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picture_palace

  • noun a theater where films are shown
    movie theater; movie theatre; movie house; cinema.

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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office_building

  • noun a building containing offices where work is done
    office block.

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vaudeville_theatre

  • noun a theater in which vaudeville is staged
    vaudeville theater; music hall.

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eating_place

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

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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hierarch

  • noun a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    high priest; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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apartment

  • noun a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
    flat.

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guesthouse

  • noun a house separate from the main house; for housing guests

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customshouse

  • noun a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
    customhouse.

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freelance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • verb work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer

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mosque

  • noun (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret

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roman_basilica

  • noun a Roman building used for public administration
    basilica.

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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dinner_theatre

  • noun a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
    dinner theater.

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infirmary

  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
    hospital.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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coop

  • noun a farm building for housing poultry
    hencoop; chicken coop; henhouse.
  • noun an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
    cage.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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apartment_building

  • noun a building that is divided into apartments
    apartment house.

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horror

  • noun intense and profound fear
  • noun something that inspires dislike; something horrible
    • the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him

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votary

  • noun one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service
    • monasteries of votaries
  • noun a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
    • a votary of Aphrodite

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spoon

  • noun a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  • noun as much as a spoon will hold
    spoonful.
    • he added two spoons of sugar

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fag

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot.
  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    cigarette; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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chapel

  • noun a place of worship that has its own altar
  • noun a service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar
    chapel service.
    • he was late for chapel

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taphouse

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    public house; pub; pothouse; saloon; gin mill.

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school

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

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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bagnio

  • noun a building where prostitutes are available
    cathouse; bordello; whorehouse; house of prostitution; brothel; sporting house; bawdyhouse; house of ill repute.
  • noun a building containing public baths
    bathhouse.

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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customhouse

  • noun a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
    customshouse.

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saint_dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; St. Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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brothel

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

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steakhouse

  • noun a restaurant that specializes in steaks
    chophouse.

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u.s._national_library_of_medicine

  • noun the world's largest medical library
    National Library of Medicine; United States National Library of Medicine.

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harry

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    ravage.

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gambling_house

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

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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villa

  • noun detached or semidetached suburban house
  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Francisco Villa; Doroteo Arango.

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police_department

  • noun the department of local government concerned with enforcing the law and preventing crime

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skating_rink

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

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home_office

  • noun the government department in charge of domestic affairs
  • noun (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise
    central office; main office; headquarters; home base.
    • many companies have their headquarters in New York

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french_foreign_office

  • noun the French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris
    Quai d'Orsay.

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office_block

  • noun a building containing offices where work is done
    office building.

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little_theater

  • noun a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
    little theatre.

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motor_lodge

  • noun a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    court; motor inn; tourist court; motor hotel.

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orangery

  • noun a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas

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edifice

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    building.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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pontifex

  • noun a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome

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national_library_of_medicine

  • noun the world's largest medical library
    United States National Library of Medicine; U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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rotunda

  • noun a building having a circular plan and a dome
  • noun a large circular room

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gazebo

  • noun a small roofed building affording shade and rest
    summerhouse.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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ranch_house

  • noun a one story house with a low pitched roof

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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clergy

  • noun in Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)

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music_hall

  • noun a theater in which vaudeville is staged
    vaudeville theater; vaudeville theatre.
  • noun a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
    vaudeville.

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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slaughter

  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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dorm

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

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work_load

  • noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
    workload.

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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coffee_shop

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    coffee bar; cafe; coffeehouse.

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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casino

  • noun a public building for gambling and entertainment
    gambling casino.
  • noun a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
    cassino.

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saltbox

  • noun a type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind

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tinker

  • noun a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
    tinkerer.
  • noun formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living

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bucket_shop

  • noun an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm
  • noun (formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket

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home_theater

  • noun television and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
    home theatre.

