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monkey (Also monkeying, monkeys, monkeyed) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to monkey

lamplighter

  • noun (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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curate

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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australopithecine

  • noun any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago
  • adjective of or belonging to the hominid genus Australopithecus

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work_at

  • verb to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
    work on.
    • the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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pygmy

  • noun an unusually small individual
    pigmy.
  • noun any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet
    Pigmy.

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splicer

  • noun a woodworker who joins pieces of wood with a splice
  • noun a worker who splices ropes together by interweaving strands

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rapscallion

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rascal; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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work_through

  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    go through; run through.
    • We worked through an example

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moonlighter

  • noun a person who holds a second job (usually after hours)

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cooperative

  • noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
    co-op.
  • noun an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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quizzical

  • adjective satellite playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)
    mocking; teasing.
    • his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell
  • adjective satellite perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)
    questioning.
    • he had a quizzical expression

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girlhood

  • noun the childhood of a girl
    maidenhood; maidhood.

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algeripithecus_minutus

  • noun tiny (150 to 300 grams) extinct primate of 46 to 50 million years ago; fossils found in Algeria; considered by some authorities the leading candidate for the first anthropoid

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warine

(Zoöl.) A South American monkey, one of the sapajous.

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peanut

  • noun underground pod of the peanut vine
  • noun widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground
    Arachis hypogaea; peanut vine.

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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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working_girl

  • noun a young woman who is employed
  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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monkeyhood

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shack

  • noun small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    hut; hutch; hovel; shanty.
  • verb make one's home in a particular place or community
    reside; domiciliate; domicile.
    • may parents reside in Florida

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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bike

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

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yaup

  • verb emit long loud cries
    wail; roar; yawl; howl; ululate.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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sauciness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; pertness; impertinence.

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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volunteer

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    military volunteer; voluntary.
  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    unpaid worker.

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muzzler

  • noun someone who muzzles animals

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chef-d'oeuvre

  • noun the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
    masterpiece.

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collaborate

  • verb work together on a common enterprise of project
    join forces; get together; cooperate.
    • The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well
    • We joined forces with another research group
  • verb cooperate as a traitor
    • he collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris

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street

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

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titi

  • noun tree of low-lying coastal areas of southeastern United States having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers
    Cliftonia monophylla; buckwheat tree.
  • noun deciduous shrubby tree of eastern North America having deeply fissured bark and sprays of small fragrant white flowers and sour-tasting leaves
    sourwood; Oxydendrum arboreum; sorrel tree.

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treadle

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; foot pedal.
  • verb tread over
    • the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones

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rhesus

  • noun of southern Asia; used in medical research
    Macaca mulatta; rhesus monkey.

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woolly

  • adjective satellite having a fluffy character or appearance
    flocculent; wooly.
  • adjective satellite confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    wooly; muddled; muzzy; addled; befuddled; woolly-headed; wooly-minded.
    • muddleheaded ideas
    • your addled little brain
    • woolly thinking
    • woolly-headed ideas

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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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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handling

  • noun manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
  • noun the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
    manipulation.

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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mixing

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; commixture; admixture.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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harlot

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; cyprian; whore; tart.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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mopper

  • noun a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

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picaninny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
    pickaninny; piccaninny.

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genus_sinanthropus

  • noun genus to which Peking man was formerly assigned
    Sinanthropus.

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nycticebus_tardigradua

  • noun stocky lemur of southeastern Asia
    Nycticebus pygmaeus; slow loris.

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skilled_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled workman.

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unparliamentary

  • adjective satellite so rude and abusive as to be unsuitable for parliament

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wait

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    delay; hold; postponement; time lag.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    waiting.
    • the wait was an ordeal for him

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strayer

  • noun someone who strays or falls behind
    straggler.
  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    isolated; stray.
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs

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green_monkey_disease

  • noun a viral disease of green monkeys caused by the Marburg virus; when transmitted to humans it causes serious or fatal illness
    Marburg hemorrhagic fever; Marburg disease.

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medical_specialist

  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    specialist.

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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small

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

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make-work

  • noun active work of little value
    busywork.
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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one

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

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sharpie

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    sharpy; eager beaver; busy bee; live wire.
  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    card sharper; sharpy; sharper; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp.

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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avahi_laniger

  • noun nocturnal indris with thick grey-brown fur and a long tail
    woolly indris.

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yearling

  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; tot.
  • noun a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth

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shoveler

  • noun a worker who shovels
    shoveller.
    • a shoveler of coal
  • noun freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
    Anas clypeata; broadbill; shoveller.

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carter

  • noun someone whose work is driving carts
  • noun Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
    Howard Carter.

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worker_bee

  • noun sterile bee specialized to collect food and maintain the hive

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twiddler

  • noun someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner
    fiddler.

