a diversion from the main highway
    • a digression into irrelevant details
    • a deflection from his goal

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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textbook

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; text edition; school text; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
  • adjective satellite according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical
    casebook.
    • a casebook schizophrenic
    • a textbook example

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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tosh

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.

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prayer

  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    supplication.
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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signification

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    import; meaning; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous

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floating

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    natation.
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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solicitation

  • noun an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
    • a solicitation to the king for relief
  • noun request for a sum of money
    appeal; collection; ingathering.
    • an appeal to raise money for starving children

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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piffle

  • noun trivial nonsense
    balderdash; fiddle-faddle.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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grammatical

  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    grammatic.
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender
  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    well-formed.
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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computer_science

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computing.

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wellhead

  • noun the source of water for a well
    wellspring.
  • noun a structure built over a well

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papers

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    document; written document.
  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
    paper.

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topper

  • noun a worker who makes or adds the top to something
  • noun a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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nuance

  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    nicety; refinement; subtlety; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning

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moving_picture

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; film.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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apology

  • noun an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
    • he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess
  • noun a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
    apologia.

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fairy_story

  • noun a story about fairies; told to amuse children
    fairytale; fairy tale.
  • noun an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
    fairytale; cock-and-bull story; fairy tale; song and dance.

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student_union

  • noun a building on a college campus dedicated to social and organizational activities of the student body

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tudor_arch

  • noun a low elliptical or pointed arch; usually drawn from four centers
    four-centered arch.

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time

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

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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precedent

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

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megalithic

  • adjective of or relating to megaliths or the people who erected megaliths
    • megalithic monuments like Stonehenge

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camber

  • noun a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    cant; bank.

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input_data

  • noun (computer science) a computer file that contains data that serve as input to a device or program
    input file.

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scheme_arch

  • noun an arch whose height is less than half its width
    skene arch; diminished arch; skeen arch.

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supporting_structure

  • noun a structure that serves to support something

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viaduct

  • noun bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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triumphal_arch

  • noun a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory

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eating_place

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

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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flashboard

  • noun boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height
    flashboarding.

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folderol

  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; rubbish; trash.

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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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memorialization

  • noun a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
    commemoration; memorialisation.

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log_up

  • verb record a distance travelled; on planes and cars
    clock up.

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schmegegge

  • noun (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense
    shmegegge.

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cantilever

  • noun projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only
  • verb project as a cantilever

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scoreboard

  • noun a large board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)

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lookout_station

  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; observatory; observation tower.

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jeu_d'esprit

  • noun a witty comment or writing

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rest_stop

  • noun designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
    pull-off; lay-by; rest