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rattlepated

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott

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empty-headed

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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thoughtful

  • adjective satellite having intellectual depth
    • a deeply thoughtful essay
  • adjective exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    • a thoughtful paper

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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inapprehensive

Not apprehensive; regardless; unconcerned. Jer. Taylor.

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vacuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    mindless; inane; fatuous; asinine.
  • adjective satellite devoid of significance or point
    empty; hollow.
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments

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concerned

  • adjective feeling or showing worry or solicitude
    • concerned parents of youthful offenders
    • was concerned about the future
    • we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand
    • greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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to

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

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incaution

  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
    incautiousness.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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offhanded

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; offhand; ad-lib; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhand.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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blase

  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    worldly.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
  • adjective satellite uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    bored.
    • his blase indifference
    • a petulant blase air
    • the bored gaze of the successful film star

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sloppy

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • a sloppy room
    • sloppy habits
  • adjective satellite wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
    • a sloppy floor
    • a sloppy saucer

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untenable

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    indefensible.

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sappy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite abounding in sap
    • sappy maple trees
    • sappy kindling wood

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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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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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slapdash

  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    haphazard; slipshod; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship
  • adverb in a careless or reckless manner
    slam-bang.
    • the shelves were put up slapdash

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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gullible

  • adjective satellite naive and easily deceived or tricked
    green; fleeceable.
    • at that early age she had been gullible and in love
  • adjective satellite easily tricked because of being too trusting
    • gullible tourists taken in by the shell game

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ill-conceived

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    misguided.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company

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abstracted

  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; scatty; absentminded.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence
  • verb consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
    abstract.

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preposterous

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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rate

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

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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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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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casual

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
  • adjective satellite without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

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penny-pinching

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; parsimoniousness; thrift.
  • verb spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
    nickel-and-dime; penny-pinch.

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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illogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    unlogical.
  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts

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deliberate

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

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laxity

  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxness.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels
  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; remissness.

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contributory_negligence

  • noun (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence
    • in common law any degree of contributory negligence would bar the plaintiff from collecting damages

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untroubled

  • adjective not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress
    • seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind
    • untroubled sleep
    • a kind untroubled face
  • adjective free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
    unafraid; secure.
    • he was secure that nothing will be held against him

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too-careful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    overcareful.

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water

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

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unthinking

  • adjective satellite not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    unthoughtful; unreflective.
  • adjective satellite without care or thought for others; `Let them eat cake'"
    thoughtless; uncaring.
    • the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread

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dry

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

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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omissive

  • adjective characterized by omissions
    • omissive crimes

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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guilty

  • adjective responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
    • guilty of murder
    • the guilty person
    • secret guilty deeds
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of guilt
    hangdog; shamefaced; shamed.
    • a guilty look
    • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

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irregardful

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provident

  • adjective providing carefully for the future
    • wild squirrels are provident
    • a provident father plans for his children's education
  • adjective satellite careful in regard to your own interests
    • the prudent use and development of resources
    • wild squirrels are provident

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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heedful

  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; attentive.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    careful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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unwariness

  • noun the trait of not being cautious and watchful

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fatuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; asinine.

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impolitic

  • adjective not politic
    • an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue

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anyhow

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    anyway; at any rate; in any event; anyways; in any case.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb in any way whatsoever
    anyway.
    • they came anyhow they could
    • get it done anyway you can

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ill-considered

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-judged; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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strike

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

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unadvised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    ill-advised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations
  • adjective satellite having received no information
    • a defendant unadvised of her legal rights

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indefensible

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    untenable.
  • adjective satellite not able to be protected against attack

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unwarranted

  • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
    unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible; insupportable.
  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    baseless; groundless; idle; wild; unfounded.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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apparent

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    ostensible; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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particular

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

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dilettantish

  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    sciolistic; dilettante; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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inattentive

  • adjective showing a lack of attention or care
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    neglectful.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents

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fooling

  • adjective satellite characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; it is no fooling matter"
    casual.
    • a broken back is nothing to be casual about
  • verb make a fool or dupe of
    fool; befool; gull.

