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lamplighter

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

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coach

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

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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sales

  • noun income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
    gross revenue; gross sales.
  • noun a particular instance of selling
    sale.
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed

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snip

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snippet; snipping.
  • noun the act of clipping or snipping
    clipping; clip.

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moonlighter

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

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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piano_tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    tuner.

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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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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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hatchet_man

  • noun a professional killer
    iceman.
  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    enforcer.

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serviceman

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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preserver

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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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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tollgatherer

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollman.

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wall-paperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wallpaperer.

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muzzler

  • noun someone who muzzles animals

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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washwoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washerwoman; laundrywoman.

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drudge

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

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lockman

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockkeeper; lockmaster.

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scour

  • noun a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  • verb examine minutely
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive

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delivery_boy

  • noun someone employed to make deliveries
    deliverer; deliveryman.

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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oarsman

  • noun someone who rows a boat
    rower.

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right-hand_man

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; chief assistant.

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fag

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

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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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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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mopper

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

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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sales_representative

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales rep; salesperson.

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skilled_worker

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

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pinch

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

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dig

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

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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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pensionary

  • noun the beneficiary of a pension fund
    pensioner.
  • noun a person who works only for money
    hireling.

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gut

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine.
  • noun a narrow channel or strait

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actor's_assistant

  • noun a wardrobe assistant for an actor
    dresser.

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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waterer

  • noun someone who waters plants or crops
  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    water boy.

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major-domo

  • noun the chief steward or butler of a great household
    seneschal.

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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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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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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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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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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subordinate

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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draftsperson

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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twine

  • noun a lightweight cord
    string.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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foot_soldier

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; footslogger; marcher.
  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; subsidiary.

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toll_agent

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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turncock

  • noun one employed to control water supply by turning water mains on and off
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; cock.

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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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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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public

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

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body

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

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waterman

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

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part-timer

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

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funeral

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

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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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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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ledgeman

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    breaker.

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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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splice

  • noun a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    splicing.
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
  • noun joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
    lap joint.

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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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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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dry

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

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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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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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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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implement

  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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menial

  • noun a domestic servant
  • adjective satellite used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
    humble; lowly.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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public_servant

  • noun someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)

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shovel

  • noun a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  • noun the quantity a shovel can hold
    spadeful; shovelful.

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wiper_blade

  • noun a mechanical device that cleans the windshield
    wiper; windshield wiper; windscreen wiper.

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voicer

  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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sheller

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

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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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pullman_porter

  • noun a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
    porter.

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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helper

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; help; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • noun a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
    benefactor.

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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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comber

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

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swob

  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    mop; swab.
  • verb wash with a swab or a mop
    swab.
    • swab the ship's decks

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stage_technician

  • noun an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
    stagehand.

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process

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

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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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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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barkeep

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; barman; bartender.

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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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teamster

  • noun the driver of a team of horses doing hauling
  • noun someone who drives a truck as an occupation
    truck driver; trucker.

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candy_striper

  • noun a volunteer worker in a hospital

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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mounter

  • noun a skilled worker who mounts pictures or jewels etc.
  • noun someone who ascends on foot
    climber.
    • a solitary mounter of the staircase

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linesman

  • noun official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    electrician; lineman.

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lockkeeper

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockman; lockmaster.

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rent_collector

  • noun a person who goes from house to house collecting rents for the owner

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military_man

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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bartender

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; barman; barkeep.

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room

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

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lackey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; flunkey.
  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; ass-kisser; crawler.

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laundress

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    washerwoman; washwoman; laundrywoman.

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flunky

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunkey; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    yes-man; stooge; flunkey.

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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contact_arm

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

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tap

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

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pawn

  • noun an article deposited as security
  • noun a person used by another to gain an end
    cat's-paw; instrument.

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dental_hygienist

  • noun someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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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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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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labor_coach

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; doula; monitrice.

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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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trade_unionist

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

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station

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

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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calligraphist

  • noun someone skilled in penmanship
    calligrapher.

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flower_girl

  • noun a woman who sells flowers in the street
  • noun a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession

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thaw

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    warming; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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aquanaut

  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    skin-diver.
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    oceanaut.

