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diss

  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    affront; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone
  • noun god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Pluto
    Orcus; Dis.

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rebind

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

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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rekindle

  • verb kindle anew, as of a fire
  • verb arouse again
    • rekindle hopes
    • rekindle her love

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encrust

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

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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submergence

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

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mist_over

  • verb become covered with mist
    mist.
    • The windshield misted over

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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flash

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

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tickle

  • noun a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  • noun the act of tickling
    titillation; tickling.

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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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under

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

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unoverwhelmed

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foudroyant

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gravel

  • noun rock fragments and pebbles
    crushed rock.
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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overwrought

  • adjective satellite deeply agitated especially from emotion
    distraught.
    • distraught with grief

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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blanket

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

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agitating

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    provoking; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; agitate; foment.

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pigment

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

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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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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prod

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    goad.

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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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insuperable

  • adjective satellite impossible to surmount
    insurmountable.
  • adjective satellite incapable of being surmounted or excelled
    unconquerable.
    • insuperable odds
    • insuperable heroes

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enthuse

  • verb cause to feel enthusiasm
  • verb utter with enthusiasm

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lime

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

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invigorate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give life or energy to
    quicken.
    • The cold water invigorated him

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whiteout

  • noun an arctic atmospheric condition with clouds over snow produce a uniform whiteness and objects are difficult to see; occurs when the light reflected off the snow equals the light coming through the clouds
  • verb cover up with a liquid correction fluid
    white out.
    • white-out the typo

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harry

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    ravage.

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outdo

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
  • verb get the better of
    scoop; outflank; best; trump.
    • the goal was to best the competition

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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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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vanquish

  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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force

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

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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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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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roof

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

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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resound

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    reverberate; ring; echo.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb emit a noise
    make noise; noise.

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submergible

  • adjective capable of being immersed in water or functioning while submerged
    submersible.
    • a submersible pump
    • a submergible electric frying pan

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skim_off

  • verb remove from the surface
    cream off; skim; cream.
    • skim cream from the surface of milk
  • verb pick the best
    cream off.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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limerence

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hide

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

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outsmart

  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    beat; overreach; outwit; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors
  • verb defeat by more skillful maneuvering
    outmanoeuvre; outmaneuver.
    • The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans
    • My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations

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strew

  • verb spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)
    straw.
    • strew toys all over the carpet
  • verb cover; be dispersed over
    • Dead bodies strewed the ground

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encrusted

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; crusted; crustlike.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    incrust; encrust.

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exacerbate

  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain
  • verb exasperate or irritate
    aggravate; exasperate.

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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amazon

  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    virago.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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natural_covering

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

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demersion

The act of plunging into a fluid; a drowning.

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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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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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force_majeure

  • noun a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events
    act of God; inevitable accident; unavoidable casualty; vis major.
    • he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God

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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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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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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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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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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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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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outpace

  • verb surpass in speed
    • Malthus believed that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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exuviate

  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    moult; shed; molt; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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call_forth

  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    provoke; evoke; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple
  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain

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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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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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straw

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

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win

  • noun a victory (as in a race or other competition)
    • he was happy to get the win
  • noun something won (especially money)
    winnings; profits.

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bloody

  • verb cover with blood
    • bloody your hands
  • adjective having or covered with or accompanied by blood
    • a bloody nose
    • your scarf is all bloody
    • the effects will be violent and probably bloody
    • a bloody fight

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scaled

  • adjective satellite having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
    scaley; scaly.
  • verb measure by or as if by a scale
    scale.
    • This bike scales only 25 pounds

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flood_out

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

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abash

  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass.

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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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outshine

  • verb shine brighter than
    • What star outshines the sun?
  • verb attract more attention and praise than others
    • This film outshone all the others in quality

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mortify

  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • verb hold within limits and control
    crucify; subdue.
    • subdue one's appetites
    • mortify the flesh

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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submerse

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerge.
  • verb put under water
    submerge.
    • submerge your head completely

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circumvent

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; outfox.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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abase

  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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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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ask_for

  • verb increase the likelihood of
    invite.
    • ask for trouble
    • invite criticism

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injure

  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound.
  • verb hurt the feelings of
    spite; wound; bruise; hurt; offend.
    • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
    • This remark really bruised my ego

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enliven

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb make lively
    liven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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sweep_over

  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; whelm; overcome.