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flamen

  • noun a priest who served a particular deity in ancient Rome

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massage

  • noun kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
  • verb manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    knead; rub down.
    • She rubbed down her child with a sponge

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confessor

  • noun a priest who hears confession and gives absolution
  • noun someone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)

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ritz

  • noun Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918)
    Cesar Ritz.
  • noun ostentatious display of elegance
    • they put on the ritz

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greasy_spoon

  • noun a small restaurant specializing in short-order fried foods

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sports_arena

  • noun a building for indoor sports
    field house.

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house_of_prayer

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

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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lodging

  • noun structures collectively in which people are housed
    housing; living accommodations.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgement; lodgment.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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theater_in_the_round

  • noun a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage
    arena theater.

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stash_house

  • noun a house where weapons and supplies are hidden
    • attacks on stash houses is the most frequently used method of counterterrorism

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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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single_dwelling

  • noun a house that stands alone
    detached house.

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call

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

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archpriest

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; primate.

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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maisonnette

  • noun a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside
    maisonette.
  • noun a small house
    maisonette.

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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adobe_house

  • noun a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
    sod house; soddy.

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teashop

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    tearoom; teahouse; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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casino-hotel

  • noun a business establishment that combines a casino and a hotel
    hotel-casino.
  • noun a building that houses both a hotel and a casino
    hotel-casino.

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quai_d'orsay

  • noun the street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries
  • noun the French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris
    French Foreign Office.

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adventist

One of a religious body, embracing several branches, who look for the proximate personal coming of Christ; -- called also Second Adventists. Schaff-Herzog Encyc.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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grill

  • noun a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
    grillroom.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grillwork; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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motor_hotel

  • noun a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    court; motor inn; tourist court; motor lodge.

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room

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

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primate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; archpriest.
  • noun any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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privy

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

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den

  • noun the habitation of wild animals
    lair.
  • noun a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws
    hideout; hideaway.

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have

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

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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coffee_bar

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    cafe; coffee shop; coffeehouse.

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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gambling_casino

  • noun a public building for gambling and entertainment
    casino.

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duplex_house

  • noun a house with two units sharing a common wall
    duplex; semidetached house.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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frat_house

  • noun a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
    chapterhouse; fraternity house.

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scab

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; rat; blackleg.
  • noun the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion

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high

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

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chancellery

  • noun a government building housing the office of a chancellor

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spa

  • noun a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
    watering place; watering hole.
  • noun a fashionable hotel usually in a resort area
    resort hotel.

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lama

  • noun a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism
  • noun llamas
    genus Lama.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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parlour

  • noun reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
    parlor.
  • noun a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
    living-room; living room; parlor; front room; sitting room.

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dinner

  • noun the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
    • dinner will be at 8
    • on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church
  • noun a party of people assembled to have dinner together
    dinner party.
    • guests should never be late to a dinner party

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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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national_baseball_hall_of_fame

  • noun a Hall of Fame and museum in Cooperstown, New York, honoring great baseball players

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local_department

  • noun a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
    department of local government.

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beach

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

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priest-doctor

  • noun in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
    shaman.

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gaming

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

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bethel

  • noun a house of worship (especially one for sailors)

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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hall_of_fame

  • noun a building containing trophies honoring famous people

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hostelry

  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; auberge; inn; hostel.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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detached_house

  • noun a house that stands alone
    single dwelling.

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stash

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; hoard.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; lay away; hive up; hoard.

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pastorate

  • noun pastors collectively
  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorship.

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chicken_coop

  • noun a farm building for housing poultry
    hencoop; coop; henhouse.

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healthcare

  • noun the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
    health care.

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bathing

  • noun immersing the body in water or sunshine
  • noun the act of washing yourself (or another person)
    washup.

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office

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

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maisonette

  • noun a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside
    maisonnette.
  • noun a small house
    maisonnette.

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telecom

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

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chophouse

  • noun a restaurant that specializes in steaks
    steakhouse.

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prelature

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelacy.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelacy.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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home_theatre

  • noun television and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
    home theater.

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hell

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    blaze.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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schoolhouse

  • noun a building where young people receive education
    school.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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soddy

  • noun a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
    sod house; adobe house.
  • noun English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)
    Frederick Soddy.

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coaching_job

  • noun the job of a professional coach
    coaching.