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head-in-the-clouds

  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; flyaway; scatterbrained.
    • flighty young girls

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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immoderate

  • adjective beyond reasonable limits
    • immoderate laughter
    • immoderate spending

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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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improvident

  • adjective not provident; not providing for the future
  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; ill-judged; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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neglecter

  • noun a person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities
    • he tried vainly to impress his neglecters

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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cursory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    perfunctory; passing; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy

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at_any_rate

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    anyway; in any event; anyways; anyhow; in any case.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial)
    leastways; at least; leastwise.
    • at least he survived
    • they felt--at any rate Jim felt--relieved though still wary
    • the influence of economists--or at any rate of economics--is far-reaching

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nonchalant

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    casual; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner

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oversolicitous

  • adjective satellite excessively solicitous

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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impulsive

  • adjective satellite proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus
    unprompted.
    • an impulsive gesture of affection
  • adjective satellite without forethought
    • letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted

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unguarded

  • adjective satellite lacking protection or a guard
    • an unguarded gate
    • his unguarded queen was open to attack
  • adjective satellite displaying or feeling no wariness
    • an unguarded remark

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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cockamamie

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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foolhardy

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    rash; heady; reckless.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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facile

  • adjective satellite arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
    • too facile a solution for so complex a problem
  • adjective satellite performing adroitly and without effort
    • a facile hand

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light

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

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nonsensical

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite having no intelligible meaning
    nonsense.
    • nonsense syllables
    • a nonsensical jumble of words

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fatuity

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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nonperformance

  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    carelessness; negligence; neglect.

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unjustified

  • adjective satellite lacking justification or authorization
    undue; unwarranted.
    • desire for undue private profit
    • unwarranted limitations of personal freedom

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hell

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    blaze.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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skin-deep

  • adjective satellite penetrating no deeper than the skin: "her beauty is only skin-deep"

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sciolistic

  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    dilettantish; dilettante; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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ill-judged

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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yawning

  • noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
    yawn; oscitance; oscitancy.
    • he could not suppress a yawn
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
    • he apologized for his oscitancy
  • verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
    yawn.
    • The child yawned during the long performance

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unadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    inadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable

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derelict

  • noun a person without a home, job, or property
  • noun a ship abandoned on the high seas
    abandoned ship.

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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unthoughtful

  • adjective satellite not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    unthinking; unreflective.

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negligent

  • adjective characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
    • negligent parents
    • negligent of detail
    • negligent in his correspondence

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adventurous

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventuresome.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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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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muff

  • noun a warm tubular covering for the hands
  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
    fumble.

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goofy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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disregard

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    neglect.
  • noun willful lack of care and attention
    neglect.

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irregardless

  • adverb regardless; a combination of irrespective and regardless sometimes used humorously

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goosy

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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wacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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absurdity

  • noun a message whose content is at variance with reason
    absurdness; ridiculousness.
  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; fatuity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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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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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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absentminded

  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; scatty; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • 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
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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remiss

  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    neglectful; derelict; delinquent.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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thrifty

  • adjective careful and diligent in the use of resources
  • adjective satellite mindful of the future in spending money
    careful.
    • careful with money

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flyaway

  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; head-in-the-clouds; scatterbrained.
    • flighty young girls
  • adjective satellite (of hair or clothing) worn loose
    • her flyaway hair
    • a flyaway coat

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pathetic

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life
  • adjective satellite inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    pitiful; pitiable.
    • their efforts were pathetic
    • pitiable lack of character
    • pitiful exhibition of cowardice

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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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light-headed

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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laughable

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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disregardful

Neglect; negligent; heedless; regardless.

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injudicious

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
    • an injudicious measure
    • the result of an injudicious decision

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omit

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; except; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    pretermit; drop; overleap; leave out; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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slackness

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    inanition; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun the quality of being loose (not taut)
    slack.
    • he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope

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consequence

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
    aftermath.

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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seeming

  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    apparent; ostensible.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty
  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time

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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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effortless

  • adjective requiring or apparently requiring no effort
    • the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air
  • adjective satellite not showing effort or strain
    casual.
    • a difficult feat performed with casual mastery
    • careless grace

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miss

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; girl; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
    misfire.

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rashness

  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; mindlessness.
  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    foolhardiness; recklessness.

