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preoccupancy (Also preoccupancies) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to preoccupancy

repositioning

  • noun the act of placing in a new position
  • verb change place or direction
    reposition; shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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lifo

  • noun inventory accounting in which the most recently acquired items are assumed to be the first sold
    last in first out.

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khalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

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thirst

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

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president_lincoln

  • noun 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    Lincoln; President Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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hoover

  • noun United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
    William Hoover; William Henry Hoover.
  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; J. Edgar Hoover.

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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tactfulness

  • noun consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
    tact.

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daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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president_tyler

  • noun elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)
    John Tyler; Tyler.

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memory_loss

  • noun partial or total loss of memory
    amnesia; blackout.
    • he has a total blackout for events of the evening

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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disorientation

  • noun a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)
    freak out.
  • noun confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction
    • his disorientation was the result of inattention

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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obsessive

  • noun a person who has obsessions
  • adjective satellite characterized by or constituting an obsession
    obsessional.
    • the obsessional character of his response
    • obsessive gambling

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herbert_clark_hoover

  • noun 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    Herbert Hoover; Hoover; President Hoover.

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personal_appeal

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    charisma; personal magnetism.

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make-work

  • noun active work of little value
    busywork.
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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newspapering

  • noun journalism practiced for the newspapers

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force

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

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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meditation

  • noun continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
    speculation.
    • the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge
  • noun (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

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cobbling

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; shoemaking.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone; cobble.

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shining

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

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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gerald_r._ford

  • noun 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
    Gerald Rudolph Ford; Gerald Ford; President Ford; Ford.

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sailing_master

  • noun the ship's officer in charge of navigation
    navigator.

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onus

  • noun an onerous or difficult concern
    load; incumbrance; encumbrance; burden.
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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muddiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; sloppiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; disarray; confusedness; mental confusion.
    • a confusion of impressions

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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secretary_of_commerce

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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ruminator

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    muser; muller; ponderer.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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neurologist

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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military

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

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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slating

  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slate.
  • noun a severely critical attack
    • the reviewers gave his book a sound slating

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brainworker

  • noun someone whose profession involves using his head to solve problems
    brain-worker.

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personal_business

  • noun matters of personal concern
    affairs; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order

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plot

  • noun a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    game; secret plan.
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    patch; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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herbert_hoover

  • noun 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    Hoover; Herbert Clark Hoover; President Hoover.

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proctologist

  • noun a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus

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call

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

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strike

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

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president_carter

  • noun 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    Jimmy Carter; James Earl Carter; Carter; James Earl Carter Jr..

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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repair

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

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paperwork

  • noun work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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muse

  • noun the source of an artist's inspiration
    • Euterpe was his muse
  • noun in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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adult

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

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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workmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craftsmanship; craft.

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hold

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

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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interposition

  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    intervention.

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kaliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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roof

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

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president_ford

  • noun 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
    Gerald Rudolph Ford; Gerald Ford; Gerald R. Ford; Ford.

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vicereine

  • noun wife of a viceroy
  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    viceroy.

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give

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

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paparazzo

  • noun a freelance photographer who pursues celebrities trying to take candid photographs of them to sell to newspapers or magazines

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cost_accounting

  • noun keeping account of the costs of items in production

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involve

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

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social_service

  • noun an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
    welfare work.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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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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professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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war_secretary

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Secretary of War.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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computer_technology

  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and programming computers

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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curiosity

  • noun a state in which you want to learn more about something
    wonder.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddment; oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curio.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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law

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

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specialization

  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialisation.
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialism; specialisation; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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systematization

  • noun systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
    rationalization; rationalisation; systematisation.

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cost_accountant

  • noun a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production

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xerography

  • noun forming an image by the action of light on a specially coated charged plate; the latent image is developed with powders that adhere only to electrically charged areas
    • edge enhancement is intrinsic in xerography

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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gynaecologist

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    woman's doctor; gynecologist.

