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promenade

  • noun a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
    prom.
  • noun a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
    mall.

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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foul

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

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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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protest

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protestation.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; stat mi; statute mile; land mile; international mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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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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plodding

  • noun hard monotonous routine work
    donkeywork; drudgery; grind.
  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plod.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere

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last_mile

  • noun the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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trampling

  • noun the sound of heavy treading or stomping
    trample.
    • he heard the trample of many feet
  • verb tread or stomp heavily or roughly
    trample; tread.
    • The soldiers trampled across the fields

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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move_on

  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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march_on

  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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slip_away

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak away; sneak out; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard
  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; go by; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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treadle

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; foot pedal.
  • verb tread over
    • the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones

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march_out

  • verb march out (as from a defile) into open ground
    debouch.
    • The regiments debouched from the valley

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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prancer

  • noun a mettlesome or fiery horse

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passer-by

  • noun a person who passes by casually or by chance
    passer; passerby.

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snowshoe

  • noun a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
  • verb travel on snowshoes
    • After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store

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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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betterment

  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    advance; improvement.
  • noun an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility

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baby-walker

  • noun an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
    walker; go-cart.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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chivaree

  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; belling; charivari; shivaree; callathump.

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shambling

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shuffle; shamble; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle; shamble.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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encroach

  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; impinge.
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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constellate

  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    cluster; flock; clump.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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sidewalk

  • noun walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
    pavement.

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locomotive

  • noun a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    engine; railway locomotive; locomotive engine.
  • adjective of or relating to locomotion
    locomotor.

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invader

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    encroacher.

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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encroachment

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; usurpation; intrusion.

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procession

  • noun (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
    rise; emanation.
    • the emanation of the Holy Spirit
    • the rising of the Holy Ghost
    • the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son
  • noun the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • processions were forbidden

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hunger_march

  • noun a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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plain_sailing

  • noun easy unobstructed progress
    clear sailing; easy going.
    • after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing

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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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sleepwalker

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    noctambulist; somnambulist.

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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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paddle

  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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shamble

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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plodder

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    slogger; trudger.
  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    slogger.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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weirdy

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdo; weirdie; creep; spook.

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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peripatetic

  • noun a person who walks from place to place
  • noun a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
    Aristotelean; Aristotelian.

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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weirdo

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdie; creep; spook.
  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; crazy; looney; nutcase.

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wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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noctambulism

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulation; sleepwalking; somnambulism; somnambulation.

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descender

  • noun someone who descends
  • noun a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters

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swash

  • noun the movement or sound of water
    • the swash of waves on the beach
  • verb make violent, noisy movements

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overtaking

  • noun going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it
    passing.
    • she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me
  • verb catch up with and possibly overtake
    catch; catch up with; overtake.
    • The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp

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whine

  • noun a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    whimper.
  • verb move with a whining sound
    • The bullets were whining past us

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upper_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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snake_dance

  • noun a group advancing in a single-file serpentine path
  • noun a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked

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locomotion

  • noun the power or ability to move
    motive power; motivity.
  • noun self-propelled movement
    travel.

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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rebel

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; insurrectionist.
  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Reb; Johnny Reb; greyback; Johnny.

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callithump

  • noun a noisy boisterous parade
    callathump; callithump parade.
  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    chivaree; belling; charivari; shivaree; callathump.

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shuffle

  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    make; shuffling.
  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shamble; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old

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hiking

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hike; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • verb increase
    hike up; hike; boost.
    • The landlord hiked up the rents

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caravan

  • noun a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    train; wagon train.
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety
  • noun a camper equipped with living quarters
    van.

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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sway

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

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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flagging

  • noun flagstones collectively
    • there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place
  • noun a walk of flagstones
    • the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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crisis

  • noun an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
    • they went bankrupt during the economic crisis
  • noun a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something
    • after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better

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totterer

  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
    reeler; staggerer.

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motive_power

  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motivity.

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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shack

  • noun small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    hut; hutch; hovel; shanty.
  • verb make one's home in a particular place or community
    reside; domiciliate; domicile.
    • may parents reside in Florida

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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manoeuvre

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; tactics; tactic.
  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; simulated military operation.