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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courthouse

  • noun a government building that houses the offices of a county government
  • noun a building that houses judicial courts

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duplex

  • noun a house with two units sharing a common wall
    semidetached house; duplex house.
  • noun an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
    duplex apartment.

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civic

  • adjective of or relating or belonging to a city
    • civic center
    • civic problems
  • adjective of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals
    civil.
    • civil rights
    • civil liberty
    • civic duties
    • civic pride

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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resort

  • noun a hotel located in a resort area
    resort hotel; holiday resort.
  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; hangout; haunt; repair.

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coaching

  • noun the job of a professional coach
    coaching job.
  • verb teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
    train; coach.
    • He is training our Olympic team
    • She is coaching the crew

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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coffee

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

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chapterhouse

  • noun a building attached to a monastery or cathedral; used as a meeting place for the chapter
  • noun a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
    frat house; fraternity house.

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doghouse

  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    dog house; kennel.
  • noun an idiomatic term for being in disfavor
    • in the doghouse

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    St. Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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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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telco

  • noun a public utility that provides telephone service
    telephone company; phone service; phone company; telephone service.

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workload

  • noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
    work load.

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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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hash_house

  • noun an inexpensive restaurant

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opera

  • noun a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • noun a commercial browser

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shooting_gallery

  • noun a building (usually abandoned) where drug addicts buy and use heroin
  • noun an enclosed firing range with targets for rifle or handgun practice
    shooting range.

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rooming_house

  • noun a house where rooms are rented
    lodging house.

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bird_sanctuary

  • noun a building where birds are kept
    volary; aviary.

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sporting_house

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

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student_residence

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

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adobe

  • noun the clay from which adobe bricks are made
  • noun sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    adobe brick.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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pumping_station

  • noun a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
    pump house.

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signal_tower

  • noun a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains
    signal box.

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bathing_machine

  • noun a building containing dressing rooms for bathers
    bathhouse.

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hostel

  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; auberge; hostelry; inn.
  • noun inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
    student lodging; youth hostel.

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civic_center

  • noun a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
    community center.
  • noun the center of a city
    municipal center; down town.

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remise

  • noun an expensive or high-class hackney
  • noun a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
    coach house; carriage house.

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volary

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

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state_department

  • noun the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
    DoS; United States Department of State; State; Department of State.
    • the Department of State was created in 1789
  • noun a department of government in one of the 50 states

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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doll's_house

  • noun a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
    dollhouse.
  • noun a small model of a house used as a toy by children
    dollhouse.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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shambles

  • noun a condition of great disorder
  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    butchery; abattoir; slaughterhouse.

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beer_garden

  • noun tavern with an outdoor area (usually resembling a garden) where beer and other alcoholic drinks are served

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arena_theater

  • noun a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage
    theater in the round.

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medical_building

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

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seventh

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

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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pub

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pothouse; saloon; gin mill.

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tenement

  • noun a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
    tenement house.

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pothouse

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pub; saloon; gin mill.

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greasy

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; oily.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    oily.
    • greasy coveralls
    • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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movie_theater

  • noun a theater where films are shown
    picture palace; movie theatre; movie house; cinema.

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jakes

  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; earth-closet; privy.

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funeral_chapel

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral parlor; funeral church; funeral home; funeral-residence; funeral parlour.

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ministry

  • noun religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
  • noun building where the business of a government department is transacted

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route

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; itinerary.
  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    road.

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ritual

  • noun any customary observance or practice
    rite.
  • noun the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies

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mobile_canteen

  • noun a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen
    canteen.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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row_house

  • noun a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
    town house.

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indoor_garden

  • noun a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
    conservatory; hothouse.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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research_facility

  • noun a center where research is done
    research center.

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corrections

  • noun the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders
    department of corrections.
    • for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections
  • noun the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole

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smokehouse

  • noun a small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish
    meat house.

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industrial

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

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dwelling

  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; domicile; habitation; home.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    dwell; brood.

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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jesus

The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation. Luke i. 31.
Thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins. Matt. i. 21.
✍The form Jesu is often used, esp. in the vocative.
Jesu, do thou my soul receive. Keble.

