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magnetic

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

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take_the_air

  • verb take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    walk.
    • The lovers held hands while walking
    • We like to walk every Sunday

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hitch

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

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four

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

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obstruction

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

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horsecar

  • noun an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses

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shamble

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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trolley

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; streetcar.

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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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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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haematobia_irritans

  • noun small black European fly introduced into North America; sucks blood from cattle especially at the base of the horn
    horn fly.

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toothed_wheel

  • noun a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
    roulette.

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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endurance_riding

  • noun riding for long hours over long distances

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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bike

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

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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yuri_gagarin

  • noun Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin; Gagarin.

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speeder

  • noun a driver who exceeds the safe speed limit
    speed demon.

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sinking

  • noun a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    • they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic
  • noun a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
    • after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market
    • he could not control the sinking of his legs

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rise

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

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shoot

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

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trespasser

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; intruder.

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railroad_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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school

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

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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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yachting

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    boating.
  • verb travel in a yacht
    yacht.

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tandem_bicycle

  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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strayer

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

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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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crotch

  • noun the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    fork.
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
  • noun the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    fork.

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ice_yacht

  • noun a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
    iceboat; scooter.

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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victory

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    triumph.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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bus_driver

  • noun someone who drives a bus
    busman.

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diffuseness

  • noun the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume

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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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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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stock_car

  • noun a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
  • noun a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car

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dogtrot

  • noun a steady trot like that of a dog

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infiltration

  • noun a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    percolation.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava

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graduality

  • noun the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages
    gradualness.

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repetition

  • noun an event that repeats
    repeat.
    • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  • noun the act of doing or performing again
    repeating.

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panda

  • noun large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
    Ailuropoda melanoleuca; giant panda; panda bear; coon bear.
  • noun reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
    Ailurus fulgens; red panda; bear cat; lesser panda; cat bear.

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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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swimming_stroke

  • noun a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward

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sports_car

  • noun a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
    sport car.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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inducement

  • noun a positive motivational influence
    motivator; incentive.
  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducing.
    • inducement of sleep

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clutch_pedal

  • noun a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
    clutch.
    • he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other

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pontoon

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

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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dispatch_rider

  • noun a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle)

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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nosedive

  • noun a sudden sharp drop or rapid decline
    • the stock took a nosedive
  • noun a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
    dive; nose dive.

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trolley_coach

  • noun a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
    trolleybus; trackless trolley.

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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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uplifting

  • noun the rise of something
    • the uplifting of the clouds revealed the blue of a summer sky
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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rollerblade

  • noun (trademark) an in-line skate
  • verb travel on shoes with a single line of rubber wheels attached to their soles
    • you'd better wear a helmet and knee protectors when you Rollerblade!
    • The muscular actor loves to Rollerblade

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taximan

  • noun someone who drives a taxi for a living
    livery driver; taxidriver; hack driver; cabman; cabby; cabdriver; hack-driver.

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alan_shepard

  • noun astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
    Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.; Shepard.

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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hospital_train

  • noun a military train built to transport wounded troops to a hospital

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baseball_play

  • noun (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team

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divide

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

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campaign

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

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snow_blower

  • noun a machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute
    snow thrower.

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brachiation

  • noun swinging by the arms from branch to branch

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racing_yacht

  • noun an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
    yacht.

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engine_driver

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engineer.

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porterage

  • noun the charge for carrying burdens by porters
  • noun the transportation of burdens by porters

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removal

  • noun the act of removing
    remotion.
    • he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy
  • noun dismissal from office

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aircraft_engine

  • noun the engine that powers and aircraft

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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liftoff

  • noun the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad

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hospital

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

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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eddy_merckx

  • noun Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
    Merckx.

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call

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

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telegraph

  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraphy.
  • verb send cables, wires, or telegrams
    wire; cable.

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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air_travel

  • noun travel via aircraft
    aviation; air.
    • air travel involves too much waiting in airports
    • if you've time to spare go by air

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limousine

  • noun large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
    limo.

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mush

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    pulp.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    cornmeal mush.

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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sortie

  • noun a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position
    sally.
  • noun (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)

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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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berlin

  • noun a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
  • noun capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
    German capital.

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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electric_motor

  • noun a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; 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 understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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outgoer

  • noun someone who leaves one country to settle in another
    emigree; emigre; emigrant.

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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pursue

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb follow in or as if in pursuit
    follow.
    • The police car pursued the suspected attacker
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

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sandblast

  • noun a blast of wind laden with sand
  • verb grind with a sandblast
    • sandblast the facade of the building

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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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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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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john_glenn

  • noun made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
    John Herschel Glenn Jr.; Glenn.

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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revenant

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

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telegraphist

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegrapher.

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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napier's_rods

  • noun a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier
    Napier's bones.

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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freshet

  • noun the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
    spate.

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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give

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

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gameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; lameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.

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sub-assembly

  • noun a unit assembled separately but designed to fit with other units in a manufactured product

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passenger_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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drippage

  • noun a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    dripping.

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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external-combustion_engine

  • noun a heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy

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record_player

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

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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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trap_play

  • noun (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
    mousetrap.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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power_shovel

  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; digger; excavator.

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machine

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

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auxiliary_engine

  • noun (nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)
    donkey engine.

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punt

  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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foot_pedal

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; treadle.

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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beach

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

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swiftness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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hoy

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    lighter; barge; flatboat.

