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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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weariness

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    fatigue; tiredness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

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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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vacuolisation

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolation; vacuolization.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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disjuncture

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disconnectedness.

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go

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

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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ennoblement

  • noun the state of being noble
  • noun the act of raising someone to the nobility

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high_status

  • noun a position of superior status

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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young

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

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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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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tranquillity

  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; quiet.
  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    quietness; tranquility; quietude.

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ambience

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    atmosphere; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambiance.

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passion

  • noun a strong feeling or emotion
    passionateness.
  • noun the trait of being intensely emotional
    heat; warmth.

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dislike

  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    disfavor; disapproval; disfavour.
  • noun a feeling of aversion or antipathy
    • my dislike of him was instinctive

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circumstances

  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; luck.
    • 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 a person's financial situation (good or bad)
    • he found himself in straitened circumstances

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fire_and_brimstone

  • noun (Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners
    • his sermons were full of fire and brimstone

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friendly

  • noun troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
    • friendlies came to their rescue
  • adjective characteristic of or befitting a friend
    • friendly advice
    • a friendly neighborhood
    • the only friendly person here
    • a friendly host and hostess

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standard_of_living

  • noun a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group
    standard of life.
    • they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country
    • the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system

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liability

  • noun the state of being legally obliged and responsible
  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; financial obligation.

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timeless

  • adjective satellite unaffected by time
    dateless.
    • few characters are so dateless as Hamlet
    • Helen's timeless beauty

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fishbowl

  • noun a state of affairs in which you have no privacy
    fish bowl; goldfish bowl.
    • the president lives in a goldfish bowl
  • noun a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
    fish bowl; goldfish bowl.

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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amphidiploidy

  • noun the condition of being amphidiploid

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lubrication

  • noun the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
  • noun an application of a lubricant to something

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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deftness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; adeptness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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participation

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; involvement.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
    involvement.

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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saving_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; state of grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun a redeeming quality or characteristic
    • her love of music remains her one saving grace
    • her sense of humor has to be a saving grace
    • the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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sobriety

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    soberness.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    dryness.

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painfulness

  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    pain.
    • the pain of loneliness
  • noun the quality of being painful
    distressingness.
    • she feared the painfulness of childbirth

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infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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affiliation

  • noun a social or business relationship
    tie-up; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun the act of becoming formally connected or joined
    • welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

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motionlessness

  • noun a state of no motion or movement
    lifelessness; stillness.
    • the utter motionlessness of a marble statue

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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inebriety

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; drunkenness; inebriation; intoxication.

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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possibleness

  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    possibility.
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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dormancy

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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low_status

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    lowliness; lowness.

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curse

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; execration.

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darkness

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    dark.
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; shadow.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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liberty

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    autonomy.
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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laxity

  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxness.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels
  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; remissness.

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severalty

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; separateness; distinctness.
  • noun exclusive individual ownership

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lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

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greenness

  • noun the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    verdancy; verdure.
  • noun the state of not being ripe

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state_of_flux

  • noun a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action
    flux.
    • the flux following the death of the emperor

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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callowness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; juvenility.

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fearlessness

  • noun feeling no fear
    bravery.
  • noun the trait of feeling no fear

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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eternal_rest

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; eternal sleep; quietus; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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transsexualism

  • noun condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex

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new_ballgame

  • noun a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
    ballgame.
    • HDTV looks the same but it's really a whole new ballgame

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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mosaicism

  • noun the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup

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possibility

  • noun a future prospect or potential
    • this room has great possibilities
  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    possibleness.
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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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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doldrums

  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    stagnancy; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

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fellow_feeling

  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    sympathy.

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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enmity

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    hostility; antagonism.
  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    ill will; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility

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the_absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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sexual_urge

  • noun all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
    sex.
    • he wanted a better sex life
    • the film contained no sex or violence

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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action

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

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amyotonia

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atony; atonicity.

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faultiness

  • noun the state of being defective
    defectiveness.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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adroitness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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danger

  • noun the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
    • you are in no danger
    • there was widespread danger of disease
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; risk.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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pureness

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    purity.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; innocence.

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ripeness

  • noun the state of being ripe
  • verb cause to ripen or develop fully
    ripen; mature.
    • The sun ripens the fruit
    • Age matures a good wine

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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extinction

  • noun no longer active; extinguished
    • the extinction of the volcano
  • noun no longer in existence
    defunctness.
    • the extinction of a species

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impaction

  • noun the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
  • noun a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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absolution

  • noun the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    remittal; remission of sin; remission.

