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plod (Also plodded, plodding, plods) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to plod

pussyfoot

  • verb to go stealthily or furtively
    mouse; sneak; creep.
    • ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house

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shoebill

  • noun large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
    shoebird; Balaeniceps rex.

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matchlock

  • noun an early style of musket; a slow-burning wick would be lowered into a hole in the breech to ignite the charge

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pass_on

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

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deliberateness

  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    unhurriedness; deliberation; slowness.
  • noun the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision
    deliberation.
    • he was a man of judicial deliberation

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fusilier

  • noun (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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lacrimal

  • adjective of or relating to tears
    lachrymal.
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
    lachrymal.

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walking

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

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nucleolar

(Biol.) Of or pertaining to the nucleolus of a cell.

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hitch

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

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caliculus

  • noun a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    calycle; calyculus.

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mile

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

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bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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go

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

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putterer

  • noun a person who putters about
    potterer.

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plodding

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

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last_mile

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

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marching

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

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chiasm

  • noun an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X
    chiasma; decussation.

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muhammad_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Mohammed Ali; Mehemet Ali.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Cassius Marcellus Clay; Ali.

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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uriah

  • noun (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)

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scuffer

  • noun a lightweight flexible sandal with a sturdy sole; worn as play shoes by children and as sportswear by adults

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swan

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

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grenadier

  • noun an infantryman equipped with grenades
    grenade thrower.
  • noun deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
    rattail fish; rattail.

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passage

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

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move_on

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

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little_toe

  • noun the fifth smallest outermost toe

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march_on

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

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deliberation

  • noun (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question
    • the deliberations of the jury
  • noun careful consideration
    advisement; weighing.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them

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centromere

  • noun a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
    kinetochore.
    • the centromere is difficult to sequence

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slip_away

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

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calyculus

  • noun a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
    false calyx; calycle; epicalyx.
  • noun a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    calycle; caliculus.

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treadle

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

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march_out

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

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prancer

  • noun a mettlesome or fiery horse

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mince

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

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chiasma

  • noun an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X
    chiasm; decussation.

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knapsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack.

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fall

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

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spoof

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; charade; burlesque; parody.
  • verb make a parody of
    burlesque; parody.
    • The students spoofed the teachers

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fag

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot.
  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    cigarette; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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baby-walker

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

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peg

  • noun a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    nog.
  • noun small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    pin.

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skeletal

  • adjective of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
    • the skeletal system
    • skeletal bones
    • skeletal muscles
  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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strayer

  • noun someone who strays or falls behind
    straggler.
  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    isolated; stray.
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs

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soldiership

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiering.

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nucleolus_organizer

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organiser; nucleolar organizer.

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quick

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

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sidewalk

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

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shlep

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

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poilu

  • noun a French soldier (especially in World War I)
  • noun thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game; southern U.S.
    chicken purloo; purloo.

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gill_slit

  • noun one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes
    gill cleft; branchial cleft.

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pierre_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard.

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plexus

  • noun a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
    rete.

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nucleolus_organiser

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolar organiser; nucleolar organizer; nucleolus organizer.

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sir_henry_percy

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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unknown_soldier

  • noun an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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hunger_march

  • noun a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed

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fold

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    congregation; faithful.

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rate

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

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cavum

  • noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
    cavity; bodily cavity.

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pass

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

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turn

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

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limicoline_bird

  • noun any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
    shore bird; shorebird.

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postman

  • noun a man who delivers the mail
    mail carrier; letter carrier; mailman; carrier.

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apparatus

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    setup.
  • noun (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function
    • the breathing apparatus

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pace

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

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sleepwalker

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

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lurch

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

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foot_soldier

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

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shamble

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

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noctambulist

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

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bustard_quail

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button quail; button-quail; hemipode.

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tippytoe

  • verb walk on one's toes
    tip; tiptoe.

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bird

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

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poky

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; pokey.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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weirdy

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

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ruffle

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

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balaeniceps_rex

  • noun large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
    shoebird; shoebill.