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axial_rotation

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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pokey

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

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lag

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

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extinction_angle

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    angle of extinction.

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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lay

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

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motortruck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    truck.

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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stamping_ground

  • noun a frequently visited place
    resort; hangout; haunt; repair.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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oxbow

  • noun the land inside an oxbow bend in a river
  • noun a U-shaped curve in a stream

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scull

  • noun a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
  • noun each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman

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puff_of_air

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; whiff.

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cosmonaut

  • noun a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
    astronaut; spaceman.
    • the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts

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itineration

  • noun journeying from place to place preaching or lecturing; a preaching tour or lecturing tour

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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pullout

  • noun to break off a military action with an enemy
    disengagement; fallback.

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haste

  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; hurry; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste
  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    rush; hurry; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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telephonist

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; switchboard operator.

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peculiar_velocity

  • noun velocity with respect to the local standard of rest

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halter

  • noun rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    hackamore.
  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; hangman's rope.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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kick_start

  • noun a starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body
    kick starter.

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betake_oneself

  • verb displace oneself; go from one location to another

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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gertrude_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Ederle.

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gravity_wave

  • noun (physics) a wave that is hypothesized to propagate gravity and to travel at the speed of light
    gravitation wave.

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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livery_driver

  • noun someone who drives a taxi for a living
    taxidriver; hack driver; cabman; cabby; cabdriver; taximan; hack-driver.

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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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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team_sport

  • noun a sport that involves competition between teams of players
    • baseball is a team sport by golf is not

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stationary_wave

  • noun a wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time
    standing wave.

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break

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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penetration

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

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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tourism

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    touristry.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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walkabout

  • noun a walking trip or tour
  • noun a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally

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wend

  • verb direct one's course or way
    • wend your way through the crowds

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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motoring

  • noun the act of driving an automobile
  • verb travel or be transported in a vehicle
    drive; motor.
    • We drove to the university every morning
    • They motored to London for the theater

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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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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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hanger

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

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magneto

  • noun a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine
    magnetoelectric machine.

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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four-wheel_drive

  • noun a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
    4WD.
  • noun a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
    4WD.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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double-decker

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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truant

  • noun one who is absent from school without permission
    hooky player.
  • noun someone who shirks duty
    nonattender; no-show.

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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stunting

  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    aerobatics; stunt flying; acrobatics.
  • verb check the growth or development of
    stunt.
    • You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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diesel

  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.
  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.

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shop_mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; mechanic.

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fellowship

  • noun an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
    family.
    • the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family
    • the church welcomed new members into its fellowship
  • noun the state of being with someone
    company; companionship; society.
    • he missed their company
    • he enjoyed the society of his friends

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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skin_diving

  • noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
    skin-dive.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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waddle

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

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cylinder_press

  • noun a printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the type
    flatbed press.

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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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ascending

  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; rise; ascent.
  • verb travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
    ascend; go up.
    • go up a ladder
    • The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

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dodder

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

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gear_wheel

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear; geared wheel.

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marco_polo

  • noun Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    Polo.

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ambler

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    saunterer; stroller.

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upthrow

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; uplift; upheaval.

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shlep

  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlep; schlepper; shlepper.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey
    schlep.

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flicker

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; spark.
  • noun North American woodpecker

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shunter

  • noun a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips

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spherical_angle

  • noun an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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reflex_angle

  • noun an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)

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claxon

  • noun a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
    klaxon.
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; blare; honk.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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addressograph

  • noun a printer that automatically prints addresses on letters for mailing
    addressing machine.

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puck

  • noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
    hockey puck.
  • noun a mischievous sprite of English folklore
    Robin Goodfellow.

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splay

  • noun an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  • verb spread open or apart
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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scramble

  • noun an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    scuffle.
  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scurry.

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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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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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dance_step

  • noun a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
    step.
    • he taught them the waltz step

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traction

  • noun the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    grip; adhesive friction.
  • noun (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
    • his leg was in traction for several days

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public_mover

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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elevator

  • noun lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
    lift.
  • noun the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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boating

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    yachting.
  • verb ride in a boat on water
    boat.

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polyhedral_angle

  • noun the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex

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fumble

  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
    muff.
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    grope.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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gertrude_caroline_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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thermal_printer

  • noun a printer that produces characters by applying heat to special paper that is sensitive to heat

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defaulter

  • noun someone who fails to make a required appearance in court
  • noun someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
    deadbeat.

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collapse

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

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bouncing

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

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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pace_lap

  • noun the first lap of a car race that prepares the cars for a fast start

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toot

  • noun a blast of a horn
  • noun revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
    carouse; carousal; bender; booze-up.

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manner_of_walking

  • noun manner of walking
    walk.
    • he had a funny walk

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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shepard

  • noun United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
    Sam Shepard.
  • noun astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
    Alan Shepard; Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr..

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dredge

  • noun a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
  • verb cover before cooking
    • dredge the chicken in flour before frying it

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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tree

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

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wagon_wheel

  • noun a wheel of a wagon

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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paviour

  • noun a machine for laying pavement
    pavior; paving machine.

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fly-by

  • noun a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground
    flypast; flyover.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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prone

  • adjective satellite having a tendency (to); often used in combination
    • a child prone to mischief
    • failure-prone
  • adjective satellite lying face downward
    prostrate.

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horse_race

  • noun a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting

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