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seasonal_worker

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

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gardner

  • noun United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
    Isabella Stewart Gardner.
  • noun writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)
    Erle Stanley Gardner.

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plyer

  • noun someone who plies a trade
    plier.

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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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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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vigilance

  • noun the process of paying close and continuous attention
    watchfulness; alertness; wakefulness.
    • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
    • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue
  • noun vigilant attentiveness
    watchfulness; weather eye.
    • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble

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dining-room_attendant

  • noun someone employed to provide service in a dining room
    restaurant attendant.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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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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mender

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    repairer; fixer.

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farm

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

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gondoliere

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondolier.

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gasman

  • noun someone employed by a gas company

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fall_guy

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; mug; chump; mark.

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swabbing

  • noun cleaning with a mop
    mopping.
    • he gave it a good mopping
  • verb wash with a swab or a mop
    swob; swab.
    • swab the ship's decks

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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chump

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; mark.

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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tier_up

  • noun a worker who ties something
    tier.

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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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labor_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; trades union; brotherhood; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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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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scrivener

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

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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salesperson

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales representative; sales rep.

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gondolier

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondoliere.

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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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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office

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

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bleach

  • noun the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    • a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleaching agent.

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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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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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solder

  • noun an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    • solder these two pipes together

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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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soaking_up

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
    absorption.

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shopwalker

  • noun an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
    floorwalker.
    • a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain

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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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broom

  • noun a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
  • noun any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

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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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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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artisan

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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fool

  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    saphead; sap; tomfool; muggins.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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ragsorter

  • noun a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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sucker

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun a shoot arising from a plant's roots

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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unionism

  • noun the system or principles and theory of labor unions
    trade unionism.

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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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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unionist

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

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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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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bank

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

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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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restaurant_attendant

  • noun someone employed to provide service in a dining room
    dining-room attendant.

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airman

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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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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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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spongelike

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    squishy; spongy; squashy.
    • spongy bread
  • adjective satellite like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
    spongy.

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repairer

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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workingman

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

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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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cornhusker

  • noun a worker who husks corn
  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska
    Nebraskan.

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armourer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armorer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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workman

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

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unpaid_worker

  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    volunteer.

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hanger

  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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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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wirer

  • noun someone who sends a telegram
  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wireman.

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aide

  • noun an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
    aide-de-camp; adjutant.
  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    auxiliary.

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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flunkey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; lackey.
  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; yes-man; stooge.

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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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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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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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event_planner

  • noun someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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pledge_taker

  • noun a volunteer who records (usually by telephone) contributions pledged in a fund drive

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laundrywoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washerwoman; washwoman.

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rep

  • noun informal abbreviation of `representative'
  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    repp.

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union_member

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

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birthing

  • noun the process of giving birth
    giving birth; birth; parturition.
  • verb cause to be born
    have; deliver; birth; bear; give birth.
    • My wife had twins yesterday!

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serving_girl

  • noun a girl who is a servant
    servant girl.

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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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dustmop

  • noun a dry swab for dusting floors
    dust mop; dry mop.

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gardener

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    nurseryman.
  • noun someone employed to work in a garden

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windscreen_wiper

  • noun a mechanical device that cleans the windshield
    wiper blade; wiper; windshield wiper.

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projectionist

  • noun the person who operates the projector in a movie house

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house_servant

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    domestic; domestic help.

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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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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sponginess

  • noun the porosity of a sponge
  • noun the property of being able to occupy less space
    compressibility; squeezability.

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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editor_in_chief

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor.

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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girl_friday

  • noun a female assistant who has a range of duties

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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barkeeper

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    mixologist; barman; bartender; barkeep.

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dispatcher

  • noun the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
    starter.
  • noun employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service

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manikin

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    homunculus; mannikin.
  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; fashion model; model; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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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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scribe

  • noun informal terms for journalists
    penman; scribbler.
  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Augustin Eugene Scribe.

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shelver

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

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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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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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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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registrar

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

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parazoan

  • noun primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
    sponge; poriferan.