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rector

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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silverwork

  • noun decorative work made of silver

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croo

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monkeydom

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do_work

  • verb be employed
    work.
    • Is your husband working again?
    • My wife never worked
    • Do you want to work after the age of 60?
    • She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money
    • She works as a waitress to put herself through college

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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shining

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    polishing.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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blue

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

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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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lion_marmoset

  • noun small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
    lion monkey; leoncita; tamarin.

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monkeylike

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monkey_bread

  • noun African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
    sour gourd.

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pickaninny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
    piccaninny; picaninny.

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rascal

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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pedimanous

(Zoöl.) Having feet resembling hands, or with the first toe opposable, as the opossums and monkeys.

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paddle

  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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unskilled

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

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mischievous

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

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crab-eating_macaque

  • noun monkey of southeast Asia, Borneo and the Philippines
    croo monkey; Macaca irus.

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humorist

  • noun someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
    humourist.

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poky

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; pokey.

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fiddle_with

  • verb manipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner
    twiddle.
    • He twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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rascally

  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; devilish.
    • a roguish grin
  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    roguish; blackguardly; scoundrelly.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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wicker

  • noun slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork
  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wickerwork; caning.

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part-timer

  • noun someone who works less than the customary or standard time

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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skidder

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; slider.
  • noun a worker who uses a skid to move logs

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specialise

  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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puckish

  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    pixilated; impish; prankish; mischievous; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank

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aegyptopithecus

  • noun extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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put_to_work

  • verb cause to work
    work.
    • he is working his servants hard

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investigating

  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigation.
  • verb investigate scientifically
    investigate; look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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archness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    perkiness; pertness; impertinence; sauciness.

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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roaring

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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gatherer

  • noun a person who gathers
    • they were a society of hunters and gatherers
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    collector; accumulator.

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peeler

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; stripper.
  • noun a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

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interne

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

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unfinished

  • adjective not brought to the desired final state
  • adjective not brought to an end or conclusion
    • unfinished business
    • the building is still unfinished

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crown_monkey

  • noun Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair
    Macaca radiata; bonnet macaque; capped macaque; bonnet monkey.

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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frolicsome

  • adjective satellite given to merry frolicking
    sportive; coltish; frolicky; rollicking.
    • frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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bratty

  • adjective satellite (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly
    brattish.

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shuffling

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shamble.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    make; shuffle.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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titi_monkey

  • noun small South American monkeys with long beautiful fur and long nonprehensile tail
    titi.

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conjunctive

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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military

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

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bookkeeping

  • noun the activity of recording business transactions
    clerking.

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handwork

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handicraft; handiwork; handcraft.

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ouarine

(Zoöl.) A Brazilian monkey of the genus Mycetes.

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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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platyrhinian

  • adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
    broadnosed; platyrrhine; platyrrhinic; platyrhine; platyrrhinian.

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monkey_nut

  • noun pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
    goober; peanut; earthnut; groundnut; goober pea.

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chacma

  • noun greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa
    Papio ursinus; chacma baboon.

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pithecanthropus

  • noun former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus
    genus Pithecanthropus; Pithecanthropus erectus.

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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houseman

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

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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eager_beaver

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    sharpy; sharpie; busy bee; live wire.

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sheller

  • noun a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

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piccaninny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
    pickaninny; picaninny.

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trained

  • adjective shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form
    • a trained mind
    • trained pigeons
    • well-trained servants
  • verb create by training and teaching
    educate; train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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manipulate

  • verb influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    pull wires; pull strings.
    • He manipulated public opinion in his favor
  • verb hold something in one's hands and move it

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ape

  • noun any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; imitator; emulator.

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catarrhine

  • noun of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
    Old World monkey.
  • adjective of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
    catarrhinian.

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leoncita

  • noun small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
    lion monkey; lion marmoset; tamarin.

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saki

  • noun Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
    sake; rice beer.
  • noun British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
    H. H. Munro; Hector Hugh Munro; Munro.

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working

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

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stemmer

  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stripper.
  • noun a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers

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aye

Yes; yea; -- a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question. It is much used in viva voce voting in legislative bodies, etc. ✍ This word is written I in the early editions of Shakespeare and other old writers.

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ringtail

  • noun raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
    cacomixle; bassarisk; coon cat; ring-tailed cat; civet cat; cacomistle; Bassariscus astutus; miner's cat; raccoon fox.
  • noun North American raccoon
    Procyon lotor; common racoon; coon; common raccoon.

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wield

  • verb have and exercise
    maintain; exert.
    • wield power and authority
  • verb handle effectively
    handle; manage.
    • The burglar wielded an axe
    • The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

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sporting_lady

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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go-getter

  • noun someone whose career progresses rapidly
    whizz-kid; ball of fire; whiz-kid.

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aviate

  • verb operate an airplane
    fly; pilot.
    • The pilot flew to Cuba

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piece_of_work

  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    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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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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drop_back

  • verb take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
    • The defender dropped back behind his teammate
  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; get behind.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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busy_bee

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    sharpy; eager beaver; sharpie; live wire.