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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dissonance

  • noun a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
    disagreement; dissension.
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; noise.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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toehold

  • noun a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
    • American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks
    • his father gave him a toehold in the oil business
  • noun a small foothold used in climbing

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political_liberty

  • noun one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
    civil liberty.

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rowdiness

  • noun rowdy behavior
    disorderliness; rowdyism; roughness.

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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mental_state

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    psychological condition; psychological state; mental condition.
    • a manic state

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business_relationship

  • noun a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services
    account.
    • he asked to see the executive who handled his account

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flaw

  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    fault; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer
  • noun defect or weakness in a person's character
    • he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless

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cold_war

  • noun a state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare
  • noun a state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States

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riot

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    public violence.
  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    rioting.

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impureness

  • noun the condition of being impure
    impurity.

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financial_condition

  • noun the condition of (corporate or personal) finances

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quickening

  • noun the process of showing signs of life
    • the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain
  • noun the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

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assimilation

  • noun the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family
  • noun the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
    absorption.

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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disruption

  • noun an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    break; interruption; gap.
    • it was presented without commercial breaks
    • there was a gap in his account
  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; commotion; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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high_ground

  • noun a position of superiority over opponents or competitors

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rudeness

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

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discreteness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    severalty; separateness; distinctness.

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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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ecological_niche

  • noun (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
    niche.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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physiological_state

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physiological condition; physical condition.

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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coalition

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; alignment.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body
    fusion.

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jejuneness

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    juvenility; callowness.
  • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
    jejunity; vapidity; tameness; vapidness.

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sudden

  • adjective happening without warning or in a short space of time
    • a sudden storm
    • a sudden decision
    • a sudden cure

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holy_order

  • noun (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    Order.
    • theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order
  • noun the sacrament of ordination

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busyness

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    hum.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation

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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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tribalism

  • noun the state of living together in tribes
  • noun the beliefs of a tribal society

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control

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

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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quivering

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the act of vibrating
    quiver; vibration.

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climax

  • noun the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
    flood tide.
    • the climax of the artist's career
    • in the flood tide of his success
  • noun the decisive moment in a novel or play
    culmination.
    • the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

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atony

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atonicity; amyotonia.

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agent

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

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dependence

  • noun the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
    dependance; dependency.
  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; addiction; habituation; dependency.

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high

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

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purity

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    pureness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; innocence; pureness.

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station

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

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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imminentness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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autonomy

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    liberty.
  • noun personal independence
    self-direction; self-reliance; self-sufficiency.

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end

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

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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desperation

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    despair.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun desperate recklessness
    • it was a policy of desperation

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comfort

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfortableness.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

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fruition

  • noun the condition of bearing fruit
  • noun enjoyment derived from use or possession

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roughness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    raggedness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    harshness.

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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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ambivalency

  • noun mixed feelings or emotions
    ambivalence.

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square_one

  • noun the situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail
    • the police are now back at square one after having arrested and released 27 men
    • she has tried to diet but always ends up back at square one

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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actuality

  • noun the state of actually existing objectively
    • a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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stasis

  • noun an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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heteroploidy

  • noun the condition of being heteroploid

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crowding

  • noun a situation in which people or things are crowded together
    • he didn't like the crowding on the beach
  • verb cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    crowd; herd.
    • We herded the children into a spare classroom

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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state_of_the_art

  • noun the highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time
    • the state of the art in space travel

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ladder

  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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swing

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

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regularization

  • noun the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
    regularisation.
  • noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
    regulation; regularisation.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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normalcy

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normality.
  • noun expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
    normality.

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discomfort

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    uncomfortableness.
  • noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
    soreness; irritation.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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susceptibleness

  • noun the state of being susceptible; easily affected
    susceptibility.

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coming

  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    approach; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    advent.
    • the advent of the computer

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pridefulness

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pride.

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burly

  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    buirdly; husky; beefy; strapping.
    • a beefy wrestler
    • had a tall burly frame
    • clothing sizes for husky boys
    • a strapping boy of eighteen
    • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

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nomination

  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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status_quo

  • noun the existing state of affairs

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inactivity

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactiveness; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inertia; inactiveness.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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readiness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; preparedness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate
  • noun prompt willingness
    zeal; eagerness; forwardness.
    • readiness to continue discussions
    • they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel
    • they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority
    • he tried to explain his forwardness in battle

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hairlessness

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    depilation.
  • noun the quality of not having hair

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retirement

  • noun the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
  • noun withdrawal from your position or occupation

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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prepossession

  • noun the condition of being prepossessed
    • the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable
  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

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bind

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

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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resister

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; thwarter; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    opposer; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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xerotes

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    dryness; waterlessness.

