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regulator (Also regulators) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to regulator

bagpipe

  • noun a tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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depressurise

  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; decompress.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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regularize

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularise.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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associated_state

  • noun a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty
    protectorate.

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liverpool

  • noun a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports

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eastern_samoa

  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; AS.

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hiroshima

  • noun a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area

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fuck_all

  • noun little or nothing at all
    Fanny Adams; bugger all; sweet Fanny Adams.
    • I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all
    • I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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suburban

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
    • suburban population

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goose_egg

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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plenipotentiary

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

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aurora

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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appropriation

  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    annexation.

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govern

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb direct or strongly influence the behavior of
    • His belief in God governs his conduct

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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day_of_judgment

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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brescia

  • noun an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy

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sacristan

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

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school

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

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water_gate

  • noun regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    floodgate; head gate; sluicegate; penstock; sluice valve.

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papal_states

  • noun the temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy)

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adalia

  • noun a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
    Antalya.
  • noun genus of ladybugs
    genus Adalia.

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tepic

  • noun a city in west central Mexico

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day_of_judgement

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

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

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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jerez

  • noun a city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry
    Jerez de la Frontera.

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genova

  • noun a seaport in northwestern Italy; provincial capital of Liguria
    Genoa.

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comity_of_nations

  • noun courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another

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force

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

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strasbourg

  • noun city on the Rhine in eastern France near the German border; an inland port
    Strassburg.

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toledo

  • noun an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
  • noun a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century

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slide_valve

  • noun valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port

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piano_tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    tuner.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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poppet_valve

  • noun a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines
    poppet.

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curitiba

  • noun a city in southeastern Brazil

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flood_plain

  • noun a low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
    floodplain.

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ball_valve

  • noun any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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sodom

  • noun any location known for vice and corruption
  • noun (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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judgment_day

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; end of the world; Last Day; Last Judgement.

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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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seyhan

  • noun a Turkish river flowing south southwest into the Mediterranean
    Seyhan River.
  • noun a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
    Adana.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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tabriz

  • noun an ancient city in northwestern Iran; known for hot springs

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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numeral

  • noun a symbol used to represent a number
    number.
    • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numerical; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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minister_plenipotentiary

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

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chula_vista

  • noun an industrial city in southern California (south of San Diego) near the Mexican border

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cut_back

  • verb return in time
    flash back.
    • the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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ciudad_juarez

  • noun a city in northern Mexico on the Rio Grande opposite El Paso
    Juarez.

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eindhoven

  • noun city in southeastern Netherlands noted for electrical industry

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yekaterinoslav

  • noun city in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River; center of metallurgical industry
    Dnipropetrovsk.

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stuttgart

  • noun a city in southwestern Germany famous for innovative architecture

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kitakyushu

  • noun a Japanese city on northern Kyushu

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monetary_system

  • noun anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
    medium of exchange.

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utrecht

  • noun a city in the central Netherlands

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trust_territory

  • noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
    trusteeship.

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ferrara

  • noun a city in northern Italy
    • in the 13th century Ferrara was a center of Renaissance learning and the arts

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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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quezon_city

  • noun city on Luzon adjoining Manila

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envoy

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

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steam_engine

  • noun external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder

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sousse

  • noun a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean
    Susa; Susah.

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las_vegas

  • noun largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess

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ball_cock

  • noun floating ball that controls level in a water tank
    ballcock.

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cross-pollination

  • noun fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another
  • noun stimulating influence among diverse elements
    • the cross-pollination of the arts

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military

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

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high_commissioner

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

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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lyon

  • noun a city in east-central France on the Rhone River; a principal producer of silk and rayon
    Lyons.

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taiyuan

  • noun an ancient city in northeastern China noted for coal mining and steel production

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waterbury

  • noun a city in west central Connecticut

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gloaming

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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county

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

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pasadena

  • noun a city in southwestern California to the east of Los Angeles

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basia

  • noun the second largest city in Iraq; an oil port in southern Iraq
    Basra.

