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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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emerging

  • adjective satellite coming to maturity
    rising.
    • the rising generation
  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    emerge.
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

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unlawful

  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    improper; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices
  • adjective contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
    • unlawful measures
    • unlawful money
    • unlawful hunters

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resurgent

  • adjective satellite rising again as to new life and vigor
    renascent.
    • resurgent nationalism

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please

  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation
  • verb be the will of or have the will (to)
    • he could do many things if he pleased

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ad-lib

  • noun remark made spontaneously without prior preparation
    • his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians
  • verb perform without preparation
    improvise; extemporize; improvize; extemporise.
    • he extemporized a speech at the wedding

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eldest

  • noun the offspring who came first in the order of birth
    firstborn.
  • adjective satellite first in order of birth
    firstborn.
    • the firstborn child

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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cultivable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; cultivatable; arable.

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inception

  • noun an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    origin; origination.

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fecund

  • adjective satellite capable of producing offspring or vegetation
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fertile; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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notional

  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    imaginary; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself
  • adjective satellite not based on fact or investigation
    speculative.
    • a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs
    • speculative knowledge

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innovative

  • adjective satellite ahead of the times
    forward-looking; modern; advanced.
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    groundbreaking; innovational.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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go

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

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follow

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

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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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originative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    creative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    seminal; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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previous

  • adjective satellite just preceding something else in time or order
    old.
    • the previous owner
    • my old house was larger
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of the immediate past
    late; former.
    • the former president
    • our late President is still very active
    • the previous occupant of the White House

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underived

  • adjective not derived; primary or simple

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seminal

  • adjective pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen
    • seminal fluid
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    originative; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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nut-bearing

  • adjective satellite (of shrubs or trees) producing nuts

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oncoming

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    onset.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • adjective satellite moving toward one

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wee

  • noun a short time
    • bide a wee
  • verb eliminate urine
    wee-wee; spend a penny; piddle; micturate; pee-pee; make; pass water; make water; relieve oneself; take a leak; pee; urinate; puddle; piss.
    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

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pioneer

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    trailblazer; groundbreaker; innovator.
  • noun one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
    • they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them

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forward-looking

  • adjective satellite ahead of the times
    modern; advanced; innovative.
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?

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archetypical

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; prototypal; archetypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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freehanded

  • adjective satellite done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
    freehand.
    • a freehand drawing
  • adjective satellite given or giving freely
    liberal; giving; big; openhanded; bountiful; bighearted; bounteous; handsome.
    • was a big tipper
    • the bounteous goodness of God
    • bountiful compliments
    • a freehanded host
    • a handsome allowance
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
    • a liberal backer of the arts
    • a munificent gift
    • her fond and openhanded grandfather

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send

  • verb cause to go somewhere
    direct.
    • The explosion sent the car flying in the air
    • She sent her children to camp
    • He directed all his energies into his dissertation
  • verb to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    send out.
    • He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

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peculiar

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

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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primordial

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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advanced

  • adjective satellite farther along in physical or mental development
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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rich

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

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master

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

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must

  • noun a necessary or essential thing
    • seat belts are an absolute must
  • noun grape juice before or during fermentation

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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amentaceous

  • adjective satellite (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
    amentiferous.

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innovation

  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    invention.
  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; invention; conception; excogitation.

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founding

  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; introduction; origination; creation; initiation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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string

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

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exceptional

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceeding.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    especial; particular; special.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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well_up

  • verb come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
    swell.
    • Strong emotions welled up
    • Smoke swelled from it

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frontal

  • noun an adornment worn on the forehead
    frontlet.
  • noun a drapery that covers the front of an altar

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origination

  • noun an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    origin; inception.
  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; founding; introduction; creation; initiation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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foremost

  • adjective satellite ranking above all others
    world-class; first.
    • was first in her class
    • the foremost figure among marine artists
    • the top graduate
  • adjective satellite preceding all others in spatial position
    frontmost.
    • the foremost compartment of the ship

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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resurge

  • verb rise again
    • His need for a meal resurged
    • The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years

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avant-garde

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; van; new wave.
  • adjective satellite radically new or original
    daring.
    • an avant-garde theater piece

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uprise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb ascend as a sound
    • The choirs singing uprose and filled the church

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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authorship

  • noun the act of creating written works
    penning; composition; writing.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
    paternity.
    • the authorship of the theory is disputed

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emergence

  • noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
    outgrowth; growth.
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
  • noun the becoming visible
    egress; issue.
    • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

