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provincial (Also provincials) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to provincial

silver_state

  • noun a state in the southwestern United States
    Nevada; Battle Born State; NV; Sagebrush State.

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provincialism

  • noun a lack of sophistication
  • noun a partiality for some particular place
    localism; sectionalism.

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empire_state_of_the_south

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Georgia; GA; Peach State.

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madras

  • noun a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
    Tamil Nadu.
  • noun a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
    Chennai.

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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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consul

  • noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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friesland

  • noun the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river; part of this region is now a province in the Netherlands
  • noun one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands

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russian_soviet_federated_socialist_republic

  • noun formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
    Russia; Soviet Russia.

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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probation_officer

  • noun the officer of the court who supervises probationers

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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provincialist

One who lives in a province; a provincial.

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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louisiana

  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Pelican State; LA.

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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tyrol

  • noun a picturesque mountainous province of western Austria and northern Italy
    Tirol.

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italian_region

  • noun Italy is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes

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provincialization

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le_duc_tho

  • noun Vietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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abkhaz

  • noun a member of the Circassian people who live to the east of the Black Sea
    Abkhasian; Abkhazian; Abkhas.
  • noun an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
    Abkhazia.

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little_office

  • noun a Roman Catholic office honoring the Virgin Mary; similar to but shorter than the Divine Office

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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national_park

  • noun a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property

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basilicata

  • noun a region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')
    Lucania.

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rabbinate

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

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trial_judge

  • noun a judge in a trial court

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tar_heel_state

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
    Old North State; NC; North Carolina.

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persona_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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returning

  • adjective satellite tending to return to an earlier state
    reverting.
  • verb go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
    return.
    • return to your native land
    • the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean

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canadian_province

  • noun Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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alaska

  • noun a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
    AK; Last Frontier.
    • Alaska is the largest state in the United States

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magistracy

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistrature.

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peasanthood

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

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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ga

  • noun the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare
    tabun.
  • noun a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
    atomic number 31; gallium.

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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coon

  • noun an eccentric or undignified rustic
    • I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts
  • noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    nigga; nigra; nigger; jigaboo; spade.
    • only a Black can call another Black a nigga

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jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; New Jersey.
  • noun the largest of the Channel Islands
    island of Jersey.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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school

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

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internal_revenue_agent

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; tax collector; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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state's_attorney

  • noun a prosecuting attorney for a state
    state attorney.

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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sexton

  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sacristan.
  • noun United States poet (1928-1974)
    Anne Sexton.

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county_council

  • noun the elected governing body of a county

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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bavaria

  • noun a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory

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force

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

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agrarian

  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    agricultural; farming.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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old_north_state

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
    Tar Heel State; NC; North Carolina.

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gujerat

  • noun a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
    Gujarat.
  • noun an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
    Gujarat.

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direct

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

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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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top_brass

  • noun the most important persons in a governing body

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andhra_pradesh

  • noun a state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal

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hearing_officer

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing examiner.

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cape_of_good_hope

  • noun a point of land in southwestern South Africa (south of Cape Town)
  • noun a province of western South Africa

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australian_state

  • noun one of the several states constituting Australia

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north_star_state

  • noun a midwestern state
    Gopher State; MN; Minnesota.

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licenser

  • noun an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)

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maryland

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Old Line State; MD; Free State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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mainer

  • noun a native or resident of Maine
    Down Easter.

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hick

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel.
  • adjective satellite awkwardly simple and provincial
    rustic; unsophisticated; bumpkinly.
    • bumpkinly country boys
    • rustic farmers
    • a hick town
    • the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists

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commonwealth_of_puerto_rico

  • noun a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico; PR; Porto Rico.

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afghanistan

  • noun a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south
    Islamic State of Afghanistan.
    • Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979

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arizona

  • noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon State; AZ.
  • noun glossy snake
    genus Arizona.

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weigher

  • noun an official who weighs and records the weight

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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golden_state

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; California.

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georgian

  • noun a native or resident of the American state of Georgia
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia

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public

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

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reconstruction

  • noun the activity of constructing something again
  • noun the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    Reconstruction Period.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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minister_plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; envoy.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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corn

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

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poky

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

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body

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

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caza

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federal_official

  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Federal; Fed.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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tabasco

  • noun a Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche
  • noun very spicy sauce (trade name Tabasco) made from fully-aged red peppers
    Tabasco sauce.

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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ranger

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    fire warden; forest fire fighter.
  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
    Texas Ranger.

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presidentship

  • noun the office and function of president
    presidency.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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ohio

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    OH; Buckeye State.
  • noun a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
    Ohio River.

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rhode_island

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
    RI; Little Rhody; Ocean State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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bushwhacker

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    hillbilly.
  • noun a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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soviet_russia

  • noun formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
    Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic; Russia.

