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hyaline

  • noun a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
    hyalin.
  • adjective satellite resembling glass in transparency or translucency
    hyaloid.
    • the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell

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overnice

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    squeamish; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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activated

  • adjective satellite (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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foul

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

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sleek

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

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unmixed

  • adjective satellite not mixed with extraneous elements
    plain; sheer; unmingled.
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing
  • adjective satellite not constituting a compound
    uncompounded.

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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anthelmintic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelminthic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    helminthic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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travel-soiled

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-stained.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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old-maidish

  • adjective satellite primly fastidious
    old-womanish.

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undecomposed

  • adjective satellite not left to spoil
    unspoilt; unspoiled; good.
    • the meat is still good

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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uninfected

  • adjective satellite free from sepsis or infection
    clean.
    • a clean (or uninfected) wound

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pristinate

Pristine; primitive. Obs. "Pristinate idolatry." Holinshed.

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dapper

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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plainness

  • noun the state of being unmixed with other material
    • the plainness of vanilla ice cream
  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    perspicuity; perspicuousness.

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alterative

  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    remedial; healing; sanative; curative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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prophylactic

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventive; preventative.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
    rubber; safe; safety; condom.

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aseptic

  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    sterile.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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immaculateness

  • noun the state of being spotlessly clean
    spotlessness.

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antibiotic

  • noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
    antibiotic drug.
    • when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs
  • adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs

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sooty

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; jet; pitchy.
  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with soot
    • a sooty chimney

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speckless

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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semi-processed

  • adjective satellite having been subjected to partial processing

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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flatus

  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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sordid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; squalid; sleazy.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite unethical or dishonest
    dirty.
    • dirty police officers
    • a sordid political campaign

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fattening

  • adjective satellite subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter
    • a fattening hog
    • fattening pens
  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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relieve

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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clean-cut

  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; trig.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard
  • adjective satellite clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    clear-cut; clear.
    • as clear as a whistle
    • clear footprints in the snow
    • the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather
    • a spire clean-cut against the sky
    • a clear-cut pattern

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cleanliness

  • noun the habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections
  • noun diligence in keeping clean

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uncleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually unclean

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unobstructed

  • adjective free from impediment or obstruction or hindrance
    • an unobstructed view

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pristine

  • adjective satellite completely free from dirt or contamination
    • pristine mountain snow
  • adjective satellite immaculately clean and unused
    • handed her his pristine white handkerchief

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new

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

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pristina

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distillate

  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillation.

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unfermented

  • adjective satellite not soured or preserved
    fresh; sweet.
    • sweet milk

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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healing

  • noun the natural process by which the body repairs itself
  • verb heal or recover
    mend; heal.
    • My broken leg is mending

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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adulterate

  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase.
    • adulterate liquor
  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; debased.

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dry

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

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priştine

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autochthonous

  • adjective of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed
  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; indigenous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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cathartic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; physic.
  • adjective satellite emotionally purging
    psychotherapeutic.

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persnickety

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    pernickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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uncontaminating

  • adjective not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    clean.
    • a clean fuel
    • cleaner and more efficient engines
    • the tactical bomb is reasonably clean

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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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apple

  • noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
  • noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
    orchard apple tree; Malus pumila.

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uncorrupted

  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    undefiled.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks
  • adjective satellite not decayed or decomposed
    unspoiled.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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make_pure

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    purify; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water

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cleanness

  • noun the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
  • noun without moral defects

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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choosey

  • adjective satellite difficult to please
    choosy.

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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plastered

  • adjective satellite (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance
    slicked.
    • black hair plastered with pomade
  • verb apply a heavy coat to
    stick on; plaster; plaster over.

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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filmy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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oily

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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well-kept

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

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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visibility

  • noun quality or fact or degree of being visible; perceptible by the eye or obvious to the eye
    visibleness.
    • low visibility caused by fog
  • noun degree of exposure to public notice
    profile.
    • that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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antisepsis

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    sterility; asepsis; sterileness.
  • noun the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
    asepsis.