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spring_up

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose

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you

The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.
Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed. Chaucer.
Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you To leave this place. Shak.
In vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over. Prior.
✍ Though you is properly a plural, it is in all ordinary discourse used also in addressing a single person, yet properly always with a plural verb. "Are you he that hangs the verses on the trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired ?" Shak. You and your are sometimes used indefinitely, like we, they, one, to express persons not specified. "The looks at a distance like a new-plowed land; but as you come near it, you see nothing but a long heap of heavy, disjointed clods." Addison. "Your medalist and critic are much nearer related than the world imagine." Addison. "It is always pleasant to be forced to do what you wish to do, but what, until pressed, you dare not attempt." Hook. You is often used reflexively for yourself of yourselves. "Your highness shall repose you at the tower." Shak.

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classifiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being classified
    distinctive.

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renegade

  • noun someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; deserter; turncoat; recreant; apostate.

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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improper

  • adjective not suitable or right or appropriate
    • slightly improper to dine alone with a married man
    • improper medication
    • improper attire for the golf course
  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    unlawful; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices

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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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progressive

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; continuous tense.
  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; liberalist.

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fur

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    pelt.
  • noun dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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debut

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the presentation of a debutante in society

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freshness

  • noun the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated
    • she loved the freshness of newly baked bread
    • the freshness of the air revived him
  • noun originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    novelty.

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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slavish

  • adjective satellite blindly imitative
    • a slavish copy of the original
  • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    subservient; submissive.
    • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
    • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
    • she has become submissive and subservient

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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trite

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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shopworn

  • adjective satellite worn or faded from being on display in a store
    shopsoiled.
    • shopworn merchandise at half price
  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; threadbare; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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stock

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

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conceptualize

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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first-string

  • adjective satellite of members of a team; not substitutes
  • adjective satellite being a regular member of a team
    • first-string players

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open

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

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inventive

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    imaginative.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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formulate

  • verb elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    explicate; develop.
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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tired

  • adjective depleted of strength or energy
    • tired mothers with crying babies
    • too tired to eat
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; tire; weary.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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unfledged

  • adjective (of birds) not yet having developed feathers
    immature.
    • a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill
  • adjective satellite (of an arrow) not equipped with feathers
    fledgeless; unvaned.
    • shot an unfledged arrow

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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nut

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

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creation

  • noun the human act of creating
    creative activity.
  • noun an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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constitute

  • verb form or compose
    represent; be; comprise; make up.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb create and charge with a task or function
    appoint; nominate; name.
    • nominate a committee

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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sustain

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

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unfamiliar

  • adjective not known or well known
    • a name unfamiliar to most
    • be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

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banal

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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archetype

  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    original; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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excogitation

  • noun thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; invention; conception; innovation.

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innovator

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    pioneer; trailblazer; groundbreaker.

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established

  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    constituted.
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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innovational

  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    groundbreaking; innovative.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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prolific

  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; fertile.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination
  • adjective satellite bearing in abundance especially offspring
    fertile.
    • flying foxes are extremely prolific
    • a prolific pear tree

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distinctive

  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    typical.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!
  • adjective satellite capable of being classified
    classifiable.

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bootleg

  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    moonshine; corn liquor.
  • noun the part of a boot above the instep

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novelty

  • noun originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    freshness.
  • noun originality by virtue of being new and surprising
    freshness.

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • 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
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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earlyish

  • adjective satellite being somewhat early
    • at an earlyish hour

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unoriginal

  • adjective not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual
    • the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations
    • his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham

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designing

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    design.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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conceptual

  • adjective satellite being or characterized by concepts or their formation
    • conceptual discussions
    • the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking
    • sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category

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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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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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outgrowth

  • noun a natural consequence of development
    offshoot; branch; offset.
  • noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
    emergence; growth.
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

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pants

  • noun underpants worn by women
    drawers; bloomers; knickers.
    • she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing
  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
    pant.

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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primaeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primal; aboriginal; primordial; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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fledgeling

  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; freshman; fledgling; starter.
  • noun young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
    fledgling.

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invention

  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; conception; excogitation; innovation.
  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    innovation.

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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newfangly

In a newfangled manner; with eagerness for novelty. Obs. Sir T. More.

