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wormy

  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    vermiculate; worm-eaten.
  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; cringing; groveling.

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timely

  • adjective satellite before a time limit expires
    • the timely filing of his income tax return
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    well-timed; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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played_out

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • adjective satellite worn out
    • a played out deck of cards

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shopsoiled

  • adjective satellite worn or faded from being on display in a store
    shopworn.
    • shopworn merchandise at half price

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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horse-and-buggy

  • adjective satellite relating to the time before automobiles (and other inventions) changed the way people lived in industrialized nations

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red-hot

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite newest or most recent
    hot.
    • news hot off the press
    • red-hot information

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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young

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

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to

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

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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modern-day

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    contemporary.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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under

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

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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outmoded

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas
  • verb make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete
    outmode.
    • Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth

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antediluvian

  • noun any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
    antediluvian patriarch.
  • noun a very old person
    ancient.

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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dapper

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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nonmodern

  • adjective not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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contemporaneity

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village
  • noun the quality of belonging to the same period of time
    contemporaneousness.

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coeval

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    contemporary.
  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coetaneous; contemporaneous.

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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recentness

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recency.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recency.

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disused

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    obsolete.
    • obsolete words

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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obsolete

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    disused.
    • obsolete words

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worm

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

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past

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

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rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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recency

  • noun a time immediately before the present
    recentness.
  • noun the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
    recentness.

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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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pass

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

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neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

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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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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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musty

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    mouldy; moldy.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor
  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    fusty; frowsty.

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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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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outgoing

  • adjective leaving a place or a position
    • an outgoing steamship
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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hand-down

  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-me-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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yellowed

  • adjective satellite changed to a yellowish color by age
    yellow.
    • yellowed parchment
  • verb turn yellow
    yellow.
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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bygone

  • noun past events to be put aside
    water under the bridge.
    • let bygones be bygones
  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; foregone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era

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synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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mouldy

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    moldy; musty.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor

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simultaneous

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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weather-beaten

  • adjective satellite tanned and coarsened from being outdoors
    • a weather-beaten face
  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weathered; weatherworn.
    • a house of weathered shingles

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existent

  • adjective having existence or being or actuality
    existing.
    • an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient
    • much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran
  • adjective being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; not ghosts"
    real.
    • real objects
    • real people
    • a film based on real life
    • a real illness
    • real humility
    • Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow

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up-to-date

  • adjective satellite reflecting the latest information or changes
    • an up-to-date issue of the magazine
  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    with-it; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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old_geezer

  • noun an elderly man
    antique; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.

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coinciding

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • verb go with, fall together
    co-occur; coincide; cooccur.

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gray-haired

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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faddy

  • adjective satellite intensely fashionable for a short time
    faddish.

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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time_of_origin

  • noun the oldness of wines
    vintage.

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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swagger

  • noun an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
    swaggie; swagman.
  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    prance; strut.

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obsolescence

  • noun the process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date
    • a policy of planned obsolescence

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tardive

  • adjective satellite late-occurring (especially with reference to symptoms of a disease)
    • tardive dyskinesia

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foregone

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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chichi

  • noun someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; modishness; chic.

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tattered

  • adjective satellite worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
    tatterdemalion.
    • a man in a tattered shirt
    • the tattered flag
    • tied up in tattered brown paper
    • a tattered barefoot boy
    • a tatterdemalion prince
  • adjective satellite ruined or disrupted
    shattered.
    • our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity
    • a tattered remnant of its former strength
    • my torn and tattered past

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outdated

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    out-of-date; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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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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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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modernised

  • adjective satellite brought up to date
    modernized.
    • modernized methods
  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize; modernise.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly

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out-of-date

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    outdated; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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posthumous

  • adjective satellite occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
    • a posthumous award
    • a posthumous book
    • a posthumous daughter

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ult

  • adjective satellite in or of the month preceding the present one
    ultimo.
    • your letter received on the 29th ult

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spiffy

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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prompt

  • noun a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
    prompting.
    • the audience could hear his prompting
  • noun (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
    command prompt.