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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record-keeper

  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    recorder; registrar.

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ma

  • noun informal terms for a mother
    mummy; mommy; mammy; mum; momma; mamma; mom; mama.
  • noun a master's degree in arts and sciences
    Artium Magister; AM; Master of Arts.

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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administrative_district

  • noun a district defined for administrative purposes
    territorial division; administrative division.

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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soldier

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

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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cracker-barrel

  • adjective satellite characteristic of country life
    folksy; homespun.
    • cracker-barrel philosophy
    • folksy humor
    • the air of homespun country boys

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prosecuting_attorney

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    public prosecutor; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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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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high_commissioner

  • noun a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank

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maine

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; ME.

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postmaster_general

  • noun the official in charge of the national postal service

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nullifier

  • noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; invalidator.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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sacristan

  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sexton.

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taxman

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; tax collector; collector of internal revenue.

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africa

  • noun the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean

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justiciary

  • noun formerly a high judicial officer
    justiciar.
  • noun the jurisdiction of a justiciar

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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puglia

  • noun a region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic
    Apulia.

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residency

  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; abidance.
  • noun the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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alberta

  • noun one of the three prairie provinces in western Canada; rich in oil and natural gas and minerals

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trentino-alto_adige

  • noun a region of northeastern Italy bordering Austria

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hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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utah

  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    UT; Mormon State; Beehive State.

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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magnolia_state

  • noun a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    Mississippi; MS.

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taker

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

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hoosier_state

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Indiana; IN.

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khabarovsk

  • noun a city on the Amur River on the border of China and the capital of Khabarovsk
  • noun an administrative territory in Russia on the eastern coast of Siberia

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envoy_extraordinary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy; minister plenipotentiary.

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kwangtung

  • noun a province in southern China
    Guangdong; Guangdong province.

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cottar

  • noun a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    cotter.
  • noun fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
    cotter.

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governance

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; administration; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governing; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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rustic

  • noun an unsophisticated country person
  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    countrified; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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papal

  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    pontifical; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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szechwan_province

  • noun a populous province of south central China
    Sichuan; Szechuan; Szechwan.

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mujik

  • noun a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
    muzhik; muzjik; moujik.

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provence

  • noun a former province of southeastern France; now administered with Cote d'Azur

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assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    tax assessor.

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prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecuting officer.

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bureaucracy

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucratism.
  • noun a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

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parliament

  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries
  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    sevens; fantan.

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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ruralism

  • noun a rural idiom or expression
    rusticism.
  • noun a rural characteristic or trait
    rurality.
    • a place with the rurality of a turnip field

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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ut

  • noun the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
    universal time; UT1; Greenwich Time; Greenwich Mean Time; GMT.
  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    Mormon State; Utah; Beehive State.

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yahoo

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.
  • noun one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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ruralist

  • noun an advocate of rural living
  • noun a man who lives in the country and has country ways
    countryman.

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agrestic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the fields or country
    rustic.
    • agrestic simplicity
    • rustic stone walls
  • adjective satellite (of behavior) rustic and uncouth
    • the agrestic behavior of a country boy

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localist

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labourer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    manual laborer; laborer; jack.

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officeholder

  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officer.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
  • noun the official who holds an office
    incumbent.

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riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    horseback riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    horseback riding.

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coyote

  • noun small wolf native to western North America
    prairie wolf; Canis latrans; brush wolf.
  • noun someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)

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land_of_enchantment

  • noun a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
    NM; New Mexico.

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appointee

  • noun an official who is appointed
  • noun a person who is appointed to a job or position
    appointment.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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constitution_state

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Nutmeg State; Connecticut; CT.

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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lower_saxony

  • noun a state in northwestern Germany

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kosovo

  • noun a Serbian province in southern Serbia and Montenegro populated predominantly by Albanians

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eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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chaplainship

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplaincy.

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volunteer_state

  • noun a state in east central United States
    TN; Tennessee.

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placeseeker

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeman.

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nevada

  • noun a state in the southwestern United States
    Silver State; Battle Born State; NV; Sagebrush State.

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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abruzzi_e_molise

  • noun a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
    Abruzzi.

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federal

  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.
  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Fed; federal official.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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recruiting-sergeant

  • noun a sergeant deputized to enlist recruits

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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nutmeg_state

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Constitution State; Connecticut; CT.

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diplomatic_negotiations

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomacy.

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council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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peace_garden_state

  • noun a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
    ND; North Dakota.

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eparchial

  • adjective of or relating to an eparchy

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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awkwardness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of an embarrassing situation
    nuisance value.
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal

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little_rhody

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
    RI; Rhode Island; Ocean State.