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rink

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

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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opium_den

  • noun a building where opium is sold and used

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service

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

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whorehouse

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

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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shooting

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shot.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun killing someone by gunfire
    • when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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seafaring

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; sailing.
  • noun travel by water
    water travel.

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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sears_tower

  • noun a skyscraper built in Chicago in 1974; 1454 feet tall

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cabin

  • noun small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  • noun a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

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nursery

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

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travail

  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement; labour.
    • she was in labor for six hours
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; effort; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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telco_building

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

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hotel

  • noun a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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tract_house

  • noun one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land

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brewpub

  • noun a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food

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safe_house

  • noun a house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations

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government_department

  • noun a department of government

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piecework

  • noun work paid for according to the quantity produced

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boarding

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

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observatory

  • noun a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena
  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; lookout station; observation tower.

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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tavern

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

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sod_house

  • noun a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
    adobe house; soddy.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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fraternity_house

  • noun a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
    frat house; chapterhouse.

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telecommuting

  • noun employment at home while communicating with the workplace by phone or fax or modem
    teleworking.

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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conference_center

  • noun a center where conferences can be conducted
    conference house.

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palace

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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dinner_theater

  • noun a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
    dinner theatre.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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synagogue

  • noun (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
    temple; tabernacle.

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alley

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

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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gambling_den

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

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brasserie

  • noun a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap

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day_school

  • noun a private school taking day students only
  • noun a school giving instruction during the daytime

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cathouse

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

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christian

  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Christianity
    • Christian rites

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druid

  • noun a pre-Christian priest among the Celts of ancient Gaul and Britain and Ireland

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phillips

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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tower

  • noun a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; pillar.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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bordello

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

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gambling_hell

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

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independence_hall

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

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musjid

  • noun (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
    masjid.

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auberge

  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; hostelry; inn; hostel.

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student_center

  • noun a center for student activities at a college or university

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hothouse

  • noun a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
    conservatory; indoor garden.

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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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healthcare_facility

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

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gallery

  • noun spectators at a golf or tennis match
  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; verandah.

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capitol

  • noun a building occupied by a state legislature
  • noun the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
    Capitol Building.

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mansion_house

  • noun a large and imposing house
    mansion; residence; manse; hall.

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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medical

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

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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outhouse

  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    earth-closet; jakes; privy.

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magus

  • noun a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
  • noun a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

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movie

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

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research_center

  • noun a center where research is done
    research facility.

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saloon

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; bar; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pub; pothouse; gin mill.

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ordination

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

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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sanctuary

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

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walk-up

  • noun an apartment in a building without an elevator
    walk-up apartment.
  • noun an apartment building without an elevator

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beach_house

  • noun a house built on or near a beach

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indoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place within a building
    • indoor activities for a rainy day
    • an indoor pool
  • adjective satellite within doors
    • an indoor setting

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fink

  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    sneaker; stool pigeon; canary; sneak; stoolpigeon; stoolie; snitch; snitcher.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    scab; rat; blackleg.

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field_house

  • noun a building for indoor sports
    sports arena.
  • noun an athletic facility where athletes prepare for sport

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greenhouse

  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; nursery.
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect
    • greenhouse gases

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funeral-residence

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral parlor; funeral church; funeral home; funeral parlour; funeral chapel.

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earth

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

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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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padre

  • noun a chaplain in one of the military services
    Holy Joe; military chaplain; sky pilot.
  • noun `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
    Father.

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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ruin

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruination.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun a ruined building
    • they explored several Roman ruins

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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meat_house

  • noun a small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish
    smokehouse.
  • noun a small house (on a farm) where meat is stored

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fire_department

  • noun the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires

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treasury

  • noun the funds of a government or institution or individual
    exchequer.
  • noun the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues

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lodge

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

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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place_of_worship

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

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zikkurat

  • noun a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
    zikurat; ziggurat.

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st._dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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apartment_house

  • noun a building that is divided into apartments
    apartment building.