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wiper

  • noun a worker who wipes
  • noun contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
    contact arm; wiper arm.

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minor

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

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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mangabey

  • noun large agile arboreal monkey with long limbs and tail and white upper eyelids

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charcoal

  • noun a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
    wood coal.
  • noun a stick of black carbon material used for drawing
    fusain.

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shout_out

  • verb utter a sudden loud cry
    cry; hollo; squall; shout; call; holler; yell; scream.
    • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
    • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
  • verb utter in a very loud voice
    vociferate.
    • They vociferated their demands

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muriqui

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paperwork

  • noun work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.

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holy

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

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porch

  • noun a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

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old_world_monkey

  • noun of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together
    catarrhine.

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swing_out

  • verb make a big sweeping gesture or movement
    sweep; swing.

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ooh

  • verb express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
    aah.
    • They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents

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handcraft

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handicraft; handiwork.
  • verb make something by hand
    • We handcraft all our paper

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cooperate

  • verb work together on a common enterprise of project
    collaborate; join forces; get together.
    • The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well
    • We joined forces with another research group

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ring-tailed_lemur

  • noun small lemur having its tail barred with black
    Lemur catta; Madagascar cat.

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teaser

  • noun a worker who teases wool
  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; annoyer; tease.

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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medical_intern

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

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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logging

  • noun the work of cutting down trees for timber
  • verb enter into a log, as on ships and planes
    log.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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naughtiness

  • noun an attribute of mischievous children
    mischievousness; badness.

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middle

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

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lingerer

  • noun someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
    loiterer.

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snow

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

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specializer

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

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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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bushbaby

  • noun agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears
    bush baby; galago.

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monkey_puzzle

  • noun large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts
    Araucaria araucana; chile pine.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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unmannerly

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    rude; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion

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plug

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

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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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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genus_javanthropus

  • noun former genus of primitive man; now Homo soloensis: comprises Solo man
    Javanthropus.

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candidature

  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; electioneering; candidacy; political campaign.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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give

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

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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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roguishness

  • noun the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
    prankishness; rascality.
  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.

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sprigger

  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    stemmer; stripper.

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beaver

  • noun the soft brown fur of the beaver
    beaver fur.
  • noun a native or resident of Oregon
    Oregonian.

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sense_of_humour

  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; humor; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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synchronise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; contemporise; contemporize.
  • verb make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    synchronize.
    • synchronize this film

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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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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end

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

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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tamper

  • noun a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
    tamp; tamping bar.
  • verb play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    fiddle; monkey.
    • Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
    • The reporter fiddle with the facts

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seasonal_worker

  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal.

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plyer

  • noun someone who plies a trade
    plier.

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specialisation

  • noun (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    differentiation; specialization.
    • cell differentiation in the developing embryo
  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialization.

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shuffler

  • noun the card player who shuffles the cards
  • noun someone who walks without raising the feet

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whore

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; tart.
  • verb work as a prostitute

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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gaucheness

  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    crudeness; crudity.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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poster_girl

  • noun a female poster child

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twiner

  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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man_of_action

  • noun someone inclined to act first and think later
    man of deeds.

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elvish

  • adjective satellite usually good-naturedly mischievous
    elfish; elfin.
    • perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight
    • elvish tricks

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bawd

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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human_being

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    homo; human; man.

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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bell_ringing

  • noun the sound of someone playing a set of bells
  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    electioneering; canvassing.

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colobus_monkey

  • noun arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
    colobus.

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monkeyless

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tyke

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun a native of Yorkshire

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lay

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

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tier

  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade
  • noun any one of two or more competitors who tie one another

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antimonkey

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arch

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

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lift

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

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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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guereza

  • noun a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the body
    Colobus guereza.

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street_child

  • noun a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
    waif.
    • street children beg or steal in order to survive

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dryopithecine

  • noun considered a possible ancestor to both anthropoid apes and humans

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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meddle

  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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green

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

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vervet_monkey

  • noun South African monkey with black face and hands
    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus; vervet.

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run_through

  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; go through.
    • We worked through an example
  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; deplete; use up; eat up; eat.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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fireball

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    bolide.
  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; powerhouse.

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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guttersnipe

  • noun a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas
    street urchin.

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infant

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    baby; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different

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help

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; assist.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work

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lacquerware

  • noun a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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military_volunteer

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    voluntary; volunteer.

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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playful

  • adjective full of fun and high spirits
    • playful children just let loose from school

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soulili

(Zoöl.) A long-tailed, crested Javan monkey (Semnopithecus mitratus). The head, the crest, and the upper surface of the tail, are black.

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dawdle

  • verb take one's time; proceed slowly
    linger.
  • verb waste time
    dally.
    • Get busy--don't dally!

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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motorcycle

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    bike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike.