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whipping

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.

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motivate

  • verb give an incentive for action
    prompt; propel; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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outwit

  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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irrepressible

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

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overbear

  • verb overcome
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments
  • verb bear too much

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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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dowse

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

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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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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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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lacerate

  • verb cut or tear irregularly
  • verb deeply hurt the feelings of; distress
    • his lacerating remarks

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overwhelmedness

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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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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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hold

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

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blindfold

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

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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outdraw

  • verb draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight

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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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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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awakening

  • noun the act of waking
    waking up; wakening.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most
  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.

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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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outscore

  • verb score more points than one's opponents
    outpoint.

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drown_out

  • verb make imperceptible
    • The noise from the ice machine drowned out the music

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outscorn

To confront, or subdue, with greater scorn. Shak.

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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set_off

  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
  • verb leave
    depart; set forth; start out; start; part; set out; take off.
    • The family took off for Florida

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nostomania

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prompt

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

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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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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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cowl

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; cowling; hood.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • noun a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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plank_over

  • verb cover with planks
    plank.
    • The streets were planked

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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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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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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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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enshroud

  • verb cover as if with a shroud
    shroud; hide; cover.
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

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provoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    evoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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uplift

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; upheaval; upthrow.
  • noun a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts

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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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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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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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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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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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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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titillate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; vellicate.
  • verb excite pleasurably or erotically
    • A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine

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panic

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; affright.
  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    scare.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building

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massacre

  • noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
    butchery; carnage; mass murder; slaughter.
  • verb kill a large number of people indiscriminately
    mow down; slaughter.
    • The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda

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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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lag

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

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outfight

  • verb to fight better than; get the better of
    • the Rangers outfought the Maple Leafs
    • The French forces outfought the Germans

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flashflood

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

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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plank

  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    board.
  • noun an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

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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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crepe

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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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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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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stimulate

  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; induce; have; cause.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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scoop

  • noun the quantity a scoop will hold
    scoopful.
  • noun a hollow concave shape made by removing something
    pocket.

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overwhelmingness

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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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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aluminise

  • verb cover with aluminum
    aluminize.

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incrust

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

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veneering

  • noun coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
    veneer.
  • noun the act of applying veneer

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transfix

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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over

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

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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enclose

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    hold in; confine.

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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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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herod

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod the Great.

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outbrave

  • verb resist bravely
    • He outbraved the enemy
  • verb be braver than

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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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kick_up

  • noun raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand
  • verb cause to rise by kicking
    • kick up dust

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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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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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flabbergast

  • verb overcome with amazement
    boggle; bowl over.
    • This boggles the mind!

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overcome

  • verb win a victory over
    get the better of; defeat.
    • You must overcome all difficulties
    • defeat your enemies
    • He overcame his shyness
    • He overcame his infirmity
    • Her anger got the better of her and she blew up
  • verb get on top of; deal with successfully
    get over; master; subdue; surmount.
    • He overcame his shyness

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chouse

  • verb defeat someone through trickery or deceit
    shaft; chicane; screw; cheat; jockey.

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plaster

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

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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outmaneuver

  • verb defeat by more skillful maneuvering
    outmanoeuvre; outsmart.
    • The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans
    • My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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overpowering

  • adjective satellite so strong as to be irresistible
    overwhelming.
    • an overpowering need for solitude
    • the temptation to despair may become overwhelming
    • an overwhelming majority
  • verb overcome by superior force
    overpower; overwhelm; overmaster.

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conquer

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    capture; appropriate; seize.
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle

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weeds

  • noun a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
    widow's weeds.
  • noun any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
    weed.

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henpecked

  • adjective satellite harassed by persistent nagging
    dominated.

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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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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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bank

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

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bread

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

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outweigh

  • verb be heavier than
  • verb weigh more heavily
    overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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daub

  • noun material used to daub walls
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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make_noise

  • verb emit a noise
    noise; resound.

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thrill

  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; boot; charge; bang; flush; kick.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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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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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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get_the_better_of

  • verb win a victory over
    overcome; defeat.
    • You must overcome all difficulties
    • defeat your enemies
    • He overcame his shyness
    • He overcame his infirmity
    • Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

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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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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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victory

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    triumph.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense

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gape

  • noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
  • noun a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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crushing

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    stifling; quelling; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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combust

  • verb cause to burn or combust
    burn.
    • The sun burned off the fog
    • We combust coal and other fossil fuels
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; catch fire; take fire; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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catching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; spotting.