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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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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ibis

  • noun wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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weirdo

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

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limbus

  • noun a border or edge of any of various body parts distinguished by color or structure

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crippled

  • adjective satellite disabled in the feet or legs
    halt; lame; gimpy; halting; game.
    • a crippled soldier
    • a game leg
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify; cripple.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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alveolar_bed

  • noun lung tissue densely packed with alveoli

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noctambulism

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

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great

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

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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swing

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

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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walk_about

  • verb walk with no particular goal
    walk around; perambulate.
    • we were walking around in the garden
    • after breakfast, she walked about in the park

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percy

  • noun United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
    Walker Percy.
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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soldier

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

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locomotion

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

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thomas_edward_lawrence

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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pack

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

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interstice

  • noun a small structural space between tissues or parts of an organ
    • the interstices of a network
  • noun small opening between things

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lens_nucleus

  • noun the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex
    nucleus.

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shuffle

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

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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hiking

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

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osseous_labyrinth

  • noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth
    bony labyrinth.

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limp

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

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branchial_arch

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    gill bar; gill arch.

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videlicet

  • adverb as follows
    to wit; namely; viz.; that is to say.

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flagging

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

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totterer

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

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cariama

(Zoöl.) A large, long-legged South American bird (Dicholophus cristatus) which preys upon snakes, etc. See Seriema.

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shack

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

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angry

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

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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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germ

  • noun anything that provides inspiration for later work
    source; seed.
  • noun a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

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plod

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

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splash

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

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cartilaginous_structure

  • noun body structure given shape by cartilage

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intermittent_claudication

  • noun lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest

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drop_back

  • verb take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
    • The defender dropped back behind his teammate
  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; get behind.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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swagger

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

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wader

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

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guardsman

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'

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hallux

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    big toe; great toe.

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packsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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labyrinth

  • noun complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
    maze.
  • noun a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
    inner ear; internal ear.

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grenade_thrower

  • noun an infantryman equipped with grenades
    grenadier.

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bodily

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the body
    • a bodily organ
    • bodily functions
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; corporeal.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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trail

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

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lameness

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

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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complex_body_part

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    body structure; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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baby

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

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moil

  • verb work hard
    travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long
  • verb be agitated
    churn; roil; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm

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branchial_cleft

  • noun one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes
    gill slit; gill cleft.

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aramus_guarauna

  • noun wading bird of South America and Central America
    courlan.

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squish

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

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lingerer

  • noun someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
    loiterer.

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sway

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

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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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back_pack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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rotator_cuff

  • noun a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move

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mall

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

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lumber

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

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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slowness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness.
  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    deliberateness; unhurriedness; deliberation.

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wade

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

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quick_march

  • noun marching at quick time

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root

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

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grenade

  • noun a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

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seriema

  • noun Argentinian Cariama
    Chunga burmeisteri; chunga.
  • noun Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
    crested cariama; Cariama cristata.

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tap

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

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process

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

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gameness

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

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wading_bird

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

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green_beret

  • noun a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

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slip

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

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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footslogger

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

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kinetochore

  • noun a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
    centromere.
    • the centromere is difficult to sequence

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backpacking

  • noun carrying something in a pack on the back
    packing.
    • the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts
  • verb hike with a backpack
    backpack; pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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chevalier_de_bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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rib

  • noun support resembling the rib of an animal
  • noun any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
    costa.

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travel

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

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labored

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    strained; laboured.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    push; drive; labor; labour; tug.
    • She tugged for years to make a decent living
    • We have to push a little to make the deadline!
    • She is driving away at her doctoral thesis

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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cingulum

  • noun (anatomy) an encircling structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth)

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neural

  • adjective of or relating to the nervous system
    nervous.
    • nervous disease
    • neural disorder
  • adjective of or relating to neurons
    neuronic; neuronal.
    • neural network

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swiftness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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filament

  • noun a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
    fibril; strand.
  • noun the stalk of a stamen

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uvea

  • noun the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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pokey

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; poky.

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lag

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

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sneak

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

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ortygan

  • noun any of several East Indian birds

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prance

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

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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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la_fayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.

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goose_step

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

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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highlander

  • noun a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Scottish Highlander.

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corona

  • noun the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
    aureole.
  • noun (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower

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skywalk

  • noun an elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)

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footed

  • adjective having feet
    • footed creatures
    • a footed sofa
  • verb pay for something
    foot; pick.
    • pick up the tab
    • pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages
    • foot the bill

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Juan Domingo Peron.

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rove

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town
  • verb pass a rope through
    reeve.
    • reeve an opening

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tilt

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

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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redcoat

  • noun British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)
    lobsterback.