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green

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

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quietus

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; eternal sleep; eternal rest; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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pleasure

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

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aliveness

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; animation.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life
    animateness; liveness.

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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infant

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

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office

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

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mechanization

  • noun the condition of having a highly technical implementation
    mechanisation.
  • noun the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
    mechanisation; automation.
    • automation replaces human workers by machines

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economic_condition

  • noun the condition of the economy

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presence

  • noun the state of being present; current existence
    • he tested for the presence of radon
  • noun the immediate proximity of someone or something
    front.
    • she blushed in his presence
    • he sensed the presence of danger
    • he was well behaved in front of company

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comfortableness

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfort.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of being at ease in a relationship

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tensity

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tenseness.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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pang

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; stab.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    sting.
    • a pang of conscience

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existence

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; beingness.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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imperfection

  • noun the state or an instance of being imperfect
    imperfectness.

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roots

  • noun the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage
    • his roots in Texas go back a long way
    • he went back to Sweden to search for his roots
    • his music has African roots
  • 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
    root.

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adolescence

  • noun the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  • noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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somnolence

  • noun a very sleepy state
    drowsiness; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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exclusion

  • noun the state of being excluded
  • noun the state of being excommunicated
    censure; excommunication.

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fix

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

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inclusion

  • noun the state of being included
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    comprehension.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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guiltiness

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guilt.

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conjugation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; junction.
  • noun the inflection of verbs

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urbanization

  • noun the condition of being urbanized
    urbanisation.
  • noun the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
    urbanisation.

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mutism

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    muteness.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness

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suspicion

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

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lawlessness

  • noun a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    anarchy.
  • noun illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law
    outlawry.

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meridian

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun a town in eastern Mississippi

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eternal_sleep

  • noun euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    sleep; quietus; eternal rest; rest.
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep

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pleasance

  • noun a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached to a mansion
  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasure.
    • he was tingling with pleasure

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non

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

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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junction

  • noun the place where two or more things come together
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; conjugation.

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; 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
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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weakness

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    failing.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; helplessness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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drowsiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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sleepiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; drowsiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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immobility

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; stationariness.
  • noun the quality of not moving

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adulthood

  • noun the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
    maturity.
  • noun the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity

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preservation

  • noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    saving.
  • noun the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

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high_profile

  • noun a position attracting much attention and publicity

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illegitimacy

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    bastardy; bar sinister.
  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

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one

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

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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beingness

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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civil_order

  • noun the form of government of a social organization
    polity.

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sympathy

  • noun an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    understanding.
    • his sympathies were always with the underdog
    • I knew I could count on his understanding
  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    fellow feeling.

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mastery

  • noun great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
    control; command.
    • a good command of French
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    supremacy; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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insobriety

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; drunkenness; inebriety; inebriation; intoxication.

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disconnection

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disjunction; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnect; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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fare-thee-well

  • noun state of perfection; the utmost degree
    • they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well

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perfectionist

  • noun a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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ingratitude

  • noun a lack of gratitude
    ungratefulness.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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instability

  • noun an unstable order
  • noun unreliability attributable to being unstable

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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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subjection

  • noun forced submission to control by others
    subjugation.
  • noun the act of conquering
    conquest; subjugation; conquering.

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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merchantability

  • noun the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold

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nudeness

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nakedness; nudity.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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dishabille

  • noun the state of being carelessly or partially dressed
    deshabille.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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house

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

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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ambiance

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; atmosphere.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambience.

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stillness

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; still.
    • the still of the night
  • noun calmness without winds
    windlessness.

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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state_of_mind

  • noun a temporary psychological state
    frame of mind.
  • noun the state of a person's cognitive processes
    cognitive state.

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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anarchy

  • noun a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
    lawlessness.

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nonexistence

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonentity.

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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independency

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independence.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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sentiment

  • noun tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; persuasion; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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lactosuria

  • noun presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation

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love_affair

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    romance.

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wakefulness

  • noun a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
    • consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar
  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    sleeplessness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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health

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

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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protuberance

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    • the protuberance of his belly

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independence

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independency.
  • noun the successful ending of the American Revolution
    • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

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inaction

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inactiveness.

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juvenility

  • noun lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
    jejuneness; callowness.
  • noun the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
    youth; youthfulness.

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ionisation

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionization.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionization.

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state_of_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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social_rank

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social station; social status.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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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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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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abeyance

  • noun temporary cessation or suspension
    suspension.

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financial_obligation

  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    indebtedness; liability.

