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irrigation

  • noun supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  • noun (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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investment_trust

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment company; fund.

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toggle

  • noun any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; toggle switch; on-off switch.

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ret

  • verb place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

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railing

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail.
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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recharge

  • verb load anew
    reload.
    • She reloaded the gun carefully
  • verb charge anew
    • recharge a battery

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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submergence

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submersion; submerging.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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flash

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

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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air_conditioning

  • noun a system that keeps air cool and dry
    air conditioner.

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rain_cats_and_dogs

  • verb rain heavily
    pelt; rain buckets; stream; pour.
    • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

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charge

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

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solicit

  • verb make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    tap; beg.
    • Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce
    • My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities
  • verb make amorous advances towards
    romance; woo; court.
    • John is courting Mary

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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abounding

  • adjective satellite existing in abundance
    galore.
    • abounding confidence
    • whiskey galore
  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
    abound.

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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restock

  • verb stock again
    • He restocked his land with pheasants

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overplus

  • noun extreme excess
    embarrassment; superfluity; plethora.
    • an embarrassment of riches

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appointment

  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; engagement.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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tax_shelter

  • noun a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
    shelter.

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calkin

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calk.

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spate

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; surge.

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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condition

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

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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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implosion_therapy

  • noun a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them
    flooding.

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weapon

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    arm; weapon system.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon
  • noun a means of persuading or arguing
    artillery.
    • he used all his conversational weapons

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comestible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; victual; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    edible; eatable.

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anarchical

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    lawless; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic

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flowage

  • noun gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
    • rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation
  • noun a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
    • many campsites were located near the flowage

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costume_designer

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costumer; costumier.

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harbor

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    haven; harbour; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbour.

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understock

  • verb stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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waterer

  • noun someone who waters plants or crops
  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    water boy.

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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logistics

  • noun handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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fill_up

  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    make full; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride
  • verb become full
    fill.
    • The pool slowly filled with water
    • The theater filled up slowly

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superabundance

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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set_up

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

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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heat_energy

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat.

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canalize

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalise.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalise; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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investment

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investing.
  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment funds.

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top_out

  • verb give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
    • The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out
  • verb provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    top.
    • the towers were topped with conical roofs

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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chock

  • noun a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
    wedge.
  • verb secure with chocks

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constitution

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    organic law; fundamental law.
  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; establishment; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club

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speckle

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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capital

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

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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weapon_system

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    weapon; arm.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon

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corbel

  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
    truss.
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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double-glaze

  • verb provide with two sheets of glass

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tube-shaped_structure

  • noun (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
    tube.

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leveraging

  • noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    leverage.
  • verb supplement with leverage
    leverage.
    • leverage the money that is already available

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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jampack

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jam; chock up; cram.
    • the theater was jampacked

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teemingness

  • noun the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
    abundance; copiousness.
    • an age of abundance

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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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wild

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

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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legend

  • noun a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
    fable.
  • noun brief description accompanying an illustration
    caption.

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supplying

  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    provision; supply.
  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    provide; furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater

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bellyful

  • noun an undesirable overabundance
    • a bellyful of your complaints

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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moorage

  • noun a fee for mooring
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    berth; slip; mooring.

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copper-bottom

  • verb provide with a copper bottom
    • copper-bottom a frying pan

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long_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    jointing plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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railroad_line

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad; railway system.

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computerise

  • verb provide with computers
    computerize.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerize.
    • computerized dictionary

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nimiety

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    surplusage; surplus; excess.

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alphabetize

  • verb arrange in alphabetical order
    alphabetise.
    • Alphabetize the list
  • verb provide with an alphabet
    • Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages

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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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flood_out

  • verb charge someone with too many tasks
    overwhelm; deluge.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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kit_up

  • verb supply with a set of articles or tools
    kit out; kit.

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getup

  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; outfit.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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unlaced

  • adjective with laces not tied
    untied.
    • teenagers slopping around in unlaced sneakers
  • verb undo the ties of
    untie; unbrace; unlace.
    • They untied the prisoner

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the_flood

  • noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
    Noah and the Flood; Noah's flood; Noachian deluge.

