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aftershaft

  • noun a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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spike_oil

  • noun pale yellow essential oil obtained from spike lavender used in scenting soaps and cosmetics
    spike lavender oil.

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plump_out

  • verb depart suddenly
    • He plumped out of the house
  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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telephotography

  • noun transmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures over a distance
  • noun photography using a telephoto lens

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garter

  • noun a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
    supporter.
  • verb fasten with or as if with a garter

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stick_in

  • verb insert casually
    insert; sneak in; slip in.
    • She slipped in a reference to her own work
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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hyssop

  • noun a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil
    Hyssopus officinalis.
  • noun bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes

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damascus_steel

  • noun a hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades
    Damask steel.

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swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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refinish

  • verb give a new surface
    • refinish the dining room furniture

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watch_crystal

  • noun a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
    crystal; watch glass.

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host

  • noun a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; horde.

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wall-paperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wallpaperer.

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andropogon_furcatus

  • noun tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States
    blue stem; Andropogon gerardii; bluestem.

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regalia

  • noun paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
  • noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; raiment.

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shellac

  • noun lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
  • noun a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
    shellac varnish.

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propane

  • noun colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum; used as a fuel

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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sebaceous

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; oily; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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fattiness

  • noun having the property of containing fat
    adiposeness; adiposity.
    • he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity

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oilskin

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    slicker.

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lignite

  • noun intermediate between peat and bituminous coal
    brown coal; wood coal.

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washboard

  • noun device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on
  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
    splashboard.

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confetti

  • noun small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)

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asphalt

  • noun mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing
  • noun a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons
    mineral pitch.

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slather

  • verb spread thickly
    • I can't eat bagels without slathering them with cream cheese

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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rebind

  • verb provide with a new binding
    • The tattered old book is valuable and we need to rebind it

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metallic_element

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metal.

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tallgrass

  • noun any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture
    tall-grass.

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pyroligneous

  • adjective of a substance produced by the effect of heat on wood, especially by destructive distillation
    pyrolignic.

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white_horse

  • noun a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
    whitecap.

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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sooty

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; jet; pitchy.
  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with soot
    • a sooty chimney

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container_vessel

  • noun a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes
    container ship; containership.
    • the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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lavender

  • noun any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
  • noun a pale purple color

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horn

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

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eddy

  • noun founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
    Mary Baker Eddy; Mary Morse Baker Eddy.
  • noun a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
    twist.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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pubis

  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; os pubis.

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quill

  • noun pen made from a bird's feather
    quill pen.
  • noun a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

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inanimate

  • adjective belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
    • the word `car' is inanimate
  • adjective not endowed with life
    nonliving; non-living.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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piece_of_paper

  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet; sheet of paper.

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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congiary

A present, as of corn, wine, or oil, made by a Roman emperor to the soldiers or the people; -- so called because measured to each in a congius. Addison. ✍ In later years, when gifts of money were distributed, the name congius was retained.

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vest

  • noun a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
    waistcoat.
  • noun a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
    undershirt; singlet.

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fatness

  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; avoirdupois; fat.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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pyrothonide

(Med.) A kind of empyreumatic oil produced by the combustion of textures of hemp, linen, or cotton in a copper vessel, -- formerly used as a remedial agent. Dunglison.

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petro

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toolpusher

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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natural_covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover

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squeeze_out

  • verb force out
    • Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts
  • verb make by laborious and precarious means
    eke out.
    • He eked out a living as a painter

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chrism

  • noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    sacramental oil; chrisom; holy oil.

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cowling

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • verb cover with or as with a cowl
    cowl.
    • cowl the boys and veil the girls

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niche

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

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brown_bread

  • noun bread made with whole wheat flour
    dark bread; whole meal bread; whole wheat bread.
  • noun dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
    Boston brown bread.

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calcimine

  • noun a water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings
  • verb cover with calcimine
    • calcimine the walls

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wrapping

  • noun the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
    wrap; wrapper.
  • noun an enveloping bandage
    swathe.

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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preserver

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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pate

  • noun liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; poll.

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paraffin

  • noun from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings
    paraffin wax.
  • noun a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
    alkane; paraffin series; alkane series; methane series.

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ceresin

  • noun a white wax extracted from ozokerite

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thatched_roof

  • noun a house roof made with a plant material (as straw)
    thatch.