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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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raft

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

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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belling

  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; charivari; shivaree; callathump.
  • verb attach a bell to
    bell.
    • bell cows

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hotfoot

  • noun a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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lameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.
  • noun an imperfection or defectiveness
    • a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots

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stick

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

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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hurry

  • noun a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
    haste.
    • in a hurry to lock the door
  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; haste; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste

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military_reserve

  • noun armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
    reserve.

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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must

  • noun a necessary or essential thing
    • seat belts are an absolute must
  • noun grape juice before or during fermentation

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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squish

  • noun the noise of soft mud being walked on
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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science

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

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lapse

  • noun a mistake resulting from inattention
    oversight.
  • noun a break or intermission in the occurrence of something
    • a lapse of three weeks between letters

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work

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

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wade

  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond
  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.

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roar

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    thunder; roaring; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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mall

  • noun a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
    promenade.
  • noun mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    center; shopping centre; plaza; shopping mall; shopping center.
    • a good plaza should have a movie house
    • they spent their weekends at the local malls

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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ferry

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferryboat.
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferrying.

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quick_march

  • noun marching at quick time

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scramble

  • noun an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    scuffle.
  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scurry.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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tap

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

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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gameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; lameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.

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slip

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

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glide_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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footslogger

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; foot soldier; marcher.

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slip_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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turn

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

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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travel

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

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machine

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

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infringement

  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    violation.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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reeler

  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
    staggerer; totterer.
  • noun a dancer of reels

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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top_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; upper side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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finality

  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    decisiveness; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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prance

  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    swagger; strut.
  • verb to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    sashay; ruffle; tittup; strut; swagger; cock.
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

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political_science

  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    politics; government.

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criticalness

  • noun a state of critical urgency
    criticality; cruciality.

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man

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

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protest_march

  • noun occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license

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goose_step

  • noun a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
  • verb march in a military fashion

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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skywalk

  • noun an elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)

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upside

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    top; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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wing

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

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wind

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

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go_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed
  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go past; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other

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counterdemonstrator

  • noun someone who demonstrates in opposition to another demonstration

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footstep

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    step; footfall.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch
  • noun the act of taking a step in walking

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move

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

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stamper

  • noun a workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine)
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stomper; tramper; trampler.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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cruise

  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    sail.
  • verb drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
    • She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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prowler

  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    sneak; stalker.

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overhaul

  • noun periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    inspection and repair; service.
    • it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
  • noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring
    renovation; redevelopment.
    • they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property
    • a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed

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glide

  • noun a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    semivowel.
  • noun the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    slide; coast.
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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resort

  • noun a hotel located in a resort area
    resort hotel; holiday resort.
  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; hangout; haunt; repair.

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work-in

  • noun occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory

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shuffler

  • noun the card player who shuffles the cards
  • noun someone who walks without raising the feet

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charivari

  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; belling; shivaree; callathump.

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tramper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; trampler.
  • noun a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    hiker; tramp.

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press_on

  • verb continue moving forward
    plough on; push on.

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close_in

  • verb advance or converge on
    draw in.
    • The police were closing in on him
  • verb surround completely
    inclose; shut in; enclose.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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slide_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; slip by; pass.
    • three years elapsed

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frogmarch

  • verb march a person against his will by any method
  • verb carry someone against his will upside down such that each limb is held by one person

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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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shuttle

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttlecock; bird; birdie.
  • noun public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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snake

  • noun limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    ophidian; serpent.
  • noun a deceitful or treacherous person
    snake in the grass.

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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limper

  • noun someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
    hobbler.
  • adjective satellite not firm
    wilted; limp.
    • wilted lettuce

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noctambulation

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; sleepwalking; somnambulism; somnambulation.

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huddle

  • noun (informal) a quick private conference
    powwow.
  • noun a disorganized and densely packed crowd
    • a huddle of frightened women

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tram

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    aerial tramway; ropeway; cable tramway; tramway.
  • noun a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine
    tramcar.
    • a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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magnitude

  • noun the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
    • they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion
    • about the magnitude of a small pea
  • noun a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
    order of magnitude.

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pan

  • noun cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
    cooking pan.
  • noun (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus
    goat god.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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beetle

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
  • noun a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
    mallet.