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labyrinthine

  • adjective relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear
    • labyrinthine deafness
  • adjective satellite resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
    mazy; labyrinthian.
    • a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths

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pompeii

  • noun ancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius

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messina

  • noun a port city in northeastern Sicily on the Strait of Messina

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unit

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

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south_of_houston

  • noun a district in southwestern Manhattan noted for its shops and restaurants and galleries and artist's lofts
    SoHo.

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goma

  • noun a city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda

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arms

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

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lessening

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; decrease.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
    diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
    • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
    • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
    • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
    • his voice fell to a whisper

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music

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

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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akron

  • noun a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry

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queen_city

  • noun the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
    Charlotte.

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brighton

  • noun a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex

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modification

  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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peshawar

  • noun city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass

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montego_bay

  • noun port and resort city in northwestern Jamaica

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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reversible

  • noun a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  • adjective capable of reversing or being reversed
    • reversible hypertension

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greater_new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York; New York City.

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ward

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

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hold

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

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danzig

  • noun a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century
    Gdansk.

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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mo

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

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krakau

  • noun an industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
    Cracow; Krakow.

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t'ien-ching

  • noun a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China
    Tianjin; Tientsin.

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lund

  • noun a city in southern Sweden

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territorial_dominion

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; district; dominion.

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quaestor

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

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lie

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

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wichita_falls

  • noun a city in north central Texas near the Oklahoma border

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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persona_non_grata

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

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antwerp

  • noun a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
    Antwerpen; Anvers.

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virginia_beach

  • noun the largest city in Virginia; long overshadowed by Norfolk but growing rapidly since 1970; with 28 miles of public beaches tourism is a major factor in the economy; site of three United States Navy bases

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toulon

  • noun a port city and naval base in southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast

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tampere

  • noun an industrial city in south central Finland
    Tammerfors.

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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brunn

  • noun an industrial city in Moravia in Czech Republic to the southeast of Prague
    Brno.

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cryostat

  • noun a thermostat that operates at very low temperatures

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czestochowa

  • noun a city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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provincial

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

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end

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

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end_of_the_world

  • noun (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
    Day of Judgment; Day of Judgement; Judgment Day; Last Judgment; Judgement Day; doomsday; eschaton; crack of doom; day of reckoning; Last Day; Last Judgement.
  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    doomsday; day of reckoning; doom.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

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song

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

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arequipa

  • noun a city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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hot

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

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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ordinary

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

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zomba

  • noun a city in southern Malawi; was the capital until 1971

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void

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

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sioux_falls

  • noun largest city in South Dakota; located in southeastern South Dakota

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modulation

  • noun a musical passage moving from one key to another
    transition.
  • noun (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase

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nineveh

  • noun an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq

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saskatoon

  • noun a city in central Saskatchewan; the largest city in the province
  • noun edible purple or red berries
    juneberry; shadberry; serviceberry.

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duluth

  • noun a city in northeast Minnesota on Lake Superior

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equaliser

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equalizer.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; counterbalance; balance.

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lay

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

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turf

  • noun surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
    sward; greensward; sod.
  • noun the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own

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waterfront

  • noun the area of a city (such as a harbor or dockyard) alongside a body of water

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law

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

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coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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fengtien

  • noun a city in northeastern China
    Shenyang; Mukden; Moukden.

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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criminalization

  • noun legislation that makes something illegal
    criminalisation.
    • the criminalization of marijuana

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aarhus

  • noun port city of Denmark in eastern Jutland
    Arhus.

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ballcock

  • noun floating ball that controls level in a water tank
    ball cock.

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wink

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

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plumbing

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

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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order

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

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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hedgehog

  • noun relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
    porcupine.
  • noun small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
    Erinaceus europaeus; Erinaceus europeaeus.