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stream

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

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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holy_writ

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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stinter

  • noun an economizer who stints someone with something

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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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irrepressible

  • adjective satellite impossible to repress or control
    uncontrollable.
    • an irrepressible chatterbox
    • uncontrollable laughter

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cram

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; chock up.
    • the theater was jampacked
  • verb put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
    • cram books into the suitcase

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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refueling

  • noun the activity of supplying or taking on fuel
    fueling.
  • verb provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars
    refuel.

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uncontrollable

  • adjective satellite difficult to solve or alleviate
    unmanageable.
    • uncontrollable pain
  • adjective satellite of persons
    indocile; ungovernable; unruly.
    • the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly

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hatful

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun as many or as much as a hat will hold

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materiel

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    equipage.

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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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particular

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

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eatable

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; edible.

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abundance

  • noun the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
    copiousness; teemingness.
    • an age of abundance
  • noun (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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edible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; eatable.

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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machicolate

  • verb supply with projecting galleries
    • machicolate the castle walls

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saddle

  • noun a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddleback.

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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crenel

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenelle.

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railroading

  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
    rail technology.
  • verb compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
    dragoon; railroad; sandbag.
    • They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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noah_and_the_flood

  • noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
    the Flood; Noah's flood; Noachian deluge.

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high

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

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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care_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    health care delivery; healthcare delivery.

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cornice

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; valance.
  • noun a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall

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undisciplined

  • adjective satellite not subjected to discipline
    • undisciplined talent
  • adjective satellite not subjected to correction or discipline
    uncorrected.
    • let her children grow up uncorrected

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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date_stamp

  • verb stamp with a date
    date.
    • The package is dated November 24

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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outfitting

  • noun the act of renovating and fitting out a ship
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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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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ungoverned

  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    uncurbed; unbridled; unchecked.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage
  • adjective satellite lacking in discipline or control
    undisciplined.
    • undisciplined behavior
    • ungoverned youth

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lordless

  • adjective satellite having no lord or master
    masterless.
    • harsh punishments for sturdy vagabonds and masterless men

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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stock

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

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plant

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

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designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.
  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    architect.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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flashflood

  • noun a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration
    flash flood.

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plane

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

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healthcare_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    health care delivery; care delivery.

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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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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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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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railway_line

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
    line; rail line.

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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deluge

  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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haymow

  • noun a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; hayloft.

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toggle_switch

  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; on-off switch; toggle.

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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buy_in

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    stock up; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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purveyance

  • noun the act of supplying something

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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healthcare

  • noun the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
    health care.

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make

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

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furnish

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    provide; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb provide or equip with furniture
    • We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style

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reservoir

  • noun a large or extra supply of something
    • a reservoir of talent
  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; man-made lake.

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underside

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; bottom.

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costume

  • noun the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    • he won the prize for best costume
  • noun unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
    • in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume

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repletion

  • noun the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
    satiety; satiation.
  • noun eating until excessively full
    surfeit.

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equip

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with abilities or understanding
    • She was never equipped to be a dancer

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reseat

  • verb provide with a new seat
    • reseat the old broken chair
  • verb provide with new seats
    • reseat Carnegie Hall

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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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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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glazier

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glassworker; glazer.

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teeming

  • adjective satellite abundantly filled with especially living things
    • the Third World's teeming millions
    • the teeming boulevard
  • verb be teeming, be abuzz
    swarm; teem; pullulate.
    • The garden was swarming with bees
    • The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    • her mind pullulated with worries

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constitutionalize

  • verb provide with a constitution, as of a country
    • The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century
  • verb take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
    • A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize

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irrepressibility

  • noun irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
    buoyancy.
    • I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor

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lawlessness

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

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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hobnail

  • noun a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
  • verb supply with hobnails

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good

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

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junction

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

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equipage

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    materiel.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; carriage.

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articulation

  • noun the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; join.

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indexing

  • noun the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
  • verb list in an index
    index.

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glazer

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glassworker.

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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seawater

  • noun water containing salts
    brine; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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noachian_deluge

  • noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
    the Flood; Noah and the Flood; Noah's flood.

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cylindrical_lining

  • noun a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
    bushing.

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good_book

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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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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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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vibrissa

  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    whisker; sensory hair.

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kern

  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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floodhead

  • noun a wall of water rushing ahead of the flood
    • we were lucky to be safe when the floodheads hit

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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costumier

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costumer; costume designer.