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flock

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

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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infringement_of_copyright

  • noun a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
    copyright infringement.

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jounce

  • noun a sudden jarring impact
    shock; jar; jolt.
    • the door closed with a jolt
    • all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
  • verb move up and down repeatedly
    bounce.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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angry_walk

  • noun a stiff or threatening gait
    stalk.

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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noctambulist

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    sleepwalker; somnambulist.

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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dodder

  • noun a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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intruder

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; trespasser.

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dissenter

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; protester.

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hobble

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    fetter.
  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    limp; hitch.

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ambler

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    saunterer; stroller.

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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overtake

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

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organic

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

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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callithump_parade

  • noun a noisy boisterous parade
    callathump; callithump.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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stride

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; tread.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; step.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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keel

  • noun a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
  • noun the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

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string_along

  • verb move or come along
    string.

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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debouch

  • verb march out (as from a defile) into open ground
    march out.
    • The regiments debouched from the valley
  • verb pass out or emerge; especially of rivers
    • The tributary debouched into the big river

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clump

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; lump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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infantryman

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    foot soldier; footslogger; marcher.

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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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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rachet

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    ratchet; ratch.

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draw_in

  • verb pull inward or towards a center
    retract.
    • The pilot drew in the landing gear
    • The cat retracted his claws
  • verb direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    pull; pull in; attract; draw.
    • Her good looks attract the stares of many men
    • The ad pulled in many potential customers
    • This pianist pulls huge crowds
    • The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers

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staggerer

  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
    reeler; totterer.

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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passer

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

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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top

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

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patent_infringement

  • noun violation of the rights secured by a patent

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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single_file

  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; file.

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big_deal

  • noun an important influential person
    big cheese; big gun; big fish; big shot; big wheel; head honcho; big enchilada.
    • he thinks he's a big shot
    • she's a big deal in local politics
    • the Qaeda commander is a very big fish
  • noun anything of great importance or consequence

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walkabout

  • noun a walking trip or tour
  • noun a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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perambulation

  • noun a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries
  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; amble; saunter; stroll.

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ambulatory

  • noun a covered walkway (as in a cloister)
    • it has an ambulatory and seven chapels
  • adjective relating to or adapted for walking
    • an ambulatory corridor

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manner_of_walking

  • noun manner of walking
    walk.
    • he had a funny walk

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manifestation

  • noun a clear appearance
    • a manifestation of great emotion
  • noun a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing
    • a manifestation of disease

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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callathump

  • noun a noisy boisterous parade
    callithump; callithump parade.
  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; belling; charivari; shivaree.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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wheel_around

  • verb wheel somebody or something
    wheel.
  • verb change directions as if revolving on a pivot
    wheel.
    • They wheeled their horses around and left

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jump

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

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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footer

  • noun (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet
    • he is a six-footer
    • the golfer sank a 40-footer
    • his yacht is a 60-footer
  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; pedestrian.

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ratchet_down

  • verb move by degrees in one direction only
    ratchet; rachet up.
    • a ratcheting lopping tool

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space_walk

  • noun any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew

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stalk

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; straw; husk; shuck.
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stem.

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stick-in-the-mud

  • noun someone who moves slowly
    plodder; slowcoach; slowpoke.
    • in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stodgy.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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spurt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    squirt; spirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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human_foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot

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amble

  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; perambulation; saunter; stroll.
  • verb walk leisurely
    mosey.

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steer

  • noun an indication of potential opportunity
    lead; hint; tip; wind; confidential information.
    • he got a tip on the stock market
    • a good lead for a job
  • noun castrated bull
    bullock.