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router

  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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support

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

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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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boondoggle

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

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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galvanizer

  • noun a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
    galvaniser.
  • noun a leader who stimulates and excites people to action
    galvaniser; inspirer.

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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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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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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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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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drinker

  • noun a person who drinks liquids
  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    juicer; toper; imbiber.

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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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lockmaster

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockkeeper; lockman.

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travail

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

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birthing_coach

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    doula; labor coach; monitrice.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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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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lobsterman

  • noun a person whose occupation is catching lobsters

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cabin

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

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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dental_assistant

  • noun an assistant to a dentist

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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windshield_wiper

  • noun a mechanical device that cleans the windshield
    wiper blade; wiper; windscreen wiper.

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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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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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secretarial

  • adjective of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work

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prune

  • noun dried plum
  • verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    trim; clip; cut back; crop; snip; lop; dress.
    • dress the plants in the garden

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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split

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

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railroader

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; trainman; railroad man; railwayman.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; 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
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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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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cleaning_device

  • noun any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
    cleaning implement; cleaning equipment.

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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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armorer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armourer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armourer; artificer.

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enforcer

  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    hatchet man.

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quarryman

  • noun a man who works in a quarry
    quarrier.

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washerman

  • noun operates industrial washing machine
    laundryman.

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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cleaning_equipment

  • noun any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
    cleaning implement; cleaning device.

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absorber

  • noun (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

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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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sandwichman

  • noun a person with advertising boards hanging from the shoulders

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crew_member

  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crewman.

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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labour

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

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take

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

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skilled_workman

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

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chief_assistant

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; right-hand man.

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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wallpaperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wall-paperer.

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hired

  • adjective satellite having services engaged for a fee
    • hired hands
    • a hired gun
  • verb engage or hire for work
    employ; hire; engage.
    • They hired two new secretaries in the department
    • How many people has she employed?

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skinner

  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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organization

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

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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powder_monkey

  • noun someone who carries explosives (as from the magazine to the guns on board a warship)

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working_person

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

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tollman

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer.

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washerwoman

  • noun a working woman who takes in washing
    laundress; washwoman; laundrywoman.

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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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drive

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

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wind

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

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military_personnel

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; troops.
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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whipper-in

  • noun huntsman's assistant in managing the hounds

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squeegee

  • noun T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)
  • verb wipe with a squeegee
    • squeegee the windows

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seasonal

  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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fink

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

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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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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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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plaiter

  • noun someone who plaits (hair or fabric etc.)

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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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draughtsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draftsperson; draftsman.

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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refinisher

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; preserver; renovator.

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gilder

  • noun someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt

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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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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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scrubbing

  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scouring; scrub.
  • verb clean with hard rubbing
    scrub; scour.
    • She scrubbed his back

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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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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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toll

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

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striper

  • noun a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service
    • he's a four-striper
  • noun caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
    striped bass.

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organization_man

  • noun an employee who sacrifices his own individuality for the good of an organization

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toll_taker

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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trade_unionism

  • noun the system or principles and theory of labor unions
    unionism.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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catcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    backstop.
  • noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
    • a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment
    • a catcher plays behind the plate

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esthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    aesthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    aesthetician.

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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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engraver

  • noun a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  • noun a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

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fixer

  • noun someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
    influence peddler.
  • noun a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
    fixing agent.

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tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    piano tuner.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio; radio receiver; radio set.

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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water_boy

  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    waterer.

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office_boy

  • noun a young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office

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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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dry_mop

  • noun a dry swab for dusting floors
    dust mop; dustmop.

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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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spotter

  • noun a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
  • noun a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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bread_maker

  • noun someone who bakes bread or cake
    baker.

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vulcaniser

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcanizer.

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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windshield

  • noun transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
    windscreen.

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railroad_man

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; railroader; trainman; railwayman.

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whipper

  • noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
    switcher.

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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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mug

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

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staffer

  • noun an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
    staff member.

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underling

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; foot soldier; subsidiary.