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tyrolean

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

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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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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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tuscan

  • noun a resident of Tuscany
  • noun a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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establishment

  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; constitution; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club
  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    institution.

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nei_monggol

  • noun an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911
    Inner Mongolia.

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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friuli-venezia_giulia

  • noun a region in northeastern Italy

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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muzhik

  • noun a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
    mujik; muzjik; moujik.

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alaskan

  • noun a native or resident of Alaska
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the state or people of Alaska

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pokey

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

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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campania

  • noun a region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia

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rusticity

  • noun the quality of being rustic or gauche
    gaucherie.

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sicilia

  • noun the Italian region on the island of Sicily
    Sicily.
  • noun the largest island in the Mediterranean
    Sicily.

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lame_duck

  • noun an elected official still in office but not slated to continue

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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gem_state

  • noun a state in the Rocky Mountains
    Idaho; ID.

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legateship

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legation.

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manipur

  • noun state in northeastern India

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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administrative_division

  • noun a district defined for administrative purposes
    territorial division; administrative district.

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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school_district

  • noun a district whose public schools are administered together

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pastorate

  • noun pastors collectively
  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorship.

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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tennessee

  • noun a state in east central United States
    TN; Volunteer State.
  • noun a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
    Tennessee River.

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citizen_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Genet.

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placeman

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeseeker.

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beehive_state

  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    UT; Mormon State; Utah.

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order

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

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officialdom

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    government officials.

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

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

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jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    John Jay.
  • noun crested largely blue bird

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lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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trusteeship

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

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wyoming

  • noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
    Equality State; WY.

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minnesota

  • noun a midwestern state
    Gopher State; MN; North Star State.

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illinois

  • noun a midwestern state in north-central United States
    Land of Lincoln; Prairie State; IL.
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west

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cotter

  • noun a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    cottar.
  • noun a medieval English villein
    cottier.

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ontario

  • noun the smallest of the Great Lakes
    Lake Ontario.
  • noun a prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada

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venetia

  • noun a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
    Veneto; Venezia-Euganea.

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hebei_province

  • noun a populous province in northeastern China
    Hebei; Hopeh; Hopei.

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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agricultural

  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
    • agricultural engineering
    • modern agricultural (or farming) methods
    • agricultural (or farm) equipment
    • an agricultural college
  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    farming; agrarian.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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south_australia

  • noun a state in south central Australia

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lieutenant_governor

  • noun an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States

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grand_inquisitor

  • noun director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)

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texas

  • noun the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
    Lone-Star State; TX.

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seigniory

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    signory; seigneury.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    feudal lordship; seigneury.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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police

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

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canadian_province

  • noun Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes

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george_frost_kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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revenue

  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    gross; receipts.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; tax income.

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liguria

  • noun region of northwestern Italy on the Ligurian Sea

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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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diamond_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Delaware; DE; First State.

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sinecure

  • noun a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached
  • noun an office that involves minimal duties

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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osorno

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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likin

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west_virginia

  • noun a state in east central United States
    WV; Mountain State.

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prosecuting_officer

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecutor.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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marshall

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

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bluegrass_state

  • noun a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
    KY; Kentucky.

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british_columbia

  • noun a province in western Canada

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equality_state

  • noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
    Wyoming; WY.

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plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government

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vote_counter

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    teller.

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camellia_state

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Alabama; AL; Heart of Dixie.

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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szechuan

  • noun a populous province of south central China
    Sichuan; Szechwan province; Szechwan.

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countrified

  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    rustic; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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township

  • noun an administrative division of a county
    town.
    • the town is responsible for snow removal

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procurator

  • noun a person authorized to act for another
    placeholder; proxy.
  • noun (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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macebearer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macer.

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south_dakota

  • noun a state in north central United States
    Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State; SD.

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hunan

  • noun a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
    Hunan province.

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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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feudal_lordship

  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; seigneury.

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drop

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

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professorship

  • noun the position of professor
    chair.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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thomas_nelson_page

  • noun United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
    Page.

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national_capital

  • noun the capital city of a nation

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commonwealth

  • noun the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)
  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    land; res publica; country; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land

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lombardia

  • noun a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland
    Lombardy.

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exarchate

  • noun a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    eparchy.

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william_averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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incumbency

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; tenure.
  • noun a duty that is incumbent upon you

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inner_mongolia

  • noun an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911
    Nei Monggol.

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church_of_rome

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church.

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muzjik

  • noun a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
    mujik; muzhik; moujik.

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mount_rushmore_state

  • noun a state in north central United States
    South Dakota; Coyote State; SD.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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prairie_state

  • noun a midwestern state in north-central United States
    Land of Lincoln; IL; Illinois.