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go_by

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

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harry_hotspur

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Hotspur.

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henry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Lee; Lighthorse Harry Lee.

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pierre_de_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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footstep

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

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move

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

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stamper

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

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dawdle

  • verb take one's time; proceed slowly
    linger.
  • verb waste time
    dally.
    • Get busy--don't dally!

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through

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

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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decussation

  • noun an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X
    chiasm; chiasma.

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flounce

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

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horny

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; randy; ruttish; steamy; aroused.
    • feeling horny
  • adjective satellite having horns or hornlike projections
    • horny coral
    • horny (or horned) frog

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chunga_burmeisteri

  • noun Argentinian Cariama
    seriema; chunga.

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prowler

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

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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backpack

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

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heron

  • noun grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
  • noun Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
    Hero of Alexandria; Hero.

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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constitutionalize

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

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territorial

  • noun nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
  • noun a territorial military unit
    territorial reserve.

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shuffler

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

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tramper

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

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flanker

  • noun a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver
    flanker back.
  • noun a soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation

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footslog

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

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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dab

  • noun a light touch or stroke
    pat; tap.
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splatter; splash.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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musket

  • noun a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel; formerly used by infantrymen

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reeler

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

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foot

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

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limper

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

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apodeme

  • noun ridge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles

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cartilaginous

  • adjective of or relating to cartilage
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; rubbery.

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noctambulation

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

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bony

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

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celerity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; speediness; rapidity.

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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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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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janissary

  • noun a loyal supporter
    • every politician has a following of janissaries
  • noun a Turkish soldier

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rock

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

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athletics

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

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shambling

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

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trailer

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger.
  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    preview; prevue.

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tot

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

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great_toe

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    hallux; big toe.

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haversack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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goose

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

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confederate_soldier

  • noun a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

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wade

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

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flock

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

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hammertoe

  • noun a deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch

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sneak_out

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak away; slip away; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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out

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

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hacker

  • noun someone who plays golf poorly
  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    cyber-terrorist; cyberpunk.

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tabloid

  • noun sensationalist journalism
    yellow journalism; tab.
  • noun newspaper with half-size pages
    rag; sheet.

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lighthorse_harry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Henry Lee; Lee.

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keep_one's_shoulder_to_the_wheel

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    peg away; slog; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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planus

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angry_walk

  • noun a stiff or threatening gait
    stalk.

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trooper

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    cavalryman.
  • noun a mounted policeman

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hobbler

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

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smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Jan Christian Smuts.
  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.

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kosciusko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciuszko.

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one

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

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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waddle

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

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tube-shaped_structure

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

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story

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    • he writes stories for the magazines

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cart

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

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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dodder

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

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button_quail

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button-quail; bustard quail; hemipode.

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hobble

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

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travel_by

  • verb move past
    pass by; go by; go past; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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ambler

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

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advance

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

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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keep

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

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motion

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

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stride

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

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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keel

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

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cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac.

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wading

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

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debouch

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

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button-quail

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button quail; bustard quail; hemipode.

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clump

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

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osseous

  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    bony; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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shorebird

  • noun any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
    shore bird; limicoline bird.

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horny_structure

  • noun any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
    unguis.

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juan_domingo_peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Peron.

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infantryman

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

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gill_bar

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    branchial arch; gill arch.

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kosciuszko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciusko.

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shore_bird

  • noun any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
    limicoline bird; shorebird.

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take_the_air

  • verb take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    walk.
    • The lovers held hands while walking
    • We like to walk every Sunday

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staggerer

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

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thomas_wentworth_storrow_higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Higginson; Thomas Higginson.

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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hoof

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

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passer

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

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little

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

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fall_back

  • verb fall backwards and down
  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    dawdle; fall behind; lag.

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quick_time

  • noun a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute

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pit

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

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toil

  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    labour; labor.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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stork

  • noun large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage

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tittup

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

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light-footed

  • adjective (of movement) having a light and springy step
    • a light-footed girl

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man

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

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toe

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

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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bumble

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb walk unsteadily
    falter; stumble.
    • The drunk man stumbled about

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drop_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    hang back; trail; drag; get behind; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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slosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; slush; splash.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    squish; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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bony_labyrinth

  • noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth
    osseous labyrinth.