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house

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

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baulk

  • noun the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    balk.
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk
  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; check; impediment; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.

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heating_system

  • noun utility to warm a building
    heat; heating plant; heating.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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wharfage

  • noun a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
    quayage.
  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; wharf; pier.

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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anarchy

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

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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unbuttoned

  • adjective not buttoned
    unfastened.
    • the wind picked up the hem of her unbuttoned coat
  • verb undo the buttons of
    unbutton.
    • unbutton the shirt

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victualler

  • noun an innkeeper (especially British)
    victualer.
  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualer; provisioner; sutler.

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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innervation

  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    excitation; irritation.
  • noun the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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plethora

  • noun extreme excess
    embarrassment; overplus; superfluity.
    • an embarrassment of riches

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organic_law

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    constitution; fundamental law.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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muckle

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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health

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

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fundamental_law

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    constitution; organic law.

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issue

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

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computing_device

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; electronic computer; computer.

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outfitter

  • noun someone who sells men's clothes
  • noun a shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose
    • an outfitter provided everything needed for the safari

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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lawless

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    anarchical; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic
  • adjective satellite lax in enforcing laws
    wide-open.
    • a wide-open town

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quite

  • adverb to a degree (not used with a negative)
    rather.
    • quite tasty
    • quite soon
    • quite ill
    • quite rich
  • adverb to the greatest extent; completely
    • you're quite right
    • she was quite alone
    • was quite mistaken
    • quite the opposite
    • not quite finished
    • did not quite make it

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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conditioning

  • noun a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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alluvion

  • noun gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment
  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    flood; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations

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health_care_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    care delivery; healthcare delivery.

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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drench

  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
  • verb force to drink

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victualer

  • noun an innkeeper (especially British)
    victualler.
  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualler; provisioner; sutler.

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organic

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

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brattice

  • noun a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • verb supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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black_marketeer

  • noun someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
  • verb deal on the black market

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caption

  • noun taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
    • a mere caption unworthy of a reply
  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    subtitle.

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quite_a_little

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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air-condition

  • verb control the humidity and temperature of
    • The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned
  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-cool.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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feeder

  • noun an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening
  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    eater.

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juncture

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    occasion.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
    critical point; crossroads.
    • at that juncture he had no idea what to do
    • he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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reflectorise

  • verb provide with reflectors, such as chemicals
    reflectorize.
    • the driveway was reflectorized for safety reasons

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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superfluity

  • noun extreme excess
    embarrassment; overplus; plethora.
    • an embarrassment of riches

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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leverage

  • noun the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    purchase.
  • noun strategic advantage; power to act effectively
    • relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage

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pabulum

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • noun insipid intellectual nourishment

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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top

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

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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stack

  • noun an orderly pile
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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battlement

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    crenellation; crenelation.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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submersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; dousing.

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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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passel

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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oversupply

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    glut; surfeit.
  • verb supply with an excess of
    flood; glut.
    • flood the market with tennis shoes
    • Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient

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rain_buckets

  • verb rain heavily
    rain cats and dogs; pelt; stream; pour.
    • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    junction transistor; electronic transistor.

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tapster

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapper.

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date-mark

  • verb mark with a date and place
    dateline; datemark.
    • dateline a newspaper article

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signaling

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signal; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; signalize; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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rampant

  • adjective satellite unrestrained and violent
    • rampant aggression
  • adjective satellite rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
    rearing.
    • a lion rampant

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stocking

  • noun close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • noun the activity of supplying a stock of something
    • he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

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allow_for

  • verb make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    leave; provide; allow.
    • This leaves no room for improvement
    • The evidence allows only one conclusion
    • allow for mistakes
    • leave lots of time for the trip
    • This procedure provides for lots of leeway

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chock_up

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; cram.
    • the theater was jampacked

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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h2o

  • 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
    water.

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drenching

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    drench; swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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junction_transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    transistor; electronic transistor.

