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similarity

  • noun the quality of being similar
  • noun a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
    law of similarity.

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middleman

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; jobber.
  • noun the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    interlocutor.

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commercialisation

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialization.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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foul

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

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self-incrimination

  • noun an accusation that incriminates yourself

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payoff

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    bribe.

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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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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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sexual_assault

  • noun a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
    sexual abuse; sex crime; sex offense.
    • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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aggravated_assault

  • noun a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)

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under

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

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stationery

  • noun paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
    letter paper.

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short_selling

  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short sale.

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cozenage

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    scam.

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ugli

  • noun large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
    ugli fruit; tangelo.

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drug_trafficking

  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug traffic.

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traitorousness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; treason.

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woman's_hat

  • noun hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
    millinery.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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confederate

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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comb-out

  • noun the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb
    teasing.
  • noun the act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people
    • the department got a good comb-out

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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turpitude

  • noun a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
    depravity.
    • the various turpitudes of modern society

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oil-rich_seed

  • noun any of several seeds that yield oil
    oilseed.

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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samara

  • noun a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
    key fruit; key.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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blue

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

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good

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

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incendiarism

  • noun malicious burning to destroy property
    arson; fire-raising.
    • the British term for arson is fire-raising

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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camp_follower

  • noun a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
  • noun a follower who is not a member of an ingroup

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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new

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

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marmalade_plum

  • noun brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
    sapote; mammee.

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litchi

  • noun Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
    lichee; litchi tree; Litchi chinensis; Nephelium litchi.
  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; lychee; litchi nut; lichee; leechee.

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inducement

  • noun a positive motivational influence
    motivator; incentive.
  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducing.
    • inducement of sleep

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insinuation

  • noun an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
    innuendo.
  • noun the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
    ingratiation.
    • she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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chine

  • noun cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  • noun backbone of an animal

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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auction

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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fool

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

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bloomer

  • noun a flower that blooms in a particular way
    • a night bloomer
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle.

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fraud_in_the_inducement

  • noun fraud which intentionally causes a person to execute and instrument or make an agreement or render a judgment; e.g., misleading someone about the true facts

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capone

  • noun United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
    Alphonse Capone; Al Capone; Scarface.

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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achene

  • noun small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall

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regulatory

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulative.
    • a regulatory gene

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remnant

  • noun a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
    leftover.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    oddment; remainder; end.

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litchi_nut

  • noun Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    lichi; litchee; lychee; lichee; litchi; leechee.

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subversiveness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    traitorousness; treason.

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apportionment

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportioning; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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accessory_during_the_fact

  • noun a person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it

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alligator

  • noun leather made from alligator's hide
  • noun either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
    gator.

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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fickleness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; faithlessness; falseness.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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dacoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dakoit.

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racketeer

  • noun someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime

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call

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

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spike

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

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tradesman

  • noun a merchant who owns or manages a shop
    shopkeeper; market keeper; storekeeper.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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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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bibliopolist

  • noun a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
    bibliopole.

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fruitage

  • noun the yield of fruit
    • a tree highly recommended for its fruitage

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berlin

  • noun a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
  • noun capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
    German capital.

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sporting_lady

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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sting

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

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seller's_market

  • noun a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
    sellers' market.

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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mass_murder

  • noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
    butchery; massacre; carnage; slaughter.

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rook

  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
    castle.
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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dakoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dacoit.

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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fifth_columnist

  • noun a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
    saboteur.

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solitaire

  • noun a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
  • noun extinct flightless bird related to the dodo
    Pezophaps solitaria.

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ingenuity

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; inventiveness; cleverness.
  • noun the property of being ingenious
    ingeniousness; cleverness.
    • a plot of great ingenuity
    • the cleverness of its design

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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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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india

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

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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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loaning

  • noun disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
    lending.
  • verb give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    loan; lend.
    • I will lend you my car
    • loan me some money

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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peculation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; defalcation; misappropriation; misapplication.

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gun_for_hire

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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tobacconist

  • noun a retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles
  • noun a shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
    tobacco shop; tobacconist shop.

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nicker_seed

  • noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
    bonduc nut; nicker nut.