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impetuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    brainish; tearaway; impulsive; madcap; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades
  • adjective satellite marked by violent force
    • impetuous heaving waves

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thoughtless

  • adjective showing lack of careful thought
    • the debate turned into thoughtless bickering
  • adjective satellite without care or thought for others; `Let them eat cake'"
    unthinking; uncaring.
    • the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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asininity

  • noun the quality of being asinine; stupidity combined with stubbornness

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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flippant

  • adjective satellite showing inappropriate levity
    light-minded.

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wrapped

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; cloaked; mantled.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap; wrap up.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present

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listen

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

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featherbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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offhand

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; ad-lib; offhanded; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhanded.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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unforesightful

  • adjective satellite lacking foresight or scope
    short; shortsighted; myopic.
    • a short view of the problem
    • shortsighted policies
    • shortsighted critics derided the plan
    • myopic thinking

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rackless

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ridiculous

  • adjective satellite inspiring scornful pity
    silly; pathetic.
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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wasted

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • verb spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow; waste; squander.
    • He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    • You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

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ill-advised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    unadvised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations

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neglectfulness

  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    negligence; neglect.

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improvidence

  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
    shortsightedness.

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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purposeless

  • adjective not evidencing any purpose or goal
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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matter

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

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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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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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inanity

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness.

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and

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

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mind

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

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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no_matter

  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; regardless; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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any

  • adjective satellite one or some or every or all without specification
    whatsoever; whatever.
    • give me any peaches you don't want
    • not any milk is left
    • any child would know that
    • pick any card
    • any day now
    • cars can be rented at almost any airport
    • at twilight or any other time
    • beyond any doubt
    • need any help we can get
    • give me whatever peaches you don't want
    • no milk whatsoever is left
  • adverb to any degree or extent
    • it isn't any better

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evasion

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    equivocation.
  • noun the deliberate act of failing to pay money
    nonpayment.
    • his evasion of all his creditors
    • he was indicted for nonpayment

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unheeding

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    heedless.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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fatuousness

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuity.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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germany

  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Deutschland; FRG; Federal Republic of Germany.

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willful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    wilful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    wilful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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lose_track

  • verb fail to keep informed or aware
    • She has so many books, she just lost track and cannot find this volume

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measured

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    mensurable; mensural.
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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failure

  • noun an act that fails
    • his failure to pass the test
  • noun an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
    • the surprise party was a complete failure

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considered

  • adjective satellite carefully weighed
    • a considered opinion
  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; consider; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

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foolhardiness

  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    rashness; recklessness.

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unreasonable

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; excessive.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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inane

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; fatuous; asinine.

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dodging

  • noun nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
    evasion; escape.
    • his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible
    • that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; scheme.

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fond

  • adjective satellite having or displaying warmth or affection
    lovesome; affectionate; tender; warm.
    • affectionate children
    • a fond embrace
    • fond of his nephew
    • a tender glance
    • a warm embrace
  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    adoring; doting.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother

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anyway

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    at any rate; in any event; anyways; anyhow; in any case.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb in any way whatsoever
    anyhow.
    • they came anyhow they could
    • get it done anyway you can

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concurrent_negligence

  • noun (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately

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undue

  • adjective not yet payable
    • an undue loan
  • adjective not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
    • undue influence
    • I didn't want to show undue excitement
    • accused of using undue force

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dopey

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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careful

  • adjective exercising caution or showing care or attention
    • they were careful when crossing the busy street
    • be careful to keep her shoes clean
    • did very careful research
    • careful art restorers
    • careful of the rights of others
    • careful about one's behavior
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    heedful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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trivial

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • adjective satellite of little substance or significance
    superficial.
    • a few superficial editorial changes
    • only trivial objections

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delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    juvenile delinquent.
  • adjective satellite guilty of a misdeed
    • delinquent minors

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scatterbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; rattlepated.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; flyaway; head-in-the-clouds.
    • flighty young girls

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heedlessness

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
    inattentiveness.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    mindlessness; rashness.

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unconscientiousness

  • noun the quality of being willing to ignore the dictates of conscience
  • noun the trait of not being painstaking or careful

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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judge

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

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inadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    unadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable
  • adjective satellite not advisable
    • an unnecessary and inadvisable action

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flighty

  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flyaway; head-in-the-clouds; scatterbrained.
    • flighty young girls
  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    spooky; skittish; nervous.