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caterer

  • noun someone who provides food and service (as for a party)

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dispenser

  • noun a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
  • noun a person who dispenses

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torrent

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout.
  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    violent stream.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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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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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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jointing_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    long plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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word_of_god

  • noun a manifestation of the mind and will of God
  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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put_up

  • verb place so as to be noticed
    post.
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
  • verb mount or put up
    provide; offer.
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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mechanize

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    motorize; motorise; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanise.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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lid

  • noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    palpebra; eyelid.
    • his lids would stay open no longer
  • noun a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
    • he raised the piano lid

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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place

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

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built

  • adjective satellite (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    reinforced.
    • the built liquid detergents
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build; construct.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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mechanise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanize.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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copiousness

  • noun the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
    abundance; teemingness.
    • an age of abundance

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flaming

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flame.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare; flame.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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issuing

  • noun the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    issue; issuance.
    • a new issue of stamps
    • the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago
  • verb prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    bring out; release; issue; put out; publish.
    • publish a magazine or newspaper

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mickle

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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torrential

  • adjective relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
    • torrential erosion
    • torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms
  • adjective satellite resembling a torrent in force and abundance
    • torrential applause
    • torrential abuse
    • the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant

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soaker

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; pelter; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac.

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mooring

  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    berth; moorage; slip.
  • noun (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
    mooring line.

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subvention

  • noun grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
  • noun the act or process of providing aid or help of any sort

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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innervate

  • verb supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
  • verb stimulate to action
    • innervate a muscle or a nerve

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equipping

  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    armament; arming.
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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stockist

  • noun one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods

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plenty

  • noun a full supply
    plentifulness; plentitude; plenteousness; plenitude.
    • there was plenty of food for everyone
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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sanitate

  • verb provide with sanitary facilities or appliances

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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stock_up

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    buy in; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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overmuch

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email
  • adjective satellite very great in quantity; overabundant
    • showed overmuch affection

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air-cool

  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-condition.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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flow

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

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valance

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; cornice.

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swamp

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swampland.
  • noun a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    • he was trapped in a medical swamp

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patio

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    terrace.

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surplus

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; excess.
  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; redundant; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

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sutler

  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualer; victualler; provisioner.

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high_temperature

  • noun the presence of heat
    heat; hotness.

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armament

  • noun weaponry used by military or naval force
  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    arming; equipping.

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headquarter

  • verb provide with headquarters
    • the compnay is headquartered in New Jersey

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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unbridled

  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    ungoverned; uncurbed; unchecked.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage
  • verb remove the bridle from (a horse or mule)
    unbridle.

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headliner

  • noun a performer who receives prominent billing
    star.

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transistorize

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorise.

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stair

  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    step.
    • he paused on the bottom step

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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dateline

  • noun an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
    date line; International Date Line.
  • noun a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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rich

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

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fuel

  • noun a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
    • more fuel is needed during the winter months
    • they developed alternative fuels for aircraft
  • verb provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
    • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

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distributer

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributor.
  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; electrical distributor.

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glut

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; surfeit.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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skimp

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    scant.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    scant.

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downpour

  • noun a heavy rain
    deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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rack_up

  • verb gain points in a game
    tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
  • verb place in a rack
    • rack pool balls

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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submerge

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse.
  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; drown.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech

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computerize

  • verb provide with computers
    computerise.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerise.
    • computerized dictionary

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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victuals

  • noun a stock or supply of foods
    provender; commissariat; provisions; viands.
  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    nutrition; alimentation; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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affluent

  • noun an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
    • the so-called emerging affluents
  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    tributary; confluent; feeder.

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signalise

  • verb provide with traffic signals
    signalize.
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signal; signalize; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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rejig

  • verb re-equip a factory or plant
    re-equip.

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bring_home_the_bacon

  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
  • verb supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    provide.
    • He provides for his large family by working three jobs
    • Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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air_conditioner

  • noun a system that keeps air cool and dry
    air conditioning.

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hotness

  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; heat.
  • noun a state of sexual arousal
    horniness; hot pants.

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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set

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

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water_boy

  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    waterer.

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overwhelm

  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overpower; whelm; overcome; sweep over.
  • verb charge someone with too many tasks
    flood out; deluge.

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holy_scripture

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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sousing

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; drenching.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    drench; souse; soak; sop; douse; dowse.
    • souse water on his hot face

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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railroad_track

  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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railway_system

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad; railroad line.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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rail_technology

  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
    railroading.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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extend

  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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jointer_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    long plane; jointing plane; jointer.