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qui

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amazement

  • noun the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
    astonishment.
    • he looked at me in astonishment

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obligation

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    duty; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the state of being obligated to do or pay something
    • he is under an obligation to finish the job

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alert

  • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
    qui vive.
    • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alerting.

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reinstatement

  • noun the condition of being reinstated
    • her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly
  • noun the act of restoring someone to a previous position
    • we insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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quo

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frame_of_mind

  • noun a temporary psychological state
    state of mind.

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depilation

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    hairlessness.
  • noun the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
    epilation.

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membership

  • noun the body of members of an organization or group
    rank.
    • they polled their membership
    • they found dissension in their own ranks
    • he joined the ranks of the unemployed
  • noun the state of being a member

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motion

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

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enfranchisement

  • noun freedom from political subjugation or servitude
  • noun a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
    franchise.

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sleeplessness

  • noun a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
    wakefulness.
    • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

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uncomfortableness

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    discomfort.
  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    self-consciousness; uneasiness.

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place

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

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latent_hostility

  • noun feelings of hostility that are not manifest
    tension.
    • he could sense her latent hostility to him
    • the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions

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homelessness

  • noun the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)

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lighting

  • noun having abundant light or illumination
    light.
    • they played as long as it was light
    • as long as the lighting was good
  • noun apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film

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contingency

  • noun a possible event or occurrence or result
    eventuality; contingence.
  • noun the state of being contingent on something

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childhood

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

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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suspension

  • noun a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
  • noun a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    intermission; break; pause; interruption.

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serration

  • noun the condition of being serrated
    • the serrations of a city skyline
  • noun a row of notches
    • the pliers had serrations to improve the grip

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irradiation

  • noun the condition of being exposed to radiation
  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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prison_house

  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison.
  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison.

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transcendency

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendence.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    transcendence; superiority.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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transcendence

  • noun a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience
    transcendency.
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
    superiority; transcendency.

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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plurality

  • noun the state of being plural
    • to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable
  • noun a large indefinite number
    battalion; pack; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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tenseness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; stress.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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owner

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    proprietor.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
  • noun a person who owns something
    possessor.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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environmental_condition

  • noun the state of the environment

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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pseudobulb

  • noun a solid bulblike enlargement of the stem of some orchids

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facilitation

  • noun the condition of being made easy (or easier)
    • social facilitation is an adaptive condition
  • noun (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

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bar_sinister

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bastardy.
  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bend sinister.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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god's_will

  • noun the omnipotence of a divine being

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utilization

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun the state of having been made use of
    • the rate of utilization

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top

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

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free_hand

  • noun freedom to do as you see fit
    blank check.
    • many have doubts about giving him a free hand to attack

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rule_of_law

  • noun a state of order in which events conform to the law

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wholeness

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; integrity.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun a state of robust good health
    haleness.

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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have

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

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childlessness

  • noun the condition of being without offspring

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utopian

  • adjective of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia
    • a Utopian novel
  • noun an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer
    • a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man

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malady

  • noun any unwholesome or desperate condition
    • what maladies afflict our nation?
  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    illness; unwellness; sickness.

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imperfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect tense; progressive; continuous tense.
  • adjective not perfect; defective or inadequate
    • had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities
    • imperfect mortals
    • drainage here is imperfect

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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vacuolization

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolisation; vacuolation.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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overdrive

  • noun the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
    • Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given
    • Melissa's brain was in overdrive
  • noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power

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drunkenness

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; inebriety; inebriation; intoxication.
  • noun habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
    inebriation; alcoholism; alcohol addiction.

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disassociation

  • noun the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination
    • I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife
  • noun a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
    dissociation.

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civil_liberty

  • noun one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
    political liberty.
  • noun fundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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disequilibrium

  • noun loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others

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prognathism

  • noun the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw

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ascendance

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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skillfulness

  • noun the state of being cognitively skillful

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isolation

  • noun a state of separation between persons or groups
  • noun a feeling of being disliked and alone

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rowdyism

  • noun rowdy behavior
    disorderliness; rowdiness; roughness.

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invagination

  • noun the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
    introversion.
  • noun the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
    infolding; introversion; intussusception.
    • the invagination of the blastula

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brutalization

  • noun the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
    brutalisation.
  • noun the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
    brutalisation.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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utopia

  • noun ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspects
  • noun a book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island

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guilt

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guiltiness.
  • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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bravery

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
    courageousness; braveness; courage.
  • noun feeling no fear
    fearlessness.