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plumbing

  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
    plumbery.

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order

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

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monroe

  • noun United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
    Norma Jean Baker; Marilyn Monroe.
  • noun 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
    President Monroe; James Monroe.

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amir

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emir; emeer.

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secretary_of_labor

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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house_decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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handwriting_expert

  • noun a specialist in inferring character from handwriting
    graphologist.

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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arrogation

  • noun seizure by the government
    confiscation.

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electrical_work

  • noun the craft of an electrician

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richard_nixon

  • noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
    Richard M. Nixon; President Nixon; Richard Milhous Nixon; Nixon.

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reflection

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflexion.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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fix

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

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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connectedness

  • noun the state of being connected
    connection; link.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connexion.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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airplane_mechanics

  • noun the craft of building and repairing airplanes

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cogitation

  • noun a carefully considered thought about something
    • his cogitations were dutifully recorded in his daybook
  • noun attentive consideration and meditation
    study.
    • after much cogitation he rejected the offer

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cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

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mental_rejection

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; incredulity; disbelief.

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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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curator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    conservator.

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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classifier

  • noun a person who creates classifications
  • noun a word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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whim

  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse
  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whimsey; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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mystification

  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.
  • noun something designed to mystify or bewilder

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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president_john_quincy_adams

  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; Adams; President Adams.

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line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

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state_of_mind

  • noun a temporary psychological state
    frame of mind.
  • noun the state of a person's cognitive processes
    cognitive state.

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f._d._roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    President Roosevelt; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.

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dorothea_lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Lange.

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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feudal_lord

  • noun a man of rank in the ancient regime
    seignior; seigneur.

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debit

  • noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
    debit entry.
  • verb enter as debit

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medicine

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

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bibliothec

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
    librarian.

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missionary_work

  • noun the organized work of a religious missionary
    mission.

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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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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free

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

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systematisation

  • noun systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
    rationalization; rationalisation; systematization.

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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muller

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    ruminator; muser; ponderer.
  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.

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certified

  • adjective endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
    • a certified public accountant
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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nixon

  • noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
    Richard M. Nixon; Richard Nixon; President Nixon; Richard Milhous Nixon.

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clinton

  • noun wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
    Hilary Clinton; Hilary Rodham Clinton.
  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Bill Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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president_taylor

  • noun 12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
    Taylor; Zachary Taylor.

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needlework

  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
    needlecraft.
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
    needlecraft.

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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solicitousness

  • noun a feeling of excessive concern
    solicitude.

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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fair_sex

  • noun women as a class
    womanhood; woman.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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contemplativeness

  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness
    meditativeness; pensiveness.

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grade

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

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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saceur

  • noun commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe
    Supreme Allied Commander Europe.

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financial_officer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    treasurer.

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confectionery

  • noun candy and other sweets considered collectively
    • the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks
  • noun a confectioner's shop
    candy store; confectionary.

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service

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

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top

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

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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master

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

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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listen

  • verb hear with intention
    • Listen to the sound of this cello
  • verb listen and pay attention
    take heed; hear.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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pondering

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; brooding; contemplative; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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solicitor

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

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advisement

  • noun careful consideration
    weighing; deliberation.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them

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chairwoman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson

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double_entry

  • noun bookkeeper debits the transaction to one account and credits it to another
    double-entry bookkeeping.

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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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incredulity

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; mental rejection; disbelief.

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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high_tech

  • noun highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
    high technology.

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tree

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

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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matter

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

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tutelage

  • noun teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
    tutorship; tuition.
  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; guardianship; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard

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rationalization

  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalisation.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalisation.

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feeling

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

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martin_van_buren

  • noun 8th President of the United States (1782-1862)
    Van Buren; President Van Buren.

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dubya

  • noun 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
    President George W. Bush; Dubyuh; Bush; President Bush; George Walker Bush; George W. Bush; George Bush.