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para

  • noun (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
    parity.
    • the parity of the mother must be considered
    • a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children
  • noun 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

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costa

  • noun a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)
  • noun any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
    rib.

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backpedal

  • verb pedal backwards on a bicycle
  • verb step backwards, in boxing

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ambulatory

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

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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manner_of_walking

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

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shoebird

  • noun large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
    Balaeniceps rex; shoebill.

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wayfarer

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

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crawl

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

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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laboriously

  • adverb in a laborious manner
    • their lives were spent in committee making decisions for others to execute on the basis of data laboriously gathered for them

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footer

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

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bed

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

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hike

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

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man-at-arms

  • noun a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

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space_walk

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

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cuff

  • noun the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
    turnup.
  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; manacle.

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speediness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; rapidity.

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stick-in-the-mud

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

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human_foot

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

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amble

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

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gill_arch

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    gill bar; branchial arch.

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exhibit

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

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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pedestrian

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

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ambulation

  • noun walking about
    • the hospital encouraged early ambulation

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funiculus

  • noun the stalk of a plant ovule or seed
    funicle.
  • noun any of several body structure resembling a cord

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rap

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

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travail

  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement; labour.
    • she was in labor for six hours
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; effort; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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cornu

  • noun (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

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grind

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; dweeb; nerd; swot.
  • noun the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
    • a coarse grind of coffee

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angle

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

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wanderer

  • noun someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
    roamer; rover; bird of passage.
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
    spider.

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plug_away

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; slog; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb persist in working hard
    plug.
    • Students must plug away at this problem

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pedgill

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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mr.

The customary abbreviation of Mister in writing and printing. See Master, 4.

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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take

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

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cleft

  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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steal_away

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    sneak away; sneak out; slip away; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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gill

  • noun a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
  • noun a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces

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hemipode

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button quail; button-quail; bustard quail.

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go_on

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

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marquis_de_lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Lafayette.

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rucksack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; knapsack.

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promenade

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

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gimpiness

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

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lobsterback

  • noun British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)
    redcoat.

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette.
  • noun a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians

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ithand

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bodily_cavity

  • noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
    cavity; cavum.

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double_time

  • noun a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
  • noun a doubled wage (for working overtime)

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unsexy

  • adjective not sexually aroused or arousing

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saunter

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

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nucleolus

  • noun a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
    nucleole.

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syrinx

  • noun a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
    pandean pipe; panpipe.
  • noun the vocal organ of a bird

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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bustard

  • noun large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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t._e._lawrence

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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peacekeeper

  • noun a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
  • noun someone who keeps peace
    • she's the peacekeeper in that family

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squelch

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

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infundibulum

  • noun any of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)

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daniel_morgan

  • noun soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
    Morgan.

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sluggishness

  • noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun the pace of things that move relatively slowly
    • the sluggishness of the economy
    • the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold

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get_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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hunger

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

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walkway

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

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anatomical_structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; body structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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tread

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

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halting

  • adjective satellite disabled in the feet or legs
    halt; lame; gimpy; game; crippled.
    • a crippled soldier
    • a game leg
  • verb cause to stop
    arrest; hold; halt.
    • Halt the engines
    • Arrest the progress
    • halt the presses

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paddle

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

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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loiterer

  • noun someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
    lingerer.

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range

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

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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police_officer

  • noun a member of a police force
    officer; policeman.
    • it was an accident, officer

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splosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    slush; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; squish; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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slop

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

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legionnaire

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    legionary.
  • noun a member of the American Legion

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shuffling

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

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fundus

  • noun (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening
    • the uterine fundus
    • the fundus of the stomach

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passer-by

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

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routemarch

  • noun a long training march for troops

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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keep_one's_nose_to_the_grindstone

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; slog; plug away.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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bodily_structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; body structure; anatomical structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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trampling

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

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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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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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pistoleer

  • noun someone armed with a pistol (especially a soldier so armed)

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cannon_fodder

  • noun soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
    fodder; fresh fish.

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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get

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

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beat

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

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bambino

  • noun a young child
    toddler; yearling; tot.

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stomp

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

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walkabout

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

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skeletal_structure

  • noun any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

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pave

  • noun a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows
  • verb cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic
    • pave the roads in the village

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strut

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

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capsule

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

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tramp_down

  • verb walk on and flatten
    trample; tread down.
    • tramp down the grass
    • trample the flowers

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stalker

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

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hotspur

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur.
  • noun a rash or impetuous person

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stog

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stroll

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

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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ethan_allen

  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)
    Allen.

