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mountaineer (Also mountaineerings, mountaineers, mountaineering, mountaineered) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to mountaineer

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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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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climb_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on.
    • mount a horse

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mount_saint_helens

  • noun an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
    Mt. St. Helens; Mount St. Helens.

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sir_edmund_percival_hillary

  • noun New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)
    Hillary; Sir Edmund Hillary; Edmund Hillary.

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rock-ribbed

  • adjective satellite abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps
    rockbound.
    • the rock-ribbed coast of Maine
  • adjective satellite tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated
    die-hard.
    • an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative
    • rock-ribbed republican

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endurance_riding

  • noun riding for long hours over long distances

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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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under

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

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semipro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis
    semiprofessional.

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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richard_d._fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Dick Fosbury; Fosbury.

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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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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • 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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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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risk

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

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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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submerse

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerge.
  • verb put under water
    submerge.
    • submerge your head completely

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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circus_acrobat

  • noun an acrobat who performs acrobatic feats in a circus

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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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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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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whish

  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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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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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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red

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

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attack_aircraft

  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; fighter.

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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rollick

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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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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el_misti

  • noun the world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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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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sustain

  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    suffer; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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levitate

  • verb cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
    • The magician levitated the woman
  • verb be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
    hover.
    • The guru claimed that he could levitate

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twilled

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    corded.
  • verb weave diagonal lines into (textiles)
    twill.

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coquet

  • verb talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    butterfly; coquette; mash; flirt; romance; philander; dally; chat up.
    • The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
    • My husband never flirts with other women

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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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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religious

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

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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unskilled

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

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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wart

  • noun any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • noun an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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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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battledore

  • noun a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    badminton racquet; badminton racket.
  • noun an ancient racket game
    battledore and shuttlecock.

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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granularity

  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    coarseness; graininess.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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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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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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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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substance

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

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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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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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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leaven

  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    leavening.
  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    leavening.
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

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cager

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; basketeer.

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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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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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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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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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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barky

  • adjective satellite resembling the rough bark of a tree
    • the rattlesnake's barky scales

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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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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eddy_merckx

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

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knoll

  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; mound; hummock; hammock.

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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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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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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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escapism

  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escape.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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stadium_jumping

  • noun riding horses in competitions over set courses to demonstrate skill in jumping over obstacles
    showjumping.

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go_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed
  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go past; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other

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unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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abrasive_material

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abrasive; abradant.

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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hurl

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

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mauna_loa

  • noun an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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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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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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join

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

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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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abrasiveness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being sharply disagreeable

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rising_slope

  • noun the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
    rise; upgrade.

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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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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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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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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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mildred_ella_didrikson_zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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buffoonery

  • noun acting like a clown or buffoon
    japery; harlequinade; clowning; frivolity; prank.

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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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skateboard

  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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unevenness

  • noun the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
    variability.
  • noun the quality of being unbalanced

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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acrobatic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; gymnastic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

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association_football

  • noun a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
    soccer.

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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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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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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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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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sledding

  • noun the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
  • noun advancing toward a goal
    going.
    • persuading him was easy going
    • the proposal faces tough sledding

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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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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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gaming

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

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unhorse

  • verb alight from (a horse)
    light; dismount; get off; get down.

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scuba

  • noun a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
    aqualung; Aqua-Lung.

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citlaltepetl

  • noun an extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz; the highest peak in Mexico (18,695 feet)
    Mt Orizaba; Mount Orizaba; Pico de Orizaba.

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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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mount_pinatubo

  • noun a volcano on Luzon to the northwest of Manila; erupted in 1991 after 600 years of dormancy
    Pinatubo.

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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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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pitcher's_mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    mound; hill.

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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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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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daredevil

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; hothead.
  • adjective satellite presumptuously daring
    temerarious.
    • a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

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robert_bruce_mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Mathias; Bob Mathias.

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cannonball

  • noun a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
    cannon ball; round shot.

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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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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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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betake_oneself

  • verb displace oneself; go from one location to another

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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basketeer

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; cager.

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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bowlder

  • noun a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
    boulder.

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raggedness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    roughness.
  • noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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croquet

  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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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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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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purace

  • noun an inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Colombia; last erupted in 1950

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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welterweight

  • noun a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds

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keel_over

  • verb turn over and fall
    • the man had a heart attack and keeled over

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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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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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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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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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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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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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medal_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    stroke play.

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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natation

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    floating.

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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luck

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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power-dive

  • verb make a power dive
    • The airplane power-dived

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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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areopagus

  • noun a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
  • noun the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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flock

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

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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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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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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contend

  • verb maintain or assert
    postulate.
    • He contended that Communism had no future
  • verb have an argument about something
    argue; debate; fence.

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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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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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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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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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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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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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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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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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acrobat

  • noun an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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shaggy

  • adjective satellite used of hair; thick and poorly groomed
    shaggy-haired; shaggy-coated; bushy.
    • bushy locks
    • a shaggy beard
  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shagged.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs

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cotacachi

  • noun an Andean volcano in northern Ecuador; last erupted in 1955

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racquetball

  • noun the ball used in playing the game of racquetball
  • noun a game played on a handball court with short-handled rackets

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pole_jumper

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; vaulter.

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scrounge

  • verb collect or look around for (food)
    forage.
  • verb obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
    cadge; shnorr; schnorr.
    • he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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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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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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jackknife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    clasp knife.
  • noun a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

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domestic_partner

  • noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; significant other.