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glaze

  • noun any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  • noun a glossy finish on a fabric

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causeway

  • noun a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
  • verb provide with a causeway
    • A causewayed swamp

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flood_in

  • verb arrive in great numbers

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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motorize

  • verb equip with a motor vehicle
    • The police around here are not motorized and patrol the streets on horseback
  • verb equip with a motor
    • motorized scooters are now the rage

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electric_charge

  • noun the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
    charge.
    • the battery needed a fresh charge

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bible

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  • noun a book regarded as authoritative in its field

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noah's_flood

  • noun (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
    the Flood; Noah and the Flood; Noachian deluge.

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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outfit

  • noun any cohesive unit such as a military company
  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; getup.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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embarrassment

  • noun the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
  • noun the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)
    • he is currently suffering financial embarrassments

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particular_date

  • noun a particular but unspecified point in time
    date.
    • they hoped to get together at an early date

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domiciliate

  • verb make one's home in a particular place or community
    reside; shack; domicile.
    • may parents reside in Florida
  • verb provide housing for
    house; put up.
    • The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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article

  • noun nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  • noun one of a class of artifacts
    • an article of clothing

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hydrate

  • noun any compound that contains water of crystallization
  • verb supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    • the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently

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transistorise

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorize.

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sensory_hair

  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    whisker; vibrissa.

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inundate

  • verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    flood; deluge; swamp.
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind
  • verb fill or cover completely, usually with water
    submerge; deluge.

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sanitation

  • noun the state of being clean and conducive to health
  • noun making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
    sanitization; sanitisation.

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ramp

  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    incline.
  • noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium tricoccum; wild leek.

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heating

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    warming.
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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connection

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

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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newspaper_headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    headline.

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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glass-cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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subtitle

  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    caption.
  • noun secondary or explanatory title

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munition

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; arms.
  • noun military supplies
    ordnance; ordnance store.

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battery

  • noun group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    electric battery.

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pot

  • noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can.

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harbour

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    harbor; haven; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbor.

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maculation

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    staining; spotting.

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pelmet

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; cornice; valance.

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buoyancy

  • noun cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
    perkiness.
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial
    airiness.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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truss

  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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electronic_transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    transistor; junction transistor.

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submerging

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submersion; submergence.
  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse; submerge.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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crenellation

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    battlement; crenelation.
  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    crenelation.

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implosion

  • noun a sudden inward collapse
    • the implosion of a light bulb
  • noun the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant

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on-off_switch

  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; toggle switch; toggle.

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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much

  • noun a great amount or extent
    • they did much for humanity
  • adjective (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
    • not much rain
    • much affection
    • much grain is in storage

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heating_plant

  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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curtain

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    drape; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun any barrier to communication or vision
    • a curtain of secrecy
    • a curtain of trees

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warmth

  • noun the sensation caused by heat energy
    heat.
  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmheartedness.

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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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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fire

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

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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bushing

  • noun an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
  • noun a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
    cylindrical lining.

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fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    monetary fund.
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    store; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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glassworker

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glazer.

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on/off_switch

  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    toggle switch; on-off switch; toggle.

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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motorise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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batch

  • noun all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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horseshoe

  • noun game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
  • noun U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
    shoe.

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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flooding

  • noun a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them
    implosion therapy.
  • verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    flood; inundate; deluge; swamp.
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind

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jointer

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    long plane; jointing plane; jointer plane.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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tidy_sum

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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lush

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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chapeau

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; hat.

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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rim

  • noun the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

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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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conditioner

  • noun exercise that conditions the body
    • farm work can be a good conditioner
  • noun a trainer of athletes

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technology

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    engineering.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; engineering; applied science.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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alimentation

  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    nutrition; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance; victuals.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    feeding.

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open

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

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alphabet

  • noun a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; rudiment; first principle; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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lave

  • verb wash or flow against
    wash; lap.
    • the waves laved the shore
  • verb cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
    wash.

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inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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balk

  • noun the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    baulk.
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk
  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    handicap; baulk; check; impediment; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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refit

  • noun outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
  • verb fit out again

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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christian_bible

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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edger

  • noun a person who puts finishing edges on a garment
  • noun garden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard

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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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issuance

  • noun the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    issuing; issue.
    • a new issue of stamps
    • the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago

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freewheeling

  • adjective satellite free of restraints or rules
    • freewheeling foolishness
    • the versatility of his poetic freewheeling style
  • verb live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
    drift; freewheel.
    • My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school

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crenelation

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    crenellation; battlement.
  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    crenellation.