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otiose

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite producing no result or effect
    ineffectual; unavailing; futile.
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt

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vacuousness

  • noun indicative of or marked by mental vacuity and an absence of ideas
    • the vacuousness of her face belied her feelings

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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beat

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

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uninvolved

  • adjective not involved
    • being uninvolved he remained objective
  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    detached; degage.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander

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unhurried

  • adjective relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste
    • people strolling about in an unhurried way
    • an unhurried walk
    • spoke in a calm and unhurried voice
  • adjective satellite capable of accepting delay with equanimity
    • was unhurried with the small children

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dopy

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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attentiveness

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • noun the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others

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delinquency

  • noun nonpayment of a debt when due
  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    dereliction; willful neglect.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities

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disregarding

  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; regardless; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties
  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    ignore; disregard; cut; snub.
    • She cut him dead at the meeting

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paying_attention

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

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idiotic

  • adjective satellite insanely irresponsible
    crackbrained.
    • an idiotic idea
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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light-minded

  • adjective satellite showing inappropriate levity
    flippant.

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harebrained

  • adjective satellite very foolish
    insane; mad.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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solicitous

  • adjective satellite full of anxiety and concern
    • solicitous parents
    • solicitous about the future
  • adjective satellite showing hovering attentiveness
    • solicitous about her health
    • made solicitous inquiries about our family

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oscitant

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

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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enwrapped

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    engrossed; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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willful_neglect

  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    delinquency; dereliction.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities

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culpable

  • adjective satellite deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
    blameable; blameworthy; censurable; blamable; blameful.
    • blameworthy if not criminal behavior
    • censurable misconduct
    • culpable negligence

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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outward

  • adjective relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
    • a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outbound.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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familiarity

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; acquaintance.
  • noun usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known

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hit-and-run

  • adjective satellite designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape
    tip-and-run.
    • hit-and-run units
    • tip-and-run assaults
  • adjective satellite involving a driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident

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ostensible

  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    apparent; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty
  • adjective satellite represented or appearing as such; pretended
    ostensive.
    • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

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misguided

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    ill-conceived.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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moony

  • adjective lighted by moonlight
    moonlit.
    • the moonlit landscape
  • adjective satellite dreamy in mood or nature
    dreamy; woolgathering.
    • a woolgathering moment

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adventuresome

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventurous.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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pretermit

  • verb disregard intentionally or let pass
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    omit; drop; overleap; leave out; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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distrait

  • adjective satellite having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
    distracted.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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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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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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carelessness

  • noun the quality of not being careful or taking pains
    sloppiness.
  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    nonperformance; negligence; neglect.

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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madcap

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; daredevil; hothead.
  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; brainish; tearaway; impulsive; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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leave_out

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave off; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    pretermit; omit; drop; overleap; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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insouciant

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; casual.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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shortsighted

  • adjective satellite lacking foresight or scope
    unforesightful; short; myopic.
    • a short view of the problem
    • shortsighted policies
    • shortsighted critics derided the plan
    • myopic thinking
  • adjective unable to see distant objects clearly
    nearsighted; myopic.

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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unreflective

  • adjective satellite not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    unthoughtful; unthinking.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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epicene

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    androgyne; intersex; gynandromorph; hermaphrodite; epicene person.
  • adjective satellite having an ambiguous sexual identity
    bisexual.

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dereliction

  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    delinquency; willful neglect.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities
  • noun willful negligence

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unlogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    illogical.

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oblivious

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

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cockamamy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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overlook

  • noun a high place affording a good view
  • verb look past, fail to notice

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pointlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness; inanity.

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jerky

  • noun meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
    jerked meat; jerk.
  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; arrhythmic.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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remissness

  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; laxity.