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hard_worker

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

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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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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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cat's-paw

  • noun a person used by another to gain an end
    instrument; pawn.
  • noun a hitch in the middle of rope that has two eyes into which tackle can be hooked

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domo

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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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absorbent

  • noun a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
    absorbent material.
  • adjective having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
    absorptive.
    • as absorbent as a sponge

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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restaurant

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

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shingle

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shake.
  • noun coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)

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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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company_man

  • noun an employee whose first loyalty is to the company rather than to fellow workers

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sales_rep

  • noun a person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
    sales representative; salesperson.

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hired_help

  • noun employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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flier

  • noun someone who travels by air
    flyer.
  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flyer; aeronaut; aviator; airman.

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electrician

  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    lineman; linesman.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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sweep

  • noun a wide scope
    expanse.
    • the sweep of the plains
  • noun someone who cleans soot from chimneys
    chimneysweep; chimneysweeper.

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sponge_mop

  • noun a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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man_friday

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    chief assistant; right-hand man.

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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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window_washer

  • noun someone who washes windows

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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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wipe_up

  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    mop; mop up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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boatman

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

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treat

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; dainty.
  • noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

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sponger

  • noun a workman employed to collect sponges
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; leech; parasite.

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fumigator

  • noun someone whose job is to fumigate
  • noun a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests

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tug

  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
    jerk.
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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body_servant

  • noun a valet or personal maid

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toller

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    ringer; bell ringer.
  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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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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throwster

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    thrower.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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potman

  • noun a worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
    potboy.

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sidesman

  • noun (Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden; collects offerings of money in the church

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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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lens_maker

  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    optician.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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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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stock-taker

  • noun an employee whose job is to take inventory
    stocktaker.
    • an outside stocktaker had to be hired

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melter

  • noun a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

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turtler

  • noun someone whose occupation is hunting turtles

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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toper

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; juicer; imbiber.

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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    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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accumulator

  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; collector.
  • noun a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
    storage battery.

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mortician

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; undertaker.

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aid

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

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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tugger

  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    puller; dragger.

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grip

  • noun the act of grasping
    clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    hold; handgrip; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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oceanaut

  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    aquanaut.

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crewman

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    sailor.
  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crew member.

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sticker

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

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dust_mop

  • noun a dry swab for dusting floors
    dustmop; dry mop.

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tease

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; teaser; annoyer.
  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    minx; prickteaser; vamper; coquette; flirt; vamp.

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toll_collector

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; tollkeeper; toll agent; tollgatherer; tollman.

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in

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

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beaver

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

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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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vulcanizer

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcaniser.

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bill_sticker

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

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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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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subcontract

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

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doula

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; labor coach; monitrice.

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butcher

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

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trained_worker

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

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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plater

  • noun a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)

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stripper

  • noun a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stemmer.

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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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sweeper

  • noun an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.)
  • noun a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet
    carpet sweeper.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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slave

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

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assist

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

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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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renovator

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; preserver.

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hand

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

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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cleaning

  • noun the act of making something clean
    cleanup; cleansing.
    • he gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean; clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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monitrice

  • noun an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    birthing coach; doula; labor coach.

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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wipe

  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    rub.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub
  • verb rub with a circular motion
    pass over.
    • wipe the blackboard
    • He passed his hands over the soft cloth

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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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secretarial_assistant

  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretary.

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vigilance_man

  • noun member of a vigilance committee
    vigilante.

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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theater

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

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undertaker

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; mortician.

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fashion_model

  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; model; manikin; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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railwayman

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; railroader; trainman; railroad man.

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grind

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

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trades_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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dog_catcher

  • noun an employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats

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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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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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breaker

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    ledgeman.
  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    surf; breakers.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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scouring

  • noun moving over territory to search for something
    • scouring the entire area revealed nothing
  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scrub; scrubbing.

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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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domestic

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

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mixologist

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; barman; bartender; barkeep.

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riveter

  • noun a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
    rivetter.
  • noun a machine for driving rivets
    rivetter; riveting machine.

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patsy

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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poser

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poseur.
  • noun a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
    model.
    • the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

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soft_touch

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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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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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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dining

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

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absorption

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
    soaking up.
  • noun (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium
    • the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules

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friday

  • noun the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
    Fri.

