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blistery

  • adjective satellite hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
    blistering.
    • blistering sun
  • adjective satellite covered with small blisters
    blebby.

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overnice

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    squeamish; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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crumpled

  • adjective satellite of metal e.g.
    bent; dented.
    • bent nails
    • a car with a crumpled front end
    • dented fenders
  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; crumple; break down; crumble.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down

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foul

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

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mental_ability

  • noun the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior
    capacity.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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scheming

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    conniving; calculative; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
    scheme; intrigue; connive.

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frostbite

  • noun destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
    cryopathy.

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zombie

  • noun a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
    zombi; living dead.
  • noun (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
    zombie spirit; zombi spirit; zombi.

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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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poorly

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    badly; ill.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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sarcolemmic

  • adjective of or relating to sarcolemma
    sarcolemnous.

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under

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

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lore

  • noun knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
    traditional knowledge.
    • early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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risk

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

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rheumatoid_arthritis

  • noun a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
    rheumatism; atrophic arthritis.

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endosteum

  • noun vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones

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manic

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    frenzied.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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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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honorable

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honest.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honourable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country

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frailty

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; frailness; feebleness; infirmity.
  • noun moral weakness
    vice.

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numskull

  • noun a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    bonehead; shithead; hammerhead; dunce; knucklehead; dunderhead; blockhead; fuckhead; dumbass; loggerhead; lunkhead; muttonhead.

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anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

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high_horse

  • noun an attitude of arrogant superiority
    • get off your high horse and admit you are wrong

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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plumbism

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; lead poisoning.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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pinch

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

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disburden

  • verb take the burden off; remove the burden from
    unburden.
    • unburden the donkey

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hemodynamics

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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double_chin

  • noun a fold of fatty tissue under the chin
    buccula.

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disciplined

  • adjective satellite obeying the rules
  • verb develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    discipline; train; check; condition.
    • Parents must discipline their children
    • Is this dog trained?

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street

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

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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blue

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

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bilharziasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    schistosomiasis; bilharzia.

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mentalize

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forget

  • verb dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
    bury.
    • I tried to bury these unpleasant memories
  • verb be unable to remember
    blank out; block; draw a blank.
    • I'm drawing a blank
    • You are blocking the name of your first wife!

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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unwholesome

  • adjective detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    • unwholesome food
    • unwholesome habits like smoking

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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mischievous

  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    pixilated; impish; puckish; prankish; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank
  • adjective satellite deliberately causing harm or damage
    • mischievous rumors and falsehoods

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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hallucinating

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    delirious.
  • verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
    hallucinate.

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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sir_john_cowdery_kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Kendrew.

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sound_structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; word structure; syllable structure.

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diagnostic

  • adjective concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis
    • a diagnostic reading test
  • adjective satellite characteristic or indicative of a disease
    symptomatic.
    • a diagnostic sign of yellow fever
    • a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever
    • symptomatic of insanity
    • a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown

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data_point

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    datum.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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under_the_weather

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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canker_sore

  • noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
    canker.

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someone

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

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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aeroembolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    gas embolism; air embolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; gas embolism; air embolism; decompression sickness.

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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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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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toxemia_of_pregnancy

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxaemia; toxaemia of pregnancy.

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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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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prodigy

  • noun an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
    • she is a chess prodigy
  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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meaty

  • adjective like or containing meat; let's have a meaty meal"
    • enough of vegetarianism
  • adjective satellite being on topic and prompting thought
    substantive.
    • a meaty discussion

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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hospital

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

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nocent

  • adjective satellite having a tendency to cause harm

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separated

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    set-apart; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
  • verb act as a barrier between; stand between
    divide; separate.
    • The mountain range divides the two countries

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tumidity

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidness.

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phrenia

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nonsocial

  • adjective satellite of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
    solitary; nongregarious.
    • solitary bees

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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me

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

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throat_infection

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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accomplishment

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
    achievement.
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.

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streptococcus

  • noun spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
    streptococci; strep.

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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otorrhea

  • noun discharge from the external ear

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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cystoid_macular_edema

  • noun a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina

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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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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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ascites

  • noun accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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water-loving

  • adjective satellite (of plants) flourishing with lots of water

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kernicterus

  • noun an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage

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valetudinarianism

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    debility; frailness; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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stye

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; eye infection; sty.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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paralytical

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of paralysis
    paralytic.
    • paralytic symptoms

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pharmacogenetics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms

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azotemia

  • noun accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
    azotaemia; uraemia; uremia.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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azotemic

  • adjective of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)
    uremic; uraemic.