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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attentive

  • adjective (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
    • attentive to details
    • the nurse was attentive to her patient
    • an attentive suitor
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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paying

  • adjective satellite yielding a fair profit
    gainful; paid.
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    pay.
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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laxness

  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; remissness; laxity.
  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxity.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels

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warning

  • noun a message informing of danger
    • a warning that still more bombs could explode
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    monition; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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irrespective

  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    disregarding; regardless; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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derisory

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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tearaway

  • noun a reckless and impetuous person
  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; brainish; impulsive; madcap; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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dizzy

  • verb make dizzy or giddy
    • a dizzying pace
  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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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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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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everyday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    casual; daily.
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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engrossed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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haphazard

  • adjective satellite dependent upon or characterized by chance
    hit-or-miss.
    • a haphazard plan of action
    • his judgment is rather hit-or-miss
  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    slipshod; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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painstaking

  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    scrupulous; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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in_any_case

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    anyway; at any rate; in any event; anyways; anyhow.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb making an additional point; anyway; besides, we can't afford it"
    besides.
    • I don't want to go to a restaurant
    • she couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her

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frivolous

  • adjective not serious in content or attitude or behavior
    • a frivolous novel
    • a frivolous remark
    • a frivolous young woman

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unwary

  • adjective not alert to danger or deception
    • the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise
    • some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers
    • seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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unconcerned

  • adjective lacking in interest or care or feeling
    • the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control
    • blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight
  • adjective satellite easy in mind; not worried
    • the prisoner seems entirely unconcerned as to the outcome of the examination

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strike_out

  • verb remove from a list
    mark; cross out; strike off; cross off.
    • Cross the name of the dead person off the list
  • verb put out or be put out by a strikeout
    • Oral struck out three batters to close the inning

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negligence

  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    carelessness; nonperformance; neglect.
  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    neglectfulness; neglect.

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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scrupulous

  • adjective having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
    • less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    painstaking; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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ludicrous

  • adjective satellite broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ridiculous; farcical.
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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culpable_negligence

  • noun (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
    criminal negligence.

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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superficial

  • adjective concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
    • superficial similarities
    • a superficial mind
    • his thinking was superficial and fuzzy
    • superficial knowledge
    • the superficial report didn't give the true picture
    • only superficial differences
  • adjective of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
    • superficial measurements
    • the superficial area of the wall
    • a superficial wound

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cut

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

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observant

  • adjective satellite paying close attention especially to details
  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observing.

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degage

  • adjective satellite free and relaxed in manner
    • rather degage after the nervousness he had shown at dinner"- Edmund Wilson
  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    detached; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander

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senseless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; reasonless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
    insensible.
    • he lay insensible where he had fallen
    • drugged and senseless

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criminal_negligence

  • noun (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
    culpable negligence.

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studious

  • adjective satellite marked by care and effort
    • made a studious attempt to fix the television set
  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    bookish.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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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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absorbed

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

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free-and-easy

  • adjective satellite natural and unstudied
    casual.
    • using their Christian names in a casual way
    • lectured in a free-and-easy style

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scatty

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

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march

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

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perfunctory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    passing; cursory; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy
  • adjective satellite as a formality only
    pro forma.
    • a one-candidate pro forma election

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dreamy

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

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airheaded

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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irregardless

  • adverb regardless; a combination of irrespective and regardless sometimes used humorously

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mindlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; inanity.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; rashness.

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ignore

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    disregard; cut; snub.
    • She cut him dead at the meeting
  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    dismiss; brush aside; brush off; discount; push aside; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances

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indication

  • noun something that serves to indicate or suggest
    indicant.
    • an indication of foul play
    • indications of strain
    • symptoms are the prime indicants of disease
  • noun the act of indicating or pointing out by name
    denotation.

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heed

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; regard.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men

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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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foolish

  • adjective devoid of good sense or judgment
    • foolish remarks
    • a foolish decision
  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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senselessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; mindlessness; inanity.

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goosey

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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brainish

  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; tearaway; impulsive; madcap; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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captive

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

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escape

  • noun the act of escaping physically
    flight.
    • he made his escape from the mental hospital
    • the canary escaped from its cage
    • his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escapism.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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reasonless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; senseless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite not endowed with the capacity to reason
    • a reasonless brute

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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dilettanteish

  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    sciolistic; dilettantish; dilettante.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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carefulness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun the quality of being careful and painstaking
    • I admired the carefulness of his work

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disregardless

  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; regardless; no matter.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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asinine

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; fatuous.

