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lotus

  • noun native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
    Indian lotus; Nelumbo nucifera; sacred lotus.
  • noun annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
    genus Lotus.

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take_it_easy

  • verb settle into a comfortable sitting position
    sit back.

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laziness

  • noun inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
    indolence.
  • noun relaxed and easy activity
    • the laziness of the day helped her to relax

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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sleepyheaded

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepy.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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inactive

  • adjective satellite (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert
    • desired amounts of inactive chlorine
  • adjective (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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semi-prostrate

  • adjective satellite imperfectly prostrate; prostrate for part of its length
    • the semi-prostrate evergreen, purple heather

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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slow

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

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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hole_up

  • verb remain secluded or in hiding
    • He is writing his book and is holing up in his study
  • verb score a hole in one

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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sleepy-eyed

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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ectopia

  • noun abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)

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quiescency

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    dormancy; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; dormancy.

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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neurobiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
  • adverb with respect to neurobiology
    • explain the phenomenon neurobiologically

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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missionary

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

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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procumbent

  • adjective satellite having stems that trail along the ground without putting down roots

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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aestivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    estivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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presentation

  • noun the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
    • she gave the trophy but he made the presentation
  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    demonstration; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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take

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

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ballet_position

  • noun classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet

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breathing

  • noun the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
    external respiration; respiration; ventilation.
  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    breathe; respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring

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practice_bundling

  • verb sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
    bundle.

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nod

  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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drowsing

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsy.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze; drowse.

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leisure

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure time.
    • his job left him little leisure
  • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
    • he lacked the leisure for golf

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sit_back

  • verb settle into a comfortable sitting position
    take it easy.
  • verb be inactive or indifferent while something is happening
    sit by.
    • Don't just sit by while your rights are violated!

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take_a_breather

  • verb take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
    breathe; catch one's breath; rest.

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bed_rest

  • noun confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
    bedrest.

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fall

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

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hibernating

  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up; hibernate.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves

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reclining

  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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log_z's

  • verb be asleep
    catch some Z's; slumber; kip; sleep.

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attitudinize

  • verb assume certain affected attitudes
    attitudinise.

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fastigiate

  • adjective satellite having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

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semi

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

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round-backed

  • adjective satellite having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    crooked; stooping; hunched; stooped; round-shouldered.
    • a little oldish misshapen stooping woman

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spread-eagle

  • verb stretch out completely
    • They spread-eagled him across the floor
  • verb stretch over
    • His residences spread-eagle the entire county

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tricycle

  • noun a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
    velocipede; trike.

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postural

  • adjective of or relating to or involving posture
    • postural exercises

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rearing

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    nurture; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; nurture; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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unrecumbent

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nodding

  • adjective satellite having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    cernuous; drooping; weeping; pendulous.
    • nodding daffodils
    • the pendulous branches of a weeping willow
    • lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers
  • verb express or signify by nodding
    nod.
    • He nodded his approval

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vegetation

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; flora.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the process of growth in plants

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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sleeper

  • noun a rester who is sleeping
    slumberer.
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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slow_down

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

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unwind

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unroll.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb separate the tangles of
    disentangle.

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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sleep_in

  • verb sleep later than usual or customary
    sleep late.
    • On Sundays, I sleep in
  • verb live in the house where one works
    live in.
    • our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her

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bundling

  • noun a onetime custom during courtship of unmarried couples occupying the same bed without undressing
  • noun the act of binding something into a bundle

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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stooping

  • adjective satellite having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    crooked; hunched; stooped; round-shouldered; round-backed.
    • a little oldish misshapen stooping woman
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; crouch; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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some

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
  • adjective satellite relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away

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back

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

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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sprawl

  • noun an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    conurbation; urban sprawl.
  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawling.