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cardboard

  • noun a stiff moderately thick paper
    composition board.
  • adjective satellite without substance
    unlifelike.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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substance

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

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nimble_will

  • noun slender branching American grass of some value for grazing in central United States
    nimblewill; Muhlenbergia schreberi.

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ethane

  • noun a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel
    C2H6.

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puppy_fat

  • noun fat on the body of a baby or child; disappears at adolescence

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arcus

  • noun a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
    arcus senilis.

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vegetable_oil

  • noun any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    oil.

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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canola

  • noun vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
    canola oil.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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plenum

  • noun a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present
    • the plenum will vote on all tax increases
  • noun an enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside

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babbitt_metal

  • noun an alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction
    babbitt.

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slating

  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slate.
  • noun a severely critical attack
    • the reviewers gave his book a sound slating

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soybean

  • noun a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
    soy; soya bean.
  • noun erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
    soya bean; Glycine max; soybean plant; soja bean; soya; soy; soja.

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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gasmask

  • noun a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases
    respirator; gas helmet.

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tuna_oil

  • noun an oil obtained from tuna

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flowline

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calx

  • noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
    quicklime; fluxing lime; unslaked lime; lime; burnt lime; calcined lime; calcium oxide.

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gas_well

  • noun a well that yields or has yielded natural gas

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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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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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superfatted

  • adjective satellite (of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat
    • superfatted toilet soaps

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rape

  • noun Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
    colza; Brassica napus.
  • noun the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    rapine.

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lime

  • noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
    calcium hydroxide; calcium hydrate; caustic lime; slaked lime; hydrated lime; lime hydrate.
  • noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
    calx; quicklime; fluxing lime; unslaked lime; burnt lime; calcined lime; calcium oxide.

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woman's_clothing

  • noun clothing that is designed for women to wear

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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beeswax

  • noun a yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs
  • verb cover with beeswax
    • Chris beeswaxed the kitchen table

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gilding

  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
    gilt.
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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spirit_of_turpentine

  • noun volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally
    oil of turpentine; turpentine; turps.

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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tenmoku

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coat_of_paint

  • noun a layer of paint covering something else

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snake_oil

  • noun (medicine) any of various liquids sold as medicine (as by a travelling medicine show) but medically worthless
  • noun communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
    humbug.

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revetement

  • noun a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
    revetment; stone facing.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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blindfold

  • noun a cloth used to cover the eyes
  • verb cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing
    • the hostage was blindfolded and driven away

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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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soft-cast_steel

  • noun steel with less than 0.15% carbon
    mild steel; low-carbon steel.

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computer_paper

  • noun paper folded to permit continuous printing controlled by a computer

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gasoline

  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; petrol.

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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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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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syllabic

  • adjective of or relating to syllables
    • syllabic accent
    • syllabic characters each represent a syllable
  • adjective consisting of or using a syllabary
    • eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing

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oxide

  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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matte_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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fatliquoring

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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oleo

  • noun a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
    margarine; marge; oleomargarine; margarin.

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ascetic

  • noun someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    abstainer.
  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetical.
    • ascetic practices

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gardener's_garters

  • noun perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America
    reed canary grass; ribbon grass; lady's laces; Phalaris arundinacea.

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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boston_brown_bread

  • noun dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
    brown bread.

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nozzle

  • noun a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
    nose.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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dolphin

  • noun large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
    mahimahi; dolphinfish.
  • noun any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

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india

A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.

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furnace_lining

  • noun lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    refractory.

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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embonpoint

  • noun the bodily property of being well rounded
    roundness; plumpness.
  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    chubby; plump.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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suet

  • noun hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep

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mopper

  • noun a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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travel

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

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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machine

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

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methanol

  • noun a light volatile flammable poisonous liquid alcohol; used as an antifreeze and solvent and fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol
    wood alcohol; methyl alcohol; wood spirit.

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tea_cozy

  • noun a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    tea cosy; cozy; cosy.

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cohune-nut_oil

  • noun semisolid fat from nuts of the cohune palm; used in cooking and soap making
    cohune oil; cohune fat.

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beach

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

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twiner

  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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hugger-mugger

  • noun a state of confusion
    • he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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gear_case

  • noun the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
    gearbox; gear box.