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whacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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by

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

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on

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

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lightheaded

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; light-headed.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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have

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

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come_hell_or_high_water

  • adverb in spite of all obstacles
    no matter what happens; whatever may come.
    • we'll go to Tibet come hell or high water

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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blithe

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; lightsome; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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dilettante

  • noun an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
    dabbler; sciolist.
  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    sciolistic; dilettantish; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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heedless

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    unheeding.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    reckless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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inattentiveness

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
    heedlessness.
  • noun the trait of not being considerate and thoughtful of others

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comparative_negligence

  • noun (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff

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conscientious

  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    scrupulous; painstaking.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details
  • adjective guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong
    • a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice

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pointless

  • adjective not having a point especially a sharp point
    unpointed.
    • my pencils are all pointless
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    senseless; purposeless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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shortsightedness

  • noun (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
    nearsightedness; myopia.
  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
    improvidence.

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slipshod

  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    haphazard; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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distracted

  • adjective satellite having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
    distrait.
  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    deflect; distract.
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors

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mindless

  • adjective satellite lacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being
    • the shrieking of the mindless wind
  • adjective satellite requiring little mental effort
    • mindless tasks

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glib

  • adjective satellite marked by lack of intellectual depth
    • glib generalizations
    • a glib response to a complex question
  • adjective satellite having only superficial plausibility
    pat; slick.
    • glib promises
    • a slick commercial

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incautiousness

  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
    incaution.

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head

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

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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forgetful

  • adjective (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
    unretentive; short.
    • a short memory
  • adjective not mindful or attentive
    mindless; unmindful.
    • while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw

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incautious

  • adjective lacking in caution
    • an incautious remark
    • incautious talk
  • adjective satellite carelessly failing to exercise proper caution
    • an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs

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vacuity

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuum.
  • noun a region that is devoid of matter
    vacuum.

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absent

  • verb go away or leave
    remove.
    • He absented himself
  • adjective not being in a specified place

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silliness

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    absurdity; fatuity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior
  • noun an impulsive scatterbrained manner
    giddiness.

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default

  • noun loss due to not showing up
    • he lost the game by default
  • noun act of failing to meet a financial obligation
    nonremittal; nonpayment.

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myopic

  • adjective unable to see distant objects clearly
    nearsighted; shortsighted.
  • adjective satellite lacking foresight or scope
    unforesightful; short; shortsighted.
    • a short view of the problem
    • shortsighted policies
    • shortsighted critics derided the plan
    • myopic thinking

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rattlebrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    scatty; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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detailed

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    elaborate; elaborated.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb provide details for
    detail.

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woolgathering

  • noun an idle indulgence in fantasy
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream; daydream.

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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penny

  • noun a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound
  • noun a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
    centime; cent.

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contributory

  • adjective satellite tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
    contributing; contributive; tributary; conducive.
    • working conditions are not conducive to productivity
    • the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city
    • a contributory factor

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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cockeyed

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; wonky; askew; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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at

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

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unwise

  • adjective satellite showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom
    • an unwise investor is soon impoverished
  • adjective satellite not appropriate to the purpose
    inexpedient.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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neglect_of_duty

  • noun (law) breach of a duty

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default_on

  • verb fail to pay up
    default.

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omissible

  • adjective satellite capable of being left out

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occasional

  • adjective satellite occurring from time to time
    • took an occasional glass of wine
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    episodic.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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zany

  • noun a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; twat; jackass; goofball.

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superfluous

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; otiose.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; redundant; surplus; spare; excess; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

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gooselike

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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reckless

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    foolhardy; rash; heady.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    heedless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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concurrent

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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chance

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    opportunity.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    fortune; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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anserine

  • adjective of or resembling a goose
  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; dopey; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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hotheaded

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; brainish; tearaway; impulsive; madcap.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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neglectful

  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    inattentive.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents
  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    derelict; delinquent; remiss.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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blow-by-blow

  • adjective satellite providing great detail
    • a blow-by-blow account of the movie

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daily

  • noun a newspaper that is published every day
  • adjective satellite of or belonging to or occurring every day
    day-by-day; day-after-day; day-to-day.
    • daily routine
    • a daily paper

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recklessness

  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    rashness; foolhardiness.

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overleap

  • verb defeat (oneself) by going too far
  • verb jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
    vault.

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