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chew_over

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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broody

  • noun a domestic hen ready to brood
    broody hen; sitter; setting hen; brood hen.
  • adjective satellite physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    • a broody hen

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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president_monroe

  • noun 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
    Monroe; James Monroe.

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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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theology

  • noun the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
    divinity.
  • noun a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    theological system.
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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otorhinolaryngologist

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; ENT man; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor.

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affairs

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

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ponder

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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chiropodist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    podiatrist; foot doctor.

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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president_william_henry_harrison

  • noun 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
    President Harrison; Harrison; William Henry Harrison.

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play_around

  • verb commit adultery
    fool around.
    • he plays around a lot
  • verb work with in an amateurish manner
    dabble; smatter.
    • She dabbles in astronomy
    • He plays around with investments but he never makes any money

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rationalisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalization.
  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalization.

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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trusteeship

  • noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
    trust territory.
  • noun the position of trustee

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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medical

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

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motion-picture_photography

  • noun the act of making a film
    filming; cinematography.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; President Garfield; James A. Garfield; James Garfield.

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tech

  • noun a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
    technical school.

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busywork

  • noun active work of little value
    make-work.
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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whimsey

  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whim; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it
  • noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    arbitrariness; whimsy; whimsicality; capriciousness; flightiness.
    • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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james_earl_carter_jr.

  • noun 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    President Carter; Jimmy Carter; James Earl Carter; Carter.

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inventory_accounting

  • noun accounting that controls and evaluates inventory

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idealisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealization.
  • noun something that exists only as an idea
    idealization.

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ambassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    embassador.
  • noun an informal representative
    • an ambassador of good will

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peasanthood

  • noun the state of being a peasant
    • the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood

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chartered

  • adjective hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
    leased; hired.
    • a chartered plane
    • the chartered buses arrived on time
  • verb hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    hire; rent; charter; lease.

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concentre

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; focus; concenter.

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rector

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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earth

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

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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secretary_of_energy

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977

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aeronautical_engineering

  • noun the branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
  • noun the activity of designing and constructing aircraft

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piecework

  • noun work paid for according to the quantity produced

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rocket_scientist

  • noun a clever thinker
    • you do not have to be a rocket scientist to figure that out
  • noun an engineer who builds and tests rockets
    rocket engineer.

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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pensiveness

  • noun persistent morbid meditation on a problem
    brooding.
  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness
    meditativeness; contemplativeness.

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medical_intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; interne.

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agriculture_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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do

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

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meditate

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate
  • verb think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    contemplate; study.
    • He is meditating in his study

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haunted

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; obsessed; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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deliberative

  • adjective satellite involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination
    • a deliberative body

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conservator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    curator.
  • noun someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person

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considerate

  • adjective showing concern for the rights and feelings of others
    • friends considerate enough to leave us alone

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paying_attention

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    attentiveness; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    thoughtful; attentive; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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tyler

  • noun elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)
    John Tyler; President Tyler.
  • noun a town in northeast Texas

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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oscitant

  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; drowsy.
    • the yawning congregation

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laying_claim

  • noun the act of taking possession of or power over something
    assumption.
    • his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
    • the Nazi assumption of power in 1934
    • he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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fair

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

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podiatrist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    foot doctor; chiropodist.

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deanship

  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanery.

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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rocket

  • noun any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
    projectile.
  • noun a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
    rocket engine.

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lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Dorothea Lange.

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connective

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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meditative

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; contemplative; musing; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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shoemaking

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; cobbling.

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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confusion

  • noun disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    • the army retreated in confusion
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    disarray; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions

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obsessiveness

  • noun extreme compulsiveness
    obsessivity.

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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philosophiser

  • noun someone who considers situations from a philosophical point of view
    philosophizer.

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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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linkage

  • noun an associative relation
  • noun (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
    gene linkage.

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owner-occupier

  • noun an occupant who owns the home that he/she lives in

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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abstractedness

  • noun preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
    abstraction.

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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pith

  • noun soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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steer

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

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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room_decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; decorator.