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ascendancy

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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bet

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; stakes.
  • noun the act of gambling
    wager.
    • he did it on a bet

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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motivation

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    motive; need.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun the condition of being motivated
    • his motivation was at a high level

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damnation

  • noun the act of damning
  • noun the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
    eternal damnation.

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tautness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun lack of movement or room for movement
    tightness.

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lysogenicity

  • noun the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material
    lysogeny.
    • when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny

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desuetude

  • noun a state of inactivity or disuse

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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kalemia

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood

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crudeness

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

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leakiness

  • noun the condition of permitting leaks or leakage
    • the leakiness of the roof
    • the heart valve's leakiness
    • the leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use

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eye_condition

  • noun the condition of the optical properties of the eye

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war_power

  • noun an extraordinary power exercised (usually by the executive branch) in the prosecution of a war and involving an extension of the powers that the government normally has in peacetime

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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trembling

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • verb move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
    tremble.
    • His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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dryness

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    waterlessness; xerotes.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    sobriety.

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deep_freeze

  • noun temporary inactivity or suspension
    • the legislation has now been revived after ten years in the deep freeze
  • verb store in a deep-freeze, as for conservation
    • deep-freeze the food

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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imperfectness

  • noun the state or an instance of being imperfect
    imperfection.

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timeless_existence

  • noun a state of eternal existence believed in some religions to characterize the afterlife
    eternity; timelessness.

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soberness

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    sobriety.
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; gravity; sombreness; somberness.

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standard_of_life

  • noun a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group
    standard of living.
    • they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country
    • the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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commotion

  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; disruption; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; rumpus; ruction.

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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reliance

  • noun certainty based on past experience
    trust.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun
  • noun the state of relying on something

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polarization

  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarisation.
  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarisation.

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animation

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; aliveness.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being able to survive and grow
    vitality.
    • the vitality of a seed

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frail

  • noun the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  • noun a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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play

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

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free_agency

  • noun (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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noblesse

  • noun the state of being of noble birth
    nobility.
  • noun members of the nobility (especially of the French nobility)

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ascendency

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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end_point

  • noun a place where something ends or is complete
    endpoint; terminus; termination.
  • noun the final point in a process
    resultant.

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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empirehood

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ascendence

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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flawlessness

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    ne plus ultra; perfection.

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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introversion

  • noun the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
    invagination.
  • noun the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
    invagination; infolding; intussusception.
    • the invagination of the blastula

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syncretism

  • noun the union (or attempted fusion) of different systems of thought or belief (especially in religion or philosophy)
    • a syncretism of material and immaterial theories
  • noun the fusion of originally different inflected forms (resulting in a reduction in the use of inflections)

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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god's_wisdom

  • noun the omniscience of a divine being

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face

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

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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calmness

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calm; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun an absence of strong winds or rain

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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anaclisis

  • noun (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure

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size_of_it

  • noun the actual state of affairs
    size.
    • that's the size of the situation
    • she hates me, that's about the size of it

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ordination

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

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nobility

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    aristocracy.
  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; grandeur; magnanimousness.

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affair

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    liaison; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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tilth

  • noun the state of aggregation of soil and its condition for supporting plant growth
  • noun arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
    cultivated land; farmland; tilled land; ploughland; plowland; tillage.

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swelling

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    puffiness; lump.
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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friction

  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    clash.
  • noun the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
    rubbing.

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disconnectedness

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disjuncture.

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tiredness

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    fatigue; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

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immaturity

  • noun not having reached maturity
    immatureness.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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unemployment

  • noun the state of being unemployed or not having a job
    • unemployment is a serious social evil
    • the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

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quiescency

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    dormancy; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; dormancy.

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versatility

  • noun having a wide variety of skills

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brimstone

  • noun an old name for sulfur
    native sulfur; native sulphur.

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quiescence

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    dormancy; quiescency.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    sleeping; quiescency; dormancy.

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mental_condition

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    psychological condition; mental state; psychological state.
    • a manic state

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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enthusiasm

  • noun a feeling of excitement
  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    exuberance; ebullience.

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orderliness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    methodicalness.
  • noun a condition of regular or proper arrangement
    order.
    • he put his desk in order
    • the machine is now in working order

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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equilibrium

  • noun a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    chemical equilibrium.

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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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crib_death

  • noun sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
    cot death; SIDS; infant death; sudden infant death syndrome.

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move

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

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antagonism

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; hostility.
  • noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
    • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism

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astigmatism

  • noun (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
    astigmia.
  • noun (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
    astigmia.

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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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crudity

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

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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expectation

  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; outlook.
  • noun anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
    anticipation.