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world_trade_center

  • noun twin skyscrapers 110 stories high in New York City; built 1368 feet tall in 1970 to 1973; destroyed by a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001
    twin towers; WTC.

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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conservatory

  • noun the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
  • noun a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
    conservatoire.

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bar

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

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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coach_house

  • noun a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
    carriage house; remise.

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high_priest

  • noun a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • he's the high priest of contemporary jazz
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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ice_rink

  • noun a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating
    ice-skating rink; ice.
    • the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice

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holiday_resort

  • noun a hotel located in a resort area
    resort; resort hotel.

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federal_department

  • noun a department of the federal government of the United States
    department of the federal government; federal office.

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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bathhouse

  • noun a building containing dressing rooms for bathers
    bathing machine.
  • noun a building containing public baths
    bagnio.

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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telecom_hotel

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

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gospel

  • noun an unquestionable truth
    gospel truth.
    • his word was gospel
  • noun the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
    Gospels; evangel.

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coffeehouse

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    coffee bar; cafe; coffee shop.

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tea_parlor

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    tearoom; teashop; teahouse; tea parlour.

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tenement_house

  • noun a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
    tenement.

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house_of_prostitution

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

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resort_hotel

  • noun a hotel located in a resort area
    resort; holiday resort.
  • noun a fashionable hotel usually in a resort area
    spa.

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hunting_lodge

  • noun a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
    lodge.

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twin

  • noun either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Gemini.

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little_theatre

  • noun a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
    little theater.

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individual

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

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hash

  • noun chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hasheesh; haschisch; hashish.

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paper_route

  • noun the route taken when delivering newspapers every day
    paper round.
  • noun the job of delivering newspapers regularly

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barn

  • noun an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  • noun (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
    b.

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closet

  • noun a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
    cupboard.
  • noun a toilet in Britain
    W.C.; water closet; loo.

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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hencoop

  • noun a farm building for housing poultry
    coop; chicken coop; henhouse.

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aviary

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

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label

  • noun a brief description given for purposes of identification
    • the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture
  • noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
    recording label.
    • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

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dormitory

  • noun a college or university building containing living quarters for students
    dorm; residence hall; hall; student residence.
  • noun a large sleeping room containing several beds
    dormitory room; dorm room.

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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eating_house

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

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house_of_worship

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

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gaming_house

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

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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stalls

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    horse barn; stable.
  • noun a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
    stall.

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foreign_office

  • noun the government department in charge of foreign relations

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residence_hall

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

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shaman

  • noun in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
    priest-doctor.

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department_of_local_government

  • noun a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
    local department.

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sanitation

  • noun the state of being clean and conducive to health
  • noun making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
    sanitization; sanitisation.

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restaurant

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

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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health_facility

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

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fraternity

  • noun a social club for male undergraduates
    frat.
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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call_centre

  • noun a center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)
    call center.

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department_of_the_federal_government

  • noun a department of the federal government of the United States
    federal office; federal department.

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ice-skating_rink

  • noun a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating
    ice rink; ice.
    • the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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opera_house

  • noun a building where musical dramas are performed
    opera.

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hall_of_residence

  • noun a university dormitory

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crematory

  • noun a mortuary where corpses are cremated
    crematorium.
  • noun a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
    cremation chamber; crematorium.

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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exploit

  • noun a notable achievement
    effort; feat.
    • he performed a great feat
    • the book was her finest effort
  • verb use or manipulate to one's advantage
    work.
    • He exploit the new taxation system
    • She knows how to work the system
    • he works his parents for sympathy

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non

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

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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department_of_corrections

  • noun the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders
    corrections.
    • for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections

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union

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

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united_states_national_library_of_medicine

  • noun the world's largest medical library
    National Library of Medicine; U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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gin_mill

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pub; pothouse; saloon.

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capitol_building

  • noun the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
    Capitol.

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funeral_parlor

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral church; funeral home; funeral-residence; funeral parlour; funeral chapel.

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god

  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.
  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.

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tourist_court

  • noun a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    court; motor inn; motor lodge; motor hotel.