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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platitudinous

  • adjective satellite dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    bromidic; platitudinal; corny.
    • bromidic sermons

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well-worn

  • adjective satellite showing signs of much wear or use
  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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constructive

  • adjective constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
    • constructive criticism
    • a constructive attitude
    • a constructive philosophy
    • constructive permission
  • adjective satellite emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good
    • constructive criticism

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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arable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; cultivatable; cultivable.

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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proterozoic

  • adjective satellite formed in the later of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    • proterozoic life forms
  • noun from 2,500 to 544 million years ago; bacteria and fungi; primitive multicellular organisms
    Proterozoic eon; Proterozoic aeon.

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go-as-you-please

  • adjective satellite not bound by rule or law or convention
    • bewildered by the old go-as-you-please liberty of alliterative rhythm"- George Saintsbury

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nonconformity

  • noun lack of harmony or correspondence
  • noun a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
    nonconformance; nonconformism.

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earliest

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earlier.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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threadbare

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
  • adjective satellite having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
    • threadbare rugs

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advance

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

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cultivatable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; arable; cultivable.

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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hackneyed

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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dusty

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dust-covered.
    • a dusty pile of books
  • adjective satellite lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    cold; stale; moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten theories about race
    • stale news

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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modern

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

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master_copy

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; original.

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essential

  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; necessity.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained
  • adjective satellite absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
    indispensable.
    • essential tools and materials
    • funds essential to the completion of the project
    • an indispensable worker

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initiate

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

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initiatory

  • adjective satellite serving to set in motion
    initiative; inaugural; maiden; first.
    • the magazine's inaugural issue
    • the initiative phase in the negotiations
    • an initiatory step toward a treaty
    • his first (or maiden) speech in Congress
    • the liner's maiden voyage

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constitutive

  • adjective satellite constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
    organic; constituent; constitutional.

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innovativeness

  • noun originality by virtue of introducing new ideas

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freehand

  • adjective satellite done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
    freehanded.
    • a freehand drawing

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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fangle

Something new-fashioned; a foolish innovation; a gewgaw; a trifling ornament.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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gestate

  • verb have the idea for
    conceive; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb be pregnant with
    carry; have a bun in the oven; bear; expect.
    • She is bearing his child
    • The are expecting another child in January
    • I am carrying his child

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emerge

  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  • verb come out of
    egress; go forth; issue; come out; come forth.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves

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phase_in

  • verb introduce gradually

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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imaginative

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    inventive.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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grotesque

  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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primal

  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    central; cardinal; key; fundamental.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure
  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; aboriginal; primordial; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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fancy

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

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firstborn

  • noun the offspring who came first in the order of birth
    eldest.
  • adjective satellite first in order of birth
    eldest.
    • the firstborn child

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groundbreaking

  • noun the ceremonial breaking of the ground to formally begin a construction project
    groundbreaking ceremony.
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    innovational; innovative.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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underivative

  • adjective satellite not derivative or imitative
    • a natural underivative poet

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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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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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archaean

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
    archean.

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paradigmatic

  • adjective of or relating to a grammatical paradigm
    • paradigmatic inflection
  • adjective of or relating to a typical example
    • paradigmatic learning

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establish

  • verb set up or found
    found; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; institute.
    • establish a new department

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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head-on

  • adjective satellite characterized by direct opposition
    • a head-on confrontation
  • adjective satellite meeting front to front
    frontal.
    • a frontal attack
    • a head-on collision

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conventional

  • adjective following accepted customs and proprieties
    • conventional wisdom
    • she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
    • conventional forms of address
  • adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
    established.
    • a conventional view of the world

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life-sustaining

  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    vital.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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create

  • verb make or cause to be or to become
    make.
    • make a mess in one's office
    • create a furor
  • verb bring into existence
    • The company was created 25 years ago
    • He created a new movement in painting

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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creativity

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creative thinking.

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frontmost

  • adjective satellite preceding all others in spatial position
    foremost.
    • the foremost compartment of the ship

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untimely

  • adjective satellite badly timed
    unseasonable; wrong; ill-timed.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke
  • adjective satellite uncommonly early or before the expected time
    premature.
    • illness led to his premature death
    • alcohol brought him to an untimely end

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germ

  • noun anything that provides inspiration for later work
    source; seed.
  • noun a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

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moth

  • noun typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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mosaic

  • noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • noun viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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initiation

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    induction; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; founding; introduction; origination; creation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society

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come_forth

  • verb come out of
    emerge; egress; go forth; issue; come out.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves
  • verb happen or occur as a result of something
    emerge.