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legionary

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    legionnaire.

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membranous_labyrinth

  • noun the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth

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coggle

  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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point_man

  • noun someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
    • he is the president's point man on economic issues
  • noun a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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pedionomus_torquatus

  • noun small Australian bird related to the button quail; classified as wading bird but inhabits plains
    plain wanderer.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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hang_back

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; trail; drag; get behind; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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allen

  • noun United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
    Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen; Gracie Allen; Gracie.
  • noun United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    Woody Allen; Allen Stewart Konigsberg.

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saunterer

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

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tanker

  • noun a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
    oiler; tank ship; oil tanker.
  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tank driver.

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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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stump

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

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surpass

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

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packer

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

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puddle

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

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shake

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

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prowl

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

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filum

  • noun a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)
    filament.

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sport

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

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ranker

  • noun a commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status
  • noun an enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces

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paseo

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

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speed

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

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away

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

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swash

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

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mud

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

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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leg_it

  • verb walk
    foot; hoof; hoof it.
    • let's hoof it to the disco

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rail

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

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vascular

  • adjective of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
    • vascular constriction
    • a vascular bundle

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progress

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

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thaddeus_kosciusko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciuszko; Kosciusko.

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alveolar

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    dental consonant; alveolar consonant; dental.
  • adjective pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs

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somnambulation

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

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flatfoot

  • noun a policeman who patrols a given region
    patrolman.
  • noun a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
    pes planus; splayfoot.

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potterer

  • noun a person who putters about
    putterer.

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slowpoke

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

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strider

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

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slowcoach

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

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vascular_structure

  • noun a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels

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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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dally

  • verb behave carelessly or indifferently
    flirt; toy; play.
    • Play about with a young girl's affection
  • verb waste time
    dawdle.
    • Get busy--don't dally!

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scuff

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

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cant_over

  • verb heel over
    tilt; cant; slant; pitch.
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting

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trampler

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

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last

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

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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peripatetic

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

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plodder

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

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careen

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

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nucleolar_organiser

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organizer; nucleolus organizer.

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culverin

  • noun a heavy cannon with a long barrel used in the 16th and 17th centuries
  • noun a medieval musket

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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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point

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

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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ploddingness

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dawdler

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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wac

  • noun a member of the Women's Army Corps
  • noun an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
    Women's Army Corps.

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walk

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

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rapidness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; celerity; speediness; rapidity.

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slogger

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

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catwalk

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

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higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Thomas Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson.

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doughboy

  • noun an American infantryman in World War I
  • noun a rounded lump of dough that is deep-fried and served as hot bread
    • the doughboy was a predecessor of the doughnut

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carina

  • noun any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom
  • noun a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the start Canopus

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tramp

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

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stamp

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

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wobble

  • noun an unsteady rocking motion
  • verb move unsteadily
    coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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grindstone

  • noun a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools

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walk_around

  • verb walk with no particular goal
    walk about; perambulate.
    • we were walking around in the garden
    • after breakfast, she walked about in the park
  • verb walk around something
    circumambulate.

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slowly

  • adverb without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    tardily; slow; easy.
    • he spoke slowly
    • go easy here--the road is slippery
    • glaciers move tardily
    • please go slow so I can see the sights
  • adverb in music
    lento.
    • Play this lento, please

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crested_cariama

  • noun Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
    seriema; Cariama cristata.

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gill_cleft

  • noun one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes
    gill slit; branchial cleft.

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nucleolar_organizer

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organiser; nucleolus organizer.

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wheeler

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

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mohammed_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Muhammad Ali; Mehemet Ali.

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locomote

  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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tread_down

  • verb walk on and flatten
    tramp down; trample.
    • tramp down the grass
    • trample the flowers

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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plain

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

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yearling

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

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single

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

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air

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

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cast

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

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rotator

(Anat.) that which gives a rotary or rolling motion, as a muscle which partially rotates or turns some part on its axis.

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zona

  • noun (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
    zone.

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cock

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

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manner

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

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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pound

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

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trudger

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

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membranous

  • adjective relating to or made of or similar to a membrane
    • membranous lining
  • adjective satellite characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)
    membrane-forming.
    • membranous gastritis

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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laggard

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; drone; lagger; trailer.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; pokey; poky.