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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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how

In what manner or way; by what means or process.
How can a man be born when he is old? John iii. 4.

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stupidity

  • noun a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; folly; foolishness; imbecility.

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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tympanic

  • adjective resembling a drum
  • adjective associated with the eardrum

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sighted

  • adjective able to see
  • verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    spy; sight.
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

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frailness

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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unfitness

  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    softness.
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    inability.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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urarthritis

  • noun a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
    gout; gouty arthritis.

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arthritic

  • noun a person afflicted with arthritis
    • the hands of an elderly arthritic
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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opposite_number

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    counterpart; vis-a-vis.

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execrable

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; deplorable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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penetrating_injury

  • noun injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
    penetrating trauma.

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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painter's_colic

  • noun symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation
    lead colic.

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cytogenetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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baggage

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

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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tumescence

  • noun tumidity resulting from the presence of blood or other fluid in the tissues

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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scintillation

  • noun (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    sparkling; twinkle.

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gas_embolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    air embolism; aeroembolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.

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variola_vaccinia

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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sickly

  • adjective satellite unhealthy looking
    sallow.
  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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macrocytosis

  • noun the presence of macrocytes in the blood

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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semipermeable

  • adjective satellite (of a membrane) selectively permeable

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psoriatic

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deathly

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathlike.
    • a deathly pallor
  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deadly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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anuresis

  • noun inability to urinate
    anuria.

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recreational

  • adjective of or relating to recreation
    • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
  • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
    unpaid; amateur.
    • an amateur painter
    • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    • recreational golfers
    • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    • unpaid extras in the documentary

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symptomless

  • adjective satellite having no symptoms of illness or disease
    asymptomatic.

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convalescent

  • noun a person who is recovering from illness
  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    recovering.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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wellness

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    health.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients

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water_blister

  • noun blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content

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sheltered

  • adjective satellite protected from danger or bad weather
    • a sheltered harbor
  • verb provide shelter for
    shelter.
    • After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people

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undercut

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

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cardiopulmonary_arrest

  • noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
    asystole; cardiac arrest.

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malacology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

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workout

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    physical exertion; exercising; exercise; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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cerebral_edema

  • noun swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
    brain edema.

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break

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

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blood_dyscrasia

  • noun any abnormal condition of the blood

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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apparitional

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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bronchial

  • adjective relating to or associated with the bronchi
    • bronchial tubes
    • bronchial pneumonia

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undeveloped

  • adjective not developed
    • courses in interior design were rare and undeveloped
    • undeveloped social awareness
  • adjective undeveloped or unused
    unexploited.
    • vast unexploited (or undeveloped) natural resources
    • taxes on undeveloped lots are low

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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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evidentiary

  • adjective pertaining to or constituting evidence
    • evidentiary technique
    • an evidentiary fact
  • adjective satellite serving as or based on evidence
    evidential.
    • evidential signs of a forced entry
    • its evidentiary value

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giant_hives

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    Quincke's edema; periodic edema; atrophedema; angioedema.

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meat

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

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clumsy

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    gawky; unwieldy; clunky; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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knocked_out

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; stunned; KO'd.

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psychoanalytical

  • adjective of or relating to or incorporating the methods and theory of psychiatric treatment originated by Sigmund Freud
    psychoanalytic.
    • Freud's psychoanalytical theories
    • psychoanalytic treatment

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impious

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

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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clearness

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; clarity; lucidness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    clarity; uncloudedness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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cardiopulmonary

  • adjective of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
    cardiorespiratory.
    • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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mangled

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    torn; lacerate; lacerated.
  • verb press with a mangle
    mangle.
    • mangle the sheets

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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dropsical

  • adjective satellite swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
    edematous.

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psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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emphysema

  • noun an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
    pulmonary emphysema.

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adhesion

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

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laid

  • adjective satellite set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
    set.
    • stones laid in a pattern
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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ulcerous

  • adjective satellite having an ulcer or canker
    cankerous; ulcerated.

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endocranium

  • noun membrane lining the inside of the skull

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neurogram

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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causal_factor

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    determinant; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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analphabetic

  • noun an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet
    analphabet.
  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic

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icky

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

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hunchbacked

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    kyphotic; humped; crookback; crookbacked; humpbacked; gibbous.

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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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lacerated

  • adjective satellite irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    lacerate.
    • lacerate leaves
  • verb cut or tear irregularly
    lacerate.

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tympanum

  • noun the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
    middle ear; tympanic cavity.
  • noun the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
    tympanic membrane; myringa; eardrum.