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synchronized

  • adjective satellite operating in unison
    synchronised.
    • the synchronized flapping of a bird's wings
  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronize; synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts

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up-to-dateness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; currentness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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battered

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; beat-up.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford
  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; knock about; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent

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coincident

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • adjective satellite matching point for point
    • coincident circles

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spruce

  • noun light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
  • noun any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

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chic

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness.
  • adjective satellite elegant and stylish
    voguish; smart.
    • chic elegance
    • a smart new dress
    • a suit of voguish cut

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present-day

  • adjective satellite belonging to the present time
    contemporary.
    • contemporary leaders

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advancing

  • adjective satellite moving forward
    forward; forward-moving.
  • 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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grey-haired

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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gaffer

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; oldtimer.
  • noun an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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weatherworn

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weathered; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles

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hot

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

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agone

  • adjective satellite gone by; or in the past
    ago.
    • two years ago
    • `agone' is an archaic word for `ago'

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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antebellum

  • adjective satellite belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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coming

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

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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noncurrent

  • adjective not current or belonging to the present time

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mangy

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangey.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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outflowing

  • adjective satellite that is flowing outward
    effluent.

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coexisting

  • adjective satellite existing at the same time
    coexistent.
  • verb coexist peacefully, as of nations
    coexist.

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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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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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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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swank

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness; chic.
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    flash; flaunt; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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bypast

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    foregone; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious
    short-circuit; get around; go around; bypass.
    • You cannot bypass these rules!

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derelict

  • noun a person without a home, job, or property
  • noun a ship abandoned on the high seas
    abandoned ship.

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factual

  • adjective satellite existing in act or fact
    actual.
    • rocks and trees...the actual world
    • actual heroism
    • the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by facts
    • factual considerations

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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coincidental

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring.
    • a series of coincident events

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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victorian

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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modernistic

  • adjective satellite relating to a recently developed fashion or style;
    modern; mod.
    • their offices are in a modern skyscraper
    • tables in modernistic designs

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flea

  • noun any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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frayed

  • adjective satellite worn away or tattered along the edges
    • frayed cuffs
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    fray; frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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mode

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

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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a_la_mode

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in vogue; in style; modish; latest.
  • adverb with ice cream on top or on the side
    • we served the apple pie a la mode

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vogue

  • noun the popular taste at a given time
    trend; style.
    • leather is the latest vogue
    • he followed current trends
    • the 1920s had a style of their own
  • noun a current state of general acceptance and use

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trendsetting

  • adjective satellite initiating or popularizing a trend
    trend-setting.

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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modernized

  • adjective satellite brought up to date
    modernised.
    • modernized methods
  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    modernize; overhaul; modernise.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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worn-out

  • adjective satellite used until no longer useful
    raddled.
    • battered trumpets and raddled radios
    • worn-out shoes with flapping soles
  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out

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synchronised

  • adjective satellite operating in unison
    synchronized.
    • the synchronized flapping of a bird's wings
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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sunrise

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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putrid

  • adjective of or relating to or attended by putrefaction
    • putrid decomposition
  • adjective satellite in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor
    • horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham

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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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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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longtime

  • adjective satellite of long duration
    • a longtime friend

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red

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

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putrescent

  • adjective satellite becoming putrid
    • a trail lined by putrescent carcasses

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synchronal

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronous; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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dashing

  • adjective satellite lively and spirited
    gallant.
    • a dashing hero
  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud; scoot.
    • She dashed into the yard

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cutting-edge

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    with-it; up-to-date.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique

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attendant

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

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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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revolutionary

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    subversive; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical.
    • a revolutionary discovery
    • radical political views

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hand-me-down

  • noun outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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age-old

  • adjective satellite belonging to or lasting from times long ago
    antique.
    • age-old customs
    • the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

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eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    dog-eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages
  • adjective having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination

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old-world

  • adjective satellite characteristic of former times especially in Europe
    • an old-world cottage

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obsolescent

  • adjective satellite becoming obsolete

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new-sprung

  • adjective satellite having just or recently arisen or come into existence
    newborn.
    • new nations
    • with newborn fears

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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knightliness

  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    chivalry.