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deprovincialize

To divest of provincial quality or characteristics.

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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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serjeant

  • noun an English barrister of the highest rank
    sergeant-at-law; sergeant; serjeant-at-law.

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michigan

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Great Lakes State; Wolverine State; MI.
  • noun the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders
    Lake Michigan.

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commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    political commissar.

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gansu_province

  • noun a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
    Kansu; Gansu.

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sardegna

  • noun the Italian region on the island of Sardinia; the kingdom of Sardinia was the nucleus for uniting Italy during the 19th century
    Sardinia.
  • noun an island in the Mediterranean to the west of Italy
    Sardinia.

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federal_government

  • noun a government with strong central powers

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ferdinand_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps.

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bellarmine

  • noun Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
    Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine; Cardinal Bellarmine; Bellarmino.
  • noun a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
    longbeard; greybeard; long-beard.

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persona_non_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    unwelcome person.

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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sainthood

  • noun saints collectively
  • noun the status and dignity of a saint

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elected_official

  • noun official who won the office in a free election

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bellarmino

  • noun Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
    Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine; Cardinal Bellarmine; Bellarmine.

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insular

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
    • insular territories
    • Hawaii's insular culture
  • adjective satellite suggestive of the isolated life of an island; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
    • an exceedingly insular man

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xinjiang

  • noun an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
    Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region; Sinkiang.

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british_columbia

  • noun a province in western Canada

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hunan_province

  • noun a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
    Hunan.

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zemstvo

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countryfied

  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    rustic; countrified.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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free

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

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provinciality

The quality or state of being provincial; peculiarity of language characteristic of a province. T. Warton.

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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hopeh

  • noun a populous province in northeastern China
    Hebei province; Hebei; Hopei.

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collector_of_internal_revenue

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; tax collector; taxman.

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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papal_nuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
    nuncio.

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everglade_state

  • noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    FL; Sunshine State; Florida.

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ralph_johnson_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Ralph Bunche; Bunche.

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laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; manual laborer; jack.

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service

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

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bavarian

  • noun a native or an inhabitant of Bavaria
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Bavaria or its people
    • Bavarian beer

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british

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

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episcopate

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

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tirol

  • noun a picturesque mountainous province of western Austria and northern Italy
    Tyrol.

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american

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

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nebraska

  • noun a midwestern state on the Great Plains
    NE; Cornhusker State.

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hawkeye_state

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    IA; Iowa.

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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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adlai_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Stevenson.

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secretary

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

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returning_officer

  • noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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il

  • noun a midwestern state in north-central United States
    Land of Lincoln; Prairie State; Illinois.
  • adjective satellite being nine more than forty
    49; forty-nine.

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chihuahua

  • noun a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico
  • noun a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau

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presidial

Of or pertaining to a garrison; having a garrison.
There are three presidial castles in this city. Howell.

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clause

  • noun (grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
  • noun a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
    article.

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office_of_the_dead

  • noun an office read or sung before a burial mass in the Roman Catholic Church

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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municipality

  • noun an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
  • noun people living in a town or city having local self-government

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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first_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; DE.

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hearing

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

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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porto_rico

  • noun a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico; PR; Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • noun the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
    Puerto Rico.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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probation

  • noun a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
  • noun a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

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wa

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; Washington.

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prince_edward_island

  • noun an island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada

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latium

  • noun an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
    Lazio.

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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hopei

  • noun a populous province in northeastern China
    Hebei province; Hebei; Hopeh.

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land_of_lincoln

  • noun a midwestern state in north-central United States
    Prairie State; IL; Illinois.

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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molise

  • noun a region of south central Italy

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abruzzi

  • noun a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
    Abruzzi e Molise.

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town_clerk

  • noun the official who keeps a town's records

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top

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

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    military recruit.
  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    enlistee.

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stay-at-home

  • noun a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
    homebody.
  • adjective satellite not given to travel
    • a stay-at-home friend

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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ocean_state

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
    RI; Rhode Island; Little Rhody.

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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farming

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

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sergeant

  • noun any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
  • noun a lawman with the rank of sergeant
    police sergeant.

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dag_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Hammarskjold.

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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deprovincialization

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stevenson

  • noun Scottish author (1850-1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson.
  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    F. D. Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.
  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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adlai_ewing_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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sunflower_state

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    KS; Kansas.

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prefecture

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

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californian

  • noun a native or resident of California
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of California or its inhabitants
    • Californian beaches

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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pusher

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

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colorado

  • noun a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
    Centennial State; CO.
  • noun a river in Texas; flows southeast into the Gulf of Mexico
    Colorado River.

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mormon_state

  • noun a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
    UT; Utah; Beehive State.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    military recruit.
  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    enlistee.

