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take_the_veil

  • verb become a nun
    • The young woman took the veil after her fiance died

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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revoke

  • noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
    renege.
  • verb fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

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consider

  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; 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
  • verb give careful consideration to
    study.
    • consider the possibility of moving

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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monte

  • noun a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time
    three-card monte; four-card monte.

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foul

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

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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unblock

  • verb clear or remove an obstruction from
    • the procedure unblocked his arteries
  • verb play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding

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gaucherie

  • noun the quality of being rustic or gauche
    rusticity.
  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; solecism; faux pas; slip.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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renege

  • noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
    revoke.
  • verb fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
    renege on; go back on; renegue on.
    • She backed out of her promise

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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labor_agreement

  • noun contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
    labor contract; collective agreement.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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play_out

  • verb deplete
    exhaust; run down; sap; tire.
    • exhaust one's savings
    • We quickly played out our strength
  • verb perform or be performed to the end
    • How will the election drama be played out?

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trente

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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quasi

  • adjective satellite having some resemblance
    • a quasi success
    • a quasi contract

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newmarket

  • noun a long close-fitting coat worn for riding in the 19th century
  • 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; boodle; stops; Chicago.

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dustman

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; refuse collector; garbage carter; garbage man; garbage hauler.

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fuck_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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oversight

  • noun an unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something
    inadvertence.
  • noun management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group
    supervising; superintendence; supervision.

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spec

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    specification.

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screw_up

  • verb make more intense
    heat up; hot up.
    • Emotions were screwed up
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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misunderstanding

  • noun putting the wrong interpretation on
    mistaking; misinterpretation.
    • his misinterpretation of the question caused his error
    • there was no mistaking her meaning
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misapprehension; mistake.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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distort

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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misreckoning

  • noun a mistake in calculating
    misestimation; miscalculation.

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recission

  • noun (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made
    rescission.
    • recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent

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cosignatory

  • noun one of two or more signers of the same document (as a treaty or declaration)
    cosigner.
  • adjective satellite signing jointly with others

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fall

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

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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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five_hundred

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
    500; D.
  • noun a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
    euchre.

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renegue

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twenty-one

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one
    XXI; 21.
  • noun a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
    vingt-et-un; blackjack.

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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contract_of_hazard

  • noun a sale of a tract of land as a whole without a warranty as to the acreage
    sale in gross.

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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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napoleon

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • noun a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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whist

  • noun a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six
    long whist; short whist.

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misplay

  • noun (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
    error.
  • verb play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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carter

  • noun someone whose work is driving carts
  • noun Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
    Howard Carter.

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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snafu

  • noun an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up
  • verb cause to be in a state of complete confusion

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bat_mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
    bas mitzvah; bath mitzvah.
  • verb confirm in the bat mitzvah ceremony, of girls in the Jewish faith

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bridge_whist

  • noun the earliest form of bridge; the dealer could name the trump suit

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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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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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voucher

  • noun someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
    verifier.
  • noun a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure

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john_hancock

  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
    Hancock.
  • noun a person's own signature
    autograph.

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imbecility

  • noun retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; stupidity; folly; foolishness.

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marriage_settlement

  • noun a prenuptial agreement or contract
    marriage contract.

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warrantor

  • noun one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
    guarantor; surety; warranter.

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renegue_on

  • verb fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
    renege on; go back on; renege.
    • She backed out of her promise

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surety

  • noun something clearly established
  • noun property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
    security.
    • bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

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specification

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    spec.
  • noun naming explicitly

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cost-plus_contract

  • noun a contract in which the contractor is paid his total cost plus a stated percentage of profit

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boodle

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

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turnaround

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround time.
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    flip-flop; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.

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endorse

  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960
  • verb give support or one's approval to
    second; indorse; back.
    • I'll second that motion
    • I can't back this plan
    • endorse a new project

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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falsify

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; distort; garble.
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; fudge; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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sevens

  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    parliament; fantan.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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promissory

  • adjective relating to or having the character of a promise
    • promissory note

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eligibility

  • noun the quality or state of being eligible
    • eligibility of a candidate for office
    • eligibility for a loan

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teetertotter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    seesaw; teeter-totter.