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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organic

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

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germicidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    disinfectant; bactericidal.

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transparence

  • noun permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
    transparency.
  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparentness; transparency.

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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transparency

  • noun permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
    transparence.
  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparence; transparentness.

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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purity

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    pureness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; innocence; pureness.

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unmarked

  • adjective not having an identifying mark
    • unmarked cards
    • an unmarked police car
  • adjective satellite not taken into account
    unnoted; overlooked.
    • his retirement was not allowed to go unmarked

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distillation

  • noun the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
    distillment.
  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillate.

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parasiticidal

  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; anthelminthic.

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refine

  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune.
    • refine one's style of writing
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; complicate.
    • refine a design or pattern

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spruce

  • noun light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
  • noun any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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aerated

  • adjective satellite (of a liquid) treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification
  • verb expose to fresh air
    aerate; air out; air.
    • aerate your old sneakers

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travel

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

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flatus-relieving

  • adjective satellite relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
    carminative.

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impure

  • adjective combined with extraneous elements
  • adjective (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
    • impure thoughts

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cleansing

  • noun the act of making something clean
    cleanup; cleaning.
    • he gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • verb clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    cleanse; clean.
    • clean up before you see your grandparents
    • clean your fingernails before dinner

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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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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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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uncontaminated

  • adjective not corrupted by contact or association
    • there is no culture uncontaminated by contact with the outside world
  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    unpolluted.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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fouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    befouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb hit a foul ball
    foul.

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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light

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

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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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purify

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; sanctify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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purification

  • noun the act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities
  • noun the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
    refinement; refining.

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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saturated

  • adjective being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
    concentrated.
    • a saturated solution
  • verb cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
    saturate.

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pristine

  • adjective satellite completely free from dirt or contamination
    • pristine mountain snow
  • adjective satellite immaculately clean and unused
    • handed her his pristine white handkerchief

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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through

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

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unsullied

  • adjective satellite spotlessly clean and fresh
    • the unsullied snow of mountains
  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    stainless; untarnished; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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polished

  • adjective perfected or made shiny and smooth
    • his polished prose
    • in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes
    • freshly polished silver
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth; smoothen.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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contaminated

  • adjective corrupted by contact or association
    • contaminated evidence
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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unstained

  • adjective not stained
    • An apron keeps his clothing unstained
  • adjective satellite not having a coating of stain or varnish
    unvarnished.

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choosy

  • adjective satellite difficult to please
    choosey.

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unpolluted

  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    uncontaminated.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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sterility

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    asepsis; sterileness; antisepsis.
  • noun the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
    infertility.

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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good

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

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trenchant

  • adjective satellite having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
    searching.
    • searching insights
    • trenchant criticism
  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    hard-hitting.
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument

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hyaloid

  • noun the transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye and separating it from the retina
    hyaloid membrane.
  • adjective satellite resembling glass in transparency or translucency
    hyaline.
    • the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell

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indigenous

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; autochthonous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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technical-grade

  • adjective satellite containing small amounts of other chemicals, hence slightly impure
    technical grade.
    • technical-grade sulfuric acid

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detachment

  • noun avoiding emotional involvement
    withdrawal.
  • noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    disengagement.

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transparent

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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sublimate

  • noun the product of vaporization of a solid
  • verb direct energy or urges into useful activities

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freshness

  • noun the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated
    • she loved the freshness of newly baked bread
    • the freshness of the air revived him
  • noun originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    novelty.

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dry-cleaned

  • adjective satellite cleaned with chemical solvents

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dingy

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

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spotless

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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slicked

  • adjective satellite (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance
    plastered.
    • black hair plastered with pomade
  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick; sleek.

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pernickety

  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    persnickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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nonpurulent

  • adjective satellite not containing pus

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new-made

  • adjective satellite newly made
    • the aroma of new-made bread

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gossamer

  • noun a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    cobweb.