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drupelet

  • noun a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe

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minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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law

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

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brigand

  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
    bandit.

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alligator_pear

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    avocado; avocado pear; aguacate.

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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drug_peddler

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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reprover

  • noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame
    reproacher; rebuker; upbraider.

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ticket_tout

  • noun someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
    tout.

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e-commerce

  • noun commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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regulatory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offence; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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wine

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    vino.
  • noun a red as dark as red wine
    wine-colored; wine-coloured.

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operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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over

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

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monopsony

  • noun (economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer

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petty_larceny

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty.

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merry_andrew

  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goof; goofball; buffoon; clown.

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fool's_cap

  • noun a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    dunce's cap; dunce cap.

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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before

  • adverb earlier in time; previously
    earlier.
    • I had known her before
    • as I said before
    • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
    • her parents had died four years earlier
    • I mentioned that problem earlier
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; ahead.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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call_girl

  • noun a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone

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avocado

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    alligator pear; avocado pear; aguacate.
  • noun tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
    Persea Americana; avocado tree.

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lanset

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lanseh; lansa; lansat.

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lanseh

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lansa; lanset; lansat.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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fig

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    figure.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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coffee

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

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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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business_line

  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; line of business; line.
    • a nice line of shoes

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indecent

  • adjective satellite not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
    unbecoming; uncomely; indecorous; unseemly; untoward.
    • was buried with indecent haste
    • indecorous behavior
    • language unbecoming to a lady
    • unseemly to use profanity
    • moved to curb their untoward ribaldry
  • adjective offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
    • an earthy but not indecent story
    • an indecent gesture

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rental

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; lease.
  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
    renting.

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bank

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

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bread

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

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had_crime

  • noun (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
    • Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery

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costermonger

  • noun a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
    barrow-man; barrow-boy.

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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rambotan

  • noun Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
    rambutan; Nephelium lappaceum; rambutan tree.
  • noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
    rambutan.

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metaphoric

  • adjective satellite expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another
    metaphorical.
    • a metaphorical expression
    • metaphoric language

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bone

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

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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dumping

  • noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • verb throw away as refuse
    dump.
    • No dumping in these woods!

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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loment

  • noun seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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leghorn

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; boater; straw hat.

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direct_marketing

  • noun marketing via a promotion delivered directly to the individual prospective customer

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truant

  • noun one who is absent from school without permission
    hooky player.
  • noun someone who shirks duty
    nonattender; no-show.

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peculator

  • noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
    defalcator; embezzler.

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collaborationist

  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborator; quisling.

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banning

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; forbiddance.
  • verb forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    ban; censor.

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gonif

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    ganof; ganef; goniff.

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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haggling

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
    chaffer; higgle; haggle; huckster.
    • Let's not haggle over a few dollars

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merchandising

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; selling.
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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marang

  • noun Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
    Artocarpus odoratissima; marang tree.
  • noun tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp

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peddler

  • noun someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    pitchman; hawker; packman; pedlar.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; pusher.

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working_girl

  • noun a young woman who is employed
  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

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

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barrow-man

  • noun a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
    costermonger; barrow-boy.

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buyback

  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    repurchase; redemption.

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natal_plum

  • noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
    Carissa grandiflora; amatungulu; Carissa macrocarpa.
  • noun South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruit; frequently used as hedging
    Carissa bispinosa; hedge thorn.

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parricide

  • noun someone who kills his or her parent
  • noun the murder of your own father or mother

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tyrolean

  • noun soft green felt hat with a feather or brush cockade
    tirolean.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol

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baneberry

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

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syndication

  • noun organizing into or administering as a syndicate
  • noun selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
    • he received a comfortable income from the syndication of his work

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false_pretense

  • noun (law) an offense involving intent to defraud and false representation and obtaining property as a result of that misrepresentation
    false pretence.

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bargainer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; monger; dealer.
  • noun negotiator of the terms of a transaction
    • he is a hard bargainer

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mail_fraud

  • noun use of the mails to defraud someone

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dunce

  • noun a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    bonehead; shithead; hammerhead; knucklehead; dunderhead; blockhead; fuckhead; dumbass; loggerhead; lunkhead; numskull; muttonhead.