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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sharpy

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    eager beaver; sharpie; busy bee; live wire.
  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    card sharper; sharper; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp; sharpie.

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wanderoo

(Zoöl.) A large monkey (Macacus silenus) native of Malabar. It is black, or nearly so, but has a long white or gray beard encircling the face. Called also maha, silenus, neelbhunder, lion-tailed baboon, and great wanderoo. Written also ouanderoo. ✍ The name is sometimes applied also to other allied species.

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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whiz-kid

  • noun someone whose career progresses rapidly
    whizz-kid; ball of fire; go-getter.

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tending

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; attention; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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frisky

  • adjective satellite playful like a lively kitten
    kittenish.

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waif

  • noun a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
    street child.
    • street children beg or steal in order to survive

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theorem

  • noun a proposition deducible from basic postulates
  • noun an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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electioneering

  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    bell ringing; canvassing.
  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; candidacy; candidature; political campaign.

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deeds

  • noun performance of moral or religious acts
    works.
    • salvation by deeds
    • the reward for good works
  • noun a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
    deed; deed of conveyance; title.
    • he signed the deed
    • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment

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street_urchin

  • noun a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas
    guttersnipe.

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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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foster-child

  • noun a child who is raised by foster parents
    foster child; fosterling.

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imp

  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; hob; elf; brownie; pixie; pixy.
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; scamp; scalawag.

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kinkajou

  • noun arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
    honey bear; Potos caudivolvulus; Potos flavus; potto.
  • noun a kind of lemur
    Perodicticus potto; potto.

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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putter_around

  • verb move around aimlessly
    putter; potter; potter around.

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carpentry

  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodwork; woodworking.

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perkiness

  • noun cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
    buoyancy.
  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; pertness; impertinence; sauciness.

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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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incompetent_person

  • noun someone who is not competent to take effective action
    incompetent.

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proboscis_monkey

  • noun Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
    Nasalis larvatus.

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sinanthropus

  • noun genus to which Peking man was formerly assigned
    genus Sinanthropus.

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hussar

  • noun a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress

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potter_around

  • verb move around aimlessly
    putter; potter; putter around.

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pruner

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    trimmer.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    lopper; pruning hook.

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skipper

  • noun a student who fails to attend classes
  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; sea captain.

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hands

  • noun (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    custody.
    • my fate is in your hands
    • too much power in the president's hands
    • your guests are now in my custody
    • the mother was awarded custody of the children
  • noun the force of workers available
    manpower; work force; men; workforce.

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not

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

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self-employed_person

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance.

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handiwork

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handicraft; handcraft.

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bread

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

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wallah

  • noun usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing
    • a kitchen wallah
    • the book wallah

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execute

  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed
  • verb murder in a planned fashion
    • The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed

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golden_potto

  • noun a kind of lemur
    angwantibo; Arctocebus calabarensis.

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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coaction

  • noun act of working jointly
    collaboration.
    • they worked either in collaboration or independently

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undertaking

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun the trade of a funeral director

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puzzle

  • noun a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    puzzler; mystifier; teaser.
    • he loved to solve chessmate puzzles
    • that's a real puzzler
  • noun a game that tests your ingenuity

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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lemur_catta

  • noun small lemur having its tail barred with black
    ring-tailed lemur; Madagascar cat.

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pistol

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; handgun.

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mandrillus_leucophaeus

  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    drill.

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fiddle

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    violin.
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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brass_monkey

  • noun a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

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squirrel_monkey

  • noun small long-tailed monkey of Central American and South America with greenish fur and black muzzle
    Saimiri sciureus.

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touch_on

  • verb refer to or discuss briefly
  • verb be relevant to
    relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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trailer

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger.
  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    preview; prevue.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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sterling

  • noun British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK
  • adjective satellite highest in quality
    superlative; greatest.

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unpaid_worker

  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    volunteer.

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commixture

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; admixture; mixing.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio

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beginner

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; initiate; novice; tiro.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; founder.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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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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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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spider

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

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polychrome

  • noun a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
  • verb color with many colors; make polychrome
    polychromise; polychromize.

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pile_driver

  • noun a machine that drives piling into the ground

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douc

(Zoöl.) A monkey (Semnopithecus nemæus), remarkable for its varied and brilliant colors. It is a native of Cochin China.

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trading

  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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temporary

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temp.
  • adjective not permanent; not lasting
    impermanent.
    • politics is an impermanent factor of life"- James Thurber
    • impermanent palm cottages
    • a temperary arrangement
    • temporary housing

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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whip

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

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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hacker

  • noun someone who plays golf poorly
  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    cyber-terrorist; cyberpunk.

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silky

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silklike; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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keep_one's_shoulder_to_the_wheel

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    peg away; slog; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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mandrill

  • noun baboon of west Africa with a bright red and blue muzzle and blue hindquarters
    Mandrillus sphinx.