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recovering

  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    convalescent.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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superinfection

  • noun infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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disturbed

  • adjective satellite having the place or position changed
    • the disturbed books and papers on her desk
    • disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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rabid

  • adjective of or infected by rabies
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    overzealous; fanatical; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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sagacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite skillful in statecraft or management
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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thick

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

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icterus_neonatorum

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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peptic_ulcer

  • noun an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
    peptic ulceration.

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putrefactive

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefacient.

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intestable

(Law) Not capable of making a will; not legally qualified or competent to make a testament. Blackstone.

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beat-up

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; battered.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford

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damaging

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; detrimental; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
  • verb inflict damage upon
    damage.
    • The snow damaged the roof
    • She damaged the car when she hit the tree

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collapse

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    prostration.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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fanatical

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    rabid; overzealous; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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anuric

  • adjective of or relating to an inability to urinate
    anuretic.

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basilar

  • adjective of or relating to or located at the base
    basilary.
    • the basilar membrane of the cochlea

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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weakly

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adverb in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
    • weakly agreed to a compromise
    • wheezed weakly
    • he was weakly attracted to her

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cardiac_arrest

  • noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
    cardiopulmonary arrest; asystole.

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unsanitary

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unhealthful; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions

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fluorosis

  • noun a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)

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foul-smelling

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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thing-in-itself

  • noun the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
    noumenon.

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unmistakable

  • adjective satellite clearly evident to the mind
    • his opposition to slavery was unmistakable
  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; apparent; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view

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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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precocious

  • adjective characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    • a precocious child
    • a precocious achievement
  • adjective satellite appearing or developing early
    • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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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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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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epiphenomenalism

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septicemic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of septicemia
    • a septicemic temperature curve

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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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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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taint

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    contamination.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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raw

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

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ethnical

  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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bronchitic

  • adjective satellite suffering from or prone to bronchitis

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varicose_vein

  • noun a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs

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whiplash_injury

  • noun an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
    whiplash.

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wholesome

  • adjective conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
    • wholesome attitude
    • wholesome appearance
    • wholesome food
  • adjective satellite sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
    • exercise develops wholesome appetites
    • a grin on his ugly wholesome face

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prehensile

  • adjective adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
    • a monkey's prehensile tail
  • adjective satellite having a keen intellect
    • poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch

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ingrown

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrowing.
    • an ingrown toenail

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reminiscence

  • noun a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
  • noun the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    recall; recollection.
    • he has total recall of the episode

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mental_attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun

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idolum

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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hurtful

  • adjective satellite causing hurt
    • her hurtful unconsidered words
  • adjective satellite harmful to living things
    deleterious; injurious.
    • deleterious chemical additives

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adventitia

  • noun an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
    tunica; tunic.

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psychopathologize

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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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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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spermatocele

  • noun a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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lexis

  • noun all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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foamy

  • adjective satellite producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease
    frothing; foaming.
    • the rabid animal's frothing mouth
  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; foaming; spumy; bubbling; effervescing; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer

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synovial_membrane

  • noun a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
    synovium.

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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mental_hospital

  • noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
    psychiatric hospital; mental institution; mental home; insane asylum; asylum; institution.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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higher_cognitive_process

  • noun cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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apperception

  • noun the process whereby perceived qualities of an object are related to past experience

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syntax

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; phrase structure.
  • noun a systematic orderly arrangement

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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dopey

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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lethal

  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    deadly.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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flatulent

  • adjective satellite generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    colicky; gassy.

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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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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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swayback

  • adjective satellite having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    lordotic; swaybacked; dipped.

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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perniciousness

  • noun grave harmfulness or deadliness
    toxicity.

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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perithelium

  • noun tissue layer around small blood vessels

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colorful

  • adjective having striking color
    colourful.
    • colorful autumn leaves
  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colourful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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stasis

  • noun an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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umbilical

  • noun membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
    umbilical cord.
  • adjective relating to or resembling the umbilicus
    • umbilical cord

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bilharzia

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; schistosomiasis.

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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slanderous

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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staphylococcal

  • adjective of or relating to the staphylococcus bacteria
    • a staphylococcal infection

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autistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or affected with autism
    • autistic behavior
    • autistic children

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convulsive

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; spasmodic.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    • a convulsive rage
    • convulsive laughter

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repugnant

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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capsula_glomeruli

  • noun thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron
    glomerular capsule; Bowman's capsule.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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debilitative

  • adjective satellite causing debilitation
    enervating; weakening; enfeebling.