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clerking

  • noun the activity of recording business transactions
    bookkeeping.
  • verb work as a clerk, as in the legal business
    clerk.

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cobble

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobblestone.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone.

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zachary_taylor

  • noun 12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
    Taylor; President Taylor.

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narcosis

  • noun unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia

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oblivious

  • adjective satellite (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
    unmindful.
    • oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform
    • oblivious to the risks she ran
    • not unmindful of the heavy responsibility
  • adjective satellite failing to keep in mind
    forgetful.
    • forgetful of her responsibilities
    • oblivious old age

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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wraith

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; spook; specter.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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self-confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority

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generality

  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generalisation; generalization.
    • he spoke in broad generalities
  • noun the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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enologist

  • noun a specialist in wine making
    oenologist; fermentologist.

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drafting

  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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charisma

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    personal magnetism; personal appeal.

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interest

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

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political_leader

  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; politician; politico.

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medical_specialist

  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    specialist.

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location

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

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life

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

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premier

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    Prime Minister; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; prime minister.

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adams

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
    Sam Adams; Samuel Adams.
  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; President John Quincy Adams; President Adams.

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thomas_woodrow_wilson

  • noun 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
    Wilson; President Wilson; Woodrow Wilson.

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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catering

  • noun providing food and services
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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snap

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

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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gritty

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    grainy; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    spunky; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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fillmore

  • noun elected vice president and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
    Millard Fillmore; President Fillmore.

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presidency

  • noun the tenure of a president
    presidential term; administration.
    • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration
  • noun the office and function of president
    presidentship.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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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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harrison

  • noun English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
    Reginald Carey Harrison; Rex Harrison; Sir Rex Harrison.
  • noun English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
    George Harrison.

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cleveland

  • noun the largest city in Ohio; located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie; a major Great Lakes port
  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    President Cleveland; Stephen Grover Cleveland; Grover Cleveland.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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balance

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

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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guardianship

  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; tutelage; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; safekeeping.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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metropolitan

  • noun in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity
  • noun a person who lives in a metropolis

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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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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specter

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; spook; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us

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pyrotechnics

  • noun (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)
  • noun the craft of making fireworks
    pyrotechny.

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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make

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

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franklin_roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    F. D. Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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inventory

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

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ike

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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secretary_of_transportation

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • Johnson appointed Alan S. Boyd as the first Transportation Secretary
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966

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eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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gerald_rudolph_ford

  • noun 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
    Gerald Ford; Gerald R. Ford; President Ford; Ford.

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warder

  • noun a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners

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van_buren

  • noun 8th President of the United States (1782-1862)
    Martin Van Buren; President Van Buren.

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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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james_garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; Garfield; President Garfield; James A. Garfield.

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supplanter

  • noun one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
    usurper.

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skepticism

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    mental rejection; incredulity; disbelief.
  • noun the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
    scepticism; agnosticism.

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paediatrician

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    baby doctor; pediatrist; pediatrician.

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case_load

  • noun the number of cases handled in a given period of time (as by a court or agency)

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emissary

  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    envoy.

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attorney_general

  • noun the chief law officer of a country or state
  • noun the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
    United States Attorney General; US Attorney General.
    • Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington

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singleness

  • noun without hypocrisy
    straightforwardness.
    • the singleness of his motives could not be questioned
  • noun the quality of concentrating on one central objective
    • his singleness of purpose

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work_load

  • noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
    workload.

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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police_lieutenant

  • noun an officer in a police force
    lieutenant.

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photo

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photograph; pic; picture; exposure.

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ent_man

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.

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focal_point

  • noun a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
    focus.
  • noun a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    nidus; focus.
    • the focus of infection

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pastorship

  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorate.

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rumination

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun (of ruminants) chewing (the cud)
    • ruminants have remarkable powers of rumination

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brainstorming

  • noun a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions
    • we had an intense brainstorming session today
  • verb try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
    brainstorm.