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exhibit

  • noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  • noun something shown to the public
    showing; display.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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desperate

  • noun a person who is frightened and in need of help
    • they prey on the hopes of the desperate
  • adjective satellite arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
    despairing.
    • a despairing view of the world situation
    • the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal
    • a desperate cry for help
    • helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether
    • her desperate screams

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pedestrian

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; footer.
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    prosaic; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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ambulation

  • noun walking about
    • the hospital encouraged early ambulation

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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substantive

  • noun any word or group of words functioning as a noun
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantial.
    • substantial equivalents

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demonstration

  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    presentation; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration
  • noun a show of military force or preparedness
    • he confused the enemy with feints and demonstrations

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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breeze

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

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pivotal

  • adjective satellite being of crucial importance
    polar.
    • a pivotal event
    • Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions"- Henry Kissinger
    • the polar events of this study
    • a polar principal

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force

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

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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go_on

  • verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    go along; keep; continue; proceed.
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight
  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; occur.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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zigzag

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zig; zag.
  • verb travel along a zigzag path
    crank.
    • The river zigzags through the countryside

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steam

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

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onward_motion

  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; advancement; procession; progress.

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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striker

  • noun a forward on a soccer team
  • noun someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

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saunter

  • noun a careless leisurely gait
    • he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world
  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; perambulation; amble; stroll.

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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scrambler

  • noun a rapid mover; someone who scrambles
    • their quarterback was a good scrambler
    • scramblers can often unnerve a better tennis player
  • noun a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
    dirt bike; trail bike.

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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squelch

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelcher; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelcher; squelch circuit.

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transferer

  • noun someone who transfers something
    transferrer.

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urgency

  • noun the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
  • noun pressing importance requiring speedy action
    • the urgency of his need

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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clear_sailing

  • noun easy unobstructed progress
    plain sailing; easy going.
    • after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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trespass

  • noun a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; encroachment; usurpation; intrusion.

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foot_soldier

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; footslogger; marcher.
  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; subsidiary.

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demonstrator

  • noun a teacher or teacher's assistant who demonstrates the principles that are being taught
  • noun someone who demonstrates an article to a prospective buyer
    sales demonstrator.

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stalker

  • noun someone who walks with long stiff strides
  • noun someone who stalks game

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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objector

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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slop

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; swill; slops; pigswill.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    mire.
    • they waded through the slop

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copyright

  • noun a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
    right of first publication.
  • verb secure a copyright on a written work
    • did you copyright your manuscript?

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shuffling

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shamble.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    make; shuffle.

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go_along

  • verb cooperate or pretend to cooperate
    play along.
    • He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment
  • verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    keep; continue; proceed; go on.
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight

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routemarch

  • noun a long training march for troops

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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slouch

  • noun an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions
    • he's no slouch when it comes to baseball
  • noun a stooping carriage in standing and walking

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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wading_bird

  • noun any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
    wader.

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scuff

  • noun a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
    mule.
  • noun the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

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bambino

  • noun a young child
    toddler; yearling; tot.

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stomp

  • noun a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step
  • verb walk heavily
    stamp; stump.
    • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots

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ascender

  • noun someone who ascends
  • noun a lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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strut

  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    swagger; prance.
  • noun brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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penetrate

  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    perforate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest
  • verb come to understand
    fathom; bottom.

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stroll

  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; perambulation; amble; saunter.
  • verb walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
    saunter.

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elapse

  • verb pass by
    go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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traverser

  • noun someone who moves or passes across
    • the traversers slowly ascended the mountain

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hobbler

  • noun someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
    limper.

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encroacher

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    invader.

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illustriousness

  • noun the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence
    greatness.

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troop

  • noun a group of soldiers
  • noun a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

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saunterer

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    stroller; ambler.

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plough_on

  • verb continue moving forward
    press on; push on.

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stump

  • noun the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
    tree stump.
  • noun the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

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packer

  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    boxer; bagger.
  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    meat packer.

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puddle

  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    pool.
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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plough

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plow.
  • noun a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    Wagon; Wain; Charles's Wain; Big Dipper; Dipper.

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change_of_location

  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    travel.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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constellation

  • noun an arrangement of parts or elements
    configuration.
    • the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time
  • noun a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

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shivaree

  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; belling; charivari; callathump.

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paseo

  • noun a path set aside for walking
    walkway; walk.
    • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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away

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

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shlep

  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlep; schlepper; shlepper.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey
    schlep.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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hiss

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; sibilation.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; raspberry; bird; snort.

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progress

  • noun gradual improvement or growth or development
    advancement.
    • advancement of knowledge
    • great progress in the arts
  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; advancement; procession; onward motion.

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claudication

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    gameness; lameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.