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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patavinity

The use of local or provincial words, as in the peculiar style or diction of Livy, the Roman historian; -- so called from Patavium, now Padua, the place of Livy's nativity.

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ky

  • noun a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
    Bluegrass State; Kentucky.

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vicomte_ferdinand_marie_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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goa

  • noun a state of southwestern India; a former Portuguese colony

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selectman

  • noun an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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chaplaincy

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplainship.

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notwithstanding

  • adverb despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    nonetheless; nevertheless; however; all the same; withal; even so; still; yet.
    • although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it
    • while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
    • he was a stern yet fair master
    • granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go

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winnipeg

  • noun the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters
  • noun a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
    Lake Winnipeg.

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apulia

  • noun a region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic
    Puglia.

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kalimantan

  • noun the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo
    Indonesian Borneo.
  • noun 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
    Borneo.

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countryman

  • noun a man from your own country
  • noun a man who lives in the country and has country ways
    ruralist.

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borough

  • noun one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  • noun an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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churchwarden

  • noun an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters

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charlottetown

  • noun the provincial capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island

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narrow-minded

  • adjective capable of being shocked
    shockable.
  • adjective lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
    narrow.
    • a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
    • narrow opinions

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down_easter

  • noun a native or resident of Maine
    Mainer.

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cape_of_good_hope_province

  • noun a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
    Cape Colony; Cape Province.

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edmund_charles_edouard_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Genet; Citizen Genet.

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mountain_state

  • noun a state in east central United States
    West Virginia; WV.

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ecumenical

  • adjective satellite concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
    oecumenical; ecumenic; oecumenic.
    • ecumenical thinking
    • ecumenical activities
    • the ecumenical movement
  • adjective satellite of worldwide scope or applicability
    worldwide; cosmopolitan; universal; general; oecumenical; world-wide.
    • an issue of cosmopolitan import
    • the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley
    • universal experience

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canton

  • noun a small administrative division of a country
  • noun a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
    Kwangchow; Guangzhou; Kuangchou.

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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church_service

  • noun a service conducted in a house of worship
    church.
    • don't be late for church

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south_carolina

  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States
  • noun a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies
    SC; Palmetto State.

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writ

  • noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
    judicial writ.

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sicily

  • noun the Italian region on the island of Sicily
    Sicilia.
  • noun the largest island in the Mediterranean
    Sicilia.

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pretor

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

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gracelessness

  • noun an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
    ungracefulness.
  • noun the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
    clumsiness; stiffness; awkwardness.

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province

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    state.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the proper sphere or extent of your activities
    responsibility.
    • it was his province to take care of himself

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kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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hawaii

  • noun a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
    Hawai'i; HI; Aloha State.
  • noun the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
    Hawaii Island.

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kentucky

  • noun a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
    KY; Bluegrass State.

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eparchy

  • noun a province in ancient Greece
  • noun a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    exarchate.

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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nova_scotia

  • noun a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
  • noun the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns

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quaestor

  • noun any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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charge_d'affaires

  • noun the official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador

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wisconsin

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin River.
  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    WI; Badger State.

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alabama

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; AL; Heart of Dixie.
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama
    • the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy

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lower_egypt

  • noun one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; consists of the Nile delta

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land_of_opportunity

  • noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    AR; Arkansas.

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womanhood

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

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bureaucratism

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucracy.

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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inquisitor

  • noun a questioner who is excessively harsh
    interrogator.
  • noun an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition

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deacon

  • noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
    Protestant deacon.
  • noun a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders

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part

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

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mi

  • noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    myocardial infarction; myocardial infarct.
  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.

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unsophisticated

  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unworldly.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
  • adjective satellite lacking complexity
    uncomplicated.
    • small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring
    • an unsophisticated machine

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lordship

  • noun the authority of a lord
  • noun a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
    • Your Lordship
    • His Lordship

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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adzhar

  • noun an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
    Adzharia.

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reserve

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

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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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unprovincial

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sunshine_state

  • noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    FL; Everglade State; Florida.

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badger_state

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    Wisconsin; WI.

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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mississippi

  • noun a major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico
    Mississippi River.
  • noun a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    Magnolia State; MS.

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wi

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    Wisconsin; Badger State.

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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veneto

  • noun a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
    Venetia; Venezia-Euganea.

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yunnan_province

  • noun a province of southern China
    Yunnan.

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texan

  • noun a native or resident of Texas
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Texas or its residents

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parochial

  • adjective relating to or supported by or located in a parish
    • parochial schools
  • adjective satellite narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
    insular.
    • little sympathy with parochial mentality
    • insular attitudes toward foreigners

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old_dominion_state

  • noun a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
    Old Dominion; Virginia; VA.