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clade

  • noun a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor

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rubdown

  • noun the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes

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union_member

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    trade unionist; unionist.

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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vervet

  • noun South African monkey with black face and hands
    Cercopithecus aethiops pygerythrus; vervet monkey.

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hollering

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout out
    holler; holler out.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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wickerwork

  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wicker; caning.

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washer

  • noun someone who washes things for a living
  • noun seal consisting of a flat disk placed to prevent leakage

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woolly_monkey

  • noun large monkeys with dark skin and woolly fur of the Amazon and Orinoco basins

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red

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

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semnopithecus_entellus

  • noun langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
    Presbytes entellus; hanuman; entellus.

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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missionary_work

  • noun the organized work of a religious missionary
    mission.

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impertinence

  • noun an impudent statement
    cheek; impudence.
  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    freshness; crust; impudence; cheekiness; gall; insolence.

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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reshuffle

  • noun a redistribution of something
    • there was a reshuffle of cabinet officers
  • noun shuffling again
    reshuffling.
    • the gambler demanded a reshuffle

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dodder

  • noun a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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spider_monkey

  • noun arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
    Ateles geoffroyi.

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masterpiece

  • noun the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
    chef-d'oeuvre.
  • noun an outstanding achievement

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pygmy_marmoset

  • noun the smallest monkey; of tropical forests of the Amazon
    Cebuella pygmaea.

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bawl

  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow.
  • verb make a raucous noise
    yawp.

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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scalawag

  • noun a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
    scallywag.
  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave.

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comber

  • noun a person who separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool
  • noun a long curling sea wave

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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care

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

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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ill-breeding

  • noun impoliteness resulting from ignorance
    bad manners.

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shelver

  • noun a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

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waiter

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    server.
  • noun a person who waits or awaits

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lemur

  • noun large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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gaff

  • noun a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
  • noun a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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retainer

  • noun a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    consideration.
  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    servant.

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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pokey

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; poky.

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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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waitress

  • noun a woman waiter
  • verb serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant
    wait.
    • I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's

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bushel

  • noun a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

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boondoggle

  • noun work of little or no value done merely to look busy
  • verb do useless, wasteful, or trivial work

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bonnet_macaque

  • noun Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair
    Macaca radiata; crown monkey; capped macaque; bonnet monkey.

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unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; trade unionist.

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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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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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little_terror

  • noun a very troublesome child
    terror; holy terror; brat.

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bonnet

  • noun a hat tied under the chin
    poke bonnet.
  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    cowling; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

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wash

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

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solderer

  • noun a worker who joins or mends with solder
  • adjective disposed of to a purchaser
    sold.
    • this merchandise is sold

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tacker

  • noun a worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
    baster.

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sober

  • verb cause to become sober
    • A sobering thought
  • verb become more realistic
    sober up.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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ironing

  • noun garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
    • there was a basketful of ironing to do
  • noun the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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sense_of_humor

  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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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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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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foster-son

  • noun someone who is raised as a son although not related by birth
    foster son.

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fall_back

  • verb fall backwards and down
  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    dawdle; fall behind; lag.

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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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potto

  • noun arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
    honey bear; Potos caudivolvulus; kinkajou; Potos flavus.
  • noun a kind of lemur
    Perodicticus potto; kinkajou.

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mess_around

  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; monkey; putter; potter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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free-lance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; self-employed.

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master

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

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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kindergartner

  • noun a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
    preschooler; kindergartener.

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madagascar_cat

  • noun small lemur having its tail barred with black
    Lemur catta; ring-tailed lemur.

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badness

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    bad.
    • take the bad with the good
  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    severity; severeness.

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puddle

  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    pool.
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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drop_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    hang back; trail; drag; get behind; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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repetitive

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    insistent.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitious.
    • repetitive movement

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know_nothing

  • noun an ignorant person
    uneducated person; ignoramus.

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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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orphan

  • noun a child who has lost both parents
  • noun someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision

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presbytes_entellus

  • noun langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
    hanuman; Semnopithecus entellus; entellus.

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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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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; 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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massager

  • noun someone who rubs or kneads parts of the body to stimulate circulation and promote relaxation

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great_ape

  • noun any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
    pongid.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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cebuella_pygmaea

  • noun the smallest monkey; of tropical forests of the Amazon
    pygmy marmoset.

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manipulation

  • noun exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
    use.
    • his manipulation of his friends was scandalous
  • noun the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
    handling.

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grunt

  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    oink.
  • noun an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
    • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
    • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

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face_card

  • noun one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
    court card; picture card.

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small_fry

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; squirt.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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specialiser

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

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sapajou

(Zoöl.) Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Cebus, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also capuchins. The bonnet sapajou (C. subcristatus), the golden-handed sapajou (C. chrysopus), and the white-throated sapajou (C. hypoleucus) are well known species. See Capuchin.

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vitalizer

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; energiser; animator; energizer.