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biogenic

  • adjective produced by living organisms or biological processes
    • fermentation is a biogenic process
  • adjective satellite essential for maintaining the fundamental life processes
    • sleep and food and water are among the biogenic needs of the organism

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oil-bearing

  • adjective satellite containing oil
    • oil-bearing shale

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wavering

  • noun indecision in speech or action
    vacillation; hesitation.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    fluctuation.
    • he kept a record of price fluctuations

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tillable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    cultivatable; arable; cultivable.

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first-year

  • adjective satellite used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)
    freshman.
    • a freshman senator
    • freshman year in high school or college

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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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prototypal

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; archetypical; archetypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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no-frills

  • adjective satellite characterized by the absence of inessential features
    • he got a no-frills introduction to the job

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contrive

  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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innovate

  • verb bring something new to an environment
    introduce.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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emergent

  • adjective satellite occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action
    • emergent repair of an aorta
  • adjective satellite coming into existence
    emerging.
    • an emergent republic

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basal

  • adjective especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
    radical.
    • basal placentation
    • radical leaves
  • adjective satellite serving as or forming a base
    base.
    • the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats

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prototypic

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    archetypical; prototypal; archetypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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platitudinal

  • adjective satellite dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    bromidic; platitudinous; corny.
    • bromidic sermons

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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open_up

  • verb cause to open or to become open
    open.
    • Mary opened the car door
  • verb become available
    open.
    • an opportunity opened up

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constituent

  • 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
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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primeval

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primordial.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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creative_thinking

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creativity.

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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yeasty

  • adjective of or resembling or containing yeast
    yeastlike.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    zesty; barmy; zestful.

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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novel

  • noun an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
  • noun a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction
    • his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels
    • he burned all the novels

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azoic

  • adjective satellite before the appearance of life
    • azoic rocks contain not organic remains

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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launch

  • noun a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  • noun the act of propelling with force
    launching.

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amentiferous

  • adjective satellite (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
    amentaceous.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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premature

  • adjective born after a gestation period of less than the normal time
    • a premature infant
  • adjective satellite too soon or too hasty
    previous.
    • our condemnation of him was a bit previous
    • a premature judgment

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project

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

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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bohemian

  • noun a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Gipsy; Romani; Rommany; Gypsy; Roma; Romany.

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newfangledness

Affectation of, or fondness for, novelty; vain or affected fashion or form.

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stale

  • verb urinate, of cattle and horses
  • adjective lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    • stale bread
    • the beer was stale

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timeworn

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; trite; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

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introductory

  • adjective satellite serving to open or begin
    • began the slide show with some introductory remarks
  • adjective satellite serving as a base or starting point
    basic.
    • a basic course in Russian
    • basic training for raw recruits
    • a set of basic tools
    • an introductory art course

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old-hat

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; timeworn; trite; banal; threadbare; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; ex; passee; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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proof

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

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ingenious

  • adjective satellite showing inventiveness and skill
    clever; cunning.
    • a clever gadget
    • the cunning maneuvers leading to his success
    • an ingenious solution to the problem

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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conceptualise

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualize.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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instauration

  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; founding; introduction; origination; creation; initiation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society

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ad

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    advert; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • adverb in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    A.D.; anno Domini.
    • in AD 200

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classic

  • noun a creation of the highest excellence
  • noun an artist who has created classic works

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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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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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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in

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

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beforehand

  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    in advance; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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institutionalize

  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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taproot

  • noun (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem
  • noun something that provides an important central source for growth or development
    • the taproot of his resentment
    • genius and insanity spring from the same taproot

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unorthodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    heresy; heterodoxy.
  • noun a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    heresy.

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as

  • noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
    arsenic; atomic number 33.
  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; Eastern Samoa.

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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fanciful

  • adjective satellite indulging in or influenced by fancy
    notional.
    • a fanciful mind
    • all the notional vagaries of childhood
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; imaginary.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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archetypal

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; archetypical; prototypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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corny

  • adjective satellite dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    bromidic; platitudinous; platitudinal.
    • bromidic sermons

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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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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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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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substantive

  • noun any word or group of words functioning as a noun
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantial.
    • substantial equivalents

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unconventionality

  • noun originality by virtue of being unconventional
  • noun unorthodoxy by virtue of being unconventional

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archeozoic

  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archaeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean.

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trailblazer

  • noun someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees
  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    pioneer; groundbreaker; innovator.