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determinative

  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determiner.
  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinant; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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importance

  • noun the quality of being important and worthy of note
    • the importance of a well-balanced diet
  • noun a prominent status
    grandness.
    • a person of importance

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somnambulation

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; noctambulation; sleepwalking; somnambulism.

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slowpoke

  • noun someone who moves slowly
    plodder; slowcoach; stick-in-the-mud.
    • in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach

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strider

  • noun a person who walks rapidly with long steps
    • he was such a strider that she couldn't keep up without running

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slowcoach

  • noun someone who moves slowly
    plodder; slowpoke; stick-in-the-mud.
    • in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach

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configuration

  • noun an arrangement of parts or elements
    constellation.
    • the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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trampler

  • noun someone who injures by trampling
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; tramper.

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transferrer

  • noun someone who transfers something
    transferer.

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last

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

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career

  • noun the particular occupation for which you are trained
    vocation; calling.
  • noun the general progression of your working or professional life
    life history.
    • the general had had a distinguished career
    • he had a long career in the law

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careen

  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; sway; rock.
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; stagger; keel; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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interloper

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    trespasser; intruder.

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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forward_motion

  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; progression; advancement; procession; onward motion; progress.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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continuation

  • noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    continuance.
  • noun a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
    sequel.

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stomper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; tramper; trampler.

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slogger

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    plodder; trudger.
  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    plodder.

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catwalk

  • noun narrow platform extending out into an auditorium
    • models displayed clothes on a catwalk at the fashion show
  • noun narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)

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tread

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; stride.
  • noun the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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stamp

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

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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life-and-death

  • adjective satellite vitally important
    life-or-death.
    • a life-and-death struggle

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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decisiveness

  • noun the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
    decision.
    • a man of unusual decisiveness
  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    finality; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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wheeler

  • noun someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
    wheelwright.
  • noun Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
    Sir Mortimer Wheeler; Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler.

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lift

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

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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motivity

  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motive power.

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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yearling

  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; tot.
  • noun a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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ratchet

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    rachet; ratch.
  • verb move by degrees in one direction only
    ratchet down; rachet up.
    • a ratcheting lopping tool

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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guide

  • noun someone employed to conduct others
    usher.
  • noun someone who shows the way by leading or advising

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pack

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

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rachet_up

  • verb move by degrees in one direction only
    ratchet down; ratchet.
    • a ratcheting lopping tool

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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trudger

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    plodder; slogger.

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dissent

  • noun (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
    • he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion
  • noun a difference of opinion

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creep_up

  • verb advance stealthily or unnoticed
    sneak up.
    • Age creeps up on you

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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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push_on

  • verb continue moving forward
    press on; plough on.

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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headway

  • noun vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
    headroom; clearance.
  • noun forward movement
    head.
    • the ship made little headway against the gale

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limping

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; lameness; gimpiness; gimp.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; limp; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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gimp

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; lameness; limping; gimpiness.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; limp; hitch.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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zimmer

  • noun a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
    walker; Zimmer frame.

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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inch

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    in.
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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marcher

  • noun an inhabitant of a border district
  • noun walks with regular or stately step
    parader.

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waddler

  • noun someone who walks with a waddling gait
    • fat waddlers who walk like pigeons

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cruciality

  • noun a state of critical urgency
    criticalness; criticality.

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conclusiveness

  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    decisiveness; finality.
    • the finality of death

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ratch

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    rachet; ratchet.

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weave

  • noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave.

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countermarch

  • noun (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
  • verb march back along the same way

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intrusion

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; encroachment.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entrance by force or without permission or welcome

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trudge

  • noun a long difficult walk
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; plod; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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constitutional

  • noun a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
  • adjective of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup
    • constitutional walk

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pacing

  • noun (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
    tempo.
  • noun walking with slow regular strides

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sneak_up

  • verb advance stealthily or unnoticed
    creep up.
    • Age creeps up on you

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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gimpiness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; lameness; limping; gimp.

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spook

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; creep.
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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clearance

  • noun the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them
  • noun vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
    headroom; headway.