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holler_out

  • verb shout out
    holler.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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monkey_jacket

  • noun waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners
    mess jacket; shell jacket.

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bee

  • noun any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
  • noun a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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poster_boy

  • noun a male poster child

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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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stick-in-the-mud

  • noun someone who moves slowly
    plodder; slowcoach; slowpoke.
    • in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stodgy.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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dynamo

  • noun generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature

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anthropoid

  • noun person who resembles a nonhuman primate
    ape.
  • noun any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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coltish

  • adjective satellite given to merry frolicking
    sportive; frolicsome; frolicky; rollicking.
    • frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes

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platyrrhine

  • noun hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
    New World monkey; platyrrhinian.
  • adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
    broadnosed; platyrrhinic; platyrhine; platyrhinian; platyrrhinian.

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anthropoid_ape

  • noun any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae

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free_lance

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; freelancer; free-lance; self-employed person.

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crudeness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    rudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.
  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    gaucheness; crudity.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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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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quarryman

  • noun a man who works in a quarry
    quarrier.

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twiddle

  • noun a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    swirl; whirl; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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yowl

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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handicraft

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handiwork; handcraft.
  • noun a craft that requires skillful hands

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chacma_baboon

  • noun greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa
    chacma; Papio ursinus.

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employable

  • noun a person who is qualified and ready to work
  • adjective physically and mentally capable of working at a regular job and available

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capuchin

  • noun a hooded cloak for women
  • noun monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
    ringtail; Cebus capucinus.

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knead

  • verb make uniform
    work.
    • knead dough
    • work the clay until it is soft
  • verb manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    rub down; massage.
    • She rubbed down her child with a sponge

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plug_away

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; slog; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb persist in working hard
    plug.
    • Students must plug away at this problem

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pull_one's_weight

  • verb do one's share in a common task
    • Bob has never pulled his weight, and we all have to work harder to make up for his laziness

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indri_brevicaudatus

  • noun large short-tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn
    indri; Indri indri; indris.

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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adjunct

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

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beaver_away

  • verb work hard on something
    beaver.

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platyrhine

  • adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
    broadnosed; platyrrhine; platyrrhinic; platyrhinian; platyrrhinian.

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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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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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live_wire

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    sharpy; eager beaver; sharpie; busy bee.

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go_through

  • verb go or live through
    see; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam
  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; run through.
    • We worked through an example

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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wrench

  • noun a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
    twist; pull.
    • the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell
    • he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
  • noun a jerky pulling movement
    twist.

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pixilated

  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    impish; puckish; prankish; mischievous; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank
  • adjective satellite very drunk
    sozzled; soaked; tight; soused; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; squiffy; wet; pie-eyed; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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collaboration

  • noun act of working jointly
    coaction.
    • they worked either in collaboration or independently
  • noun act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country
    collaborationism; quislingism.

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tarsier

  • noun nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates

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macaca_radiata

  • noun Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair
    crown monkey; bonnet macaque; capped macaque; bonnet monkey.

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rub_down

  • verb wear away
    corrade; rub off; abrase; abrade.
  • verb manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    knead; massage.
    • She rubbed down her child with a sponge

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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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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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cercopithecus_aethiops

  • noun white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
    grivet.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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howler_monkey

  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler.

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playfulness

  • noun a festive merry feeling
    gaiety.
  • noun a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
    fun.
    • her playfulness surprised me
    • he was fun to be with

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play_around

  • verb commit adultery
    fool around.
    • he plays around a lot
  • verb work with in an amateurish manner
    dabble; smatter.
    • She dabbles in astronomy
    • He plays around with investments but he never makes any money

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operate

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

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freelancer

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; free-lance; self-employed.

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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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dragger

  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; puller.
  • noun a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
    trawler.

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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face

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

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child_prodigy

  • noun a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
    wonder child; infant prodigy.
    • Mozart was a child prodigy

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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workpiece

  • noun work consisting of a piece of metal being machined

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muck_about

  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; potter; tinker; muck around.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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busywork

  • noun active work of little value
    make-work.
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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away

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

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mend

  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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maidhood

  • noun the childhood of a girl
    girlhood; maidenhood.

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poster_child

  • noun a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes
    • she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy

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get_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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impish

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

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cercopithecin

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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burner

  • noun an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
    • a diesel engine is an oil burner
  • noun the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking
    • the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one

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stove

  • noun a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
    cooking stove; kitchen stove; range; kitchen range.
    • dinner was already on the stove
  • noun any heating apparatus

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retire

  • verb go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    • He retired at age 68
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    withdraw.
    • He retired from chess

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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tarsius_glis

  • noun a variety of tarsier

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discourteous

  • adjective showing no courtesy; rude
    • a distant and at times discourteous young
  • adjective satellite lacking social graces
    ungracious.

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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loiterer

  • noun someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
    lingerer.