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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sublease

  • noun a lease from one lessee to another
    sublet.
  • verb lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
    sublet.
    • We sublet our apartment over the summer

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consideration

  • noun the process of giving careful thought to something
  • noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    condition; circumstance.
    • another consideration is the time it would take

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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auction

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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troth

  • noun a mutual promise to marry
    betrothal; engagement.
  • noun a solemn pledge of fidelity
    plight.

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guarantor

  • noun one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
    warrantor; surety; warranter.

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casino

  • noun a public building for gambling and entertainment
    gambling casino.
  • noun a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
    cassino.

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snooker

  • noun a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
  • verb fool or dupe
    • He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk

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foolishness

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    folly; unwiseness.
  • noun the quality of being rash and foolish
    folly; madness; craziness.
    • trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly
    • adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness

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pinning

  • noun a mutual promise of a couple not to date anyone else; on college campuses it was once signaled by the giving of a fraternity pin
  • verb to hold fast or prevent from moving
    immobilize; immobilise; trap; pin.
    • The child was pinned under the fallen tree

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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boo

  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    hiss.

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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bloomer

  • noun a flower that blooms in a particular way
    • a night bloomer
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle.

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basket_rummy

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; meld.

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faultiness

  • noun the state of being defective
    defectiveness.

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computer_architecture

  • noun the art of assembling logical elements into a computing device; the specification of the relation between parts of a computer system
  • noun (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
    architecture.
    • the architecture of a computer's system software

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u-drive

  • noun a rented car
    rent-a-car; car rental; self-drive; you-drive; hire car.
    • she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel

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cassino

  • noun a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
    casino.

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contract_of_adhesion

  • noun a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
    adhesion contract.

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communion

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Holy Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation
  • noun sharing thoughts and feelings
    sharing.

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license

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

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labor_contract

  • noun contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
    labor agreement; collective agreement.

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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co-sign

  • verb sign jointly
    cosign.
    • Husband and wife co-signed the lease
  • verb sign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan
    cosign.

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chemin_de_fer

  • noun a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine
    baccarat.

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peppercorn_rent

  • noun very low or nominal rent

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offside

  • noun (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)
  • adjective illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck
    offsides.
    • the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside

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take_the_fifth_amendment

  • verb refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
    take the Fifth.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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holy_communion

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation

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parliament

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

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cosigner

  • noun one of two or more signers of the same document (as a treaty or declaration)
    cosignatory.
  • noun a signer in addition to the principal signer (to verify the authenticity of the principal signature or to provide surety)

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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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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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indenture

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indentation.
  • noun formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt

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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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boundary_condition

  • noun (mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations

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animadvert

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

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foul_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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doom

  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    doomsday; day of reckoning; end of the world.
    • 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
  • verb decree or designate beforehand
    destine; fate; designate.
    • She was destined to become a great pianist

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subscription

  • noun a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time
  • noun agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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garbageman

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbage collector; refuse collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage man; garbage hauler.

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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lapse

  • noun a mistake resulting from inattention
    oversight.
  • noun a break or intermission in the occurrence of something
    • a lapse of three weeks between letters

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turnabout

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; change of mind; reversal.
  • noun turning in the opposite direction
    reversion; turnaround; reverse; reversal.

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organized_religion

  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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leave_off

  • verb come to an end, stop or cease
    • the road leaves off at the edge of the forest
    • leave off where you started
  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece

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solitaire

  • noun a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
  • noun extinct flightless bird related to the dodo
    Pezophaps solitaria.

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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my

Of or belonging to me; -- used always attributively; as, my body; my book; -- mine is used in the predicate; as, the book is mine. See Mine.

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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second_thought

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    rethink; afterthought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase

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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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manduction

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    Holy Communion; Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    chew; chewing; mastication.

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organized

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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fuck

  • noun slang for sexual intercourse
    ass; screw; piece of tail; fucking; shtup; screwing; roll in the hay; nookie; piece of ass; nooky; shag.
  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; lie with; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; bonk; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?

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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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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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boner

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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exclude

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave off; leave out.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb prevent from entering; shut out
    keep out; shut out; shut.
    • The trees were shutting out all sunlight
    • This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

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concordat

  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; compact.