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taxi

  • noun a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
    cab; taxicab; hack.
  • verb travel slowly
    • The plane taxied down the runway

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prowl

  • noun the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
  • verb move about in or as if in a predatory manner
    • The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

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moonwalk

  • noun a kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot
    • Michael Jackson perfected the moonwalk in the 1980s
  • noun an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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steamer

  • noun a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
    long-neck clam; steamer clam; soft-shell clam.
  • noun a cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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rambler

  • noun a person who takes long walks in the country
  • noun a person whose speech or writing is not well organized

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blow

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

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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stray

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

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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onward

  • adverb forward in time or order or degree
    forward; forth.
    • from that time forth
    • from the sixth century onward
  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onwards; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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advancement

  • noun encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
    promotion; furtherance.
  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; procession; onward motion; progress.

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improvement

  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    advance; betterment.
  • noun the act of improving something
    • their improvements increased the value of the property

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trespasser

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; intruder.

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spread

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

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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falter

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    faltering; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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contestant

  • noun a person who participates in competitions
  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    objector; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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march

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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criticality

  • noun a state of critical urgency
    criticalness; cruciality.
  • noun a critical state; especially the point at which a nuclear reaction is self-sustaining

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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advancer

  • noun someone who advances
  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance; beforehand.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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leapfrog

  • noun advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors
    • the company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends
  • noun a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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walk

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

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retreat

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

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armed_forces

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    military; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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acute

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    ague; acute accent.
  • adjective having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
    • acute appendicitis
    • the acute phase of the illness
    • acute patients

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wayfarer

  • noun a pedestrian who walks from place to place
  • noun a traveler going on a trip
    journeyer.

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renegade

  • noun someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; deserter; turncoat; recreant; apostate.

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zoom

  • noun a rapid rise
    rapid climb; rapid growth.
  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    soar.

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spirt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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pavement

  • noun the paved surface of a thoroughfare
    paving.
  • noun material used to pave an area
    paving material; paving.

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virginia_wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Wade.

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boston_tea_party

  • noun demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

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essential

  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; necessity.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained
  • adjective satellite absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
    indispensable.
    • essential tools and materials
    • funds essential to the completion of the project
    • an indispensable worker

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crawler

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; lackey; ass-kisser.
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    creeper.

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scuffle

  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; hassle; rough-and-tumble.
  • noun a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
    scuffle hoe; Dutch hoe.

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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deal

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

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polar

  • adjective satellite having a pair of equal and opposite charges
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    diametrical; diametric; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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tripper

  • noun (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations
  • noun a walker or runner who trips and almost falls
    stumbler.

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crown

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

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back

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

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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lockstep

  • noun a standard procedure that is followed mindlessly
    • the union's support had been in lockstep for years
  • noun a manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead
    • the prisoner's ankles were so chained together that they could only march in lockstep

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motive

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    need; motivation.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motif.

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stumbler

  • noun a walker or runner who trips and almost falls
    tripper.
  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; botcher; fuckup.

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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stagger

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

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pes

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    foot; human foot.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
    pe.

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flounder

  • noun flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
  • noun any of various European and non-European marine flatfish

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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run

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

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power

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

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swaggerer

  • noun someone who walks in an arrogant manner
  • adjective satellite (British informal) very chic
    groovy; swagger.
    • groovy clothes

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life-or-death

  • adjective satellite vitally important
    life-and-death.
    • a life-and-death struggle

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step

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

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by

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

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wader

  • noun any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
    wading bird.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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column

  • noun a line of units following one after another
  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    chromatography column.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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drag

  • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    retarding force.
  • noun something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

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pivot_man

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot.

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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careerist

  • noun a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity

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bluster

  • noun noisy confusion and turbulence
    • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
  • noun a swaggering show of courage
    bravado.

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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repair

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    • the building was in good repair

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zimmer_frame

  • noun a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
    walker; Zimmer.

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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vagabond

  • noun anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
    • pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea
  • noun a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    floater; vagrant; drifter.

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pivot

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot man.
  • noun axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    pin.

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stumble

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; lurch.
  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; misstep; trip.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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weirdie

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; creep; spook.

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clustering

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    cluster; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    cluster; flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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sashay

  • noun a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps
  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    chasse.