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substituting

  • noun working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence
    subbing.
  • verb put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
    interchange; exchange; substitute; replace.
    • the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt
    • substitute regular milk with fat-free milk
    • synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning

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supporter

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    sponsor; patron.

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indri

  • noun large short-tailed lemur of Madagascar having thick silky fur in black and white and fawn
    Indri brevicaudatus; Indri indri; indris.

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sportive

  • adjective relating to or interested in sports
  • adjective satellite given to merry frolicking
    coltish; frolicsome; frolicky; rollicking.
    • frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes

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tiddler

  • noun a young person of either sex
    nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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planter

  • noun the owner or manager of a plantation
    plantation owner.
  • noun a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

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pinche

  • noun South American tamarin with a tufted head
    Leontocebus oedipus.

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tiro

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; initiate; novice; beginner.

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go_along

  • verb cooperate or pretend to cooperate
    play along.
    • He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment
  • verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    keep; continue; proceed; go on.
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight

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trade_unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; unionist.

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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keep_one's_nose_to_the_grindstone

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; slog; plug away.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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bad-mannered

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    rude; unmannerly; unmannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion

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admixture

  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    alloy.
  • noun an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base
    intermixture.
    • the growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure
    • a large intermixture of sand

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employed

  • adjective having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary
    • most of our graduates are employed
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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skimp

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    scant.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    scant.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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bambino

  • noun a young child
    toddler; yearling; tot.

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infant_prodigy

  • noun a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
    wonder child; child prodigy.
    • Mozart was a child prodigy

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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mission

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; missionary post; missionary station.
  • noun an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    military mission.
    • the planes were on a bombing mission

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kittenish

  • adjective satellite playful like a lively kitten
    frisky.

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grivet

  • noun white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
    Cercopithecus aethiops.

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plodder

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    slogger; trudger.
  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    slogger.

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yammer

  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; yowl; howl.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert
  • verb complain whiningly
    yawp; whine; grizzle.

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leontocebus_oedipus

  • noun South American tamarin with a tufted head
    pinche.

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join_forces

  • verb work together on a common enterprise of project
    collaborate; get together; cooperate.
    • The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well
    • We joined forces with another research group

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humourist

  • noun someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
    humorist.

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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scrubber

  • noun a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
  • noun a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
    scrubbing brush; scrub brush.

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impoliteness

  • noun a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

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workman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    working man; workingman; working person.

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cry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    shout; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • noun a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    yell.
    • a cry of rage
    • a yell of pain

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rhesus_monkey

  • noun of southern Asia; used in medical research
    rhesus; Macaca mulatta.

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coggle

  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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african_green_monkey

  • noun common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
    Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus; green monkey.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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bad

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

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hang_back

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; trail; drag; get behind; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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skilled_workman

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled worker.

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tike

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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lady_of_pleasure

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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bars

  • noun gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
    parallel bars.
  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; bar; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar

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cebocephaly

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javanthropus

  • noun former genus of primitive man; now Homo soloensis: comprises Solo man
    genus Javanthropus.

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specialist

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

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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caning

  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wicker; wickerwork.
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; flog; lambaste; lambast.

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bill_poster

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill sticker.

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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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lion

  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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howler

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; wow; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler monkey.

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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synchronize

  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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callitrichid

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foster_child

  • noun a child who is raised by foster parents
    foster-child; fosterling.

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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wonder

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    admiration; wonderment.
  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    marvel.
    • the wonders of modern science

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electioneer

  • verb work actively for a political candidate or a party
    • My neighbors are busy electioneering during the Presidential election campaign

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erythrocebus_patas

  • noun reddish long-tailed monkey of west Africa
    patas; hussar monkey.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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cercopithecoid

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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kalasie

(Zoöl.) A long-tailed monkey of Borneo (Semnopithecus rubicundus). It has a tuft of long hair on the head.

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diddle

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change
  • verb manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
    toy; fiddle; play.
    • She played nervously with her wedding ring
    • Don't fiddle with the screws
    • He played with the idea of running for the Senate

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foster_son

  • noun someone who is raised as a son although not related by birth
    foster-son.

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computer_mouse

  • noun a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad
    mouse.
    • a mouse takes much more room than a trackball

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uakari

  • noun medium-sized tree-dwelling monkey of the Amazon basin; only New World monkey with a short tail

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rollicking

  • adjective satellite given to merry frolicking
    sportive; coltish; frolicsome; frolicky.
    • frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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powerhouse

  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; fireball.
  • noun a team considered to be the best of its class

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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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timework

  • noun work paid for at a rate per unit of time

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cooperation

  • noun joint operation or action
    • their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission
  • noun the practice of cooperating
    • economic cooperation
    • they agreed on a policy of cooperation

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monkeyish

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progress

  • noun gradual improvement or growth or development
    advancement.
    • advancement of knowledge
    • great progress in the arts
  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; advancement; procession; onward motion.