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indian_agent

  • noun a representative of the federal government to American Indian tribes (especially on Indian reservations)

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oklahoma

  • noun a state in south central United States
    OK; Sooner State.

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samson

  • noun (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; bull.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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washingtonian

  • noun a native or resident of the city of Washington
  • noun a native or resident of the state of Washington

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kephale

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chieftaincy

  • noun the position of chieftain
    chieftainship.

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show_me_state

  • noun a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
    MO; Missouri.

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wy

  • noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
    Equality State; Wyoming.

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one

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

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legation

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legateship.
  • noun a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
    foreign mission.

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pastoral

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; idyl.
  • noun a letter from a pastor to the congregation

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federal_district

  • noun a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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hull

  • noun dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
  • noun persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry

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kansas

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    KS; Sunflower State.
  • noun a member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas
    Kansa.

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campestral

  • adjective satellite of fields or open country
    • living in campestral seclusion

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provincial_capital

  • noun the capital city of a province

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peach_state

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Empire State of the South; Georgia; GA.

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western_australia

  • noun a state containing the western third of Australia

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keystone_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Pennsylvania; PA.

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grand_canyon_state

  • noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
    Arizona; AZ.

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lazio

  • noun an ancient region of west central Italy (southeast of Rome) on the Tyrrhenian Sea
    Latium.

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averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    William Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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western_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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d'affaires

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country-style

  • adjective satellite typical of the country
    • country-style sausage
    • country music

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indonesian_borneo

  • noun the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo
    Kalimantan.

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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clumsiness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; slowness.
  • noun the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
    awkwardness.

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forest_fire_fighter

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; fire warden.

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magistrate

  • noun a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

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trustbuster

  • noun a federal agent who engages in trust busting

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karnataka

  • noun state in southern India; formerly Mysore
    Mysore.

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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beaver_state

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Oregon; OR.

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lame

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

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prelature

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

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new_jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; Jersey.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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hobnailed

  • adjective satellite marked by the wearing of heavy boots studded with hobnails
    • hobnailed laborers
  • verb supply with hobnails
    hobnail.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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academicianship

  • noun the position of member of an honorary academy

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centennial_state

  • noun a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
    CO; Colorado.

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rustication

  • noun the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
  • noun the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner

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praetor

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

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ri

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
    Rhode Island; Little Rhody; Ocean State.

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mountaintopism

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exciseman

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    internal revenue agent; tax collector; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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marche

  • noun a region in central Italy
    Marches.

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dag_hjalmar_agne_carl_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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mandarin

  • noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    mandarin orange tree; Citrus reticulata; mandarin orange.
  • noun a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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counselorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counsellorship.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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civil_servant

  • noun a public official who is a member of the civil service

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cape_colony

  • noun a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
    Cape of Good Hope Province; Cape Province.

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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elected

  • adjective subject to popular election
    elective.
    • elective official
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    elect.
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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deanship

  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanery.

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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tuscany

  • noun a region in central Italy
    Toscana.

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tasmania

  • noun an Australian state on the island of Tasmania
  • noun an island off the southeastern coast of Australia

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anna_eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Roosevelt.

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hebei

  • noun a populous province in northeastern China
    Hebei province; Hopeh; Hopei.

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calabria

  • noun a region of southern Italy (forming the toe of the Italian `boot')

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iowa

  • noun a member of the Siouan people formerly living in Iowa and Minnesota and Missouri
    Ioway.
  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    IA; Hawkeye State.

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hawaiian

  • noun the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
  • noun a native or resident of Hawaii

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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saskatchewan

  • noun one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
    • vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies

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oregon

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; OR.

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internuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio

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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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pa

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; daddy.
  • noun a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
    protoactinium; atomic number 91; protactinium.

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embassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    ambassador.

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rail

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

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garden_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    NJ; Jersey; New Jersey.

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illiberal

  • adjective satellite narrow-minded about cherished opinions
    intolerant.

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military_unit

  • noun a unit that is part of some military service
    force; military group; military force.
    • he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

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buckeye_state

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Ohio; OH.

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law

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

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old_colony

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    MA; Massachusetts; Bay State.

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exam

  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; examination.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Alfred Kissinger; Henry Kissinger.

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john_foster_dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    Dulles.

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florida

  • noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    FL; Everglade State; Sunshine State.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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agential

  • adjective of or relating to an agent or agency

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civil_service

  • noun government workers; usually hired on the basis of competitive examinations

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pastorship

  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorate.

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ralph_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Bunche; Ralph Johnson Bunche.

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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censorship

  • noun counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
    security review; censoring.
  • noun deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
    censoring.

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szechwan

  • noun a populous province of south central China
    Sichuan; Szechwan province; Szechuan.