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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greatness

  • noun the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence
    illustriousness.
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    grandness; immenseness; vastness; immensity; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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decisive

  • adjective determining or having the power to determine an outcome
    • cast the decisive vote
    • two factors had a decisive influence
  • adjective satellite unmistakable
    • had a decisive lead in the polls

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weightiness

  • noun the relative importance granted to something
    weight.
    • his opinion carries great weight
    • the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed
  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    heaviness.
    • the heaviness of lead

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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head

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

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callithumpian

  • adjective of or relating to a callithump

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inroad

  • noun an encroachment or intrusion
    • they made inroads in the United States market
  • noun an invasion or hostile attack

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gait

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    pace.
  • noun a horse's manner of moving

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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walkway

  • noun a path set aside for walking
    paseo; walk.
    • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

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dodderer

  • noun one who dodders from old age and weakness

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reel

  • noun a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
  • noun music composed for dancing a reel

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go-cart

  • noun an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
    walker; baby-walker.
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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continuance

  • noun the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    continuation.
  • noun the period of time during which something continues
    duration.

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swagger

  • noun an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
    swaggie; swagman.
  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    prance; strut.

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hitter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; slugger.
  • noun someone who hits
    striker.
    • a hard hitter
    • a fine striker of the ball
    • blacksmiths are good hitters

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armed_services

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • noun a force that is a branch of the armed forces
    armed service; military service; service.

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tiptoe

  • noun the tip of a toe
  • verb walk on one's toes
    tippytoe; tip.

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cartwheel

  • noun a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
  • noun acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel

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demonstrate

  • verb give an exhibition of to an interested audience
    exhibit; demo; present; show.
    • She shows her dogs frequently
    • We will demo the new software in Washington
  • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    shew; show; establish; prove.
    • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
    • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

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indian_file

  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    single file; file.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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determinant

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • noun the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
    epitope; antigenic determinant.

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boardwalk

  • noun a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside

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trundle

  • noun a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
    truckle; trundle bed; truckle bed.
  • noun small wheel or roller

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file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    data file.
  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; single file.

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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mover

  • noun workman employed by a moving company
    • the movers were very careful with the grand piano
  • noun (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
    proposer.

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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somnambulism

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; noctambulation; sleepwalking; somnambulation.

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wading

  • noun walking with your feet in shallow water
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    wade.
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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objection

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun the speech act of objecting

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creeper

  • noun any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    crawler.

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sleepwalking

  • noun walking by a person who is asleep
    noctambulism; noctambulation; somnambulism; somnambulation.
  • verb walk in one's sleep
    somnambulate; sleepwalk.

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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trample

  • noun the sound of heavy treading or stomping
    trampling.
    • he heard the trample of many feet
  • verb tread or stomp heavily or roughly
    tread.
    • The soldiers trampled across the fields

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protester

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; dissenter.
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
    demonstrator.

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life_history

  • noun an account of the series of events making up a person's life
    life; life story; biography.
  • noun the general progression of your working or professional life
    career.
    • the general had had a distinguished career
    • he had a long career in the law

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forge

  • noun furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    smithy.

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somnambulist

  • noun someone who walks about in their sleep
    sleepwalker; noctambulist.

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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lance

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    shaft; spear.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; spear.

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passerby

  • noun a person who passes by casually or by chance
    passer; passer-by.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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drift

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

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walker

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    pedestrian; footer.
  • noun New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)
    John Walker.

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important

  • adjective of great significance or value
    of import.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day
  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    significant.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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ghost

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    spectre; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    ghostwriter.

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ramble

  • noun an aimless amble on a winding course
    meander.
  • verb continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
    ramble on; jog.
    • This novel rambles on and jogs

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walk-through

  • noun a thorough explanation (usually accompanied by a demonstration) of each step in a procedure or process
    • she gave me a walk-through of my new duties
  • noun a pedestrian passageway through the ground floor of a building

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hiker

  • noun a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    tramp; tramper.

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easy_going

  • noun easy unobstructed progress
    plain sailing; clear sailing.
    • after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing

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summit

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; peak; crest.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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meander

  • noun a bend or curve, as in a stream or river
  • noun an aimless amble on a winding course
    ramble.

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stroller

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    saunterer; ambler.
  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; go-cart.

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