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ultramodern

  • adjective satellite extremely modern
    • Dadism and ultramodern art

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demode

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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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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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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one

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

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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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seasonable

  • adjective in keeping with the season
    • a hard but seasonable frost
    • seasonable clothes
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well-timed; well timed.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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up-to-the-minute

  • adjective satellite up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date
    latest.
    • the news is up-to-the-minute
    • the very latest scientific discoveries

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grey-headed

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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coetaneous

  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; contemporaneous.

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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modish

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in vogue; in style; a la mode; latest.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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superannuation

  • noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
    retirement fund; old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement check; retirement pension.
  • noun the property of being out of date and not current
    obsoleteness.

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modernism

  • noun genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres
  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernness.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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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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passee

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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old-timer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; gaffer; oldtimer.

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natty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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trend-setting

  • adjective satellite initiating or popularizing a trend
    trendsetting.

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currentness

  • noun the property of belonging to the present time
    currency; up-to-dateness.
    • the currency of a slang term

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dateness

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untried

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untested; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untested.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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old-fashionedness

  • noun the property of being no longer fashionable

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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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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and

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

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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chivalrous

  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    gallant; knightly.

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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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forward-moving

  • adjective satellite moving forward
    forward; advancing.

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swanky

  • adjective satellite imposingly fashionable and elegant
    swank.
    • a swank apartment

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cooccurring

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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aged

  • noun people who are old collectively
    elderly.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • verb begin to seem older; get older
    age.
    • The death of his wife caused him to age fast

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outbound

  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outward.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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fashionable

  • adjective being or in accordance with current social fashions
    stylish.
    • fashionable clothing
    • the fashionable side of town
    • a fashionable cafe
  • adjective having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
    stylish.
    • a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey
    • the stylish resort of Gstadd

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online

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    on-line.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    on-line.
    • an on-line database

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on-going

  • adjective satellite currently happening
    ongoing.
    • an ongoing economic crisis

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wilted

  • adjective satellite not firm
    limp.
    • wilted lettuce
  • verb lose strength
    wilt.
    • My opponent was wilting

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unused

  • adjective satellite not yet used or soiled
    fresh.
    • a fresh shirt
    • a fresh sheet of paper
    • an unused envelope
  • adjective satellite not yet put into use
    • we bought an unused car for a change

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state-of-the-art

  • adjective satellite the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)
    • state-of-the-art technology

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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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mothy

  • adjective satellite worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten blankets
  • adjective satellite infested with moths

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refreshing

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    refreshful; tonic; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air
  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test

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later

  • adjective satellite coming at a subsequent time or stage
    ulterior; posterior.
    • without ulterior argument
    • the mood posterior to
  • adjective at or toward an end or late period or stage of development
    late.
    • the late phase of feudalism
    • a later symptom of the disease
    • later medical science could have saved the child

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dog

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

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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sunset

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sundown.
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

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rakish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    raffish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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synchronous

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronic.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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passe

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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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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hoary

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head
  • adjective satellite ancient
    rusty.
    • hoary jokes

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quaint

  • adjective satellite strange in an interesting or pleasing way
    • quaint dialect words
    • quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities
  • adjective satellite very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
    • the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty
    • came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott
    • a quaint sense of humor

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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tainted

  • adjective satellite touched by rot or decay
    corrupt.
    • tainted bacon
    • `corrupt' is archaic
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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maggoty

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    flyblown.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots

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chivalric

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    knightly; medieval.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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dog-eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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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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obsolesce

  • verb become obsolete, fall into disuse
    • This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used

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bad

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

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after-hours

  • adjective satellite after closing time especially a legally established closing time
    • after-hours socializing
    • an after-hours club

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courteous

  • adjective satellite exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    nice; gracious.
    • a nice gesture
  • adjective characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    • if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

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approaching

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

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art

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

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scruffy

  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    seedy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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mangey

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangy.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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bran-new

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; spick-and-span; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty

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culture

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

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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scoured

  • adjective satellite worn away as by water or ice or wind
    eroded.
  • verb examine minutely
    scour.
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive

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outward

  • adjective relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
    • a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outbound.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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with-it

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    up-to-date; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique
  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    street smart; streetwise.