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unwitting

  • adjective satellite not done with purpose or intent
    unintentional; unplanned.
    • an unintended slight
    • an unintentional pun
    • the offense was unintentional
    • an unwitting mistake may be overlooked
  • adjective not aware or knowing
    • an unwitting subject in an experiment

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eye_infection

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; stye; sty.

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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aphthous

Pertaining to, or caused by, aphthæ; characterized by aphtæ; as, aphthous ulcers; aphthous fever.

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demented

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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bleb

  • noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
    blister; bulla.

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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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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pastel

  • noun any of various pale or light colors
  • adjective satellite lacking in body or vigor
    • faded pastel charms of the naive music

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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brainwork

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tumesce

  • verb expand abnormally
    swell up; swell; intumesce; tumefy.
    • The bellies of the starving children are swelling

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kinesiology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

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paternal

  • adjective belonging to or inherited from one's father
    • spent his childhood on the paternal farm
    • paternal traits
  • adjective characteristic of a father

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tantamount

  • adjective satellite being essentially equal to something
    equivalent.
    • it was as good as gold
    • a wish that was equivalent to a command
    • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

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volvulus

  • noun abnormal twisting of the intestines (usually in the area of the ileum or sigmoid colon) resulting in intestinal obstruction

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conceptual

  • adjective satellite being or characterized by concepts or their formation
    • conceptual discussions
    • the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking
    • sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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incomprehension

  • noun an inability to understand
    • his incomprehension of the consequences

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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tumefaction

  • noun the process of tumefying; the organic process whereby tissue becomes swollen by the accumulation of fluid within it

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linnean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnaean.

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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weal

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; wale; welt.

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weak

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

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namby

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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sclerosed

  • adjective relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
    sclerotic.
    • a sclerotic patient

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thomas_henry_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Huxley; Thomas Huxley.

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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cryonics

  • noun the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life
    • cryonics is more science fiction than serious science

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bronzed

  • adjective satellite (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun
    tanned; suntanned.
    • a young bronzed Apollo
  • verb give the color and appearance of bronze to something
    bronze.
    • bronze baby shoes

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red-blooded

  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    lusty; hearty; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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pith

  • noun soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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pamby

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smart_as_a_whip

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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lead_poisoning

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; plumbism.

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mecenat

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mortified

  • adjective satellite suffering from tissue death
    gangrenous.
  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    mortify.

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exemplary

  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    model.
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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misshapenness

  • noun an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
    deformity; malformation.

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degenerative_arthritis

  • noun chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
    osteoarthritis; degenerative joint disease.

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unhealed

  • adjective satellite not healed
    • an unhealed wound

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infirm

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adjective satellite lacking firmness of will or character or purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare
    • infirm of purpose

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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loaded

  • adjective satellite filled with a great quantity
    ladened; laden.
    • a tray loaded with dishes
    • table laden with food
    • `ladened' is not current usage
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up; laden.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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large-minded

  • adjective satellite showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    broad; liberal; tolerant.
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions

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headlight

  • noun a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
    headlamp.

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hematocoele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocele; haematocele; haematocoele.

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defense_reaction

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence; defence mechanism; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.

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topical

  • adjective satellite pertaining to the surface of a body part
    • a drug for topical (or local) application
    • a topical anesthesia
  • adjective of or relating to or arranged by topics
    • a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis

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hyperfocus

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neonatorum

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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detrimental

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; damaging; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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incompetent

  • noun someone who is not competent to take effective action
    incompetent person.
  • adjective legally not qualified or sufficient
    unqualified.
    • a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband
    • incompetent witnesses

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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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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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atrophedema

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    giant hives; Quincke's edema; periodic edema; angioedema.

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deadliness

  • noun the quality of being deadly
    lethality.

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demythologised

  • adjective satellite having mythical elements removed
    demythologized.
  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise; demythologize.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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coherent

  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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asthmaticus

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sallow

  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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gritty

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    grainy; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    spunky; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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illiteracy

  • noun ignorance resulting from not reading
  • noun an inability to read
    analphabetism.

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blebby

  • adjective satellite covered with small blisters
    blistery.
  • adjective satellite (of glass or quartzite) marred by small bubbles or small particles of foreign material
    blebbed.

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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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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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mentis

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rosy-cheeked

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    flushed; rose-cheeked; rosy.

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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membranous

  • adjective relating to or made of or similar to a membrane
    • membranous lining
  • adjective satellite characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)
    membrane-forming.
    • membranous gastritis

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diaphragm

  • noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
    stop.
    • the new cameras adjust th