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flash_flood

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

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wallpaper

  • noun a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
  • verb cover with wallpaper
    paper.

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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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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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mindboggling

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unnerve

  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate.

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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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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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steamroll

  • verb bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
    steamroller.
    • The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat
  • verb proceed with great force
    steamroller.
    • The new teacher tends to steamroller

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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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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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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grass_over

  • verb cover with grass
    grass.

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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forth

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

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instigate

  • verb provoke or stir up
    set off; incite; stir up.
    • incite a riot
    • set off great unrest among the people
  • verb serve as the inciting cause of
    prompt; inspire.
    • She prompted me to call my relatives

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one

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

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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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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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withering

  • noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
    atrophy.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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envelop

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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outmarch

  • verb march longer distances and for a longer time than
    • This guy can outmarch anyone!

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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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tempt

  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food
  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; entice.
    • He lured me into temptation

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ask

  • verb inquire about
    inquire; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb make a request or demand for something to somebody
    • She asked him for a loan

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embarrass

  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    abash.
  • verb hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    obstruct; hinder; stymie; blockade; stymy; block.
    • His brother blocked him at every turn

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turn_on

  • verb cause to operate by flipping a switch
    switch on.
    • switch on the light
    • turn on the stereo
  • verb be contingent on
    hinge upon; depend on; devolve on; ride; hinge on; depend upon.
    • The outcomes rides on the results of the election
    • Your grade will depends on your homework

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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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moult

  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    ecdysis; moulting; molt; molting.
  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    exuviate; shed; molt; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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overtake

  • verb catch up with and possibly overtake
    catch; catch up with.
    • The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp
  • verb travel past
    overhaul; pass.
    • The sports car passed all the trucks

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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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have_the_best

  • verb overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
    get the best; overcome.
    • Heart disease can get the best of us

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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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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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chevy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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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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enkindle

  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; kindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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massive

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; monolithic.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite being the same substance throughout
    • massive silver

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turf

  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; greensward; sod.
  • noun the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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scare

  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    panic.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building
  • noun a sudden attack of fear
    panic attack.

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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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crape

  • noun small very thin pancake
    crepe; French pancake.
  • noun a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
    crepe.

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daunting

  • adjective satellite discouraging through fear
    intimidating.
  • verb cause to lose courage
    scare away; scare off; frighten off; dash; pall; daunt; scare; frighten away.
    • dashed by the refusal

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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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wakening

  • noun the act of waking
    awakening; waking up.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most
  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.

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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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chevvy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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white_out

  • verb cover up with a liquid correction fluid
    whiteout.
    • white-out the typo
  • verb widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads

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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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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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shake_up

  • verb shock physically
    bump around; jar.
    • Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game
  • verb organize anew
    reorganize; reorganise.
    • We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under

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egg_on

  • verb urge on; cause to act
    incite; prod.
    • The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window

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get_the_best

  • verb overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
    have the best; overcome.
    • Heart disease can get the best of us

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discompose

  • verb cause to lose one's composure
    untune; upset; disconcert; discomfit.

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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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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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swarm

  • noun a moving crowd
    drove; horde.
  • noun a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    cloud.
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores

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book_binding

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

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intriguing

  • adjective satellite disturbingly provocative
    challenging.
    • an intriguing smile
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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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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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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robe

  • noun any loose flowing garment
  • noun outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown.

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master

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

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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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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daunt

  • verb cause to lose courage
    scare away; scare off; frighten off; dash; pall; scare; frighten away.
    • dashed by the refusal

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subdue

  • verb put down by force or intimidation
    reduce; repress; quash; subjugate; keep down.
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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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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surmount

  • verb get on top of; deal with successfully
    get over; master; subdue; overcome.
    • He overcame his shyness
  • verb be on top of
    • The scarf surmounted the gown

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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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propel

  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel.
    • Steam propels this ship
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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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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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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chagrin

  • noun strong feelings of embarrassment
    mortification; humiliation.
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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bulldog

  • noun a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
    English bulldog.
  • verb attack viciously and ferociously

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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wibble

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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overwhelming

  • adjective satellite so strong as to be irresistible
    overpowering.
    • an overpowering need for solitude
    • the temptation to despair may become overwhelming
    • an overwhelming majority
  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; whelm; overcome; sweep over.

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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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white

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

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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affront

  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    insult.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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waterproofing

  • noun the act of treating something to make it repel water
    sealing.
  • noun a coating capable of making a surface waterproof

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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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thrashing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; licking; lacing; beating.

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amate

To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt. Obs. or Archaic
The Silures, to amate the new general, rumored the overthrow greater than was true. Milton.

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encase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; incase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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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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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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kindle

  • verb catch fire
    inflame.
    • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
  • verb cause to start burning
    inflame; enkindle; conflagrate.
    • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

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charge_up

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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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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bowl_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb overcome with amazement
    boggle; flabbergast.
    • This boggles the mind!

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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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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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transmarginal

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slay

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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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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head

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

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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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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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engulf

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb flow over or cover completely
    • The bright light engulfed him completely

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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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gall

  • noun an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    saddle sore.
  • noun a skin sore caused by chafing

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recover

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; convalesce.
    • The patient is recuperating

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fire_up

  • verb arouse or excite feelings and passions
    ignite; stir up; inflame; heat; wake.
    • The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor
    • The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world
    • Wake old feelings of hatred
  • verb begin to smoke
    light; light up.
    • After the meal, some of the diners lit up

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outplay

  • verb excel or defeat in a game
    • The Knicks outplayed the Lakers

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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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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touch_a_chord

  • verb evoke a reaction, response, or emotion
    strike a chord.
    • this writer strikes a chord with young women
    • The storyteller touched a chord

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drubbing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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rout

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; mob.
  • noun an overwhelming defeat

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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camouflage

  • noun an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    disguise.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories
  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camo.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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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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spritz

  • noun a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
  • verb eject (a liquid) quickly
    • spritz water on a surface

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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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discombobulate

  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder.
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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oppressive

  • adjective satellite weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    • the atmosphere was oppressive
    • oppressive sorrows
  • adjective satellite marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    tyrannous; tyrannical.
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights

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adaw

To subdue; to daunt. Obs.
The sight whereof did greatly him adaw. Spenser.

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falls

  • noun the petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
  • noun a steep descent of the water of a river
    waterfall.

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coif

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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outpoint

  • verb sail closer to the wind than
  • verb score more points than one's opponents
    outscore.

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gilt

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

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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walk_over

  • verb beat easily
    • The local team walked over their old rivals for the championship

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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incase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; encase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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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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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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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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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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overween

To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.
They that overween, And at thy growing virtues fret their spleen. Milton.

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incite

  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; propel; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career
  • verb provoke or stir up
    set off; instigate; stir up.
    • incite a riot
    • set off great unrest among the people

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outfox

  • verb outdo someone in trickery
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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intoxicate

  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits
  • verb make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    inebriate; soak.

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ignite

  • verb cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
    light.
    • Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter
    • Light a cigarette
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    catch fire; take fire; combust; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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unsettle

  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; enervate; unnerve.

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inspire

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb supply the inspiration for
    • The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

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cheat

  • noun weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    darnel; bearded darnel; Lolium temulentum; tare.
  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    Bromus secalinus; chess.

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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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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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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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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board_up

  • verb cover with wooden boards
    • board up windows before the hurricane

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molest

  • verb harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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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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boggle

  • verb startle with amazement or fear
  • verb hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear

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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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aggravate

  • verb make worse
    worsen; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain
  • verb exasperate or irritate
    exasperate; exacerbate.

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spite

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; venom.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; cattiness; bitchiness; nastiness.

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outflank

  • verb go around the flank of (an opposing army)
    go around.
  • verb get the better of
    scoop; outdo; best; trump.
    • the goal was to best the competition

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cloak

  • noun anything that covers or conceals
  • noun a loose outer garment

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reminisce

  • verb recall the past
    • The grandparents sat there, reminiscing all afternoon

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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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chivvy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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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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outwear

  • verb last longer than others
    • This material outwears all others
  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike

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oil

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

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outsell

  • verb be sold more often than other, similar products
    • The new Toyota outsells the Honda by a wide margin
  • verb sell more than others
    • This salesman outsells his colleagues

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devastate

  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
  • verb overwhelm or overpower
    • He was devastated by his grief when his son died

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downpour

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

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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disconcert

  • verb cause to feel embarrassment
    flurry; confuse; put off.
    • The constant attention of the young man confused her
  • verb cause to lose one's composure
    untune; discompose; upset; discomfit.

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masking

  • noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    cover; screening; covering.
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    • he studied auditory masking by pure tones

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stamp_down

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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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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swindle

  • noun the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    cheat; rig.
    • that book is a fraud
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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smash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; bash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    smash-up.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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outperform

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

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spread-eagle

  • verb stretch out completely
    • They spread-eagled him across the floor
  • verb stretch over
    • His residences spread-eagle the entire county

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succumb

  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed
    yield.

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umbeset

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catharsis

  • noun (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
    abreaction; katharsis.
  • noun purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
    purgation; katharsis.

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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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picnic

  • noun a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    field day; outing.
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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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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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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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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arouse

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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trouncing

  • noun a sound defeat
    drubbing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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bark

  • noun tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
  • noun a noise resembling the bark of a dog

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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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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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bear_down

  • verb exert a force with a heavy weight
    drag down; press down on; weigh down; bear down on.
    • The snow bore down on the roof
  • verb contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
    overbear.

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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flood_in

  • verb arrive in great numbers

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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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irk

  • verb irritate or vex
    gall.
    • It galls me that we lost the suit

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checkmate

  • noun complete victory
  • noun a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
    mate.

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enwrap

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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swampland

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swamp.

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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blinker

  • noun a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
    flasher.
  • noun a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
    trafficator; turn indicator; turn signal.

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thunderstruck

  • adjective satellite as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
    stupefied; dumbstricken; dumbstruck; flabbergasted; dumbfounded; dumfounded.
    • a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident
    • the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless
    • was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion

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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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bemuse

  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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devour

  • verb destroy completely
    • Fire had devoured our home
  • verb enjoy avidly
    • She devoured his novels

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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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stick_on

  • verb apply a heavy coat to
    plaster; plaster over.
  • verb attach to
    affix.
    • affix the seal here

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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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stir_up

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    agitate; foment.
  • verb arouse or excite feelings and passions
    ignite; inflame; heat; wake; fire up.
    • The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor
    • The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world
    • Wake old feelings of hatred

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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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drub

  • verb beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    bat; lick; clobber; thrash; cream.
    • We licked the other team on Sunday!

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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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incense

  • noun a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  • noun the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
    • incense filled the room

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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wetting

  • noun the act of making something wet
  • noun a euphemism for urination
    passing water; leak; making water.
    • he had to take a leak

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overset

To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building. Dryden.

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canopy

  • noun the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  • noun the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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sheathe

  • verb cover with a protective sheathing
    • sheathe her face
  • verb enclose with a sheath
    • sheathe a sword

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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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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supply

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

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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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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smother

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • noun a stifling cloud of smoke

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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whelm

  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; overcome; sweep over.

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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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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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bewilder

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; discombobulate.

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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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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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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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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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get_hold_of

  • verb get into one's hands, take physically
    take.
    • Take a cookie!
    • Can you take this bag, please
  • verb be in or establish communication with
    get through; contact; reach.
    • Our advertisements reach millions
    • He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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covert

  • noun a flock of coots
  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; screen; cover.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

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feather

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    plumage; plume.
  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feathering.

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veneer

  • noun coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
    veneering.
  • noun an ornamental coating to a building
    facing.

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exasperate

  • verb exasperate or irritate
    aggravate; exacerbate.
  • verb make furious
    infuriate; incense.

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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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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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steamroller

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    juggernaut.
  • noun vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
    road roller.

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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cloudburst

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

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walloping

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle.
  • verb hit hard
    wham; whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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beplaster

  • verb cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on
    plaster.
    • The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters
    • She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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wake

  • noun the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    aftermath; backwash.
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
  • noun an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
    Wake Island.

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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last

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

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spellbind

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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sweep_away

  • verb eliminate completely and without a trace
    wipe out.
    • The old values have been wiped out
  • verb overwhelm emotionally
    sweep off.
    • Her swept her away

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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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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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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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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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enfold

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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beat_out

  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game
  • verb beat out a rhythm
    thump out; tap out.

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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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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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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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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plaster_over

  • verb apply a heavy coat to
    stick on; plaster.

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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landslide

  • noun an overwhelming electoral victory
    • Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide
  • noun a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
    landslip.

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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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loop

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; grummet; cringle.
  • noun anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

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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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paint_a_picture

  • verb call to mind
    suggest; evoke.
    • this remark evoked sadness

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outstrip

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
  • verb go far ahead of
    distance; outdistance.
    • He outdistanced the other runners

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backing

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    patronage; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun something forming a back that is added for strengthening
    mount.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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anger

  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    choler; ire.
  • noun the state of being angry
    angriness.

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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someone

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

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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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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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enervate

  • verb weaken mentally or morally
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; unnerve.

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anguish

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; torture.
  • noun extreme distress of body or mind

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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slough

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; sphacelus.
  • noun a hollow filled with mud

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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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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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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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heartbreak

  • noun intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
    grief; heartache; brokenheartedness.

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cream

  • noun the best people or things in a group
    pick.
    • the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • noun the part of milk containing the butterfat

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plating

  • noun a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
    metal plating.
  • noun the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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flooded

  • adjective satellite covered with water
    awash; afloat; overflowing; inundated.
    • the main deck was afloat (or awash)
    • the monsoon left the whole place awash
    • a flooded bathroom
    • inundated farmlands
    • an overflowing tub
  • 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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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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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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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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crushingly

  • adverb in a crushing manner
    • the team was crushingly defeated

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adjure

  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; conjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons
  • verb command solemnly

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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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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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fascinate

  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue.
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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clobber

  • noun informal terms for personal possessions
    stuff.
    • did you take all your clobber?
  • verb strike violently and repeatedly
    baste; batter.
    • She clobbered the man who tried to attack her

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concrete

  • noun a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  • verb cover with cement
    • concrete the walls

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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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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outgrow

  • verb grow too large or too mature for
    • I have outgrown these clothes
    • She outgrew her childish habits
  • verb grow faster than

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shroud

  • noun a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  • noun (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    mainsheet; tack; sheet; weather sheet.

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charged

  • adjective of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge
    • charged particles
    • a charged battery
  • verb to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
    charge; bear down.
    • he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork

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chord

  • noun a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  • noun a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

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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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mound_over

  • verb form mounds over
    • The huts can be mounded over to form shelters
  • verb form a mound over

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knock_out

  • verb eliminate
    • knock out a target
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    kayo; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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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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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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sweeping

  • noun the act of cleaning with a broom
  • verb sweep across or over
    brush; sweep.
    • Her long skirt brushed the floor
    • A gasp swept cross the audience

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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surpass

  • verb distinguish oneself
    stand out; excel.
    • She excelled in math
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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cut

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

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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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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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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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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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lift_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    pick up; gather up.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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strike_a_chord

  • verb create an emotional response
    • The music struck a chord with the listeners
  • verb refer to or be relevant or familiar to
    strike a note; hit home; strike home.
    • I hope this message hits home!

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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grip

  • noun the act of grasping
    clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    hold; handgrip; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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to

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

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melting

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    thaw; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run; melt.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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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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mop

  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; swab.
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    wipe up; mop up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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sweep

  • noun a wide scope
    expanse.
    • the sweep of the plains
  • noun someone who cleans soot from chimneys
    chimneysweep; chimneysweeper.

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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inhibition

  • noun (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
    suppression.
  • noun the quality of being inhibited

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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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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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spread_over

  • verb form a cover over
    cover.
    • The grass covered the grave

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block_out

  • verb plan where and when songs should be inserted into a theatrical production, or plan a theatrical production in general
  • verb prevent from entering
    screen.
    • block out the strong sunlight

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mop_up

  • noun a concluding action
    completion; culmination; closing; windup.
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    mop; wipe up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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commove

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    turn on; excite; charge up; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; disturb; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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miff

  • noun a state of irritation or annoyance
    huff; seeing red.
  • verb cause to be annoyed
    • His behavior really miffed me

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overarch

  • verb be central or dominant
    • This scene overarches the entire first act
  • verb form an arch over
    arch over.
    • Big rocks overarch the stream

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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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miracle

  • noun any amazing or wonderful occurrence
  • noun a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent

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engross

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    absorb; engage; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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stagger

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    lurch; stumble.
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; keel; careen; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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provoking

  • adjective satellite causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    agitating; agitative.
    • a provoking delay at the airport
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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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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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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overpress

To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm. Shak.

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wind_up

  • verb finally be or do something
    finish; fetch up; land up; end up; finish up.
    • He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart
    • he wound up being unemployed and living at home again
  • verb give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching

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exceed

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    transcend; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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irresistibly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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afflict

  • verb cause great unhappiness for; distress
    • she was afflicted by the death of her parents
  • verb cause physical pain or suffering in
    smite.
    • afflict with the plague

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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back

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

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alive

  • adjective possessing life
    live.
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief

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husk

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; straw; stalk; shuck.
  • noun outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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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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prick

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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facing

  • noun a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
  • noun an ornamental coating to a building
    veneer.

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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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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overlay

  • noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
    sheathing; overlayer.
  • noun a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface

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swoon

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    faint; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    pass out; faint; conk.

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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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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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sweep_up

  • verb force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    embroil; sweep; drag; drag in; tangle.
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business
  • verb take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    adopt; embrace; espouse.
    • She embraced Catholicism
    • They adopted the Jewish faith

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outgo

  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outlay; expenditure.
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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eliminate

  • verb terminate, end, or take out
    extinguish; get rid of; do away with.
    • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
    • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
    • eliminate my debts
  • verb do away with
    rid of; obviate.

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juggernaut

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    steamroller.
  • noun an avatar of Vishnu
    Jagannath; Jagannatha; Jagganath.

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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out-herod

  • verb surpass someone in cruelty or evil

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noise

  • noun sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
    • he enjoyed the street noises
    • they heard indistinct noises of people talking
    • during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; dissonance.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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run

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

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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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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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slaughter

  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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cork

  • noun outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.
  • noun (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells
    phellem.

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burr

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    bur.
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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paste

  • noun any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  • noun a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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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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stone

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

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laminate

  • noun a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
  • verb create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material

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chivy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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overladen

  • adjective satellite loaded past capacity
    overloaded.

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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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overreach

  • verb fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; outwit; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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flake

  • noun a crystal of snow
    snowflake.
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; geek; oddball.

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surge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; spate.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    upsurge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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vesture

  • noun something that covers or cloaks like a garment
    • fields in a vesture of green
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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barrage

  • noun the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    outpouring; onslaught; bombardment.
    • a barrage of questions
    • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
  • noun the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    battery; barrage fire; bombardment; shelling.
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

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evoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    provoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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crusted

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; encrusted; crustlike.
  • verb form a crust or form into a crust
    crust.
    • The bread crusted in the oven

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get_over

  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; cut through; cut across.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
  • verb to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
    • Let's get this job over with
    • It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task

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clapboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    weatherboard; weatherboarding.
  • verb cover with clapboards

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block

  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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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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trounce

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; flog; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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sod

  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; turf; greensward.
  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of superoxide into hydrogen peroxide and oxygen
    superoxide dismutase.
    • oxygen free radicals are normally removed in our bodies by the superoxide dismutase enzymes

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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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actuate

  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; propel; incite; move.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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shed

  • noun an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  • verb get rid of
    shake off; throw away; throw off; drop; cast off; cast; throw.
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes

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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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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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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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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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outsail

  • verb sail faster or better than
    • They outsailed the Roman fleet

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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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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benight

  • verb overtake with darkness or night
  • verb envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness
    • The benighted peoples of this area

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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jockey

  • noun someone employed to ride horses in horse races
  • noun an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
    • he's a truck jockey
    • a computer jockey
    • a disc jockey

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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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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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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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madden

  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    craze.
  • verb drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves

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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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overpower

  • verb overcome by superior force
    overwhelm; overmaster.
  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; whelm; overcome; sweep over.

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occupy

  • verb keep busy with
    busy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • verb live (in a certain place)
    reside; lodge in.
    • She resides in Princeton
    • he occupies two rooms on the top floor

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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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outmatch

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

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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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glaciate

  • verb cover with ice or snow or a glacier
    • the entire area was glaciated
  • verb become frozen and covered with glaciers

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elate

  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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invite

  • noun a colloquial expression for invitation
    • he didn't get no invite to the party
  • verb increase the likelihood of
    ask for.
    • ask for trouble
    • invite criticism

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bur

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    burr.
  • noun small bit used in dentistry or surgery
    burr.

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dogpile

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frost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; rime.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    freeze.

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inflaming

  • noun arousal to violent emotion
    inflammation.
  • verb cause inflammation in
    inflame.
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint

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knockdown

  • noun a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
  • adjective satellite (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled
    • I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store

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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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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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majeure

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