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subsequent

  • adjective following in time or order
    • subsequent developments

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addled

  • adjective satellite (of eggs) no longer edible
    • an addled egg
  • verb mix up or confuse
    puddle; addle; muddle.
    • He muddled the issues

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circulating

  • adjective satellite passing from one to another
    • circulating bills and coins
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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state

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

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moldy

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    mouldy; musty.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor

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day-old

  • adjective satellite not fresh today
    • day-old bread is cheaper than fresh

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in_style

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in vogue; a la mode; modish; latest.

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quondam

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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onetime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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parvenu

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; nouveau-riche.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    upstart; parvenue; nouveau-riche.

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run-down

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    woebegone; creaky; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite having the spring unwound
    • a run-down watch

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obsoleteness

  • noun the property of being out of date and not current
    superannuation.

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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water

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

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effluent

  • noun water mixed with waste matter
    sewer water; wastewater.
  • adjective satellite that is flowing outward
    outflowing.

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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raddled

  • adjective satellite used until no longer useful
    worn-out.
    • battered trumpets and raddled radios
    • worn-out shoes with flapping soles
  • verb twist or braid together, interlace
    raddle; ruddle.

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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spick-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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incident

  • noun a single distinct event
  • noun a public disturbance
    • the police investigated an incident at the bus station

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newfound

  • adjective satellite newly discovered
    • his newfound aggressiveness
    • Hudson pointed his ship down the coast of the newfound sea

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bran

  • noun broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
  • noun food prepared from the husks of cereal grains

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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diachronic

  • adjective used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
    historical.
    • diachronic linguistics

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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newborn

  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
    newborn baby; newborn infant; neonate.
  • adjective satellite recently born
    • a newborn infant

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white-haired

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head
  • adjective satellite favorite
    blue-eyed; fair-haired.
    • the fair-haired boy of the literary set

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contemporaneous

  • adjective satellite occurring in the same period of time
    contemporary.
    • a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation
    • the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart
  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; coetaneous.

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union

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

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fashionedness

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thumbed

  • adjective satellite (of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning
    • well-thumbed pages of the dictionary
  • verb travel by getting free rides from motorists
    hitchhike; thumb; hitch.

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woebegone

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; creaky; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite affected by or full of grief or woe
    woeful.
    • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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brick

  • noun rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
  • noun a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy

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in_vogue

  • adjective satellite in the current fashion or style
    in style; a la mode; modish; latest.

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spic

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spick; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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decrepit

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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former

  • noun the first of two or the first mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); I prefer the former version to the latter one"
    • the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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hoariness

  • noun a silvery-white color
    frostiness.
  • noun great age (especially grey or white with age)

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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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ongoing

  • adjective satellite currently happening
    on-going.
    • an ongoing economic crisis

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superannuate

  • verb retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
  • verb declare to be obsolete

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vermiculate

  • verb decorate with wavy or winding lines
  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    worm-eaten; wormy.

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concomitant

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    attendant; accompaniment; co-occurrence.
  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    accompanying; incidental; consequent; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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ripe

  • adjective fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    mature.
    • ripe peaches
    • full-bodied mature wines
  • adjective satellite fully prepared or eager
    • the colonists were ripe for revolution

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played

  • adjective (of games) engaged in
    • the loosely played game
  • verb participate in games or sport
    play.
    • We played hockey all afternoon
    • play cards
    • Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches

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moth

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

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it

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

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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gothic

  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    medieval; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating
  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

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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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hoar

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; frost; rime.
  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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flea-bitten

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; decrepit; derelict.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack

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water_under_the_bridge

  • noun past events to be put aside
    bygone.
    • let bygones be bygones

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vintage

  • noun a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
  • noun the oldness of wines
    time of origin.

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creaky

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; decrepit; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite having a rasping or grating sound
    screaky.
    • creaky stairs

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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unstylish

  • adjective lacking in style or elegance
    styleless.
    • a styleless way of dressing
    • expensive but styleless country tweeds
    • wearing unstylish clothes
  • adjective not in accord with or not following current fashion
    unfashionable.
    • unfashionable clothes
    • melodrama of a now unfashionable kind

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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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used

  • adjective employed in accomplishing something
    • the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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hand

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

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occurrent

  • noun an event that happens
    natural event; happening; occurrence.
  • adjective satellite presently occurring (either causally or incidentally)
    • technical terms are rarely occurrent in literature

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parvenue

  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    parvenu; upstart; nouveau-riche.
  • adjective satellite of or characteristic of a parvenu
    parvenu.