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fixedness

  • noun remaining in place
    stationariness; immobility.
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixture; fastness.

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heterozygosity

  • noun the state of being heterozygous; having two different alleles of the same gene

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perfection

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; ne plus ultra.
  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; paragon; idol.

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fish_bowl

  • noun a state of affairs in which you have no privacy
    goldfish bowl; fishbowl.
    • the president lives in a goldfish bowl
  • noun a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
    fishbowl; goldfish bowl.

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scandalization

  • noun the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
    scandalisation.
  • noun the act of scandalizing
    outrage; scandalisation.

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rejection

  • noun the act of rejecting something
    • his proposals were met with rejection
  • noun the state of being rejected

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conjunction

  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; co-occurrence; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; junction; conjugation.

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antagonist

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; opponent.
  • noun a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
    • when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist

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exoneration

  • noun the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation
  • noun the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
    vindication.
    • friends provided a vindication of his position

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shaking

  • noun the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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expertness

  • noun skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
    expertise.

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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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subservience

  • noun the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan
    • all his actions were in subservience to the general plan
  • noun in a subservient state
    subservientness.

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delegacy

  • noun the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
    representation; agency.
  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    delegation; commission; deputation; mission.

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left-handedness

  • noun the status of being born of a morganatic marriage
  • noun preference for using the left hand
    sinistrality.

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countryhood

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standardisation

  • noun the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
    standardization.
    • standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars
  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalization; normalisation; standardization.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

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colonyhood

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activity

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

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cleavage

  • noun the state of being split or cleft
    • there was a cleavage between the liberal and conservative members
  • noun the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules

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dead_letter

  • noun the state of something that has outlived its relevance
    non-issue.
  • noun mail that can neither be delivered nor returned
    dead mail.

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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approaching

  • noun the event of one object coming closer to another
    approach.
  • noun the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    coming; approach.
    • the approach of winter

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hotbed

  • noun a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)
    • it was a hotbed of vice
  • noun a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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forthcomingness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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sea

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

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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tie-up

  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun an interruption of normal activity
    standstill; stand.

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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babyhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; infancy.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    infancy.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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terms

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    footing.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    price; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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destiny

  • noun an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
    fate.
  • noun the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
    fate.
    • we are helpless in the face of destiny

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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identification

  • noun the act of designating or identifying something
    designation.
  • noun evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

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rustication

  • noun the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
  • noun the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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temporary_state

  • noun a state that continues for a limited time

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conditions

  • noun the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process
    • there were wide variations in the conditions of observation
  • noun the set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare
    • hazardous working conditions
    • harsh living conditions

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stagnation

  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    doldrums; stagnancy.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
    stagnancy.

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haploidy

  • noun the condition of being haploid

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urbanisation

  • noun the condition of being urbanized
    urbanization.
  • noun the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
    urbanization.

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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confusion

  • noun disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    • the army retreated in confusion
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    disarray; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions

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neonatal

  • adjective relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth
    • neonatal care
    • the neonatal period

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efficiency

  • noun the ratio of the output to the input of any system
  • noun skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort
    • she did the work with great efficiency

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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hoo-ha

  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; commotion; disruption; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

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extent

  • noun the point or degree to which something extends
    • the extent of the damage
    • the full extent of the law
    • to a certain extent she was right
  • noun the distance or area or volume over which something extends
    • the vast extent of the desert
    • an orchard of considerable extent

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dependance

  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    addiction; habituation; dependence; dependency.
  • noun the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
    dependence; dependency.

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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ionization

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionisation.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionisation.

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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homozygosity

  • noun the state of being homozygous; having two identical alleles of the same gene

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cot

  • noun a sheath worn to protect a finger
    fingerstall.
  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    crib.

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warmness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun the quality of having a moderate degree of heat
    warmth.
    • an agreeable warmth in the house

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adept

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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freedom_of_the_seas

  • noun the right of merchant ships to travel freely in international waters

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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waterlessness

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    dryness; xerotes.

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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lysogeny

  • noun the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material
    lysogenicity.
    • when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny

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vive

Long live, that is, success to; as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.

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sensitiveness

  • noun sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
    sensitivity.
  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitivity; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain

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nonentity

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonexistence.
  • noun a person of no influence
    nobody; cipher; cypher.

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ne_plus_ultra

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; perfection.

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academic_freedom

  • noun the freedom of teachers and students to express their ideas in school without religious or political or institutional restrictions

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unsoundness

  • noun a condition of damage or decay
  • noun a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid
    • the unsoundness of his conclusion was obvious

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height

  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    tallness.
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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goldfish

  • noun small golden or orange-red freshwater fishes of Eurasia used as pond or aquarium fishes
    Carassius auratus.