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guarantee

  • noun a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
    warrantee; warranty; warrant.
  • noun an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true
    • there is no guarantee that they are not lying

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swearer

  • noun someone who uses profanity
  • noun someone who takes a solemn oath

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requirement

  • noun required activity
    demand.
    • the requirements of his work affected his health
    • there were many demands on his time
  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requisite; essential; necessity.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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fullback

  • noun (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team
  • noun (American football) the position of a back on a football team

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stupidity

  • noun a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; folly; foolishness; imbecility.

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swear

  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; blaspheme.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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endorsement

  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
    indorsement; blurb.
    • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book
  • noun a speech seconding a motion
    second; indorsement; secondment.
    • do I hear a second?

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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canfield

  • noun a form of solitaire that involves gambling

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condemn

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; decry; reprobate; objurgate.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
    • The building was condemned by the inspector

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opine

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; imagine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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fall_for

  • verb fall in love with; become infatuated with
    • She fell for the man from Brazil
  • verb be deceived, duped, or entrapped by
    • He fell for her charms
    • He fell for the con man's story

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cosign

  • verb sign jointly
    co-sign.
    • Husband and wife co-signed the lease
  • verb sign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan
    co-sign.

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bidding

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; command; dictation.
  • noun a request to be present
    summons.
    • they came at his bidding

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misestimation

  • noun a mistake in calculating
    misreckoning; miscalculation.

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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faro

  • noun a card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box

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spot

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

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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countermand

  • noun a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command
  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; lift; vacate; overturn; repeal; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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pas

  • noun (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; pa; daddy.

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stipulate

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb give a guarantee or promise of
    • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

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participant

  • noun someone who takes part in an activity
  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    player.

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defense_contractor

  • noun a contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense

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autograph

  • noun something written by one's own hand
  • noun a person's own signature
    John Hancock.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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rental

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; lease.
  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
    renting.

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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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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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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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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
    mitsvah.
  • noun (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty
    mitsvah.

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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consecration

  • noun a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
    • his consecration to study
  • noun (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God
    • the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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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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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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fuckup

  • noun someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
    bumbler; sad sack; bungler; fumbler; blunderer; butcher; stumbler; botcher.
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; bungle; bloomer.

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bungle

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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card_game

  • noun a game played with playing cards
    cards.

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civil

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

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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distortion

  • noun a change for the worse
    deformation.
  • noun a shape resulting from distortion
    distorted shape.

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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royal_casino

  • noun a form of casino in which face cards have extra point values

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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betise

  • noun a stupid mistake
    stupidity; folly; foolishness; imbecility.

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auction_pitch

  • noun an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
    pitch.

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penny_ante

  • noun a business deal on a trivial scale
  • noun poker played for small stakes
    penny ante poker.

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high-low

  • noun poker in which the high and low hands split the pot

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sale

  • noun a particular instance of selling
    • he has just made his first sale
    • they had to complete the sale before the banks closed
  • noun the general activity of selling
    • they tried to boost sales
    • laws limit the sale of handguns

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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civil

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

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misapprehension

  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; mistake.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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croquet

  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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clanger

  • noun a conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
    • he dropped a clanger

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abhorrer

  • noun a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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outbid

  • verb bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled
  • verb bid higher than others

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special_contract

  • noun a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
    sealed instrument; contract under seal.

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warranter

  • noun one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
    warrantor; guarantor; surety.

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propose

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    advise; suggest.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    project.
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity

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fluff

  • noun any light downy material
  • noun something of little value or significance
    frippery; bagatelle; frivolity.

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bully_off

  • verb start a game by a face-off
    face off.

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warrantee

  • noun a recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States
  • noun a customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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sealed_instrument

  • noun a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
    special contract; contract under seal.

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bas_mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
    bat mitzvah; bath mitzvah.

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aleatory

  • adjective satellite dependent on chance
    • the aleatory element in life

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rescind

  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; countermand; lift; vacate; overturn; repeal.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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article

  • noun nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  • noun one of a class of artifacts
    • an article of clothing

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execute

  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed
  • verb murder in a planned fashion
    • The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed

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adhesion_contract

  • noun a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
    contract of adhesion.

