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rhodes_scholar

  • noun a student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University

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overachiever

  • noun a student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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college_boy

  • noun a student (or former student) at a college or university
    college man; collegian.

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college_man

  • noun a student (or former student) at a college or university
    collegian; college boy.

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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cut

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

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nonachiever

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underachiever; underperformer.

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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bookman

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; scholar; student.

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university_student

  • noun a student enrolled in a college or university
    college student.

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neophyte

  • noun a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
  • noun any new participant in some activity
    newbie; fledgeling; newcomer; entrant; freshman; fledgling; starter.

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skipper

  • noun a student who fails to attend classes
  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; sea captain.

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retreat

  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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scholar

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

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success

  • noun an event that accomplishes its intended purpose
    • let's call heads a success and tails a failure
    • the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs
  • noun an attainment that is successful
    • his success in the marathon was unexpected
    • his new play was a great success

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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undergrad

  • noun a university student who has not yet received a first degree
    undergraduate.

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seminary

  • noun a private place of education for the young
  • noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

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seminarian

  • noun a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
    seminarist.

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activity

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

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underachiever

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underperformer; nonachiever.

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education

  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    instruction; educational activity; didactics; teaching; pedagogy.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded
  • noun knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
    • it was clear that he had a very broad education

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grad

  • noun one-hundredth of a right angle
    grade.
  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; alumnus; graduate.

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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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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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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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collegian

  • noun a student (or former student) at a college or university
    college man; college boy.

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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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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overachieve

  • verb perform better or achieve a greater degree of success than expected
    • His daughter always overachieves

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subject

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

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crawfish

  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    ecrevisse; crayfish; crawdad.
  • noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    crayfish; crawdad; crawdaddy.

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education_department

  • noun the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
    Education; Department of Education.

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subject_area

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; subject field; field of study; study; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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sixth

  • noun position six in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in six equal parts
    one-sixth.

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swot

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; grind; dweeb; nerd.
  • verb study intensively, as before an exam
    drum; grind away; swot up; bone up; get up; bone; cram; mug up.
    • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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medico

  • noun a student in medical school
    medical student.
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; physician; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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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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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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college_student

  • noun a student enrolled in a college or university
    university student.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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law_student

  • noun a student in law school

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undergraduate

  • noun a university student who has not yet received a first degree
    undergrad.

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medical_student

  • noun a student in medical school
    medico.

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passer

  • noun a person who passes by casually or by chance
    passerby; passer-by.
  • noun a person who passes as a member of a different ethnic or racial group

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subject_field

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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scholarly_person

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    bookman; scholar; student.

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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crammer

  • noun a student who crams
  • noun a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations

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grad_student

  • noun a student who continues studies after graduation
    postgraduate; graduate student.

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bailiwick

  • noun the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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educatee

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    pupil; student.

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postgraduate

  • noun a student who continues studies after graduation
    grad student; graduate student.
  • adjective satellite of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree
    graduate.
    • graduate courses

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wykehamist

  • noun a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Winchester College

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didactics

  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    instruction; educational activity; teaching; pedagogy; education.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

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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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art_student

  • noun someone studying to be an artist

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underperformer

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underachiever; nonachiever.
  • noun a business that is less successful than expected

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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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withdrawer

  • noun an authority who withdraws permission
  • noun an individualist who withdraws from social interaction

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instruction

  • noun a message describing how something is to be done
    direction.
    • he gave directions faster than she could follow them
  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    educational activity; didactics; teaching; pedagogy; education.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

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department_of_education

  • noun the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
    Education Department; Education.

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pedagogy

  • noun the principles and methods of instruction
    teaching method; pedagogics.
  • noun the profession of a teacher
    teaching; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession

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educational_activity

  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    instruction; didactics; teaching; pedagogy; education.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

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pedagogue

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagog; educator.

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education

  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    instruction; educational activity; didactics; teaching; pedagogy.
    • he received no formal education
    • our instruction was carefully programmed
    • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded
  • noun knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
    • it was clear that he had a very broad education

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nonreader

  • noun a student who is very slow in learning to read
  • noun a person unable to read
    illiterate person; illiterate.

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pedagog

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagogue; educator.

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educational

  • adjective relating to the process of education
    • educational psychology
  • adjective satellite providing knowledge
    • an educational film

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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graduate

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; grad; alumnus.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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educator

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagog; pedagogue.

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pupil

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; student.
  • noun the contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot

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seminarist

  • noun a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
    seminarian.

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field_of_study

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    discipline; subject field; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings

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etonian

  • noun a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College

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catechumen

  • noun a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
    neophyte.

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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law

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

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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audit

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audited account.
  • noun a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
    • he made an audit of all the plants on his property
    • an energy efficiency audit
    • an email log audit

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graduate_student

  • noun a student who continues studies after graduation
    postgraduate; grad student.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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groom

  • noun a man participant in his own marriage ceremony
    bridegroom.
  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    hostler; ostler; stableboy; stableman.

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ivy_leaguer

  • noun a student or graduate at an Ivy League school

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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auditor

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; attender.
  • noun a student who attends a course but does not take it for credit

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scholarship

  • noun financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism.

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