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cedrene

(Chem.) A rich aromatic oil, C15H24, extracted from oil of red cedar, and regarded as a polymeric terpene; also any one of a class of similar substances, as the essential oils of cloves, cubebs, juniper, etc., of which cedrene proper is the type. Written also cedren.

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sordidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    squalor; squalidness.
  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    despicability; despicableness; baseness; contemptibility.

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lag

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

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overclothes

  • noun clothing for use outdoors
    outerwear.
  • verb dress too warmly
    overclothe; overdress.
    • You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot

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lac

  • noun resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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stand_oil

  • noun a thick oil comprised of linseed, tung, or soya oils which have been heated to over 300 C

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potassium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; potash alum.

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book_binding

  • noun the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
    cover; binding; back.
    • the book had a leather binding

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spackling_compound

  • noun powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster
    spackle.

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invaginate

  • verb sheathe
    • The chrysalis is invaginated
  • verb fold inwards
    introvert.
    • some organs can invaginate

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cellulite

  • noun lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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plasterwork

  • noun a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
    plaster.
    • there were cracks in the plaster

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paper_tape

  • noun a long narrow strip of paper

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japan_wax

  • noun a yellow wax obtained from sumac berries; used in polishes
    Japan tallow.

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green

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

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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paper_toweling

  • noun absorbent paper used as toweling

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feathertop_grass

  • noun northeastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles
    feathertop; Pennistum villosum.

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incrust

  • verb decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
    beset; encrust.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    encrust.

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fall-board

  • noun the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
    fallboard.

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deck

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

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over

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

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headgear

  • noun clothing for the head
    headdress.
  • noun the hoist at the pithead of a mine

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carvol

(Chem.) One of a species of aromatic oils, resembling carvacrol.

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humita

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liberty_ship

  • noun a slow cargo ship built during World War II

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plastic_wrap

  • noun wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic

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wrapping_paper

  • noun a tough paper used for wrapping

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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unleavened_bread

  • noun brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
    matzo; matzoh; matzah.

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paunchiness

  • noun the bodily property of a protruding belly
    abdominousness.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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supplicant

  • noun someone who prays to God
    prayer.
  • noun one praying humbly for something
    requester; petitioner; suppliant.
    • a suppliant for her favors

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ramtil

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saddleback

  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddle.
  • noun a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
    saddleback roof; saddle roof; gable roof.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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leisure_wear

  • noun informal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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fig

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    figure.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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tamanol

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acrylic_paint

  • noun used especially by artists
    acrylic.

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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ragsorter

  • noun a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

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imbricate

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

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ammonium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; alum.

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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salt-rising_bread

  • noun white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp

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vegetable

  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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drying_oil

  • noun an oil that hardens in air due to oxidation and is often used as a paint or varnish base

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unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; trade unionist.

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glazed

  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glassy.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom
  • verb coat with a glaze
    glaze.
    • the potter glazed the dishes
    • glaze the bread with eggwhite

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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repaint

  • verb paint again
    • He repainted the same scenery many times during his life
  • verb paint again
    • He repainted the wall after the child smeared it with tomato sauce

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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dolphin_oil

  • noun an unsaturated fatty oil obtained from dolphins and used as a fine lubricant

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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tall-grass

  • noun any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture
    tallgrass.

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pennyroyal_oil

  • noun oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
  • noun aromatic oil from American pennyroyal
    hedeoma oil.

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dingy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    muddy; muddied; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair

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hoarfrost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoar; frost; rime.

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cornhusker

  • noun a worker who husks corn
  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska
    Nebraskan.

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meal

  • noun the food served and eaten at one time
    repast.
  • noun any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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gargoyle

  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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burial

  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burying.

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unpaid_worker

  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    volunteer.

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hanger

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

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telescope

  • noun a magnifier of images of distant objects
    scope.
  • verb crush together or collapse
    • In the accident, the cars telescoped
    • my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack

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reface

  • verb put a new facing on (a garment)
  • verb provide with a new facing
    • The building was refaced with beautiful stones

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diya

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emulsifier

  • noun a surface-active agent that promotes the formation of an emulsion

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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blinder

  • noun blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
    winker; blinker.
  • adjective unable to see
    blind; unsighted.
    • a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan

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fuel_oil

  • noun a petroleum product used for fuel
    heating oil.

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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besmear

  • verb spread or daub (a surface)
    bedaub.

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