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moving

  • adjective in motion
    • a constantly moving crowd
    • the moving parts of the machine
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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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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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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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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historicalness

  • noun the state of having in fact existed in the past
  • noun significance owing to its history

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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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ragged

  • adjective satellite being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
    • clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's
    • a ragged tramp
  • verb treat cruelly
    bedevil; rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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latest

  • noun the most recent news or development
    • have you heard the latest?
  • adjective satellite up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date
    up-to-the-minute.
    • the news is up-to-the-minute
    • the very latest scientific discoveries

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well-timed

  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed
  • adverb at an opportune time
    timely; seasonably; apropos.
    • your letter arrived apropos

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departed

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

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faddish

  • adjective satellite intensely fashionable for a short time
    faddy.

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worm-eaten

  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    vermiculate; wormy.

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untested

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untried; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untried.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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succeeding

  • adjective coming after or following
  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; bring home the bacon; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

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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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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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old-time

  • adjective satellite attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
    quaint; olde worlde.
    • houses with quaint thatched roofs
    • a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots

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red-brick

  • adjective satellite of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
    redbrick.

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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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old-fashioned

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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topical

  • adjective satellite pertaining to the surface of a body part
    • a drug for topical (or local) application
    • a topical anesthesia
  • adjective of or relating to or arranged by topics
    • a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis

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brand-new

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    bran-new; spick-and-span; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty

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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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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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punctual

  • adjective acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed
    • she expected guests to be punctual at meals
    • he is not a particularly punctual person
    • punctual payment

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oldtimer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; old hand; old-timer; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; gaffer.

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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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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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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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mod

  • noun a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
  • adjective satellite relating to a recently developed fashion or style;
    modern; modernistic.
    • their offices are in a modern skyscraper
    • tables in modernistic designs

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eroded

  • adjective satellite worn away as by water or ice or wind
    scoured.
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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grizzly

  • noun powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
    silver-tip; silvertip; grizzly bear; Ursus horribilis; Ursus arctos horribilis.
  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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flyblown

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    maggoty.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    squalid; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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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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ill-timed

  • adjective satellite badly timed
    unseasonable; untimely; wrong.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke

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raffish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    rakish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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stylish

  • adjective having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
    fashionable.
    • a little less posh but every bit as stylish as Lord Peter Wimsey
    • the stylish resort of Gstadd
  • adjective being or in accordance with current social fashions
    fashionable.
    • fashionable clothing
    • the fashionable side of town
    • a fashionable cafe

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coexistent

  • adjective satellite existing at the same time
    coexisting.

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long-ago

  • adjective satellite belonging to time long gone
    • those long-ago dresses that swished along the floor

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antique

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

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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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shabby

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; tatty.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite mean and unworthy and despicable
    • shabby treatment

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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tatterdemalion

  • noun a dirty shabbily clothed urchin
    ragamuffin.
  • adjective satellite worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
    tattered.
    • a man in a tattered shirt
    • the tattered flag
    • tied up in tattered brown paper
    • a tattered barefoot boy
    • a tatterdemalion prince

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trendy

  • adjective satellite in accord with the latest fad
    voguish.
    • trendy ideas
    • trendy clothes
    • voguish terminology

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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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spic-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spick-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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attrited

  • adjective satellite worn by rubbing or friction

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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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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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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actual

  • adjective presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    existent.
    • the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different
    • actual and imagined conditions
  • adjective satellite taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
    • we saw the actual wedding on television
    • filmed the actual beating

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have

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

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modernity

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; contemporaneousness; modernness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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unseasonable

  • adjective not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
    • a sudden unseasonable blizzard
    • unseasonable bright blue weather in November
  • adjective satellite badly timed
    untimely; wrong; ill-timed.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke

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underway

  • adjective satellite currently in progress
    afoot.
    • there is mischief afoot
    • plans are afoot
    • preparations for the trial are underway

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redbrick

  • adjective satellite of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
    red-brick.