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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rearm

  • verb arm again
    • After the war, the defeated country was not rearmed by the victors
  • verb arm anew
    re-arm.
    • After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm

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charger

  • noun formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    courser.
  • noun a device for charging or recharging batteries
    battery charger.

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waterspout

  • noun a tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; torrent.

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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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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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provisioner

  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualer; victualler; sutler.

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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arming

  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    armament; equipping.
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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refurnish

  • verb furnish with new or different furniture
    • We refurnished the living room

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armour

  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armor.
  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armor.

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fueling

  • noun the activity of supplying or taking on fuel
    refueling.
  • verb provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
    fuel.
    • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

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glass_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass-cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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scripture

  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen
  • noun any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group
    sacred scripture.

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cloy

  • verb supply or feed to surfeit
    surfeit.
  • verb cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
    pall.
    • Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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patching

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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refuel

  • verb provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars
  • verb take on more fuel, as of a plane, ship, or car

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signalize

  • verb provide with traffic signals
    signalise.
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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working_capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    capital.

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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grating

  • noun a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    grate.
  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grate.

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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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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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rafter

  • noun one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
    balk; baulk.
  • noun someone who travels by raft
    raftsman; raftman.

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inundation

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    flood; alluvion; deluge.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; deluge.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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machicolation

  • noun a projecting parapet supported by corbels on a medieval castle; has openings through which stones or boiling water could be dropped on an enemy

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open_up

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

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abound

  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
  • verb be in a state of movement or action
    bristle; burst.
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers

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burden

  • noun an onerous or difficult concern
    load; incumbrance; onus; encumbrance.
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind
  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; loading.

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upholster

  • verb provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers

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mob

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; rout.
  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    family; crime syndicate; syndicate.

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railroad

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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pier

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; wharf; wharfage.
  • noun (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)

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furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; article of furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    wrought; molded.
    • a shaped handgrip
    • the molded steel plates
    • the wrought silver bracelet
  • verb shape or influence; give direction to
    influence; shape; regulate; mold; determine.
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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purveyor

  • noun someone who supplies provisions (especially food)

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interleave

  • verb provide (books) with blank leaves
  • verb intersperse the sectors on the concentric magnetic circular patterns written on a computer disk surface to guide the storing and recording of data

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anarchic

  • adjective satellite without law or control
    lawless; anarchical.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic

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kennel

  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    dog house; doghouse.
  • verb put up in a kennel
    • kennel a dog

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oversend

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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investment_firm

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment trust; investment company; fund.

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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accost

  • verb speak to someone
    come up to; address.
  • verb approach with an offer of sexual favors
    hook; solicit.
    • he was solicited by a prostitute
    • The young man was caught soliciting in the park

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warmer

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    heater.
  • adjective having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
    warm.
    • a warm body
    • a warm room
    • a warm climate
    • a warm coat

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pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

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sight

  • noun an instance of visual perception
    • the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    • the train was an unexpected sight
  • noun anything that is seen
    • he was a familiar sight on the television
    • they went to Paris to see the sights

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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pelt

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    fur.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    hide; skin.

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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sluice_down

  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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re-equip

  • verb re-equip a factory or plant
    rejig.

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debacle

  • noun a sudden and violent collapse
    fiasco.
  • noun flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer

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runaway

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; romp; blowout; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops

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provider

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    supplier.
  • noun someone who provides the means for subsistence

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battery_charger

  • noun a device for charging or recharging batteries
    charger.

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confluent

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; tributary; feeder.
  • adjective satellite flowing together
    merging.

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costumer

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costume designer; costumier.

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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great_deal

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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surplusage

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplus; excess.

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masterless

  • adjective satellite having no lord or master
    lordless.
    • harsh punishments for sturdy vagabonds and masterless men

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built_in_bed

  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    berth; bunk.

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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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throng

  • noun a large gathering of people
    concourse; multitude.
  • verb press tightly together or cram
    mob; jam; pile; pack.
    • The crowd packed the auditorium

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incline

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    slope; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    ramp.