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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germfree

  • adjective free from germs or pathogenic organisms; sterile
    • a germfree environment

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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unmingled

  • adjective satellite not mixed with extraneous elements
    plain; sheer; unmixed.
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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smudgy

  • adjective satellite smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination
    • oil-smeared work clothes
    • hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth
    • ink-smudged fingers

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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dashing

  • adjective satellite lively and spirited
    gallant.
    • a dashing hero
  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud; scoot.
    • She dashed into the yard

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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greasy

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; oily.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    oily.
    • greasy coveralls
    • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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unfrosted

  • adjective satellite (of glass) lacking a frosted coating
    • unfrosted light bulbs

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cured

  • adjective satellite freed from illness or injury
    recovered; healed.
    • the patient appears cured
    • the incision is healed
    • appears to be entirely recovered
    • when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; cure; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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asepsis

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    sterility; sterileness; antisepsis.
  • noun the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
    antisepsis.

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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american

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

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inbred

  • adjective produced by inbreeding
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    connatural; inborn.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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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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clarity

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

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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endemic

  • noun a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
    endemic disease.
  • noun a plant that is native to a certain limited area
    • it is an endemic found only this island

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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salutary

  • adjective satellite tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    good.
    • beneficial effects of a balanced diet
    • a good night's sleep
    • the salutary influence of pure air

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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native-born

  • adjective satellite belonging to a place by birth
    • a native-born Scot
    • a native Scot

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grimy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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natty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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fastidiousness

  • noun the trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or style
    • neatness and fastidiousness of dress

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prissy

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; squeamish; nice; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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unsoiled

  • adjective satellite without soil or spot or stain
    unspotted; unstained.

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antibacterial

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    antibacterial drug; bactericide.
  • adjective destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth

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technical_grade

  • adjective satellite containing small amounts of other chemicals, hence slightly impure
    technical-grade.
    • technical-grade sulfuric acid

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brushed

  • adjective satellite touched lightly in passing; grazed against
    • of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one
  • verb rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    brush.
    • Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket

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womanish

  • adjective satellite having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men
    • womanish tears

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distill

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; purify; sublimate.
    • purify the water
  • verb undergo the process of distillation
    distil.

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tabula_rasa

  • noun a young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
  • noun an opportunity to start over without prejudice
    fresh start; clean slate.

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treated

  • adjective subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
    • the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer
    • treated timbers resist rot
    • treated fabrics resist wrinkling
  • verb interact in a certain way
    do by; handle; treat.
    • Do right by her
    • Treat him with caution, please
    • Handle the press reporters gently

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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and

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

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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autochthonic

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; indigenous; autochthonous; endemic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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halal

  • noun (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
  • adjective satellite proper or legitimate
    • the fund earns halal profits in full compliance with the Shari'a

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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fresh-cut

  • adjective satellite cut recently
    • fresh-cut flowers

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purging

  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purge.
  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purge; purgation.

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recuperative

  • adjective satellite promoting recuperation
    restorative.
    • recuperative powers
    • strongly recuperative remedies
    • restorative effects of exercise

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sterile

  • adjective incapable of reproducing
    unfertile; infertile.
    • an infertile couple
  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    aseptic.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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unadulterated

  • adjective satellite not mixed with impurities
    • unadulterated maple syrup
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; sodding; stark; consummate; pure; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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unprocessed

  • adjective not refined or processed
    crude; unrefined.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective not altered from an original or natural state
    • unprocessed commodities

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well-groomed

  • adjective satellite having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
    well-dressed.
  • adjective satellite having your hair neatly brushed and combed

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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cleanable

  • adjective satellite capable of being cleaned

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milled

  • adjective satellite (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed
    polished.
    • polished rice
  • verb move about in a confused manner
    mill; mill around; mill about.

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serene

  • adjective satellite not agitated; without losing self-possession
    unagitated; calm; tranquil.
    • spoke in a calm voice
    • remained calm throughout the uproar
    • he remained serene in the midst of turbulence
    • a serene expression on her face
    • she became more tranquil
    • tranquil life in the country
  • adjective satellite completely clear and fine
    • serene skies and a bright blue sea

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fastidious

  • adjective giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
    • a fastidious and incisive intellect
    • fastidious about personal cleanliness
  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    exacting.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements

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unused

  • adjective satellite not yet used or soiled
    fresh.
    • a fresh shirt
    • a fresh sheet of paper
    • an unused envelope
  • adjective satellite not yet put into use
    • we bought an unused car for a change

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befouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    fouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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crayfish

  • noun warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
    rock lobster; spiny lobster; langouste.
  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    crawfish; ecrevisse; crawdad.

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refreshing

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    refreshful; tonic; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air
  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test

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clear

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

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neatness

  • noun the state of being neat and smart and trim
    spruceness.
  • noun the trait of being neat and orderly
    tidiness.

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orderly

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

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refining

  • noun the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
    refinement; purification.
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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rakish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    raffish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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proofed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to become resistant
    • rust-proofed automobiles
    • shrink-proofed fabrics
  • verb make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
    proof.

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water-washed

  • adjective satellite washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea
  • verb wash with water
    water-wash.

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doped

  • adjective satellite treated or impregnated with a foreign substance
  • verb take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
    dope.

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ottoman

  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    pouf; puff; hassock; pouffe.
  • noun a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
    Osmanli; Ottoman Turk.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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rasa

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stained

  • adjective marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter
    • a badly stained tablecloth
    • tear-stained cheeks
  • verb color with a liquid dye or tint
    stain.
    • Stain this table a beautiful walnut color
    • people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages

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black

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

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spiffy

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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unswept

  • adjective not swept or having sweep
    • a boxy little plane with square unswept wings
  • adjective satellite not having been swept
    • unswept floors

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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irreproachable

  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    inculpable; unimpeachable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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finical

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; picky.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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cleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    flawlessly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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homegrown

  • adjective satellite grown or originating in a particular place
    • stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables

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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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processed

  • adjective satellite subjected to a special process or treatment
    • prepared ergot
    • processed cheeses are easy to spread
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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raunchy

  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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well-dressed

  • adjective satellite having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
    well-groomed.

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scrubbed

  • adjective satellite made clean by scrubbing
    • fresh-scrubbed floors
    • boys with scrubbed necks and faces
  • verb clean with hard rubbing
    scrub; scour.
    • She scrubbed his back

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shinto

  • noun the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
  • noun the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    Shintoism.

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limpid

  • adjective satellite clear and bright
    liquid.
    • the liquid air of a spring morning
    • eyes shining with a liquid luster
    • limpid blue eyes
  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal

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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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vulcanised

  • adjective satellite (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
    vulcanized; cured.
  • verb undergo vulcanization
    vulcanize; vulcanise.
    • vulcanize rubber

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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decided

  • adjective satellite recognizable; marked
    distinct.
    • noticed a distinct improvement
    • at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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pellucid

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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indigenousness

  • noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
    autochthony; endemism.

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see-through

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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cloudless

  • adjective satellite free from clouds
    unclouded.
    • under a cloudless sky

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semitransparent

  • adjective satellite allowing light to pass through diffusely
    translucent.
    • translucent amber
    • semitransparent curtains at the windows

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chemic

  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemical.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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burned

  • adjective satellite treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point
    burnt.
    • burnt sienna
  • verb destroy by fire
    fire; burn; burn down.
    • They burned the house and his diaries

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untouched

  • adjective satellite still full
    untasted.
    • an untouched cocktail in her hand
  • adjective satellite not influenced or affected
    uninfluenced; unswayed.
    • stewed in its petty provincialism untouched by the brisk debates that stirred the old world"- V.L.Parrington
    • unswayed by personal considerations

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remedial

  • adjective satellite tending or intended to rectify or improve
    • a remedial reading course
    • remedial education
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; healing; sanative; curative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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mucky

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
    muddy.
    • muddy boots
    • a mucky stable

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psychotherapeutic

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing psychotherapy
    • psychotherapeutic sessions
  • adjective satellite emotionally purging
    cathartic.

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vaporous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vapourous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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spick-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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unspoilt

  • adjective satellite not left to spoil
    unspoiled; good; undecomposed.
    • the meat is still good

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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kosher

  • noun food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  • adjective satellite conforming to dietary laws
    cosher.
    • kosher meat
    • a kosher kitchen

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placebo

  • noun an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

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pestiferous

  • adjective satellite contaminated with infecting organisms
    dirty.
    • dirty wounds
    • obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; plaguey; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers

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maidish

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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crystalline

  • adjective consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
    • granite is crystalline
  • adjective satellite distinctly or sharply outlined
    • crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan

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unclean

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; dirty.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • adjective having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
    impure.
    • unclean meat
    • and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3

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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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muddied

  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    dingy; muddy; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair
  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up; muddy.

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distillment

  • noun the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
    distillation.

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bedraggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    draggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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pristineness

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endemism

  • noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
    autochthony; indigenousness.

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refreshful

  • adjective satellite imparting vitality and energy
    tonic; refreshing; brisk; bracing; fresh.
    • the bracing mountain air

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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crystal_clear

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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spic

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spick; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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finished

  • adjective (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state
    • a finished product
  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish; complete.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours

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unclouded

  • adjective satellite (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    light; clear; clean.
    • efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings
    • clear laughter like a waterfall
    • clear reds and blues
    • a light lilting voice like a silver bell
  • adjective satellite free from clouds
    cloudless.
    • under a cloudless sky

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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soiled

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    dirty; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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plain

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

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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unlittered

  • adjective satellite having nothing extraneous
    uncluttered.
    • an uncluttered room
    • the unlittered shoulders of the road

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neat

  • adjective satellite clean or organized
    orderly.
    • her neat dress
    • a neat room
  • adjective satellite showing care in execution
    • neat homework
    • neat handwriting

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medicinal

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicative.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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nativeness

  • noun the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin

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purifying

  • adjective serving to purge or rid of sin
    purgatorial; purging.
    • purgatorial rites
  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; purify; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water

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pomaded

  • adjective satellite (of hair) groomed with pomade
    • pomaded hair
  • verb apply pomade to (hair)
    pomade.

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debased

  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; adulterate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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vulcanized

  • adjective satellite (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
    vulcanised; cured.
  • verb undergo vulcanization
    vulcanize; vulcanise.
    • vulcanize rubber

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transparentness

  • noun the quality of being clear and transparent
    transparence; transparency.

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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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autochthonal

  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    indigenous; autochthonous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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tidiness

  • noun the habit of being tidy
  • noun the trait of being neat and orderly
    neatness.

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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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bastardised

  • adjective satellite deriving from more than one source or style
    bastardized.
  • verb change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms
    bastardise; bastardize.

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clearness

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

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gauze-like

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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maculate

  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    tarnish; sully; stain; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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unalloyed

  • adjective satellite free from admixture
    • unalloyed metal
    • unalloyed pleasure

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cultivar

  • noun a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation

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kept

  • adjective (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded
    unbroken.
    • unbroken promises
    • promises kept
  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; maintain; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes

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picky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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kempt

  • adjective satellite (of hair) neat and tidy
    tidy.
    • a nicely kempt beard

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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grubby

  • noun small sculpin of the coast of New England
    Myxocephalus aenaeus.
  • adjective infested with grubs

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scummy

  • adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; low; abject; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  • adjective satellite covered with scum
    • the scummy surface of the polluted pond

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unspotted

  • adjective satellite without soil or spot or stain
    unsoiled; unstained.

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audio

  • noun the audible part of a transmitted signal
    sound.
    • they always raise the audio for commercials
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency
    audio frequency.

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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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sterileness

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    sterility; asepsis; antisepsis.

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alloyed

  • adjective satellite (used of metals) debased by mixture with an inferior element
  • verb lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
    alloy; debase.

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dirty-faced

  • adjective satellite having a dirty face
    • a crowd of dirty-faced ragamuffins surrounded him

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; 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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adulterated

  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterate; debased.
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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antiseptic

  • noun a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  • adjective thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
    • doctors in antiseptic green coats
    • the antiseptic effect of alcohol
    • it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities

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burnt

  • adjective satellite ruined by overcooking
    burned.
    • she served us underdone bacon and burnt biscuits
  • verb destroy by fire
    fire; burn; burn down.
    • They burned the house and his diaries

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translucent

  • adjective satellite allowing light to pass through diffusely
    semitransparent.
    • translucent amber
    • semitransparent curtains at the windows

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crispness

  • noun a pleasing firmness and freshness
    • crispness of new dollar bills
    • crispness of fresh lettuce
  • noun an expressive style that is direct and to the point
    • the crispness of his reply

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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clearheaded

  • adjective not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
    clear-thinking.

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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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draggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    bedraggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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flyblown

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    maggoty.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    squalid; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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snot-nosed

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snotty.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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raffish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    rakish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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diaphanous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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anthelminthic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; parasiticidal.

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therapeutic

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure.
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; sanative; curative.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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old

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

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uncloudedness

  • noun the quality of clear water
    clarity; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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born

  • adjective brought into existence
    • he was a child born of adultery
  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.

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metallurgic

  • adjective of or relating to metallurgy
    metallurgical.
    • metallurgical engineer

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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unpristine

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contaminating

  • adjective spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    dirty.
    • the air near the foundry was always dirty
    • a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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spic-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spick-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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unspoiled

  • adjective satellite not left to spoil
    unspoilt; good; undecomposed.
    • the meat is still good
  • adjective satellite not decayed or decomposed
    uncorrupted.

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polluted

  • adjective satellite rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution
    contaminated.
    • had to boil the contaminated water
    • polluted lakes and streams
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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autochthony

  • noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)
    endemism; indigenousness.

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drugless

  • adjective satellite without the use of drugs
    • drugless therapy

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squeamish

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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axenic

  • adjective satellite (of experimental animals) raised under sterile conditions
    • axenic conditions
    • germfree animals
  • adjective satellite (used of cultures of microorganisms) completely free from other organisms
    • an axenic culture

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finicky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; picky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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preventative

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventive; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; preventive; hinderance.

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sawfish

  • noun primitive ray with sharp teeth on each edge of a long flattened snout

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connatural

  • adjective satellite similar in nature
    • and mix with our connatural dust"- John Milton
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    inbred; inborn.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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vapourous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vaporous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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bactericidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; disinfectant.

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curative

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    remedy; cure; therapeutic.
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; sanative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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software

  • noun (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
    computer software; package; software program; software package; software system.
    • the market for software is expected to expand

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disinfectant

  • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
    germicide; antimicrobial; antimicrobic.
  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; bactericidal.

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gauze

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze bandage.
  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    netting; veiling.

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shipshape

  • adjective satellite of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    trim; well-kept.
    • even the barn was shipshape
    • a trim little sailboat

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fumed

  • adjective satellite (of wood) darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes
    • fumed oak
  • verb be mad, angry, or furious
    fume.

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rectify

  • verb math: determine the length of
    • rectify a curve
  • verb reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
    refine.
    • refine sugar

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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travel-stained

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-soiled.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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gauzy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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slicked_up

  • adjective satellite having been made especially tidy
    • slicked up for visitors

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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groomed

  • adjective neat and smart in appearance; well cared for
    • the manager was a beautifully groomed young man
    • his horse was always groomed
  • verb educate for a future role or function
    train; groom; prepare.
    • He is grooming his son to become his successor
    • The prince was prepared to become King one day
    • They trained him to be a warrior

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translucence

  • noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
    translucency; semitransparency.

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uncluttered

  • adjective satellite having nothing extraneous
    unlittered.
    • an uncluttered room
    • the unlittered shoulders of the road
  • verb rid of obstructions
    unclutter; clear.
    • Clear your desk

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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translucency

  • noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
    semitransparency; translucence.

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immaculate

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • adjective satellite free from stain or blemish
    undefiled.

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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antimicrobic

  • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
    germicide; antimicrobial; disinfectant.
  • adjective satellite capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
    antimicrobial.

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healthful

  • adjective conducive to good health of body or mind
    • a healthful climate
    • a healthful environment
    • healthful nutrition
    • healthful sleep
    • Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance
  • adjective free from filth and pathogens
    sanitary.
    • sanitary conditions for preparing food
    • a sanitary washroom

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buggy

  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    roadster.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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spick

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spic; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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grungy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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squalid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; sleazy; sordid.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    flyblown; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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up

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

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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cosher

  • adjective satellite conforming to dietary laws
    kosher.
    • kosher meat
    • a kosher kitchen

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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invigorating

  • adjective imparting strength and vitality
    • the invigorating mountain air
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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trig

  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
    trigonometry.
  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; clean-cut.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard

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fattened

  • adjective satellite (of market animals) made ready for market
  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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begrimed

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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semitransparency

  • noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
    translucency; translucence.

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inborn

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    congenital; innate.
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    inbred; connatural.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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dressed

  • adjective satellite dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination
    garmented; habilimented; appareled; attired; garbed; robed.
    • the elegantly attired gentleman
    • neatly dressed workers
    • monks garbed in hooded robes
    • went about oddly garmented
    • professors robed in crimson
    • tuxedo-attired gentlemen
    • crimson-robed Harvard professors
  • verb put on clothes
    get dressed; dress.
    • we had to dress quickly
    • dress the patient
    • Can the child dress by herself?

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hybrid

  • noun a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
    loanblend; loan-blend.
  • noun a composite of mixed origin
    • the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices

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spotlessness

  • noun the state of being spotlessly clean
    immaculateness.

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feculent

  • adjective satellite foul with waste matter

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antimicrobial

  • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
    germicide; disinfectant; antimicrobic.
  • adjective satellite capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
    antimicrobic.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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nice

  • adjective pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith
    • nice manners
    • a nice dress
    • a nice face
    • a nice day
    • had a nice time at the party
    • the corn and tomatoes are nice today
  • noun a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

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orthomolecular

  • adjective satellite designating or relating to a form of treatment of mental disorders that seeks to restore biochemical balance in the body with large doses of vitamins and minerals
    • orthomolecular medicine
    • orthomolecular therapy

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tasteful

  • adjective having or showing or conforming to good taste
  • adjective satellite free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
    refined; neat.
    • a neat style
    • a neat set of rules
    • she hated to have her neat plans upset

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pureness

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    purity.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; innocence.

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clear-cut

  • verb remove all the trees at one time
    • clear-cut an acre of forest
  • adjective satellite clearly or sharply defined to the mind
    distinct; trenchant.
    • clear-cut evidence of tampering
    • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
    • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

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lucid

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

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clear-thinking

  • adjective not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
    clearheaded.

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medicative

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicinal.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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sanative

  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; curative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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old-womanish

  • adjective satellite primly fastidious
    old-maidish.

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carminative

  • noun medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
  • adjective satellite relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
    flatus-relieving.

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helminthic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic; anthelminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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untidy

  • adjective not neat and tidy
    • careless and untidy in her personal habits
    • an untidy living room
    • untidy and casual about money

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ruly

  • adjective satellite neat and tidy
    • a small ruly beard

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augean

  • adjective satellite extremely filthy from long neglect

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bastardized

  • adjective satellite deriving from more than one source or style
    bastardised.
  • verb change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms
    bastardise; bastardize.

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fresh

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

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