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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limping

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

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in

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

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quail

  • noun flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
  • noun small gallinaceous game birds

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mouse

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

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gimp

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

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pas

  • noun (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; pa; daddy.

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pat

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

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jolting

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • verb move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    jar; jolt.

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zimmer

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

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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pad

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

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sneak_off

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak away; sneak out; slip away.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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wheel

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

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ball

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

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cariama_cristata

  • noun Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
    crested cariama; seriema.

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marcher

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

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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neural_structure

  • noun a structure that is part of the nervous system

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waddler

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

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single_file

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

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countermarch

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

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off

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

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intermittent

  • adjective satellite stopping and starting at irregular intervals
    • intermittent rain showers

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seigneur_de_bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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constitutional

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

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pacing

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

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double

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

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drone

  • noun stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
  • noun an unchanging intonation
    droning; monotone.

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jawan

  • noun (India) a private soldier or male constable

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courlan

  • noun wading bird of South America and Central America
    Aramus guarauna.

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landmark

  • noun the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
    • the church steeple provided a convenient landmark
  • noun an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
    turning point; watershed.
    • the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations

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spook

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

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unguis

  • noun any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
    horny structure.

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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heavily

  • adverb to a considerable degree
    to a great extent.
    • he relied heavily on others' data
  • adverb in a heavy-footed manner
    • he walked heavily up the three flights to his room

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moonwalk

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

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cavalryman

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    trooper.
  • noun a soldier mounted on horseback
    trooper.
    • a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount

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lawrence_of_arabia

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence.

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human

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

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rambler

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

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limicoline

(Zoöl.) Shore-inhabiting; of or pertaining to the Limicolæ.

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to

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

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fastness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; swiftness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixedness; fixture.

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claudication

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

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stray

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

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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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stomper

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

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splayfoot

  • noun a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
    pes planus; flatfoot.
  • adjective having feet that turn outward
    splayfooted.

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rifleman

  • noun someone skilled in the use of a rifle
  • noun a soldier whose weapon is a rifle

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falter

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

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tooth_root

  • noun the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
    root.

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march

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

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around

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

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big

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

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quickness

  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    deftness; adeptness; adroitness; facility.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer
  • noun intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
    quick-wittedness; mental quickness.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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fall_behind

  • verb retreat
    drop off; fall back; recede; lose.
  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    dawdle; fall back; lag.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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knock

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

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flamingo

  • noun large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

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shaped

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

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big_toe

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    hallux; great toe.

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peg_away

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; slog; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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borgia

  • noun Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458)
    Alfonso Borgia; Calixtus III.
  • noun Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)
    Duchess of Ferrara; Lucrezia Borgia.

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pavement

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

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virginia_wade

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

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nose

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

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color_bearer

  • noun the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle
    standard-bearer.

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crawler

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

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scuffle

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

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tiptoe

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

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parade

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

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tank_driver

  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tanker.

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tripper

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

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goldbrick

  • noun a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
  • noun an idle worthless person
    no-account; good-for-naught; good-for-nothing; goof-off; ne'er-do-well.

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back

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

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esplanade

  • noun a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore

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dodderer

  • noun one who dodders from old age and weakness

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martial

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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sneak_away

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak out; slip away; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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creep

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

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pass_by

  • verb move past
    travel by; go by; go past; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other

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lee

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.
  • noun United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    Rose Louise Hovick; Gypsy Rose Lee.

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cavity

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    pit.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    enclosed space.

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toddle

  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder.
    • small children toddle

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tube

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

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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stagger

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

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pes

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

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flounder

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

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drudge

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; hack.
  • noun a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
    galley slave; peon; navvy.

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branchial

  • adjective of or relating to gills (or to parts of the body derived from embryonic gills)

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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slouch

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

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pes_planus

  • noun a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
    splayfoot; flatfoot.

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swaggerer

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

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aster

  • noun any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
  • noun star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis

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fictional_character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel

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step

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

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radicle

  • noun (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

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thrower

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    throwster.
  • noun someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

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jan_christian_smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Smuts.

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by

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

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tread

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

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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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on

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

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about

  • adjective satellite on the move
    astir.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident
  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    around; some; roughly; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party

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rete

  • noun a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
    plexus.