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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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countersign

  • noun a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
    word; password; watchword; parole.
    • he forgot the password
  • noun a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed
    countersignature.

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yellow-dog_contract

  • noun a labor contract (now illegal) whereby the employee agrees not to join a trade union

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promulgate

  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty
  • verb put a law into effect by formal declaration

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bless

  • verb give a benediction to
    • The dying man blessed his son
  • verb confer prosperity or happiness on

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sacramental_manduction

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Holy Communion; Communion.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation

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muff

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

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betroth

  • verb give to in marriage
    plight; affiance; engage.

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muck_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb soil with mud, muck, or mire
    muck; mire; mud.
    • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden

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letting

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    rental; lease.
  • verb make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    let; allow; permit.
    • This permits the water to rush in
    • This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
    • This will permit the rain to run off

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written_agreement

  • noun a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

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abrogation

  • noun the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
    repeal; annulment.

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poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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seesaw

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    teeter-totter; teetertotter.

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replay

  • noun something (especially a game) that is played again
    rematch.
  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    instant replay; action replay.

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undertake

  • verb enter upon an activity or enterprise
    set about; attempt.
  • verb accept as a challenge
    tackle; take on.
    • I'll tackle this difficult task

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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licensing_agreement

  • noun contract giving someone the legal right to use a patent or trademark

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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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insurance

  • noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance policy.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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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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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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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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rounding

  • noun (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals
    rounding error.
    • the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding
    • taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small
  • verb wind around; move along a circular course
    round.
    • round the bend

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michigan

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

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testify

  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    bear witness; attest; take the stand.
  • verb provide evidence for
    show; evidence; bear witness; prove.
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence

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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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beggar-my-neighbour

  • noun a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
    strip-Jack-naked; beggar-my-neighbor.

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underbid

  • verb bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
  • verb bid lower than a competing bidder

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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stud

  • noun a man who is virile and sexually active
    he-man; macho-man.
  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    rivet.

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rounding_error

  • noun (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals
    rounding.
    • the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding
    • taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small

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service_contract

  • noun a contract for maintenance services

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assurance

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    confidence; self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
    pledge.
    • an assurance of help when needed
    • signed a pledge never to reveal the secret

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one

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

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balls-up

  • noun something badly botched or muddled
    cockup; mess-up; ballup.

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underwrite

  • verb guarantee financial support of
    subvent; subvention.
    • The opera tour was subvented by a bank
  • verb protect by insurance
    insure; cover.
    • The insurance won't cover this

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proviso

  • noun a stipulated condition
    provision.
    • he accepted subject to one provision

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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go_back_on

  • verb fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
    renege on; renege; renegue on.
    • She backed out of her promise

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employment_agreement

  • noun contract between employer and employee
    employment contract.

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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inscribe

  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; enrol; recruit.
    • The party recruited many new members

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qualify

  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    measure up.
  • verb pronounce fit or able
    • She was qualified to run the marathon
    • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

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straight_poker

  • noun poker in which each player gets 5 cards face down and bets are made without drawing any further cards

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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gaffe

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaucherie; solecism; faux pas; slip.

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articles_of_agreement

  • noun a contract between crew and captain of a ship
    shipping articles.

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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slip_one's_mind

  • verb pass out of one's memory
    slip.

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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farm_out

  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    job; subcontract.
  • verb grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
    rent out; hire out.
    • We rent out our apartment to tourists every year
    • He hired himself out as a cook

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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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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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rack_rent

  • noun an extortionate rent

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garbage_carter

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; refuse collector; dustman; garbage man; garbage hauler.

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take_out

  • verb cause to leave
    remove; move out.
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
  • verb remove from its packing
    unpack.
    • unpack the presents

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profess

  • verb practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
    • She professes organic chemistry
  • verb confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
    • The terrorists professed allegiance to their country
    • he professes to be a Communist

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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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jus

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confuse

  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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smirch

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; blot; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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one

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

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long_whist

  • noun a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six
    whist; short whist.

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subcontractor

  • noun someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor

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consecrate

  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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un

  • noun an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
    United Nations.