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render

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

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accessory_fruit

  • noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
    pseudocarp.

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hook

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

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cracksman

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    safecracker; safebreaker.

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tamarind

  • noun long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp
    tamarind tree; tamarindo; Tamarindus indica.
  • noun large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
    tamarindo.

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payload

  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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hood

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

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avocado_pear

  • noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    alligator pear; avocado; aguacate.

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slave_traffic

  • noun traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
    slave trade.

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ten

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; decade; tenner; X.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
    ten-spot.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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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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breach_of_the_peace

  • noun any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
    disorderly behavior; disturbance of the peace; disorderly conduct.

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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old_world

  • noun the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas

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chinese_date

  • noun dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
    jujube; Chinese jujube.

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kiwi

  • noun climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    Actinidia deliciosa; kiwi vine; Chinese gooseberry; Actinidia chinensis.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
    New Zealander.

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murder

  • noun unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    slaying; execution.
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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forbiddance

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; banning.
  • noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    inhibition; prohibition.
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance

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solicitor

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    canvasser.
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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flimflam

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.

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fraud_in_the_factum

  • noun fraud that arises from a disparity between the instrument intended to be executed and the instrument actually executed; e.g., leading someone to sign the wrong contract

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gyp

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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panama_hat

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    skimmer; Panama; sailor; boater; leghorn; straw hat.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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skimmer

  • noun a rapid superficial reader
  • noun a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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imputation

  • noun a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)
    • he denied the imputation
  • noun the attribution to a source or cause
    • the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously

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iron

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

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fishwife

  • noun someone who sells fish
    fishmonger.

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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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scalper

  • noun someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
    • he got theater tickets through a scalper

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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seed

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

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book_seller

  • noun a dealer in books; a merchant who sells books
    bookdealer.

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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isolated

  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    stray.
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate; insulate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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highjacking

  • noun robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    hijacking.
  • verb take arbitrarily or by force
    hijack; commandeer; highjack; pirate.
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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lansa

  • noun East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
    lanseh; lanset; lansat.

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pander

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    gratify; indulge.

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blackmailer

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    extortionist; extortioner.

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capitalization

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalisation.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalisation.

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false_fruit

  • noun a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
    pome.

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ironmongery

  • noun the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop

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sapodilla_plum

  • noun tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
    sapota; sapodilla.

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prostitute

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • verb sell one's body; exchange sex for money

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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blue_fig

  • noun the fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree
    quandong.
  • noun Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
    quandong; Elaeocarpus grandis; quandong tree; silver quandong tree; Brisbane quandong.

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foist

  • verb to force onto another
    • He foisted his work on me
  • verb insert surreptitiously or without warrant

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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treaty

  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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pineapple

  • noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
    pineapple plant; Ananas comosus.
  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    ananas.

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sneak_thief

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; pilferer.

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scream

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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renting

  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
    rental.
  • verb let for money
    rent; lease.
    • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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muhammadanism

  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Mohammedanism; Islamism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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peddle

  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; hawk; huckster.

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illegalise

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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itinerant

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gypsy; gipsy.
    • itinerant traders
  • adjective satellite traveling from place to place to work
    • itinerant labor
    • an itinerant judge

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pineapple_guava

  • noun dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh; used chiefly for jellies and preserves
    feijoa.

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body_snatcher

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; ghoul.

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rich

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

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upbraiding

  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; castigation; earful; bawling out; chewing out.
  • verb express criticism towards
    upbraid; reproach.
    • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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larcener

  • noun a person who commits larceny
    larcenist.

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commercial_bribery

  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

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covering

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

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commercialization

  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    commercialisation.
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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ticket_agent

  • noun someone who sells tickets (e.g., theater seats or travel accommodations)
    booking clerk.

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high_treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; treason.

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implication

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; entailment.
    • his resignation had political implications
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; significance.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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ghoul

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; body snatcher.
  • noun an evil spirit or ghost

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postiche

  • noun a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
    false hair; hairpiece.
  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    sham; fake.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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dunce's_cap

  • noun a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    dunce cap; fool's cap.

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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precious_stone

  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    jewel; gem.