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vestrywoman

  • noun a woman who is a member of a church vestry

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tax_collector

  • noun someone who collects taxes for the government
    exciseman; internal revenue agent; taxman; collector of internal revenue.

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inquisitorial

  • adjective especially indicating a form of prosecution in which proceedings are secret and the accused is questioned by a prosecutor who acts also as the judge
  • adjective satellite marked by inquisitive interest; especially suggestive of an ecclesiastical inquisitor
    • the press was inquisitorial to the point of antagonism
    • a practical police force with true inquisitorial talents"- Waldo Frank

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slave_state

  • noun any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War

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country

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

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north_carolina

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
    Tar Heel State; Old North State; NC.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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vice-presidency

  • noun the tenure of a vice president
    vice-presidential term.
  • noun the office and function of a vice president

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upper_egypt

  • noun one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; extends south from Cairo to Sudan

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quebec

  • noun the French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
    Quebec City.
  • noun the largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British

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comptroller_of_the_currency

  • noun a United States federal official who regulates the national banks
  • noun the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency

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yucatan

  • noun a state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula
  • noun a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea
    Yucatan Peninsula.

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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new_south_wales

  • noun an Australian state in southeastern Australia

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hawaii_island

  • noun the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
    Hawaii.

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fredericton

  • noun the provincial capital of New Brunswick

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khanate

  • noun the realm of a khan
  • noun the position of a khan

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cape_province

  • noun a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
    Cape Colony; Cape of Good Hope Province.

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delaware

  • noun a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
    Delaware River.
  • noun a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania

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colony

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    settlement.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

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cordell_hull

  • noun United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
    Hull.

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transvaal

  • noun a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers

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new_mexico

  • noun a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
    Land of Enchantment; NM.

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public_prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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manhood

  • noun the state of being a man; manly qualities
  • noun the quality of being human
    humanness; humanity.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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victoria

  • noun queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
    Queen Victoria.
  • noun (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike

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vestryman

  • noun a man who is a member of a church vestry

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gansu

  • noun a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
    Kansu; Gansu province.

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last_frontier

  • noun a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
    AK; Alaska.
    • Alaska is the largest state in the United States

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calif.

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; California; Golden State.

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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fire_warden

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; forest fire fighter.

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provincially

  • adverb by the province; through the province
    • provincially controlled

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umbria

  • noun a mountainous region in central Italy

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sardinia

  • noun the Italian region on the island of Sardinia; the kingdom of Sardinia was the nucleus for uniting Italy during the 19th century
    Sardegna.
  • noun an island in the Mediterranean to the west of Italy
    Sardegna.

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john_jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    Jay.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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rapporteur

  • noun a recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings

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queensland

  • noun a state in northeastern Australia

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invalidator

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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west_bengal

  • noun a state in eastern India

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rube

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.

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emirate

  • noun the domain controlled by an emir
  • noun the office of an emir

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georgia

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Empire State of the South; GA; Peach State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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north_dakota

  • noun a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
    Peace Garden State; ND.

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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ca

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    calcium; atomic number 20.
  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    Calif.; California; Golden State.

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regency

  • noun the period of time during which a regent governs
  • noun the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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chile

  • noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    chilli; chili; chili pepper; chilly.
  • noun a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
    Republic of Chile.

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toscana

  • noun a region in central Italy
    Tuscany.

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juridic

  • adjective of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
    juridical.
    • juridical days
  • adjective relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
    judicial; juridical.
    • judicial system

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new_brunswick

  • noun a university town in central New Jersey
  • noun a province in southeastern Canada

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license

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; permit.
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    licence.

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presidency

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

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moujik

  • noun a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
    mujik; muzhik; muzjik.

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deanery

  • noun the official residence of a dean
  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanship.

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canadian

Of or pertaining to Canada. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Canada.

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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buganda

  • noun a state of Uganda and site of a former Bantu kingdom

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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county_palatine

  • noun the territory of a count palatine

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territorial_division

  • noun a district defined for administrative purposes
    administrative division; administrative district.

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symbol

  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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macer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macebearer.

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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xinjiang_uighur_autonomous_region

  • noun an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
    Xinjiang; Sinkiang.

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unitary

  • adjective relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity
    • the unitary principles of nationalism
    • a unitary movement in politics
  • adjective of or pertaining to or involving the use of units
    • a unitary method was applied
    • established a unitary distance on which to base subsequent calculations

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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folksy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of country life
    homespun; cracker-barrel.
    • cracker-barrel philosophy
    • folksy humor
    • the air of homespun country boys
  • adjective satellite very informal and familiar
    • a folksy radio commentator
    • a folksy style

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arcadian

  • adjective satellite (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
    bucolic; pastoral.
    • a country life of arcadian contentment
    • a pleasant bucolic scene
    • charming in its pastoral setting
    • rustic tranquility
  • noun an inhabitant of Arcadia

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shanghai

  • noun the largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world
  • verb take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship
    impress.
    • The men were shanghaied after being drugged

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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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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canvasser

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    solicitor.
  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    scrutineer.