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preparedness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; readiness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate

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puerility

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

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nationality

  • noun people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
    • immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out
    • such images define their sense of nationality
  • noun the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

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stagnancy

  • noun inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation
    stagnation.
  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    doldrums; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation

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unhappiness

  • noun emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
    sadness.
  • noun state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

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gratitude

  • noun a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
    • he was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help

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decline

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    diminution.
  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    declination.

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complication

  • noun the act or process of complicating
  • noun a situation or condition that is complex or confused
    • her coming was a serious complication

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union

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

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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political

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

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almighty

  • adjective satellite having unlimited power
    omnipotent; all-powerful.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Lord; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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passionateness

  • noun a strong feeling or emotion
    passion.

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sexual_relationship

  • noun a relationship involving sexual intimacy

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damn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; darn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    imprecate; curse; anathemise; bedamn; anathemize; maledict; beshrew.
    • The bad witch cursed the child

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defunctness

  • noun no longer in existence
    extinction.
    • the extinction of a species

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wetness

  • noun the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    • he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

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psychological_state

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    psychological condition; mental state; mental condition.
    • a manic state

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faintness

  • noun a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
  • noun the property of being without strength
    • the faintness or potency of the feeling

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diversity

  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    variety; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing
  • noun the condition or result of being changeable

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hospitalization

  • noun a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
    • now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization
  • noun the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
    • he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization

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fire

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

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rioting

  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    riot.
  • verb take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot
    riot.
    • Students were rioting everywhere in 1968

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preexistence

  • noun existing in a former state or previous to something else

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orphanage

  • noun the condition of being a child without living parents
    orphanhood.
    • his early orphanage shaped his character as an adult
  • noun a public institution for the care of orphans
    orphans' asylum.

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dissension

  • noun disagreement among those expected to cooperate
    discord.
  • noun a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
    dissonance; disagreement.

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neotony

  • noun the state resulting when juvenile characteristics are retained by the adults of a species

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executive_clemency

  • noun the power (usually of a president or governor) to pardon or commute the sentence of someone convicted in that jurisdiction

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friendly_relationship

  • noun the state of being friends (or friendly)
    friendship.

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possessor

  • noun a person who owns something
    owner.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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demand

  • noun an urgent or peremptory request
    • his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    • the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
    • the demand exceeded the supply

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perpetual_motion

  • noun motion that continues indefinitely without any external source of energy; impossible in practice because of friction

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encapsulation

  • noun the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
    • the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths
  • noun the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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resultant

  • noun the final point in a process
    end point.
  • noun something that results
    final result; termination; outcome; result.
    • he listened for the results on the radio

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stationariness

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; immobility.

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infant_death

  • noun sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
    cot death; SIDS; crib death; sudden infant death syndrome.

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state_of_affairs

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    situation.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt

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eructation

  • noun (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
    extravasation; eruption.
  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; belching; burp.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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laxness

  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; remissness; laxity.
  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxity.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels

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non-issue

  • noun the state of something that has outlived its relevance
    dead letter.

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sids

  • noun sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
    cot death; crib death; infant death; sudden infant death syndrome.

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atonia

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atony; atonicity; amyotonia.

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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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unconcern

  • noun the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
    nonchalance; indifference.
  • noun a feeling of lack of concern

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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neonatal_death

  • noun death of a liveborn infant within the first 28 days of life

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agitation

  • noun a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest

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diversification

  • noun the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
    variegation.
    • my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments
    • he limited his losses by diversification of his product line
  • noun the condition of being varied; every day it is the same"
    • that restaurant's menu lacks diversification

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post-menopause

  • noun the state in which women have stopped ovulating
    post-maturity.

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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omniscience

  • noun the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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incompleteness

  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    rawness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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natural_state

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    wild; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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mechanisation

  • noun the condition of having a highly technical implementation
    mechanization.
  • noun the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
    mechanization; automation.
    • automation replaces human workers by machines

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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psychological_condition

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    mental state; psychological state; mental condition.
    • a manic state

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par

  • noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
    • a par-5 hole
    • par for this course is 72
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; equality.
    • on a par with the best

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fate

  • noun an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
    destiny.
  • noun the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
    destiny.
    • we are helpless in the face of destiny

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liquidator

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    manslayer; murderer.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    receiver.

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indebtedness

  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    liability; financial obligation.
  • noun a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor
    obligation.