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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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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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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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afterthought

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    rethink; second thought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase
  • noun an addition that was not included in the original plan
    • the garage was an afterthought

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service

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

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bollix

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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twenty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
    XX; 20.
  • noun a United States bill worth 20 dollars
    twenty dollar bill.

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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occupancy

  • noun an act of being a tenant or occupant
    tenancy.
  • noun the act of occupying or taking possession of a building
    moving in; occupation.
    • occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal

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hippocratic_oath

  • noun an oath taken by physicians to observe medical ethics deriving from Hippocrates

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flip-flop

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.
  • noun a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    thong.

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fumble

  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
    muff.
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    grope.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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renter

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    tenant.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person

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aver

  • verb report or maintain
    say; allege.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; assert; swear.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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besmirch

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; denigrate; calumniate.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation
  • verb smear so as to make dirty or stained
    smirch.

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garble

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort.

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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bumble

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb walk unsteadily
    falter; stumble.
    • The drunk man stumbled about

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sealed

  • adjective established irrevocably
    certain.
    • his fate is sealed
  • verb make tight; secure against leakage
    seal off; seal.
    • seal the windows

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dummy_whist

  • noun a form of whist with three players; four hands are dealt with the hand opposite the dealer being face up

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period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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three-card_monte

  • noun a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time
    monte; four-card monte.

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vouch

  • verb give personal assurance; guarantee
    • Will he vouch for me?
  • verb give surety or assume responsibility
    guarantee.
    • I vouch for the quality of my products

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purchase_agreement

  • noun a contract stating the terms of a purchase
    purchase contract.

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incur

  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    receive; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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gin

  • noun strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    snare; noose.

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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strip-jack-naked

  • noun a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
    beggar-my-neighbour; beggar-my-neighbor.

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specify

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb decide upon or fix definitely
    set; fix; limit; determine; define.
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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hundred

  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; C; century.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than ninety
    100; c; one hundred.

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misestimate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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folly

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    unwiseness; foolishness.
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; stupidity; foolishness; imbecility.

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full_faith_and_credit

  • noun a guarantee to pay interest and principal on debt; usually issued by the United States Treasury

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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cards

  • noun a game played with playing cards
    card game.
  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    card.
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys

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mitigate

  • verb lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    extenuate; palliate.
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    • mitigating circumstances

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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bidder

  • noun someone who makes an offer
  • noun someone who makes a bid at cards

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declare

  • verb state emphatically and authoritatively
    • He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with
  • verb announce publicly or officially
    announce.
    • The President declared war

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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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howler

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; wow; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • noun monkey of tropical South American forests having a loud howling cry
    howler monkey.

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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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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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shipping_articles

  • noun a contract between crew and captain of a ship
    articles of agreement.

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pratfall

  • noun a fall onto your buttocks
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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change_of_mind

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; reversal; turnabout.

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partnership

  • noun the members of a business venture created by contract
  • noun a cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal
    • effective language learning is a partnership between school, teacher and student
    • the action teams worked in partnership with the government

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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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poker_game

  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker.

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samba

  • noun large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
    obeche; arere; Triplochiton scleroxcylon; obechi.
  • noun music composed for dancing the samba

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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precondition

  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    condition; stipulation.
  • noun an assumption that is taken for granted
    presumption; given.

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faux

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    simulated; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide

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euchre

  • noun a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
    five hundred.

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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count_out

  • verb declare the loser

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tarnish

  • noun discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    sully; stain; maculate; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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quasi_contract

  • noun a contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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purchase_contract

  • noun a contract stating the terms of a purchase
    purchase agreement.

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take

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

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tenant

  • noun someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
    renter.
    • the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
  • noun a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

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quarterback

  • noun (football) the person who plays quarterback
    field general; signal caller.
  • noun (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team
    field general; signal caller.
    • quarterback is the most important position on the team

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subvention

  • noun grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
  • noun the act or process of providing aid or help of any sort

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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sledge

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sleigh; sled.
  • noun a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
    sledgehammer; maul.

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visa

  • noun an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
  • verb provide (a passport) with a visa

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mitigating_circumstance

  • noun (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense

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peppercorn

  • noun pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
    pepper.