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political_commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    commissar.

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hawai'i

  • noun a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
    HI; Hawaii; Aloha State.

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coyote_state

  • noun a state in north central United States
    South Dakota; Mount Rushmore State; SD.

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tasmanian

  • adjective of or relating to Tasmania

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guangdong_province

  • noun a province in southern China
    Kwangtung; Guangdong.

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censorial

  • adjective belonging or relating to a censor or a censor's functions

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american_state

  • noun one of the 50 states of the United States

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administration

  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    disposal.
  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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new_hampshire

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    NH; Granite State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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idaho

  • noun a state in the Rocky Mountains
    Gem State; ID.

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Sir Harold George Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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samson

An Israelite of Bible record (see Judges xiii.), distinguished for his great strength; hence, a man of extraordinary physical strength.

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soviet_socialist_republic

  • noun one of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)

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heart_of_dixie

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; Alabama; AL.

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free_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Old Line State; MD; Maryland.
  • noun any state prohibiting slavery prior to the American Civil War

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commune

  • noun the smallest administrative district of several European countries
  • noun a body of people or families living together and sharing everything

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vermont

  • noun a state in New England
    Green Mountain State; VT.

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persona

  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    role; part; character; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    image.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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columbia

America; the United States; -- a poetical appellation given in honor of Columbus, the discoverer. Dr. T. Dwight.

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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bosnia

  • noun the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • noun a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims
    Bosna i Hercegovina; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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aloha_state

  • noun a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
    Hawai'i; HI; Hawaii.

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granite_state

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    NH; New Hampshire.

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censoring

  • noun counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
    security review; censorship.
  • noun deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
    censorship.

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city_father

  • noun an important municipal official

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curia

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church

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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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ia

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Iowa; Hawkeye State.

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id

  • noun a state in the Rocky Mountains
    Gem State; Idaho.
  • noun a card or badge used to identify the bearer
    I.D..
    • you had to show your ID in order to get in

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lombardy

  • noun a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland
    Lombardia.

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dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    John Foster Dulles.
  • verb make dull in appearance
    dull.
    • Age had dulled the surface

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sagebrush_state

  • noun a state in the southwestern United States
    Silver State; Nevada; Battle Born State; NV.

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prescribed

  • adjective satellite set down as a rule or guide
  • verb issue commands or orders for
    prescribe; order; dictate.

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emilia-romagna

  • noun a region of north central Italy on the Adriatic

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cornhusker_state

  • noun a midwestern state on the Great Plains
    Nebraska; NE.

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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sichuan

  • noun a populous province of south central China
    Szechwan province; Szechuan; Szechwan.

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district_attorney

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    DA.

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jerkwater

  • adjective satellite small and remote and insignificant
    pokey; one-horse; poky.
    • a jerkwater college
    • passed a series of poky little one-horse towns

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governing_body

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    organisation; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

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serjeant-at-arms

  • noun an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
    sergeant at arms.

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coordinate

  • noun a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
    co-ordinate.
  • verb bring order and organization to
    organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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juridical

  • adjective of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
    juridic.
    • juridical days
  • adjective relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
    judicial; juridic.
    • judicial system

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associateship

  • noun the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

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paper-pusher

  • noun a clerk or bureaucrat who does paperwork

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tax_assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    assessor.

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ambassador

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

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bearer

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

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old_line_state

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    MD; Maryland; Free State.

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mysore

  • noun a city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
  • noun state in southern India; formerly Mysore
    Karnataka.

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executive

  • noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
    executive director.
  • noun persons who administer the law

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hillbilly

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    bushwhacker.

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virginia

  • noun a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
    Old Dominion State; Old Dominion; VA.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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daniel

  • noun (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
  • noun a wise and upright judge
    • a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare

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hangover

  • noun disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
    katzenjammer.
  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    holdover.

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diplomatical

  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatic.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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treasure_state

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
    MT; Montana.

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tamil_nadu

  • noun a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
    Madras.

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harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; William Averell Harriman.
  • noun United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
    E. H. Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman.

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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census_taker

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    enumerator.

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connecticut

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

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yokel

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; hick.

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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prosecute

  • verb conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • verb bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    • The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson

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john_kenneth_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; Galbraith.

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cardinal_bellarmine

  • noun Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
    Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine; Bellarmine; Bellarmino.

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