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president_adams

  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; President John Quincy Adams; Adams.
  • noun 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)
    John Adams; President John Adams; Adams.

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scatty

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; absentminded; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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dreamy

  • adjective satellite dreamy in mood or nature
    moony; woolgathering.
    • a woolgathering moment
  • adjective satellite lacking spirit or liveliness
    languorous; languid; lackadaisical.
    • a lackadaisical attempt
    • a languid mood
    • a languid wave of the hand
    • a hot languorous afternoon

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magistrature

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistracy.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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jimmy_carter

  • noun 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    President Carter; James Earl Carter; Carter; James Earl Carter Jr..

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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zoom

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

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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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grover_cleveland

  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    President Cleveland; Stephen Grover Cleveland; Cleveland.

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wing_commander

  • noun (RAF rank) one who is next below a group captain

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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right

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

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dean

  • noun an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
  • noun United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
    James Byron Dean; James Dean.

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deal

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

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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fingering

  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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invoice

  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; bill.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe
  • verb send an bill to
    • She invoiced the company for her expenses

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critique

  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critical review; review; review article.
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    criticism.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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bemused

  • adjective satellite deeply absorbed in thought
    deep in thought; preoccupied; lost.
    • as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
    • lost in thought
    • a preoccupied frown
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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secretary_of_veterans_affairs

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Bush appointed Edward J. Derwinski as the first Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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ponderer

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    ruminator; muser; muller.

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prelacy

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelature.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelature.

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for

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

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blackleg

  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; rat.
  • verb take the place of work of someone on strike
    fink; scab; rat.

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relistening

  • noun the act of hearing again
    rehearing.

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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interestingness

  • noun the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    interest.
    • they said nothing of great interest
    • primary colors can add interest to a room

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filming

  • noun the act of making a film
    motion-picture photography; cinematography.
  • verb make a film or photograph of something
    shoot; take; film.
    • take a scene
    • shoot a movie

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fog

  • noun droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    murkiness; fogginess; murk.

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education_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    Secretary of Education.
    • Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education
  • noun the position of the head of the Education Department
    Secretary of Education.
    • the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979

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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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booking

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

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core

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

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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keeper

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

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khan

  • noun a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
  • noun an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
    caravan inn; caravanserai; caravansary.

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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madison

  • noun 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
    James Madison; President Madison.
  • noun capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin
    capital of Wisconsin.

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chester_alan_arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Arthur; President Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.

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restlessness

  • noun the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active
    • the restlessness of the wind
  • noun a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    impatience.

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plum

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

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townsman

  • noun a person from the same town as yourself
    • a fellow townsman
  • noun a resident of a town or city
    towner.

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craftsman

  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    crafter.
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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single_entry

  • noun a simple bookkeeping system; transactions are entered in only one account
    single-entry bookkeeping.

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anxiousness

  • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
    anxiety.
  • noun a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
    disquiet.

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marshall

  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshal.
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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profession

  • noun the body of people in a learned occupation
    • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
    • they formed a community of scientists
  • noun an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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furnishing

  • noun (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
    trappings.
  • noun (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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hematologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    haematologist.

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secretary_of_the_interior

  • noun the position of the head of the Department of the Interior
    Interior Secretary.
    • the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849
  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
    Interior Secretary.
    • President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior

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scholarly_person

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    bookman; scholar; student.

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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picture_taking

  • noun the act of taking and printing photographs
    photography.

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interior_design

  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior decoration.
  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior

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gig

  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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woodwork

  • noun work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodworking; carpentry.

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focalise

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalize.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalize; concentre; focus; concenter.

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secretary_of_agriculture

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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accountancy

  • noun the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
    accounting.

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james_buchanan

  • noun 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
    Buchanan; President Buchanan.

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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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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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president_hoover

  • noun 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    Herbert Hoover; Hoover; Herbert Clark Hoover.

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fascination

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    captivation.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; enthrallment; captivation.