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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productive

  • adjective producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
    • productive farmland
    • his productive years
    • a productive collaboration
  • adjective having the ability to produce or originate
    generative.
    • generative power
    • generative forces

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develop

  • verb make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique
  • verb work out
    evolve; germinate.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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concoction

  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    mixture; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade
  • noun an occurrence of an unusual mixture
    • it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction

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make

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

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heterodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    unorthodoxy; heresy.
  • noun the quality of being unorthodox
    unorthodoxy.

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inaugural

  • noun an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
    inaugural address.
  • noun the ceremonial induction into a position
    inauguration.
    • the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration

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virtual

  • adjective satellite being actually such in almost every respect
    practical.
    • a practical failure
    • the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin
  • adjective satellite existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
    • a virtual dependence on charity
    • a virtual revolution
    • virtual reality

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excogitate

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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substantial

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    significant.
    • won by a substantial margin
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantive.
    • substantial equivalents

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fictive

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictitious; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • adjective satellite capable of imaginative creation
    • fictive talent

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prototypical

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; archetypical; prototypal; archetypal.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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institutionalise

  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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forge

  • noun furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    smithy.

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fledgling

  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; freshman; starter.
  • noun young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
    fledgeling.

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moth-eaten

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    mothy.
    • moth-eaten blankets

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in_advance

  • adjective satellite situated ahead or going before
    advance; advanced.
    • an advance party
    • at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    beforehand; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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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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cliched

  • adjective satellite repeated regularly without thought or originality
    ready-made.
    • ready-made phrases

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evolve

  • verb work out
    germinate; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution
  • verb undergo development or evolution
    • Modern man evolved a long time ago

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especial

  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    particular; special; exceptional.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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bromidic

  • adjective given to uttering bromides
  • adjective satellite dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    platitudinous; platitudinal; corny.
    • bromidic sermons

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renascent

  • adjective satellite rising again as to new life and vigor
    resurgent.
    • resurgent nationalism

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unconventional

  • adjective not conforming to accepted rules or standards
    • her unconventional dress and hair style
  • adjective not conventional or conformist
    • unconventional life styles

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maiden

  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maid.
  • noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    maiden over.

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premier

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    Prime Minister; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; prime minister.

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firsthand

  • adjective satellite received directly from a source
    • firsthand information
  • adverb from the original source; directly
    at first hand.
    • I heard this story firsthand

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premiere

  • noun the first public performance of a play or movie
  • verb be performed for the first time
    premier.
    • We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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callow

  • adjective satellite young and inexperienced
    fledgling; unfledged.
    • a fledgling enterprise
    • a fledgling skier
    • an unfledged lawyer

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germinal

  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    seminal; originative.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another
  • noun seventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April); the month of buds

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frill

  • noun (paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs
  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    ruff.

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maverick

  • noun someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    rebel.
  • noun an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it

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rise

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

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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muse

  • noun the source of an artist's inspiration
    • Euterpe was his muse
  • noun in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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preliminary

  • noun a minor match preceding the main event
    prelim.
  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    overture; prelude.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner

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freshman

  • noun a first-year undergraduate
    fresher.
  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; neophyte; newcomer; entrant; fledgling; starter.

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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oil

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

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archean

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
    archaean.
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archeozoic.

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unorthodox

  • adjective satellite independent in behavior or thought
    maverick; irregular.
    • she led a somewhat irregular private life
    • maverick politicians
  • adjective breaking with convention or tradition
    • an unorthodox lifestyle

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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groundbreaker

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    pioneer; trailblazer; innovator.

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newfangled

  • adjective satellite (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
    new.
    • newfangled ideas
    • she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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fur-bearing

  • adjective satellite of animals having fur (especially of commercial quality)

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proto

  • adjective satellite indicating the first or earliest or original
    • `proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages

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constitutional

  • noun a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
  • adjective of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup
    • constitutional walk

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introduction

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; debut; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the first section of a communication

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deliverable

  • noun something that can be provided as the product of development
    • under this contract the deliverables include both software and hardware
  • adjective suitable for or ready for delivery

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creativeness

  • noun the ability to create
    creative thinking; creativity.

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archaeozoic

  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archean; Archeozoic.

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artistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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model

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

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ready-made

  • noun a manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase
    • their apartment was furnished with ready-mades
  • adjective made for purchase and immediate use

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original

  • noun an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
    master; master copy.
  • noun something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies
    archetype; pilot.
    • this painting is a copy of the original

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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