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monterrey

  • noun an industrial city in northeastern Mexico

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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office

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

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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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arlington

  • noun a city in northern Texas between Dallas and Fort Worth

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concurrence

  • noun agreement of results or opinions
    concurrency.
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    concurrency.

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nicaea

  • noun an ancient city in Bithynia; founded in the 4th century BC and flourished under the Romans; the Nicene Creed was adopted there in 325
  • noun the seventh ecumenical council in 787 which refuted iconoclasm and regulated the veneration of holy images
    Second Council of Nicaea.

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newark

  • noun the largest city in New Jersey; located in northeastern New Jersey

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salonika

  • noun a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece
    Thessaloniki; Salonica; Thessalonica.

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federal_agent

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

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smolensk

  • noun a city in western Russia on the Dnieper River; scene of severe fighting in World War II

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rebellion

  • noun refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
    • each generation must have its own rebellion
    • his body was in rebellion against fatigue
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; revolt.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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fractal

  • noun (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

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adaption

  • noun the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    adjustment; adaptation.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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lodz

  • noun a large city of central Poland

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harris

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

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strand

  • noun a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
    • he tried to pick up the strands of his former life
    • I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously
  • noun line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

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stifling

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    quelling; crushing; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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northern_territory

  • noun a territory in north central Australia

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mobile

  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.
  • noun a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

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regulator_gene

  • noun a gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene
    regulatory gene.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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halle-an-der-saale

  • noun a city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries
    Halle.

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united_states_virgin_islands

  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    American Virgin Islands; VI.

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yerwa-maiduguri

  • noun a city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center
    Maiduguri.

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rostock

  • noun a city in northeastern Germany near the Baltic sea; an important member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century

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marseille

  • noun a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
    Marseilles.
  • noun strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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tel_aviv-yalo

  • noun the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean
    Tel Aviv; Tel Aviv-Jaffa.

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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tidiness

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

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grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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split_second

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

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control_condition

  • noun a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
    control.
    • the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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fort_worth

  • noun a city in northeastern Texas (just to the west of Dallas); a major industrial center

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milan

  • noun the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages
    Milano.

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nijmegen

  • noun an industrial city in the eastern Netherlands

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moneyer

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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frankfort

  • noun the capital of Kentucky; located in northern Kentucky
    capital of Kentucky.
  • noun a German city; an industrial and commercial and financial center
    Frankfurt; Frankfurt on the Main.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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downregulator

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dortmund

  • noun an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League

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french_polynesia

  • noun a French overseas possession in the South Pacific
    French Oceania.

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vina_del_mar

  • noun a resort city on the Pacific in central Chile

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rawalpindi

  • noun an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built

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throttle_valve

  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle; accelerator.

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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collector

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

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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decree

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

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nil

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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daniel

A Hebrew prophet distinguished for sagacity and ripeness of judgment in youth; hence, a sagacious and upright judge.
A Daniel come to judgment. Shak.

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vi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    United States Virgin Islands; American Virgin Islands.

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equerry

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

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sexton

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

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safety_island

  • noun a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
    safety zone; traffic island; safety isle.

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first_light

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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city

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

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galloway

  • noun a district in southwestern Scotland
  • noun breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland

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causal_factor

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    determinant; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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standard

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

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patriarchate

  • noun the jurisdiction of a patriarch
  • noun a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
    patriarchy.

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curtailment

  • noun the temporal property of being cut short
  • noun the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    suppression.
    • a suppression of the newspaper

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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collector_of_internal_revenue

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

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aragon

  • noun French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)
    Louis Aragon.
  • noun a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)

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den_haag

  • noun the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice
    's Gravenhage; The Hague.

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cambridge

  • noun a university in England
    Cambridge University.
  • noun a city in Massachusetts just to the north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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macao

  • noun a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999
    Macau.

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el-aksur

  • noun a city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes
    Luxor.