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unperson

  • noun a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)
    nonperson.
    • the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration
    • George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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bumpiness

  • noun the texture of a surface that has many bumps

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wanter

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    needer.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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tor

  • noun a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill
  • noun a high rocky hill

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engagement

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

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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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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broad_jump

  • noun a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
    long jump.
  • noun the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
    long jump.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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go_forward

  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    continue; proceed.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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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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hydroplane_racing

  • noun racing in high-speed motor boats

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nejd

  • noun a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Najd.

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loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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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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mount_vesuvius

  • noun a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
    Mt. Vesuvius; Vesuvius.

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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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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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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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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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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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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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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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speediness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; rapidity.

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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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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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horse_race

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

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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risk_taker

  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    gambler.

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scalper

  • noun someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
    • he got theater tickets through a scalper

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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headland

  • noun a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
    head; foreland; promontory.

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scabby

  • adjective satellite covered with scabs

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crab

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

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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draw_back

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    retract; pull back.

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laugher

  • noun a person who is laughing or who laughs easily
  • noun an easy victory
    romp; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.

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handicapped_person

  • noun a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

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speed_skater

  • noun an ice-skater who races competitively; usually around an oval course
    speedskater.

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saltate

  • verb move by saltation
    • The sand grains are saltated by the wind
  • verb leap or skip, often in dancing
    • These fish swim with a saltating motion

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toothed

  • adjective having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination
    • saw-toothed
  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    serrated; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.

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highland_scot

  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highlander; Scottish Highlander.

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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crinkled

  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; wavy; crinkly; wavelike.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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hot-dog

  • verb perform intricate maneuvers while skiing

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withdraw

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    retire.
    • He retired from chess

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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nubbly

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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nubble

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nub.

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mount_st._helens

  • noun an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
    Mt. St. Helens; Mount Saint Helens.

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corded

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    twilled.
  • verb stack in cords
    cord.
    • cord firewood

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battledore_and_shuttlecock

  • noun an ancient racket game
    battledore.

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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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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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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water_sport

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    aquatics.

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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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bodybuilder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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outdoor_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    field sport.

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soccer_player

  • noun an athlete who plays soccer

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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alight

  • verb to come to rest, settle
    perch; light.
    • Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb come down
    climb down.
    • the birds alighted

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enjoyer

  • noun a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

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tempter

  • noun a person who tempts others
    • Satan is the great tempter of mankind

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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pardoner

  • noun a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    excuser; forgiver.
  • noun a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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ski_jumper

  • noun a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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mutilator

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mangler; maimer.

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toucher

  • noun a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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repechage

  • noun a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race

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rich

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

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capriole

  • noun (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
  • noun a playful leap or hop
    caper.

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pocked

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    potholed; pockmarked.
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; pock; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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do

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

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san_juan_hill

  • noun a hill in eastern Cuba (near Santiago de Cuba) that was captured during the Spanish-American War
    • Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders became famous for their charge up San Juan Hill

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lightening

  • noun descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped
  • noun changing to a lighter color
    whitening.

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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junior_welterweight

  • noun weighs no more than 140 pounds

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bedfellow

  • noun a temporary associate
    • politics makes strange bedfellows
  • noun a person with whom you share a bed

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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night_life

  • noun the entertainment available to people seeking nighttime diversion
    nightlife.
  • noun the activity of people seeking nighttime diversion (as at the theater, a nightclub, etc.)
    nightlife.
    • a futile search for intelligent nightlife
    • in the summer the nightlife shifts to the dance clubs

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bar

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

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capturer

  • noun a person who captures and holds people or animals
    captor.

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tweediness

  • noun looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    coarseness; nubbiness.
  • noun an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds

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rowing

  • noun the act of rowing as a sport
    row.
  • verb propel with oars
    row.
    • row the boat across the lake

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hummock

  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; mound; hammock; knoll.

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indigen

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    aboriginal; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students

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bad

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

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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hasten

  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; festinate; look sharp; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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cotswolds

  • noun a range of low hills in southwestern England
    Cotswold Hills.
  • noun sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills
    Cotswold.

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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soldier_of_fortune

  • noun a person hired to fight for another country than their own
    mercenary.

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money_dealer

  • noun a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    money handler.

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rock_climber

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    cragsman.

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change_of_location

  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    travel.

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lascar

  • noun an East Indian sailor
  • noun a volcano in the Andes in Chile

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nub

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

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gladiator

  • noun (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  • noun a professional boxer
    prizefighter.

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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molehill

  • noun a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

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cave_in

  • noun the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
    subsidence.
  • verb break down, literally or metaphorically
    collapse; founder; give; give way; break; fall in.
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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away

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

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pennines

  • noun a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers
    Pennine Chain.

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mud

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

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bestride

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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giovanni_jacopo_casanova

  • noun an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
    Casanova; Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt; Casanova de Seingalt.

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scrag

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    thin person; skin and bones.
  • noun lean end of the neck

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screwball

  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot; crank.
  • noun a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

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personate

  • verb pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    pose; impersonate.
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • verb attribute human qualities to something
    personify.
    • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

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trek

  • noun a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  • noun any long and difficult trip

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personalize

  • verb make personal or more personal
    individualize; personalise; individualise.
    • personalized service

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cape_hatteras

  • noun a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina
    • frequent storms drive ships to their destruction on Cape Hatteras

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angling

  • noun fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
  • verb move or proceed at an angle
    angle.
    • he angled his way into the room

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oomph

  • noun attractiveness to the opposite sex
    desirability; sex appeal; desirableness.
  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzazz; pizzaz; dynamism; zing.

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the_hill

  • noun a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets
    Capitol Hill.
    • they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill

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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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