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smith

  • noun someone who works at something specified
  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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railway_man

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railroader; trainman; railroad man; railwayman.

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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paraprofessional

  • noun a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional

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punter

  • noun someone who propels a boat with a pole
  • noun (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

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funeral_undertaker

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral director; undertaker; mortician.

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poriferan

  • noun primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
    sponge; parazoan.

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cleaning_implement

  • noun any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
    cleaning equipment; cleaning device.

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trade_union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    union; trades union; brotherhood; labor union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job

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shearer

  • noun a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
  • noun Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
    Moira Shearer.

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mop

  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; swab.
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    wipe up; mop up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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towel

  • noun a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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isabella_stewart_gardner

  • noun United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
    Gardner.

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servant_girl

  • noun a girl who is a servant
    serving girl.

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stocktaker

  • noun an employee whose job is to take inventory
    stock-taker.
    • an outside stocktaker had to be hired

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mannikin

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    homunculus; manikin.
  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; fashion model; model; manikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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gofer

  • noun an employee whose duties include running errands

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cabin_boy

  • noun a young man acting as a servant on a ship

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optician

  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    lens maker.

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candy

  • noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    confect.
  • verb coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
    glaze; sugarcoat.

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collect

  • noun a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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thrower

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    throwster.
  • noun someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

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scullion

  • noun a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

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power-station_worker

  • noun a worker at a power station
    power worker.

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right

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

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lasher

  • noun a driver who urges the animals on with lashes of a whip

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railroad

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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perfecter

  • noun a skilled worker who perfects something
    • although not the inventor he must be recognized as the perfecter of this technique
  • adjective being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
    perfect.
    • a perfect circle
    • a perfect reproduction
    • perfect happiness
    • perfect manners
    • a perfect specimen
    • a perfect day

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spongy

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    spongelike; squishy; squashy.
    • spongy bread
  • adjective satellite like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
    spongelike.

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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employment

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

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temporary_worker

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary; temp.

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accomplice

  • noun a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
    confederate.

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shoveller

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

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trainman

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railway man; railroader; railroad man; railwayman.

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blackleg

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

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stagehand

  • noun an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
    stage technician.

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rivetter

  • noun a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
    riveter.
  • noun a machine for driving rivets
    riveting machine; riveter.

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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funeral_director

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; undertaker; mortician.

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doer

  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    worker; actor.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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deliverer

  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; savior.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Jesus Christ.

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porter

  • noun a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; hall porter.

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wiper_arm

  • 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.

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paperer

  • noun one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
    paperhanger.

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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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moneyer

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

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peel

  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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rub

  • noun an unforeseen obstacle
    hang-up; snag; hitch.
  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    wipe.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned military officer
  • noun an officer in a police force
    police lieutenant.

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journeyman

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    artificer; artisan; craftsman.

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tinker

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

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oiler

  • noun a worker who oils engines or machinery
  • noun a well that yields or has yielded oil
    oil well.

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post

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

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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lens

  • noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
    lens system; lense.
  • noun genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
    genus Lens.

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floorwalker

  • noun an employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
    shopwalker.
    • a floorwalker is called a shopwalker in Britain

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have

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

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hatchet

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    tomahawk.
  • noun a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)

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copywriter

  • noun a person employed to write advertising or publicity copy

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coachman

  • noun a man who drives a coach (or carriage)

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craftsman

  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    crafter.
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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seneschal

  • noun the chief steward or butler of a great household
    major-domo.

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laminator

  • noun a person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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metalworker

  • noun someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)
    smith.

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working_man

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

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skilled

  • adjective having or showing or requiring special skill
    • only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team
    • a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience
    • a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow
    • a skilled trade

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refiner

  • noun one whose work is to refine a specific thing
    • he was a sugar refiner

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gleaner

  • noun someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters
  • noun someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g. information) slowly and carefully

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tollkeeper

  • noun someone employed to collect tolls
    toller; toll taker; toll agent; toll collector; tollgatherer; tollman.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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framer

  • noun someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
  • noun someone who writes a new law or plan
    • the framers of the Constitution

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oilman

  • noun a person who owns or operates oil wells
  • noun a worker who produces or sells petroleum

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stitcher

  • noun a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps

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staff_member

  • noun an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
    staffer.