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valparaiso

  • noun the chief port and second largest city of Chile; located on a wide harbor in central Chile

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cy_pres

  • noun a rule that when literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator should be carried out as nearly as possible
    rule of cy pres; cy pres doctrine.

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episcopate

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

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shiraz

  • noun a city in central southwestern Iran; ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby

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attune

  • verb adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with

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residential_district

  • noun a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
    residential area; community.

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chihuahua

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

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grade

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

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halle

  • noun a city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries
    Halle-an-der-Saale.

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mashhad

  • noun the holy city of Shiite Muslims; located in northeastern Iran
    Meshed.

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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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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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lettuce

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Lactuca

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waterford

  • noun a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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marrakesh

  • noun a city in western Morocco; tourist center
    Marrakech.

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equipoise

  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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borderland

  • noun district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
    march; marchland; border district.
    • the Welsh marches between England and Wales

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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hydrant

  • noun a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    water faucet; tap; water tap.
  • noun a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks

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bruges

  • noun a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
    City of Bridges.

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doge

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

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recruit

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

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medina

  • noun a city in western Saudi Arabia; site of the tomb of Muhammad; the second most holy city of Islam
    Al Madinah.
  • noun the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africa

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sound_pressure

  • noun the difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point
    instantaneous sound pressure.

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catalan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
  • noun the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)

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seattle

  • noun a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

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faisalabad

  • noun city in northeast Pakistan
    Lyallpur.

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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braunschweig

  • noun a city in central Germany
    Brunswick.

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mesa

  • noun flat tableland with steep edges
    table.
    • the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water
  • noun a city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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forbiddance

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; banning.
  • noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    inhibition; prohibition.
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance

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gent

  • noun informal abbreviation of `gentleman'
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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genf

  • noun a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
    Geneve; Geneva.

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charleston

  • noun state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
    capital of West Virginia.
  • noun a port city in southeastern South Carolina

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prefecture

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

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token_money

  • noun coins of regular issue whose face value is greater than their intrinsic value

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chernobyl

  • noun a city in north central Ukraine; site of a major disaster at a nuclear power plant (26 April 1986)

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wroclaw

  • noun a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
    Breslau.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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regulator

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

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townsend

  • noun United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)
    Francis Everett Townsend.

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gand

  • noun port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
    Ghent; Gent.

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homyel

  • noun industrial city of Belarus to the southeast of Minsk
    Gomel; Homel.

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vicomte_ferdinand_marie_de_lesseps

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

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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pollination

  • noun transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
    pollenation.

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chicago

  • noun largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan
    Windy City.
  • noun a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
    Michigan; Newmarket; boodle; stops.

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lubbock

  • noun a city in northwest Texas to the south of Amarillo

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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arms_control

  • noun a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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regulate

  • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    modulate.
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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churchwarden

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

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ciudad_victoria

  • noun a city in east central Mexico

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criterional

  • adjective satellite serving as a basis for evaluation
    criterial.

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bulawayo

  • noun industrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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grand_rapids

  • noun a city in west central Michigan; noted for manufacturing furniture

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earned_run_average

  • noun (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
    ERA.

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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pretor

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

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chongqing

  • noun a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China
    Chungking.

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bakersfield

  • noun a city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley

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jersey_city

  • noun a city in northeastern New Jersey (opposite Manhattan)

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changefulness

  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable
    inconstancy.

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canonical_hour

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer

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bonn

  • noun a city in western Germany on the Rhine River; was the capital of West Germany between 1949 and 1989

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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sebastopol

  • noun a city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
    Sevastopol.

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san_bernardino

  • noun a city in southern California to the east of Los Angeles

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lower_egypt

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

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moolah

  • noun informal terms for money
    wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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pyrostat

  • noun a thermostat that operates at very high temperatures

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per_centum

  • noun a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
    percentage; percent; pct.

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crepuscule

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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regulative

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulatory.
    • a regulatory gene

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