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asleep

  • adjective in a state of sleep
    • were all asleep when the phone rang
    • fell asleep at the wheel
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; numb.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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catch_a_wink

  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catnap.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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out

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

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vege_out

  • verb engage in passive relaxation
    vegetate.
    • After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television

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dormancy

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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sleep_late

  • verb sleep later than usual or customary
    sleep in.
    • On Sundays, I sleep in

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crooked

  • adjective having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
    • crooked country roads
    • crooked teeth
  • verb bend or cause to bend
    crook; curve.
    • He crooked his index finger
    • the road curved sharply

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lean

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

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drooping

  • adjective satellite weak from exhaustion
    flagging.
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; sag; droop.

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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semi-climbing

  • adjective satellite of plants that are semi-climbers

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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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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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pose

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

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torpid

  • adjective satellite slow and apathetic
    soggy; sluggish; inert.
    • she was fat and inert
    • a sluggish worker
    • a mind grown torpid in old age
  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; hibernating.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs

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slumbrous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumberous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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recumb

  • verb lean in a comfortable resting position
    recline; repose.
    • He was reposing on the couch

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variation

  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    fluctuation.
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    variance.
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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backed

  • adjective having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back; endorse.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960

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vegetive

  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    vegetative.
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle

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unrecumbently

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standard

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

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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dormant

  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    hibernating; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • adjective (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct
    inactive.
    • a dormant volcano

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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dozy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    drowsing; drowsy.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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lazy

  • adjective satellite moving slowly and gently
    • up a lazy river
    • lazy white clouds
    • at a lazy pace
  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    slothful; indolent; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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recumbent

  • adjective satellite lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
    accumbent; decumbent.

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quiet

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

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morphologic

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological; structural.
    • morphological differences
  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphological.

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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doze

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    drowse.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; drowse.

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decumbent

  • adjective satellite lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
    accumbent; recumbent.

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depressant

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; sedative drug.
  • adjective capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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stooped

  • adjective satellite having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    crooked; stooping; hunched; round-shouldered; round-backed.
    • a little oldish misshapen stooping woman
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; crouch; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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sprawling

  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawl.
  • verb sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
    sprawl.

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accumbent

  • adjective satellite lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
    decumbent; recumbent.

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semi-erect

  • adjective satellite of plants that are partly erect

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passant

  • adjective satellite in walking position with right foreleg raised

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relaxation

  • noun (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
  • noun (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
    relaxation behavior.

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hunched

  • adjective satellite having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    crooked; stooping; stooped; round-shouldered; round-backed.
    • a little oldish misshapen stooping woman
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hump; hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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resupine

  • adjective satellite lying face upward
    supine.

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down

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

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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missionary_position

  • noun a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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somnolent

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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bended

  • adjective satellite used of the back and knees; stooped
    bent.
    • on bended knee
    • with bent (or bended) back
  • verb form a curve
    flex; bend.
    • The stick does not bend

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lie-in

  • noun a long stay in bed in the morning

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fall_back

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

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quiescence

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    dormancy; quiescency.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    sleeping; quiescency; dormancy.

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arms

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

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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weeping

  • noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    tears; crying.
    • I hate to hear the crying of a child
    • she was in tears
  • verb shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
    cry; weep.
    • She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death
    • The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs

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recumbence

The act of leaning, resting, or reclining; the state of being recumbent.

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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recumbent

  • adjective satellite lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
    accumbent; decumbent.

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stand-up

  • adjective satellite requiring a standing position
    • a stand-up bar
    • a stand-up comic

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prone

  • adjective satellite having a tendency (to); often used in combination
    • a child prone to mischief
    • failure-prone
  • adjective satellite lying face downward
    prostrate.

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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diamond

  • noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    adamant.