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ten-gallon_hat

  • noun a hat with a wide brim and a soft crown; worn by American ranch hands
    cowboy hat.

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businessperson

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    bourgeois.

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dud

  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; flop.
  • noun an explosion that fails to occur
    misfire.

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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boo-boo

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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sombrero

  • noun a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico
  • noun one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis

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objective_case

  • noun the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    accusative; accusative case.

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war_criminal

  • noun an offender who violates international law during times of war

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auction_off

  • verb sell at an auction
    auction; auctioneer.

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contraband

  • noun goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
  • adjective satellite distributed or sold illicitly
    black-market; bootleg; black; smuggled.
    • the black economy pays no taxes

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commercial_enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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pirate

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.
  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; sea rover.

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local_government

  • noun the government of a local area

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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statutory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offense.

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felony

  • noun a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

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bonduc_nut

  • noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
    nicker seed; nicker nut.

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news

  • noun information about recent and important events
    tidings; word; intelligence.
    • they awaited news of the outcome
  • noun information reported in a newspaper or news magazine
    • the news of my death was greatly exaggerated

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safecracker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safebreaker.

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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disorderly

  • adjective undisciplined and unruly
    • disorderly youths
    • disorderly conduct
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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secularization

  • noun the activity of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion
    secularisation.
  • noun transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
    secularisation.

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downtick

  • noun a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction

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peddling

  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; hawking; vendition.
  • verb sell or offer for sale from place to place
    monger; vend; pitch; peddle; hawk; huckster.

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shovel_hat

  • noun a stiff broad-brimmed hat with the brim turned up at the sides and projecting in front; worn by some clergymen in Britain

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highwayman

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    hijacker; road agent; highjacker.

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con

  • noun an argument opposed to a proposal
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yard bird; yardbird.

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wild_cherry

  • noun the fruit of the wild cherry tree
  • noun an uncultivated cherry tree
    wild cherry tree.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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robert_macgregor

  • noun Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
    MacGregor; Rob Roy.

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seizure

  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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shlock

  • noun merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
    schlock; dreck.

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smuggler

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    runner; contrabandist; moon curser; moon-curser.

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refill

  • noun a prescription drug that is provided again
    • he got a refill of his prescription
    • the prescription specified only one refill
  • noun a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents
    • he got a refill for his ball-point pen
    • he got a refill for his notebook

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jeweler

  • noun someone who makes jewelry
    jeweller; jewelry maker.
  • noun someone in the business of selling jewelry
    jeweller.

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disorderly_behavior

  • noun any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
    disturbance of the peace; disorderly conduct; breach of the peace.

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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pulasan

  • noun East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
    pulassan; pulasan tree; Nephelium mutabile.
  • noun fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter
    pulassan.

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selloff

  • noun a sale of a relatively large number of assets (stocks or bonds or commodities) at a low price typically done to dispose of them rather than as normal trade

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commission

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

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plug_hat

  • noun a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
    derby; bowler; bowler hat; derby hat.

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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aggregate_fruit

  • noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
    multiple fruit; syncarp.

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jackass

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; goofball.
  • noun male donkey
    jack.

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colporteur

A hawker; specifically, one who travels about selling and distributing religious tracts and books.

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spufford

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attacker

  • noun someone who attacks
    assailant; aggressor; assaulter.

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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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spik

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spic; spick.

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sad

  • adjective experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
    • feeling sad because his dog had died
    • Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
  • adjective satellite of things that make you feel sad
    • sad news
    • she doesn't like sad movies
    • it was a very sad story
    • When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti

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commerce

  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    mercantilism; commercialism.
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce Department; Department of Commerce; DoC.

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disgustingness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    distastefulness; nauseatingness; unsavoriness; sickeningness.
  • noun the property of being extremely unacceptable to the mind
    unsavoriness.

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ganof

  • noun (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
    gonif; ganef; goniff.

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ceriman

  • noun tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
    Monstera deliciosa.
  • noun tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor
    monstera.

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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coconspirator

  • noun a member of a conspiracy
    machinator; plotter; conspirator.

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earful

  • noun an outpouring of gossip
  • noun a severe scolding
    going-over; dressing down; upbraiding; castigation; bawling out; chewing out.