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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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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annul

  • verb declare invalid
    invalidate; void; nullify; quash; avoid.
    • The contract was annulled
    • void a plea
  • verb cancel officially
    revoke; reverse; countermand; lift; vacate; overturn; repeal; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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f

  • noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
    degree Fahrenheit.

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canasta

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    basket rummy; meld.

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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contract_under_seal

  • noun a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
    sealed instrument; special contract.

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sublet

  • noun a lease from one lessee to another
    sublease.
  • verb lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
    sublease.
    • We sublet our apartment over the summer

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refuse_collector

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage man; garbage hauler.

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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renting

  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
    rental.
  • verb let for money
    rent; lease.
    • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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rummy

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; inebriate; sot; wino; drunkard.
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rum.

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subvent

  • verb guarantee financial support of
    underwrite; subvention.
    • The opera tour was subvented by a bank

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rouge

  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    blusher; paint.
  • verb redden by applying rouge to
    • she rouged her cheeks

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russian_bank

  • noun solitaire with two players using separate packs
    crapette.

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bail

  • noun (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
    bail bond; bond.
    • the judge set bail at $10,000
    • a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman
  • noun the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial)
    • he is out on bail

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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beggar-my-neighbor

  • noun a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
    strip-Jack-naked; beggar-my-neighbour.

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line_up

  • verb form a line
    • The buildings all line up neatly
  • verb get something or somebody for a specific purpose
    get hold; find; come up.
    • I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener
    • I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing
    • The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter

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merger

  • noun the combination of two or more commercial companies
    uniting; amalgamation.
  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    fusion; unification.

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countersignature

  • noun a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed
    countersign.

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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written

  • adjective set down in writing in any of various ways
    • written evidence
  • verb produce a literary work
    write; pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels

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ineligibility

  • noun the quality or state of being ineligible

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betrothal

  • noun a mutual promise to marry
    engagement; troth.
  • noun the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
    espousal.

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truncation_error

  • noun (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from cutting off a numerical calculation before it is finished

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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safety_net

  • noun a guarantee of professional or financial security
  • noun a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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no-trump

  • noun a version of contract bridge in which no suit is designated as trump for the duration of the hand

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de

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

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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acquisition_agreement

  • noun contract governing the merger of two or more companies
    merger agreement.

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car_rental

  • noun a rented car
    u-drive; rent-a-car; self-drive; you-drive; hire car.
    • she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel

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ballup

  • noun something badly botched or muddled
    balls-up; cockup; mess-up.

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louse_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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ba

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
    barium; atomic number 56.
  • noun a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
    AB; Bachelor of Arts; Artium Baccalaurens.

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boarder

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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defame

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; asperse; slander; denigrate; calumniate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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naked

  • adjective satellite completely unclothed
    au naturel; bare; nude.
    • bare bodies
    • naked from the waist up
    • a nude model
  • adjective satellite having no protecting or concealing cover
    defenseless.
    • naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

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bath_mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
    bas mitzvah; bat mitzvah.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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rent-a-car

  • noun a rented car
    u-drive; car rental; self-drive; you-drive; hire car.
    • she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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attest

  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness
  • verb authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
    • I attest this signature

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marriage_contract

  • noun a prenuptial agreement or contract
    marriage settlement.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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roman_law

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; jus civile; civil law.

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requirements_contract

  • noun a contract in which you agree to purchase all your requirements of a particular sort from one party

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stipulation

  • noun (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record
    judicial admission.
    • a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; condition.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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backfire

  • noun the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
    blowback.
  • noun a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

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speak_out

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; opine; sound off.
    • John spoke up at the meeting

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boo-boo

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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old_sledge

  • noun a form of all fours in which a total of seven points is game
    seven-up.

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gambling_contract

  • noun a contract whose performance by one party is contingent on the outcome of a bet; unenforceable by statute in most jurisdictions

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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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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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go_fish

  • noun a card game for two players who try to assemble books of cards by asking the opponent for particular cards

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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boundary

  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    bound; bounds.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    edge; bound.

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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avow

  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    affirm; verify; swan; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent
  • verb admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
    avouch.