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semi-upright

  • adjective satellite of animals that are partly erect

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relax

  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    unbend.
    • relax the tension on the rope

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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erectile

  • adjective satellite capable of being raised to an upright position
    • erectile feathers
  • adjective satellite filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood
    cavernous.
    • erectile tissue
    • the penis is an erectile organ

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quiescent

  • adjective satellite not active or activated
    • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation
  • adjective satellite marked by a state of tranquil repose
    • the quiescent melancholy of the town

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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shouldered

  • adjective having shoulders or shoulders as specified; usually used as a combining form
    • stoop-shouldered
    • broad-shouldered
  • verb lift onto one's shoulders
    shoulder.

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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orthostatic

  • adjective satellite pertaining to an upright standing posture
    • orthostatic hypotension

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rampant

  • adjective satellite unrestrained and violent
    • rampant aggression
  • adjective satellite rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
    rearing.
    • a lion rampant

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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sprawly

  • adjective satellite spread out irregularly
    • a big sprawly city

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bedrest

  • noun confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
    bed rest.

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couchant

  • adjective satellite lying on the stomach with head raised with legs pointed forward

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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straight

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

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up

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

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bed

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

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idle

  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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uk

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; Britain; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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prostrate

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    bow down.
  • verb render helpless or defenseless
    • They prostrated the enemy

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catch_one's_breath

  • verb take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
    breathe; take a breather; rest.

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estivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    aestivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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lotus_position

  • noun a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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loosen

  • verb make loose or looser
    loose.
    • loosen the tension on a rope
  • verb make less severe or strict
    relax.
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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unbowed

  • adjective satellite erect in posture
    straight; unbent.
    • sit straight
    • stood defiantly with unbowed back
  • adjective satellite not forced to bow down to a conqueror

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it

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

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round-shouldered

  • adjective satellite having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
    crooked; stooping; hunched; stooped; round-backed.
    • a little oldish misshapen stooping woman

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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statant

  • adjective satellite standing on four feet

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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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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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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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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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relaxant

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective satellite tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    • a relaxant drug

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lithotomy_position

  • noun a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination

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nap

  • noun a period of time spent sleeping
    sleep.
    • he felt better after a little sleep
    • there wasn't time for a nap
  • noun a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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asana

  • noun (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)

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attitudinise

  • verb assume certain affected attitudes
    attitudinize.

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pendulous

  • adjective satellite having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    cernuous; drooping; nodding; weeping.
    • nodding daffodils
    • the pendulous branches of a weeping willow
    • lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers

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catch_some_z's

  • verb be asleep
    slumber; kip; sleep; log Z's.

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vegetative

  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    vegetive.
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle
  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetal; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor

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slumbery

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    somnolent; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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heraldry

  • noun the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
  • noun emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

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extended

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; protracted; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen; extend.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard

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unbend

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten.
  • verb unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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bundle

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; package.
  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    sheaf.

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decompress

  • verb restore to its uncompressed form
    uncompress.
    • decompress data
  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; depressurise.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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cernuous

  • adjective satellite having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    drooping; nodding; weeping; pendulous.
    • nodding daffodils
    • the pendulous branches of a weeping willow
    • lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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vacationing

  • noun the act of taking a vacation
  • verb spend or take a vacation
    holiday; vacation.

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unbent

  • adjective satellite not bent
    • looking for an unbent nail
    • trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber
  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten; unbend.

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lean_back

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline.

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climbing

  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climb; mounting.
  • verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

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genetical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code
  • adjective of or relating to the science of genetics
    genetic.
    • genetic research

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drowse

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    doze.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze.

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supine

  • adjective satellite lying face upward
    resupine.
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    resistless; unresisting.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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loosen_up

  • verb cause to become unblocked
    unstuff.
    • The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!
  • verb become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner
    relax.
    • our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group

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breather

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
  • noun air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    snorkel breather; snorkel; schnorkel; schnorchel.

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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eversion

  • noun the position of being turned outward
    • the eversion of the foot
  • noun the act of turning inside out
    inversion; everting.

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lying

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    prevarication; fabrication.
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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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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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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unerect

  • adjective not upright in position or posture

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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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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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order_arms

  • noun a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command

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