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arena

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    domain; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand

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chalet

  • noun a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

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house_of_god

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

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community_center

  • noun a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
    civic center.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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butchery

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    abattoir; shambles; slaughterhouse.
  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchering.

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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belvedere

  • noun densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
    fire bush; burning bush; Bassia scoparia; Kochia scoparia; fire-bush; summer cypress.
  • noun a gazebo sited to command a fine view

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eatery

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

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opium

  • noun an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy

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diplomatic_building

  • noun government building in which diplomats live or work

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pump_house

  • noun a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
    pumping station.

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ziggurat

  • noun a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
    zikkurat; zikurat.

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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presbytery

  • noun building reserved for the officiating clergy

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residence

  • noun any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
    abode.
    • a person can have several residences
  • noun the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
    • he refused to live in the governor's residence

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solar_house

  • noun a house designed to use solar radiation for heating; usually has large areas of glass in front of heat-absorbing materials

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ill

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

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motor_inn

  • noun a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    court; tourist court; motor lodge; motor hotel.

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dollhouse

  • noun a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
    doll's house.
  • noun a small model of a house used as a toy by children
    doll's house.

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celebrant

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrater; celebrator.
  • noun an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist

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prayer

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

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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domestic_prelate

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household

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in

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

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cafe

  • noun a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
    coffee bar; coffee shop; coffeehouse.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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subcontract

  • noun a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    farm out; job.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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petronas_towers

  • noun twin skyscrapers built in Kuala Lumpur in 1997; 1482 feet high

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house_of_ill_repute

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

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roman_building

  • noun a building constructed by the ancient Romans

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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monsignor

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests

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town_hall

  • noun a government building that houses administrative offices of a town government

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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case_load

  • noun the number of cases handled in a given period of time (as by a court or agency)

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summerhouse

  • noun a small roofed building affording shade and rest
    gazebo.

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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executive_department

  • noun a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

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glasshouse

  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    nursery; greenhouse.

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ranch

  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; cattle farm; cattle ranch.
  • verb manage or run a ranch
    • Her husband is ranching in Arizona

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cabotage

  • noun the exclusive right of a country to control the air traffic within its borders
  • noun navigation in coastal waters

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overwork

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overworking.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    • This play has been overworked

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grind

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

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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toil

  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    labour; labor.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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white_house

  • noun the chief executive department of the United States government
    EXEC.
  • noun the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States

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capitol

  • noun a building occupied by a state legislature
  • noun the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
    Capitol Building.

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sporting

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

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executive

  • noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
    executive director.
  • noun persons who administer the law

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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clinic

  • noun a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  • noun meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity

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manse

  • noun a large and imposing house
    mansion; residence; hall; mansion house.
  • noun the residence of a clergyman (especially a Presbyterian clergyman)

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conservatoire

  • noun a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
    conservatory.

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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grillroom

  • noun a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
    grill.

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federal_office

  • noun a department of the federal government of the United States
    department of the federal government; federal department.

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prelate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; primate; archpriest.

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morgue

  • noun a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
    dead room; mortuary.

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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funeral_church

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral parlor; funeral home; funeral-residence; funeral parlour; funeral chapel.

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boardinghouse

  • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
    boarding house.

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teahouse

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    tearoom; teashop; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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government_building

  • noun a building that houses a branch of government

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repute

  • noun the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    reputation.
  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; look upon; think of; esteem; look on.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent

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call_center

  • noun a center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)
    call centre.

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oast_house

  • noun a building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof

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gatehouse

  • noun a house built at a gateway; usually the gatekeeper's residence

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twin_towers

  • noun twin skyscrapers 110 stories high in New York City; built 1368 feet tall in 1970 to 1973; destroyed by a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001
    World Trade Center; WTC.

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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special_branch

  • noun a government police department dealing with political security

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crematorium

  • noun a mortuary where corpses are cremated
    crematory.
  • noun a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
    cremation chamber; crematory.

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garage

  • noun an outbuilding (or part of a building) for housing automobiles
  • noun a repair shop where cars and trucks are serviced and repaired
    service department.