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bellowing

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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hard_worker

  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    slave; striver.

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grease_monkey

  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic; mechanic.

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get_together

  • noun a small informal social gathering
    meeting.
    • there was an informal meeting in my living room
  • verb get people together
    assemble; gather.
    • assemble your colleagues
    • get together all those who are interested in the project
    • gather the close family members

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nailer

  • noun a worker who attaches something by nailing it

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daubentonia_madagascariensis

  • noun nocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs
    aye-aye.

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potterer

  • noun a person who putters about
    putterer.

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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work_on

  • verb to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
    work at.
    • the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold
  • verb shape, form, or improve a material
    process; work.
    • work stone into tools
    • process iron
    • work the metal

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nasalis_larvatus

  • noun Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose
    proboscis monkey.

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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genus_pithecanthropus

  • noun former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus
    Pithecanthropus; Pithecanthropus erectus.

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interfere

  • verb come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
    • Your talking interferes with my work!
  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    step in; intervene; interpose.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?

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polishing

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    shining.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth; smoothen.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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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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muck_around

  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; potter; tinker; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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dally

  • verb behave carelessly or indifferently
    flirt; toy; play.
    • Play about with a young girl's affection
  • verb waste time
    dawdle.
    • Get busy--don't dally!

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perodicticus_potto

  • noun a kind of lemur
    kinkajou; potto.

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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faced

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

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protect

  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
  • verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry

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waterman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; boater.

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buster

  • noun an informal form of address for a man
    dude; fellow.
    • Say, fellow, what are you doing?
    • Hey buster, what's up?
  • noun a robust child

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loris

(Zoöl.) Any one of several species of small lemurs of the genus Stenops. They have long, slender limbs and large eyes, and are arboreal in their habits. The slender loris (S. gracilis), of Ceylon, in one of the best known species. Written also lori.

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brat

  • noun a very troublesome child
    terror; little terror; holy terror.
  • noun a small pork sausage
    bratwurst.

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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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slowcoach

  • noun someone who moves slowly
    plodder; slowpoke; stick-in-the-mud.
    • in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach

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loose_end

  • noun work that is left incomplete
    unfinished business.

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hanuman

  • noun langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
    Presbytes entellus; Semnopithecus entellus; entellus.
  • noun in Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of Rama; god of devotion and courage

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leontocebus_rosalia

  • noun golden South American monkey with long soft hair forming a mane
    silky tamarin.

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scamp

  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scalawag.
  • verb perform hastily and carelessly

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speciality

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; specialty; specialness.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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elfin

  • adjective satellite suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    fey.
    • thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning
    • the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite small and delicate
    elflike.
    • she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate
    • obsessed by things elfin and small

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clerking

  • noun the activity of recording business transactions
    bookkeeping.
  • verb work as a clerk, as in the legal business
    clerk.

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dawdler

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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cercopithecus_aethiops_pygerythrus

  • noun South African monkey with black face and hands
    vervet monkey; vervet.

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manners

  • noun social deportment
    • he has the manners of a pig
  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion

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spank

  • noun a slap with the flat of the hand
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle.

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gaiety

  • noun a gay feeling
    merriment.
  • noun a festive merry feeling
    playfulness.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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puerility

  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    childhood.
  • noun a property characteristic of a child
    childishness.

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green_monkey

  • noun common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
    African green monkey; Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus.

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holloa

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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prodigy

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

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slogger

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    plodder; trudger.
  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    plodder.

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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haplorrhine

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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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grindstone

  • noun a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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boatman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    waterman; boater.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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smatter

  • verb work with in an amateurish manner
    dabble; play around.
    • She dabbles in astronomy
    • He plays around with investments but he never makes any money
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; blather; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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collaborator

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    partner in crime; henchman; confederate.
  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborationist; quisling.

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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play_along

  • verb cooperate or pretend to cooperate
    go along.
    • He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment
  • verb perform an accompaniment to
    follow; accompany.
    • The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano

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incompetent

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

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cocotte

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • noun a small casserole in which individual portions can be cooked and served

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youngster

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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engine

  • noun motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • noun something used to achieve a purpose
    • an engine of change

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finisher

  • noun (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
    closer.
  • noun a racing driver who finishes a race

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squirrel

  • noun a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
  • noun the fur of a squirrel

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devilish

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; rascally.
    • a roguish grin

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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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aotus_trivirgatus

  • noun nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and thick fur
    douroucouli.

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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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scallywag

  • noun a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
    scalawag.
  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; rogue; knave; scalawag.

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mocking

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; gibelike; taunting; jeering.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock; mock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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controller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; comptroller.
  • noun a person who directs and restrains
    restrainer.

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strikebreaker

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    scab; rat; blackleg.

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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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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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roguish

  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    devilish; rascally.
    • a roguish grin
  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    blackguardly; scoundrelly; rascally.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew