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unattackable

  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    secure; unassailable; impregnable; inviolable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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tie_up

  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
    bind; tie down; truss.
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
  • verb invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
    • All my money is tied up in long-term investments

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powdery

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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visual_property

  • noun an attribute of vision

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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yellow

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

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chrome_green

  • noun any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue
  • noun a brilliant green color

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orangeness

  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    orange.

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half-hardy

  • adjective satellite (of plants) requiring protection from frost
    • half-hardy annuals

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tenuous

  • adjective satellite having thin consistency
    • a tenuous fluid
  • adjective satellite very thin in gauge or diameter
    • a tenuous thread

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take_a_joke

  • verb listen to a joke at one's own expense
    • Can't you take a joke?

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paper_tiger

  • noun the nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
    • he reminded Mao that the paper tiger had nuclear teeth

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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erythema_solare

  • noun redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn.

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twiglike

  • adjective satellite thin as a twig
    twiggy.

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therapeutics

  • noun branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease
  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure; therapeutic.

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weapons-grade

  • adjective satellite of a quality adequate for use in weapons (especially in weapons of mass destruction)
    • weapons-grade plutonium
    • weapons-grade anthrax
  • adjective satellite extremely strong or concentrated or durable
    industrial-strength.
    • industrial-strength detergent
    • weapons-grade salsa

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excoriate

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    decry; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
    chafe.
    • This leash chafes the dog's neck

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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thinness

  • noun relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    tenuity; slenderness.
    • the tenuity of a hair
    • the thinness of a rope
  • noun the property of having little body fat
    leanness; spareness.

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japanese_varnish_tree

  • noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    Japanese sumac; varnish tree; lacquer tree; Rhus verniciflua; Toxicodendron vernicifluum; Chinese lacquer tree; Japanese lacquer tree.
  • noun deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
    phoenix tree; Firmiana simplex; Chinese parasol tree; Chinese parasol.

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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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dapple

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

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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snakeroot

  • noun a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
    sanicle.
  • noun any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    blazing star; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather.

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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pin_down

  • verb define clearly
    nail down; narrow down; narrow; specify; peg down.
    • I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
  • verb place in a confining or embarrassing position
    trap.
    • He was trapped in a difficult situation

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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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frailty

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; frailness; feebleness; infirmity.
  • noun moral weakness
    vice.

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slipperiness

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slick; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    shiftiness; rascality; trickiness.

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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gluey

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.

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flashy

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; jazzy.

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greenish

  • adjective satellite of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
    dark-green; green; light-green.
    • a green tree
    • green fields
    • green paint

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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winded

  • adjective satellite breathing laboriously or convulsively
    pursy; short-winded; blown.
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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monotonous

  • adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
    humdrum.
    • a humdrum existence
    • nothing is so monotonous as the sea
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    flat; monotonic; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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conk_out

  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; go bad; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; peter out; poop out; run down.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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lavender

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

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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glutinousness

  • noun the property of having a viscosity like jelly
    glutinosity; gelatinousness.

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japanese_lacquer_tree

  • noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    Japanese sumac; varnish tree; lacquer tree; Rhus verniciflua; Toxicodendron vernicifluum; Chinese lacquer tree; Japanese varnish tree.

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tether

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    leash; lead.
  • verb tie with a tether
    • tether horses

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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subaltern

  • noun a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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shining

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    polishing.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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blue

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

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inanition

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun exhaustion resulting from lack of food

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iron-gray

  • noun the color of freshly broken cast iron
    iron-grey.
  • adjective satellite of the grey color of iron
    iron-grey.

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yarn-dye

  • verb dye (fabric) before it is spun
    impress.

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tackiness

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; cohesiveness; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; viscidity.
  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tat; cheapness; sleaze.

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beaten

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

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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unreality

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is unreal
  • noun the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
    irreality.

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lowliness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; unimportance.
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowness.

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fatigability

  • noun susceptibility to fatigue; a tendency to get tired or lose strength

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endorse

  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960
  • verb give support or one's approval to
    second; indorse; back.
    • I'll second that motion
    • I can't back this plan
    • endorse a new project

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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ever

  • adverb at any time
    of all time.
    • did you ever smoke?
    • the best con man of all time
  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    always; e'er.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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frangibility

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; breakability.

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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shimmery

  • adjective satellite glistening tremulously
    • the shimmery surface of the lake
    • a dress of shimmery satin

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come_apart

  • verb become separated into pieces or fragments
    break; split up; fall apart; separate.
    • The figurine broke
    • The freshly baked loaf fell apart

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bleach

  • noun the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    • a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleaching agent.

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dogwood

  • noun a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
    dogwood tree; cornel.
  • noun hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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otology

  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

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skin_colour

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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vulnerability

  • noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    exposure.
    • his vulnerability to litigation
    • his exposure to ridicule
  • noun susceptibility to injury or attack

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fool

  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    saphead; sap; tomfool; muggins.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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greenish-gray

  • adjective satellite of grey tinged with green
    greenish-grey.

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olive-gray

  • adjective satellite of grey tinged with olive
    olive-grey.

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glittering

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; glinting; scintillating.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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drabness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    dowdiness; homeliness.

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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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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off-white

  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; ivory; bone.
  • adjective satellite of something having a color tending toward white
    whitish.

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orangish

  • adjective satellite of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange
    orange.

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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perennate

  • verb survive from season to season, of plants

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ebony

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black.
  • noun hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

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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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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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waste_material

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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industrial-strength

  • adjective satellite extremely strong or concentrated or durable
    weapons-grade.
    • industrial-strength detergent
    • weapons-grade salsa

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hole-and-corner

  • adjective satellite relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life
    hole-in-corner.
    • a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; clandestine; secret; surreptitious; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush; undercover.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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spike

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

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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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etiolated

  • adjective satellite (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
    blanched; etiolate.
    • etiolated celery
  • verb make weak by stunting the growth or development of
    etiolate.

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slaty-grey

  • adjective satellite of the color of slate or granite
    slate-grey; stone-gray; slaty-gray; slate-gray; slatey; slaty; stone-grey.
    • the slaty sky of dawn

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separated

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    set-apart; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
  • verb act as a barrier between; stand between
    divide; separate.
    • The mountain range divides the two countries

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blue-gray

  • adjective satellite of grey tinged with blue
    bluish-gray; bluish-grey; blue-grey.

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modification

  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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cardiology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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well-kept

  • adjective satellite kept in good condition
    maintained; kept up.
  • adjective satellite of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    trim; shipshape.
    • even the barn was shipshape
    • a trim little sailboat

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expose

  • noun the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    unmasking.
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine

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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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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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deciduous

  • adjective (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
  • adjective satellite (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth
    • deciduous teeth

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hole

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

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hold

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

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sorry

  • adjective feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
    bad; regretful.
    • felt regretful over his vanished youth
    • regretful over mistakes she had made
    • he felt bad about breaking the vase
  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; deplorable.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs

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irksome

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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drop_anchor

  • verb secure a vessel with an anchor
    cast anchor; anchor.
    • We anchored at Baltimore

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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christmas_holly

  • noun an evergreen tree
    American holly.

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somber

  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; sombre; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; sombre.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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holdfast

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; fastener.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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decorative

  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    ornamental; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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give

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

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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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coapt

  • verb cause to adhere
    conglutinate.
    • The wounds were coapted
  • verb fit tightly and fasten

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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india

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

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mesophytic

  • adjective satellite being or growing in or adapted to a moderately moist environment
    • mesophytic habitats
    • mesophytic plants

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heartless

  • adjective lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
    hardhearted.
  • adjective satellite devoid of courage or enthusiasm

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powerfulness

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    power.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

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yarn

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    recital; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    thread.

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oxford-grey

  • adjective satellite of a dark shade of grey
    oxford-gray; dark-gray; dark-grey.

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enervate

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

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alizarine

  • noun an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
    alizarin.

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radiancy

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; radiance; refulgency; refulgence.

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valetudinarianism

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    debility; frailness; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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rationed

  • adjective satellite distributed equitably in limited individual portions
    • got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar
  • verb restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
    ration.
    • Bread was rationed during the siege of the city

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slaty-gray

  • adjective satellite of the color of slate or granite
    slate-grey; stone-gray; slate-gray; slatey; slaty; slaty-grey; stone-grey.
    • the slaty sky of dawn

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blackness

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

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blackish

  • adjective satellite of something that is somewhat black
    • blackish clouds

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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hygienics

  • noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
    hygiene.

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blondness

  • noun the property of having a naturally light complexion
    paleness; fairness.

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junior-grade

  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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frailness

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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insecure

  • adjective not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
    • the hinge is insecure
  • adjective lacking in security or safety
    unsafe.
    • his fortune was increasingly insecure
    • an insecure future

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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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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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air_plant

  • noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
    aerophyte; epiphytic plant; epiphyte.

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unguarded

  • adjective satellite lacking protection or a guard
    • an unguarded gate
    • his unguarded queen was open to attack
  • adjective satellite displaying or feeling no wariness
    • an unguarded remark

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burly

  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    buirdly; husky; beefy; strapping.
    • a beefy wrestler
    • had a tall burly frame
    • clothing sizes for husky boys
    • a strapping boy of eighteen
    • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

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saxicolous_plant

  • noun plants growing among rocks
    rupestral plant; rupestrine plant; rupicolous plant.

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persuasiveness

  • noun the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
    strength.
    • the strength of his argument settled the matter

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dowdiness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    drabness; homeliness.

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field_crop

  • noun a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes
    • cotton, hay, and grain are field crops

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oenanthe_crocata

  • noun European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous
    water dropwort; hemlock water dropwort.

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uncoloured

  • adjective without color
    uncolored.
    • pure water is uncolored

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blue-white

  • adjective satellite of white tinged with blue
    bluish-white; cool-white.

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green

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

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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prima_facie

  • adjective satellite as it seems at first sight
    • a prima facie case of murder
  • adverb at first sight

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dappled-grey

  • noun grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings
    dappled-gray; dapple-gray; dapple-grey.

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chokehold

  • noun complete power over a person or situation
    stranglehold; throttlehold.
    • corporations have a stranglehold on the media
    • the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public
  • noun a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    choke hold.
    • he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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greyness

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; gray; grey.

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russian

Of or pertaining to Russia, its inhabitants, or language. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Russia; the language of Russia.

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sickly

  • adjective satellite unhealthy looking
    sallow.
  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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wraithlike

  • adjective satellite lacking in substance
    shadowy.
    • strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler
    • dim shadowy forms
    • a wraithlike column of smoke

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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nonflowering_plant

  • noun plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
    pteridophyte.

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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jet_black

  • noun a very dark black
    soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black; ebony.

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writing

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

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illuminance

  • noun the luminous flux incident on a unit area
    illumination.

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hold_fast

  • verb stick to firmly
    bind; stick to; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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fin

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

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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weakness

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    failing.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; helplessness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active

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slate

  • noun (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slating.

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wannish

Somewhat wan; of a pale hue.
No sun, but a wannish glare, In fold upon fold of hueless cloud. Tennyson.

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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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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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colourless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colorless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colorless.

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slaty

  • adjective satellite of the color of slate or granite
    slate-grey; stone-gray; slaty-gray; slate-gray; slatey; slaty-grey; stone-grey.
    • the slaty sky of dawn

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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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township

  • noun an administrative division of a county
    town.
    • the town is responsible for snow removal

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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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silver

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

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unsubstantialise

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; immaterialise; unsubstantialize.

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gloom

  • noun a state of partial or total darkness
    sombreness; somberness.
    • he struck a match to dispel the gloom
  • noun a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    gloominess; sombreness; somberness.

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bony

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    osseous; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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crock

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

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bosnia

  • noun the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • noun a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims
    Bosna i Hercegovina; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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blusher

  • noun yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
    blushing mushroom; Amanita rubescens.
  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    paint; rouge.

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jade_green

  • noun a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    jade.

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shadowy

  • adjective satellite filled with shade
    umbrageous; shady; shadowed.
    • the shady side of the street
    • the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed
    • we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove
    • cool umbrageous woodlands
  • adjective satellite lacking clarity or distinctness
    dim; faint; vague; wispy.
    • a dim figure in the distance
    • only a faint recollection
    • shadowy figures in the gloom
    • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
    • a few wispy memories of childhood

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dingy

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

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nitric_acid

  • noun acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
    aqua fortis.

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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bone

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

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hemiepiphyte

  • noun a plant that is an epiphyte for part of its life
    semiepiphyte.

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unanimated

  • adjective not animated or enlivened; dull

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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mahogany

  • noun wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture
  • noun any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
    mahogany tree.

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tatty

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

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mangled

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    torn; lacerate; lacerated.
  • verb press with a mangle
    mangle.
    • mangle the sheets

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tinting

  • noun the act of adding a tinge of color
    • the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tint; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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glinting

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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flock

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

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toleration

  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    sufferance; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • noun official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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haired

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

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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autotroph

  • noun plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
    autophytic plant; autotrophic organism; autophyte.

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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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sturdiness

  • noun the state of being vigorous and robust
  • noun the property of something that is strongly built

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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cormous_plant

  • noun plant growing from a corm

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luculent

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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colorless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colourless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colourless.

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veto

  • noun a vote that blocks a decision
  • noun the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)

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kohleria

  • noun shrubby herb cultivated for their soft velvety foliage and showy scarlet flowers

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violet-black

  • adjective satellite of black tinged with violet

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threatened

  • adjective satellite (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered
    • the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one
  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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shriveled

  • adjective satellite (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    withered; sear; sere; shrivelled; dried-up.
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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psychedelic

  • adjective satellite producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis
    • psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and mescaline
  • adjective satellite having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
    • a psychedelic painting

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fastening

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fixing; fastener; holdfast.
  • noun the act of fastening things together
    attachment.

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infix

  • noun an affix that is inserted inside the word
  • verb put or introduce into something
    insert; introduce; enter.
    • insert a picture into the text

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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fret

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

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lacerated

  • adjective satellite irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    lacerate.
    • lacerate leaves
  • verb cut or tear irregularly
    lacerate.

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charcoal_grey

  • noun a very dark grey color
    charcoal; oxford grey; charcoal gray; oxford gray.

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baneberry

  • noun a poisonous berry of a plant of the genus Actaea
  • noun a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
    cohosh; herb Christopher.

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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rupestrine_plant

  • noun plants growing among rocks
    rupestral plant; saxicolous plant; rupicolous plant.

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cover_crop

  • noun crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure

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satiny

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silky; silklike; slick; sleek.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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exiguity

  • noun the quality of being meager
    scantiness; leanness; meagreness; scantness; poorness; meagerness.
    • an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot

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loudness

  • noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    volume; intensity.
    • the kids played their music at full volume
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; garishness.

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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lividity

  • noun a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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puce

  • noun a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red

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hand-dye

  • verb dye by hand
    • This fabric is hand-dyed

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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wasp

  • noun social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
  • noun a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
    white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.

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add_on

  • verb make an addition
    • Let's add on to this
  • verb add to the very end
    affix; supplement; append.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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flashiness

  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; brashness; loudness; garishness.

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hook

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

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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sober

  • verb cause to become sober
    • A sobering thought
  • verb become more realistic
    sober up.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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radiate

  • verb send out rays or waves
    • The sun radiates heat
  • verb send out real or metaphoric rays
    • She radiates happiness

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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anesthesiology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics

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pragmatic

  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction.
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    matter-of-fact; pragmatical.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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greenish-white

  • adjective satellite of white flowers tinged with green
    green-white.

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discoloration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; stain.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discolouration.

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compromise

  • noun a middle way between two extremes
    via media.
  • noun an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
    • the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'

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airy

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    aired.
    • airy rooms
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    windy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
    leg.

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beat-up

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; battered.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford

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lacquer_tree

  • noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
    Japanese sumac; varnish tree; Rhus verniciflua; Toxicodendron vernicifluum; Chinese lacquer tree; Japanese varnish tree; Japanese lacquer tree.

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paltry

  • adjective satellite not worth considering
    negligible; trifling.
    • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
    • piffling efforts
    • a trifling matter
  • adjective satellite contemptibly small in amount
    miserable; measly.
    • a measly tip
    • the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief
    • a paltry wage
    • almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans

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rivina_humilis

  • noun bushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas
    rougeberry; bloodberry; rouge plant; blood berry.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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woody_plant

  • noun a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
    ligneous plant.

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scant

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

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wispy

  • adjective satellite thin and weak
    wisplike.
    • a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson
  • adjective satellite lacking clarity or distinctness
    dim; shadowy; faint; vague.
    • a dim figure in the distance
    • only a faint recollection
    • shadowy figures in the gloom
    • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
    • a few wispy memories of childhood

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desert_plant

  • noun plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte
    xerophytic plant; xerophile; xerophilous plant; xerophyte.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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wasted

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • verb spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow; waste; squander.
    • He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    • You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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forensic

  • adjective satellite of, relating to, or used in public debate or argument
  • adjective satellite used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
    • forensic photograph
    • forensic ballistics

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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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enfeeble

  • verb make weak
    debilitate; drain.
    • Life in the camp drained him

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unmistakable

  • adjective satellite clearly evident to the mind
    • his opposition to slavery was unmistakable
  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; apparent; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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zipper

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    slide fastener; zip fastener; zip.
  • verb close with a zipper
    zip up; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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achromaticity

  • noun the visual property of being without chromatic color
    colourlessness; achromatism; colorlessness.

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trivialise

  • verb make trivial or insignificant
    trivialize.
    • Don't trivialize the seriousness of the issue!

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hydrophyte

  • noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
    water plant; hydrophytic plant; aquatic plant.

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resinous

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of pitch or tar
    pitchy; tarry; resiny.

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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endocrinology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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lithophyte

  • noun plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
    lithophytic plant.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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brawny

  • adjective satellite (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
    hefty; powerful; muscular; sinewy.
    • a hefty athlete
    • a muscular boxer
    • powerful arms

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vigorous

  • adjective satellite characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity
    • a vigorous hiker
    • gave her skirt a vigorous shake
    • a vigorous campaign
    • a vigorous foreign policy
    • vigorous opposition to the war
  • adjective satellite strong and active physically or mentally
    • a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson

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herb

  • noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
    herbaceous plant.
  • noun aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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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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impotent

  • adjective lacking power or ability; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson
    • Technology without morality is barbarous
    • felt impotent rage
  • adjective (of a male) unable to copulate

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blushing

  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    red-faced; blushful.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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hair_coloring

  • noun a dye or tint for the hair
    hair dye.
  • noun coloring of the hair
    • her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold

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traumatology

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents
    accident surgery.

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enervation

  • noun lack of vitality
    • an enervation of mind greater than any fatigue
  • noun serious weakening and loss of energy
    debilitation; exhaustion; enfeeblement.

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breakability

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; frangibility.

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buirdly

  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    husky; beefy; burly; strapping.
    • a beefy wrestler
    • had a tall burly frame
    • clothing sizes for husky boys
    • a strapping boy of eighteen
    • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

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opalescence

  • noun the visual property of something having a milky brightness and a play of colors from the surface
    iridescence.

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green-white

  • adjective satellite of white flowers tinged with green
    greenish-white.

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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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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pearly-white

  • adjective satellite of a white the color of pearls
    pearly.

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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raw_sienna

  • noun a medium to dark tan color
    yellowish brown; caramel brown; caramel; buff.
  • noun a yellowish-brown pigment made from untreated sienna

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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colourlessness

  • noun the visual property of being without chromatic color
    achromaticity; achromatism; colorlessness.

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medical

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

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urogenital

  • adjective of or relating to the urinary and reproductive systems

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chrome_red

  • noun a red pigment used in paints; basic lead chromate

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orange_yellow

  • noun a shade of yellow tinged with orange
    saffron.

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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silkiness

  • noun the smooth feel of silk fabric
    sleekness.

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dickey

  • noun a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
    dickie; dicky; dicky-seat; dickie-seat; dickey-seat.
  • noun a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    dicky; shirtfront; dickie.

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sprocket

  • noun roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
  • noun thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
    sprocket wheel.

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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sage

  • noun a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
  • noun aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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fennel

  • noun any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
  • noun aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
    Florence fennel; finocchio.

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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deep_red

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    crimson; ruby.

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herbaceous_plant

  • noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
    herb.

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shirt_button

  • noun a button on a shirt

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bluing

  • noun used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    blue; blueing.
  • noun a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    blueing.

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hoary

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

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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