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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have

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

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pivot_man

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

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magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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thomas_higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson.

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marie_joseph_paul_yves_roch_gilbert_du_motier

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.

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standard-bearer

  • noun an outstanding leader of a political movement
  • noun the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle
    color bearer.

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bluster

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

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soldiering

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiership.
  • noun the evasion of work or duty
    slacking; shirking; goofing off; goldbricking.

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zimmer_frame

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

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mehemet_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Mohammed Ali; Muhammad Ali.

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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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militiaman

  • noun a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies

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receptor

  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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vagabond

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

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pivot

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

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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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stumble

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

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weirdie

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

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sashay

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

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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meat_packer

  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    packer.

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lacrimal_apparatus

  • noun the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye

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structure

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

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stalk

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

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lagger

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; laggard; drone; trailer.

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unhurriedness

  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    deliberateness; deliberation; slowness.

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hoof_it

  • verb walk
    foot; leg it; hoof.
    • let's hoof it to the disco

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head

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

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slump

  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slack; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    economic crisis; depression.

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gait

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

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ambulate

  • verb walk about; not be bedridden or incapable of walking

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cesare_borgia

  • noun Italian cardinal and military leader; model for Machiavelli's prince (1475-1507)
    Borgia.

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tadeusz_andrzej_bonawentura_kosciuszko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Kosciuszko; Kosciusko.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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limpkin

  • noun wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
    Aramus pictus.

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crane

  • noun lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
  • noun United States writer (1871-1900)
    Stephen Crane.

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lockstep

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

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reel

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

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peristome

  • noun (botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule
  • noun region around the mouth in various invertebrates

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go-cart

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

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skulk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    lurk.
  • verb avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
    malinger.

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anzac

  • noun a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I

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perambulate

  • verb make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property)
    • Selectmen are required by law to perambulate the bounds every five years
  • verb walk with no particular goal
    walk about; walk around.
    • we were walking around in the garden
    • after breakfast, she walked about in the park

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go_past

  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go by; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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aramus_pictus

  • noun wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
    limpkin.

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body_structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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roam

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

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demonstrate

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

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calycle

  • noun a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
    false calyx; epicalyx; calyculus.
  • noun a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    calyculus; caliculus.

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indian_file

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

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walk-through

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

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glans

  • noun a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris

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ploddingly

  • adverb in a plodding manner
    • this writer ploddingly accumulates detail after detail

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sidestep

  • noun a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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boardwalk

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

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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file

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

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pitter-patter

  • noun a series of rapid tapping sounds
    • she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house
  • verb rain gently
    sprinkle; spatter; patter; spit.
    • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

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cytoskeleton

  • noun a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence

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work

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

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trip

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

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somnambulism

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

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creeper

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

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sleepwalking

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

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tip

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

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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wander

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town
  • verb be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    cheat; cuckold; cheat on; betray.
    • She cheats on her husband
    • Might her husband be wandering?

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fresh_fish

  • noun soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
    fodder; cannon fodder.

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trample

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

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stumbler

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

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rapidity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; speediness.

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crested

  • adjective satellite bearing an heraldic device
  • verb lie at the top of
    cap; crest.
    • Snow capped the mountains

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somnambulist

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

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roll

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

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savinien_cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Cyrano de Bergerac.

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footfall

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    footstep; step.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch

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passerby

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

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fodder

  • noun soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
    fresh fish; cannon fodder.
  • noun coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

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perambulation

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

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slink

  • verb walk stealthily
    • I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey

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trudge

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

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drift

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

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slant

  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    angle.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    rake; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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lens

  • noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
    lens system; lense.
  • noun genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
    genus Lens.

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drag

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

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gyrus

  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    convolution.

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nucleus

  • noun a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
    karyon; cell nucleus.
  • noun the positively charged dense center of an atom

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morgan

  • noun United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan.
  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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gurkha

  • noun a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years; known for fierceness in combat
  • noun a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal

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pool

  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    pond.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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troop

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

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plain_wanderer

  • noun small Australian bird related to the button quail; classified as wading bird but inhabits plains
    Pedionomus torquatus.

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ramble

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

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space

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

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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stroller

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

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hiker

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

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tancred

  • noun Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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walker

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

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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meander

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

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section_eight

  • noun a soldier who received a Section Eight discharge as unfit for military service
  • noun a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable

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stick

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

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