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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faker

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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accusal

  • noun a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
    accusation.

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marasca

  • noun small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
  • noun Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
    Prunus cerasus marasca; maraschino cherry; marasca cherry.

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transactor

  • noun someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

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safebreaker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safecracker.

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bacca

  • noun an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry
    simple fruit.

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make

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

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dried_fruit

  • noun fruit preserved by drying

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thievery

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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inventory

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

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vegetable

  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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statutory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offence.

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indictment

  • noun a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
    bill of indictment.
  • noun an accusation of wrongdoing
    • the book is an indictment of modern philosophy

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baccy

  • noun leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
    tobacco.

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papaya

  • noun tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    pawpaw; papaia; Carica papaya; papaya tree; melon tree.
  • noun large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh

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juniper

  • noun desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
    juniper bush; Retama raetam; retem; Genista raetam; raetam.
  • noun coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones

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oates

  • noun English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
    Titus Oates.
  • noun United States writer (born in 1938)
    Joyce Carol Oates.

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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backslider

  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    recidivist; reversionist.

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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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moon-curser

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    runner; contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser.

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yard_goods

  • noun merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard
    piece goods.

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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bellow

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • noun United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
    Saul Bellow; Solomon Bellow.

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perpetration

  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; committal.

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toque

  • noun a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
  • noun a small round woman's hat
    pillbox; turban.

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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international_affairs

  • noun affairs between nations
    world affairs.
    • you can't really keep up with world affairs by watching television

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purchasing

  • noun the act of buying
    buying.
    • buying and selling fill their days
    • shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase; buy.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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tinware

  • noun articles of commerce made of tin plate

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apple_nut

  • noun nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons
    ivory nut; vegetable ivory.

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elk

  • noun large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America
    European elk; moose; Alces alces.
  • noun large North American deer with large much-branched antlers in the male
    Cervus elaphus canadensis; American elk; wapiti.

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butchering

  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchery.
  • verb kill (animals) usually for food consumption
    slaughter; butcher.
    • They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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mohammedanism

  • noun the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Muhammadanism; Islamism; Muslimism; Islam.
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

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straw

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

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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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man_of_affairs

  • noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
    businessman.

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break-in

  • noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
    housebreaking; breaking and entering.

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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carambola

  • noun East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
    Averrhoa carambola; carambola tree.
  • noun deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
    star fruit.

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insider_trading

  • noun buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential

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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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natal

  • adjective relating to or accompanying birth
    • natal injuries
    • natal day
    • natal influences
  • noun a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
    KwaZulu-Natal.
    • Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994

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disturbance_of_the_peace

  • noun any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled
    disorderly behavior; disorderly conduct; breach of the peace.

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wholesaler

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    middleman; jobber.

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rumor

  • noun gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
    rumour; hearsay.
  • verb tell or spread rumors
    rumour; bruit.
    • It was rumored that the next president would be a woman

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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gift

  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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thimblerig

  • noun a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
    shell game.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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allotment

  • noun a share set aside for a specific purpose
    allocation.
  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; apportioning; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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jack_the_ripper

  • noun an unidentified English murderer in the 19th century

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dirty_money

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

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cheapjack

  • noun a peddler of inferior goods
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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newsstand_operator

  • noun someone who sells newspapers
    newsdealer; newsagent; newsvendor.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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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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pseudocarp

  • noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
    accessory fruit.

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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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holdup

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; heist.
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    delay.

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pseud

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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election

  • noun a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    • the results of the election will be announced tonight
  • noun the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
    • her election of medicine as a profession

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sellable

  • adjective satellite fit to be offered for sale
    marketable; merchantable; vendible; vendable.
    • marketable produce

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cohune_nut

  • noun nut of the cohune palm having hard white shells like those of ivory nuts

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theatrical

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical performance; histrionics; representation.
  • adjective of or relating to the theater

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lend-lease

  • noun the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause
    lease-lend.
    • lend-lease during World War II was extremely generous

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okra

  • noun long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
  • noun tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
    Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus esculentus; lady's-finger; okra plant; gumbo.

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for

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

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connecticut

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Nutmeg State; Constitution State; CT.
  • noun a river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound
    Connecticut River.