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tower

  • noun a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; pillar.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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pentagon

  • noun a government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense
  • noun the United States military establishment

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kennel

  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    dog house; doghouse.
  • verb put up in a kennel
    • kennel a dog

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shed

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

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houses_of_parliament

  • noun the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet

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non-christian_priest

  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    priest.

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dead

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

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canteen

  • noun a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
  • noun sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution or school or camp etc.

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boarding_house

  • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
    boardinghouse.

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employment

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employ.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • noun the occupation for which you are paid
    work.
    • he is looking for employment
    • a lot of people are out of work

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prelacy

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelature.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelature.

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blackleg

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; rat.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    fink; scab; rat.

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earth-closet

  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; jakes; privy.

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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room

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

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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lara

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rest_house

  • noun a building used for shelter by travelers (especially in areas where there are no hotels)

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drudge

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; hack.
  • noun a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
    galley slave; peon; navvy.

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teleworking

  • noun employment at home while communicating with the workplace by phone or fax or modem
    telecommuting.

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ski_lodge

  • noun a hotel at a ski resort

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temple

  • noun place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
  • noun the flat area on either side of the forehead
    • the veins in his temple throbbed

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booking

  • noun employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
    engagement.
    • the play had bookings throughout the summer
  • noun the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
    reservation.
    • wondered who had made the booking

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doll

  • noun a small replica of a person; used as a toy
    dolly.
  • noun informal terms for a (young) woman
    wench; chick; skirt; bird; dame.

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town_house

  • noun a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
    row house.

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dog_house

  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    kennel; doghouse.

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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zikurat

  • noun a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
    zikkurat; ziggurat.

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funeral_parlour

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral parlor; funeral church; funeral home; funeral-residence; funeral chapel.

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bowling

  • noun a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  • noun (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman

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firetrap

  • noun a building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire

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meetinghouse

  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    conventicle.

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lyceum

  • noun a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
    middle school; secondary school; lycee; Gymnasium.
  • noun a public hall for lectures and concerts

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leadership

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

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city_hall

  • noun a building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government

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control_center

  • noun the operational center for a group of related activities
    • the general in command never left the control center

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faith

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; religious belief.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    trust.
    • he cherished the faith of a good woman
    • the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

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ezra

  • noun a Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem
  • noun an Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
    Book of Ezra.

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diner

  • noun a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
  • noun a passenger car where food is served in transit
    buffet car; dining car; dining compartment.

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empire_state_building

  • noun a skyscraper built in New York City in 1931; 1250 feet tall

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service_club

  • noun a club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services
  • noun a recreational center for servicemen

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aireacht

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nightclub

  • noun a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
    night club; club; cabaret; nightspot.
    • don't expect a good meal at a cabaret
    • the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night
    • he played the drums at a jazz club

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movie_theatre

  • noun a theater where films are shown
    picture palace; movie theater; movie house; cinema.

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lodging_house

  • noun a house where rooms are rented
    rooming house.

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magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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burn_center

  • noun a center where patients with severe burns can be treated

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tap_house

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

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block

  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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clubhouse

  • noun a building that is occupied by a social club
    club.
    • the clubhouse needed a new roof

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vicar

  • noun a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman
  • noun (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel

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sod

  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; turf; greensward.
  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into hydrogen peroxide and oxygen
    superoxide dismutase.
    • oxygen free radicals are normally removed in our bodies by the superoxide dismutase enzymes

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facility

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

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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abattoir

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    butchery; shambles; slaughterhouse.

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farm_building

  • noun a building on a farm

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massage_parlor

  • noun a place where illicit sex is available under the guise of therapeutic massage
  • noun a business establishment that offers therapeutic massage

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aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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tabernacle

  • noun (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
    synagogue; temple.
  • noun the Mormon temple
    Mormon Tabernacle.

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beer

  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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christianity

The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ.

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gig

  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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bowling_alley

  • noun a building that contains several alleys for bowling
  • noun a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
    skittle alley; alley.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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gin

  • noun strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    snare; noose.