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kit_out

  • verb supply with a set of articles or tools
    kit up; kit.

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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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crenelle

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenel; crenation; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenel.

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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heater

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    warmer.
  • noun (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
    hummer; fastball; smoke; bullet.
    • he swung late on the fastball
    • he showed batters nothing but smoke

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bate

  • verb moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
    • He bated his breath when talking about this affair
    • capable of bating his enthusiasm
  • verb flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons

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article_of_furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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overmake

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wive

  • verb take (someone) as a wife
  • verb marry a woman, take a wife

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articulate

  • verb provide with a joint
    joint.
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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uncontrolled

  • adjective not being under control; out of control
    • the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS
    • uncontrolled growth

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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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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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canalisation

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalization.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalization; channelization.

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furnishing

  • noun (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
    trappings.
  • noun (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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stall

  • noun a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  • noun small area set off by walls for special use
    kiosk; cubicle; booth.

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spline

  • noun a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    slat.

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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valance_board

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    pelmet; cornice; valance.

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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wad

  • noun a small mass of soft material
    • he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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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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good_deal

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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douse

  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    put out.
    • Douse the lights
  • verb wet thoroughly
    dowse.

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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errant

  • adjective satellite straying from the right course or from accepted standards
    • errant youngsters
  • adjective satellite uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
    • an errant breeze

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overmuchness

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuch; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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buy

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    steal; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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offering

  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offer.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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delivery

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    bringing.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • noun the event of giving birth
    • she had a difficult delivery

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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raft

  • noun a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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grate

  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grating.
  • noun a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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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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capitalize

  • verb draw advantages from
    take advantage; capitalise.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover
  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalise.

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dowse

  • noun searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
    dowsing; rhabdomancy.
  • verb wet thoroughly
    douse.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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rage

  • noun a feeling of intense anger
    fury; madness.
    • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
    • his face turned red with rage
  • noun a state of extreme anger
    • she fell into a rage and refused to answer

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bewhisker

  • verb furnish with whiskers
    whisker.
    • a whiskered jersey

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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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turn_out

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb prove to be in the result or end
    • It turns out that he was right

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whisker

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker
  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    sensory hair; vibrissa.

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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articulatio

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    joint; articulation.

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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gas_up

  • verb fill with gasoline
    • Gas up the car

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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cleat

  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
  • noun a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

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pelter

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a thrower of missiles
    • the police were too busy to chase the pelters

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saltwater

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; brine.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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submersible

  • noun an apparatus intended for use under water
  • noun a warship designed to operate under water
    submersible warship.

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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day_of_the_month

  • noun the specified day of the month
    date.
    • what is the date today?

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allow

  • verb make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    let; permit.
    • This permits the water to rush in
    • This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
    • This will permit the rain to run off
  • verb consent to, give permission
    countenance; let; permit.
    • She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
    • I won't let the police search her basement
    • I cannot allow you to see your exam

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flash_flood

  • noun a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration
    flashflood.

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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victual

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; comestible; eatable.
  • verb supply with food
    • The population was victualed during the war

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topper

  • noun a worker who makes or adds the top to something
  • noun a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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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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reflectorize

  • verb provide with reflectors, such as chemicals
    reflectorise.
    • the driveway was reflectorized for safety reasons

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investment_company

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment trust; fund.

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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shelter

  • noun a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
  • noun protective covering that provides protection from the weather

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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piece_of_furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    article of furniture; furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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cloudburst

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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cater

  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
  • verb supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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appoint

  • verb create and charge with a task or function
    nominate; constitute; name.
    • nominate a committee
  • verb assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
    charge.
    • He was appointed deputy manager
    • She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

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afford

  • verb be able to spare or give up
    • I can't afford to spend two hours with this person
  • verb be the cause or source of
    yield; give.
    • He gave me a lot of trouble
    • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

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datemark

  • verb mark with a date and place
    dateline; date-mark.
    • dateline a newspaper article

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invest

  • verb make an investment
    put; place; commit.
    • Put money into bonds
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; empower; indue; endow.

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fit_out

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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terrasse

  • verb provide (a house) with a terrace
    terrace.
    • We terrassed the country house

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make_full

  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    fill up; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride

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