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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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blank_check

  • noun freedom to do as you see fit
    free hand.
    • many have doubts about giving him a free hand to attack
  • noun a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
    blank cheque.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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muteness

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    mutism.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness
  • noun a refusal to speak when expected
    silence.
    • his silence about my contribution was surprising

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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connectedness

  • noun the state of being connected
    connection; link.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connexion.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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unsusceptibility

  • noun the state of not being susceptible
    immunity.
    • unsusceptibility to rust

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affectionateness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    lovingness; fondness; warmth.

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soundness

  • noun a state or condition free from damage or decay
  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    wiseness; wisdom.

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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noise_conditions

  • noun the condition of being noisy (as in a communication channel)

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finish

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

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temporary

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

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rustiness

  • noun the condition of being coated or clogged with rust
  • noun ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
    • his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up

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automation

  • noun the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
    mechanization; mechanisation.
    • automation replaces human workers by machines
  • noun the condition of being automatically operated or controlled
    • automation increases productivity

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proficiency

  • noun the quality of having great facility and competence
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    technique.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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hyalinisation

  • noun the state of being hyaline or having become hyaline
    hyalinization.
    • the patient's arterioles showed marked hyalinization

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ownership

  • noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    possession.

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upheaval

  • noun a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
    turbulence; Sturm und Drang.
    • the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
  • noun a violent disturbance
    turmoil; convulsion.
    • the convulsions of the stock market

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disorderliness

  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorder.
    • the files are in complete disorder
  • noun rowdy behavior
    rowdyism; rowdiness; roughness.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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calcification

  • noun a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  • noun tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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destruction

  • noun the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
    devastation.
  • noun an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
    wipeout; demolition.

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concordance

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    harmony; concord.
  • noun agreement of opinions
    harmony; concord.

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plural

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
    plural form.
  • adjective composed of more than one member, set, or kind

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revocation

  • noun the state of being cancelled or annulled
    annulment.
  • noun the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
    • the revocation of a law

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solemnity

  • noun a trait of dignified seriousness
    solemness; staidness; sedateness.
  • noun a solemn and dignified feeling
    gravity.

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whole

  • noun all of something including all its component elements or parts
    • Europe considered as a whole
    • the whole of American literature
  • noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
    unit.
    • how big is that part compared to the whole?
    • the team is a unit

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failing

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    weakness.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun failure to reach a minimum required performance
    flunk.
    • his failing the course led to his disqualification
    • he got two flunks on his report

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ultimacy

  • noun the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance, "the ultimacy of these social values"
    ultimateness.

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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shakiness

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the quality of being unstable and insecure
    • the shakiness of the present regime

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matureness

  • noun state of being mature; full development
    maturity.

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command

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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frizz

  • noun the condition of being formed into small tight curls
    • her hair was in a frizz
  • verb curl tightly
    crape; kink; frizzle; crimp; kink up.
    • crimp hair

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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submission

  • noun something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
    entry.
    • several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
    • what was the date of submission of your proposal?
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    compliance.

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scandalisation

  • noun the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
    scandalization.
  • noun the act of scandalizing
    scandalization; outrage.

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discord

  • noun lack of agreement or harmony
    strife.
  • noun disagreement among those expected to cooperate
    dissension.

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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vacuolation

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolisation; vacuolization.

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executive

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

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warmheartedness

  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmth.
  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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anergy

  • noun reduction or lack of an immune response to a specific antigen
  • noun inactivity and lack of energy

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cease

  • noun (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
    quit; discontinue; lay off; stop; give up.
    • Quit teasing your little brother

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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turbulence

  • noun unstable flow of a liquid or gas
    turbulency.
  • noun instability in the atmosphere

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twinge

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    stab; pang.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a sharp stab of pain

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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rest

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

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coordination

  • noun the skillful and effective interaction of movements
  • noun the regulation of diverse elements into an integrated and harmonious operation

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happiness

  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    felicity.
  • noun emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

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physiological_condition

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physical condition; physiological state.

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disturbance

  • noun activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
    perturbation.
    • the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset
    • he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    • there was a disturbance of neural function
  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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state_of_nature

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    wild; natural state.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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isomerism

  • noun the state of being an isomer; the complex of chemical and physical phenomena characteristic of isomers

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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improvement

  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    advance; betterment.
  • noun the act of improving something
    • their improvements increased the value of the property

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arrest

  • noun the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    taking into custody; apprehension; pinch; catch; collar.
    • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; 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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prematureness

  • noun the state of being premature
    prematurity.

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astonishment

  • noun the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
    amazement.
    • he looked at me in astonishment

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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