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harrod

  • noun English merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious department store (1841-1905)
    Charles Digby Harrod.
  • noun English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)
    Charles Henry Harrod.

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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convict

  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; yard bird; yardbird; con.
  • noun a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense

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christmas

An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality.

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booking

  • noun employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
    engagement.
    • the play had bookings throughout the summer
  • noun the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group)
    reservation.
    • wondered who had made the booking

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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marketing

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    selling; merchandising.
  • noun the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
    • most companies have a manager in charge of marketing

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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blackmail

  • noun extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
  • verb exert pressure on someone through threats
    pressure; blackjack.

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blooper

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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constructive

  • adjective constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
    • constructive criticism
    • a constructive attitude
    • a constructive philosophy
    • constructive permission
  • adjective satellite emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good
    • constructive criticism

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discount

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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saleable

  • adjective capable of being sold; fit for sale
    salable.
    • saleable at a low price

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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may_apple

  • noun edible but insipid fruit of the May apple plant
  • noun North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
    mayapple; Podophyllum peltatum; wild mandrake.

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bylaw

  • noun a rule adopted by an organization in order to regulate its own affairs and the behavior of its members

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carriage_trade

  • noun trade from upper-class customers

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cowboy

  • noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
    puncher; cowherd; cowpuncher; cowpoke; cattleman; cowman; cowhand.
  • noun a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
    rodeo rider.

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innuendo

  • noun an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
    insinuation.

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plum

  • noun any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plum tree.
  • noun any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

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victimless_crime

  • noun an act that is legally a crime but that seem to have no victims
    • he considers prostitution to be a victimless crime

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free_trade

  • noun international trade free of government interference

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scarface

  • noun United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
    Alphonse Capone; Capone; Al Capone.

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slaughterer

  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
    butcher.

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hatmaker

  • noun someone who makes and sells hats
    modiste; milliner; hatter.

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trafficker

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    vender; vendor; marketer; seller.

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civic

  • adjective of or relating or belonging to a city
    • civic center
    • civic problems
  • adjective of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals
    civil.
    • civil rights
    • civil liberty
    • civic duties
    • civic pride

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infraction

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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ananas

  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    pineapple.
  • noun a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples)
    genus Ananas.

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promotional_material

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    packaging; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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accusative_case

  • noun the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    accusative; objective case.

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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down

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

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sop

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

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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demimondaine

  • noun a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society

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latino

  • noun a native of Latin America
    Latin American.
  • noun an artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages

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infidelity

  • noun the quality of being unfaithful
    unfaithfulness.

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fabric

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    framework.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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bootlegging

  • noun the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally
    • the Prohibition amendment made bootlegging profitable
  • noun the act of selling illegally or without permission
    • the bootlegging of videotapes is common in Asia

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illicitness

  • noun the quality of not conforming strictly to law

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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legislation

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.

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faerie

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fairy; fay; faery; sprite.
  • noun the enchanted realm of fairies
    fairyland; faery.

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jewellery

  • noun an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
    jewelry.

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fraudulent_scheme

  • noun an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    racket; illegitimate enterprise.

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redisposition

  • noun the withdrawal and redistribution of forces in an attempt to use them more effectively
    redeployment.

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overcapitalisation

  • noun (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
    overcapitalization.

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raper

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    rapist.

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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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dunce_cap

  • noun a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    dunce's cap; fool's cap.

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babassu_nut

  • noun hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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immorality

  • noun the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
    • the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; evil.

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heap

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

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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sub-

A prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe, substruct, subserve, subject, subordinate, subacid, subastringent, subgranular, suborn. Sub- in Latin compounds often becomes sum- before m, sur before r, and regularly becomes suc-, suf-, sug-, and sup- before c, f, g, and p respectively. Before c, p, and t it sometimes takes form sus- (by the dropping of b from a collateral form, subs-).

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veiled

  • adjective having or as if having a veil or concealing cover
    • a veiled dancer
    • a veiled hat
    • veiled threats
    • veiled insults
  • verb to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
    veil.
    • women in Afghanistan veil their faces

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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yakuza

  • noun a Japanese gangster
  • noun organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises

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