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packinghouse

  • noun a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed
    • they came from an apple packinghouse
  • noun a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
    packing plant.

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signal_box

  • noun a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains
    signal tower.

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lunchroom

  • noun a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased

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complete

  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • A child would complete the family

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hacienda

  • noun a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
  • noun the main house on a ranch or large estate

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sanitation_department

  • noun the department of local government responsible for collecting and disposing of garbage

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pastor

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    subgenus Pastor.

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cabinet

  • noun a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
  • noun persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

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hotel-casino

  • noun a business establishment that combines a casino and a hotel
    casino-hotel.
  • noun a building that houses both a hotel and a casino
    casino-hotel.

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horse_barn

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; stable.

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library

  • noun a room where books are kept
    • they had brandy in the library
  • noun a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

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solar

  • adjective relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
    • solar eclipse
    • solar energy

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tearoom

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    teashop; teahouse; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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church_building

  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church.
    • the church was empty

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semidetached_house

  • noun a house with two units sharing a common wall
    duplex; duplex house.

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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up

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

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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carriage

  • noun a railcar where passengers ride
    coach; passenger car.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; equipage.

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public_house

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; pub; pothouse; saloon; gin mill.

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outbuilding

  • noun a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

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dead_room

  • noun a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
    morgue; mortuary.

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tea_parlour

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    tearoom; teashop; teahouse; tea parlor.

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conventicle

  • noun a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    meetinghouse.

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skating

  • noun the sport of gliding on skates
  • verb move along on skates
    skate.
    • The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter

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basilica

  • noun an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain privileges
    • the church was raised to the rank of basilica
  • noun a Roman building used for public administration
    Roman basilica.

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rotisserie

  • noun an oven or broiler equipped with a rotating spit on which meat cooks as it turns
  • noun a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats

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cinema

  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; film.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events
  • noun a theater where films are shown
    picture palace; movie theater; movie theatre; movie house.

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government_minister

  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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planetarium

  • noun a building housing an instrument for projecting the positions of the planets onto a domed ceiling
  • noun an optical device for projecting images of celestial bodies and other astronomical phenomena onto the inner surface of a hemispherical dome

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inn

  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; auberge; hostelry; hostel.

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statehouse

  • noun a government building in which a state legislature meets

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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vaudeville_theater

  • noun a theater in which vaudeville is staged
    vaudeville theatre; music hall.

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bawdyhouse

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

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bishop

  • noun a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
  • noun port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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carriage_house

  • noun a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
    coach house; remise.

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funeral_home

  • noun a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
    funeral parlor; funeral church; funeral-residence; funeral parlour; funeral chapel.

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slaughterhouse

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    butchery; abattoir; shambles.

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public_service

  • noun a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions
    community service.
  • noun employment within a government system (especially in the civil service)

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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parlor

  • noun reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
    parlour.
  • noun a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
    living-room; living room; parlour; front room; sitting room.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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department

  • noun a specialized division of a large organization
    section.
    • you'll find it in the hardware department
    • she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury
  • noun the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)

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gambling

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    play; gaming.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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henhouse

  • noun a farm building for housing poultry
    hencoop; coop; chicken coop.

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hoodoo

  • noun (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
    • a tall sandstone hoodoo
  • noun a practitioner of voodoo

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rathskeller

  • noun a tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall

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picture

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

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semidetached

  • adjective satellite attached on one side only
    • a semidetached house

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settlement_house

  • noun a center in an underprivileged area that provides community services

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country_house

  • noun a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country

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conference_house

  • noun a center where conferences can be conducted
    conference center.

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movie_house

  • noun a theater where films are shown
    picture palace; movie theater; movie theatre; cinema.

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feedlot

  • noun a building where livestock are fattened for market

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domingo_de_guzman

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; St. Dominic; Saint Dominic.

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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mortuary

  • noun a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
    morgue; dead room.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of death

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student_union

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

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moonlight

  • noun the light of the Moon
    moonshine; Moon.
    • moonlight is the smuggler's enemy
    • the Moon was bright enough to read by
  • verb work a second job, usually after hours
    • The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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