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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contemporaneousness

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; modernness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village
  • noun the quality of belonging to the same period of time
    contemporaneity.

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chivalry

  • noun courtesy towards women
    politesse; gallantry.
  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    knightliness.

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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rising

  • noun a movement upward
    ascension; ascent; rise.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    uprising; insurrection; revolt; rebellion.

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afoot

  • adjective satellite traveling by foot
    • she was afoot when I saw her this morning
  • adjective satellite currently in progress
    underway.
    • there is mischief afoot
    • plans are afoot
    • preparations for the trial are underway

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unfashionable

  • adjective not in accord with or not following current fashion
    unstylish.
    • unfashionable clothes
    • melodrama of a now unfashionable kind

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gray-headed

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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weathered

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weatherworn; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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prehistorical

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistoric.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples

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one-time

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; sometime; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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outward-bound

  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outbound; outward.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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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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on-line

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    online.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    online.
    • an on-line database

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tatty

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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secondhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand
    • a secondhand report
    • a secondhand account of a memory of something once read
    • most of our knowledge is secondhand
  • adjective satellite previously used or owned by another
    used.
    • bought a secondhand (or used) car

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brand

  • noun a name given to a product or service
    marque; trade name; brand name.
  • noun a recognizable kind
    make.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?

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buggy

  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    roadster.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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immemorial

  • adjective satellite long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history
    • time immemorial

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spick

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spic; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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archaic

  • adjective satellite so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
    antiquated; antediluvian.
    • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
    • antediluvian ideas
    • archaic laws
  • adjective satellite little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
    primitive.
    • archaic forms of life
    • primitive mammals
    • the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe

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antiquated

  • adjective satellite so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
    antediluvian; archaic.
    • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
    • antediluvian ideas
    • archaic laws
  • verb make obsolete or old-fashioned
    antiquate.

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line

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

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ultimo

  • adjective satellite in or of the month preceding the present one
    ult.
    • your letter received on the 29th ult

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belated

  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    late; tardy.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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groovy

  • adjective satellite very good
    dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • adjective satellite (British informal) very chic
    swagger.
    • groovy clothes

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waterworn

  • adjective satellite (of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water

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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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mature

  • verb develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    maturate; grow.
    • He matured fast
    • The child grew fast
  • verb develop and work out fully in one's mind
    • I need to mature my thoughts

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gone

  • adjective satellite destroyed or killed
    done for; kaput.
    • we are gone geese
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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liberal

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    progressive; liberalist.
  • noun a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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moderne

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a popularization of art deco that used bright colors and rectangular shapes

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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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sometime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at some indefinite or unstated time
    • let's get together sometime
    • everything has to end sometime
    • It was to be printed sometime later

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fashioned

  • adjective satellite planned and made or fashioned artistically
    • beautifully fashioned dresses
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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voguish

  • adjective satellite elegant and stylish
    chic; smart.
    • chic elegance
    • a smart new dress
    • a suit of voguish cut
  • adjective satellite in accord with the latest fad
    trendy.
    • trendy ideas
    • trendy clothes
    • voguish terminology

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retiring

  • adjective satellite not arrogant or presuming
    unassuming.
    • unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work
    • a shy retiring girl
  • verb go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    retire.
    • He retired at age 68

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olde_worlde

  • adjective satellite attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
    quaint; old-time.
    • houses with quaint thatched roofs
    • a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots

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co-occurrent

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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tardy

  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    late; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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mediaeval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    medieval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; medieval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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clapped_out

  • adjective satellite worn from age or heavy use and no longer able to operate (of cars or machines or people)

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spoilt

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoiled.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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preceding

  • adjective existing or coming before
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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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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well_timed

  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well-timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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concurrent

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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oldness

  • noun the opposite of youngness
  • noun the quality of being old; the opposite of newness

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prehistoric_culture

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistory.

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ago

  • adjective satellite gone by; or in the past
    agone.
    • two years ago
    • `agone' is an archaic word for `ago'
  • adverb in the past
    • long ago
    • sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S.

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modernness

  • noun the quality of being current or of the present
    contemporaneity; modernity; contemporaneousness; modernism.
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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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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superannuated

  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overage; overaged; over-the-hill.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
  • verb retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
    superannuate.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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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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