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aesthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    esthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    esthetician.

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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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minter

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    coiner; moneyer.

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bat_boy

  • noun (baseball) a boy who takes care of bats and other baseball equipment

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editor

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor in chief.
  • noun (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
    editor program.

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striver

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

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underboss

  • noun an assistant or second-in-command to a chief (especially in a crime syndicate)

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theater_prompter

  • noun someone who assists a performer by providing the next words of a forgotten speech
    prompter.

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poster

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; posting; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    bill poster; bill sticker.

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slaughterer

  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
    butcher.

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delivery

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    bringing.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • noun the event of giving birth
    • she had a difficult delivery

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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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barman

  • noun an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    barkeeper; mixologist; bartender; barkeep.

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technician

  • noun someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process
  • noun someone known for high skill in some intellectual or artistic technique

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subsidiary

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; foot soldier.
  • noun a company that is completely controlled by another company
    subsidiary company.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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imbiber

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; juicer; toper.

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mop_up

  • noun a concluding action
    completion; culmination; closing; windup.
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    mop; wipe up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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hire

  • noun a newly hired employee
    • the new hires need special training
  • noun the act of hiring something or someone
    • he signed up for a week's car hire

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temp

  • noun a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
    temporary worker; temporary.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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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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potboy

  • noun a worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
    potman.

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prompter

  • noun someone who assists a performer by providing the next words of a forgotten speech
    theater prompter.
  • noun a device that displays words for people to read
    autocue.

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draftsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsperson.
  • noun an artist skilled at drawing
    drawer.

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mopping

  • noun cleaning with a mop
    swabbing.
    • he gave it a good mopping
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    mop; wipe up; mop up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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copyist

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

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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dog

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

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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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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mold

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

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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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fill

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

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charioteer

  • noun the driver of a chariot
  • noun a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
    Auriga.

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personnel

  • noun group of people willing to obey orders
    force.
    • a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens
  • noun the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
    personnel department; personnel office; staff office.

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power_worker

  • noun a worker at a power station
    power-station worker.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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wireman

  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wirer.

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manakin

  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; fashion model; model; manikin; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin
  • noun a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    form; mannequin; manikin; mannikin.

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topper

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

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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roll

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

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dresser

  • noun furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
    chest; bureau; chest of drawers.
  • noun a person who dresses in a particular way
    • she's an elegant dresser
    • he's a meticulous dresser

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lance

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    shaft; spear.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; spear.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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scrub

  • noun dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    bush; chaparral.
  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scouring; scrubbing.

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juicer

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; toper; imbiber.
  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    reamer; juice reamer.

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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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pressman

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    printer.
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; correspondent; newspaperwoman.

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carpenter

  • noun a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
  • verb work as a carpenter

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deliveryman

  • noun someone employed to make deliveries
    delivery boy; deliverer.

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domestic_help

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic.

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drag

  • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    retarding force.
  • noun something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

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brotherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; fraternity.
    • the medical fraternity

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galvaniser

  • noun a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
    galvanizer.
  • noun a leader who stimulates and excites people to action
    inspirer; galvanizer.

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fisher

  • noun someone whose occupation is catching fish
    fisherman.
  • noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
    fisher cat; pekan; Martes pennanti; black cat.

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line_worker

  • noun an employee who works on an assembly line

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windscreen

  • noun transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
    windshield.

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charcoal_burner

  • noun a worker whose job is to make charcoal
  • noun a stove that burns charcoal as fuel

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auxiliary

  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    aide.
  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches

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restorer

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    refinisher; preserver; renovator.

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baker

  • noun someone who bakes commercially
  • noun someone who bakes bread or cake
    bread maker.

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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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remit

  • noun the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
    • they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life
  • noun (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
    remitment; remission.

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moonlight

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

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rinse

  • noun a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint
  • noun the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
    rinsing.

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mannequin

  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    manakin; fashion model; model; manikin; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin
  • noun a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    manakin; form; manikin; mannikin.

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