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misstep

  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; trip; stumble.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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take_the_stand

  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    bear witness; attest; testify.

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confusion

  • noun disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    • the army retreated in confusion
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    disarray; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions

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botch_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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blame

  • noun an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    incrimination; inculpation.
    • his incrimination was based on my testimony
    • the police laid the blame on the driver
  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    rap.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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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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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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spoil

  • noun (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
    • to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoiling.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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term_of_a_contract

  • noun the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
    lease.

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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output_contract

  • noun a contract in which you promise to deliver your entire output to the other party who promises to accept it

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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dedicate

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; consecrate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
    • The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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ground_rent

  • noun payment for the right to occupy and improve a piece of land

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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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bilateral_contract

  • noun a contract involving mutual promises (each party is both promisor and promisee)

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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all_fours

  • noun card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game
    high-low-jack.

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calumniate

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; denigrate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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tee_off

  • verb strike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole

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alternate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; surrogate.
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump.

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co

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

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speak_up

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    animadvert; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb speak louder; raise one's voice
    • The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up

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pardner

  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; partner; cooperator.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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subscribe

  • verb offer to buy, as of stocks and shares
    • The broker subscribed 500 shares
  • verb mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)
    sign.
    • She signed the letter and sent it off
    • Please sign here

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conditional_contract

  • noun a contract whose performance depends on a fact or event that affects legal relations

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faux_pas

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; slip.

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bollix_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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gin_rummy

  • noun a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
    gin; knock rummy.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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mess_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb disturb the smoothness of
    ruffle up; ruffle; rumple.
    • ruffle the surface of the water

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noir

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putt

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putting.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
    • he putted the ball several feet past the hole

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raise

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

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reconsideration

  • noun a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision
  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    rethink; second thought; afterthought.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase

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maid

  • noun a female domestic
    housemaid; maidservant; amah.
  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maiden.

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certify

  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness
  • verb guarantee payment on; of checks

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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self-drive

  • noun a rented car
    u-drive; rent-a-car; car rental; you-drive; hire car.
    • she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel

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collaborator

  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    partner in crime; henchman; confederate.
  • noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    collaborationist; quisling.

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bezique

  • noun a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist
    pinochle; penuchle; pinocle.

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drop_the_ball

  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    goof; boob; sin; blunder.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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derogation

  • noun a communication that belittles somebody or something
    depreciation; disparagement.
  • noun (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law
    • any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed

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old_maid

  • noun an elderly unmarried woman
    spinster.
  • noun any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads
    old maid flower; zinnia.

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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lateran_treaty

  • noun the agreement signed in the Lateran Palace in 1929 by Italy and the Holy See which recognized the Vatican City as a sovereign and independent papal state

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you

The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.
Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed. Chaucer.
Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you To leave this place. Shak.
In vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over. Prior.
✍ Though you is properly a plural, it is in all ordinary discourse used also in addressing a single person, yet properly always with a plural verb. "Are you he that hangs the verses on the trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired ?" Shak. You and your are sometimes used indefinitely, like we, they, one, to express persons not specified. "The looks at a distance like a new-plowed land; but as you come near it, you see nothing but a long heap of heavy, disjointed clods." Addison. "Your medalist and critic are much nearer related than the world imagine." Addison. "It is always pleasant to be forced to do what you wish to do, but what, until pressed, you dare not attempt." Hook. You is often used reflexively for yourself of yourselves. "Your highness shall repose you at the tower." Shak.

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assert

  • verb state categorically
    asseverate; maintain.
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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declaration

  • noun a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  • noun (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    • his declaration of innocence

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catch

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

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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look

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

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affirm

  • verb establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    substantiate; support; confirm; corroborate; sustain.
    • his story confirmed my doubts
    • The evidence supports the defendant
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; verify; swan; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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straight

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

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bodge

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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teeter-totter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    seesaw; teetertotter.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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four-card_monte

  • noun a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of them will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time
    three-card monte; monte.

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plead

  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    • I pleaded with him to stop
  • verb offer as an excuse or plea
    • She was pleading insanity

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rethink

  • noun thinking again about a choice previously made
    second thought; afterthought; reconsideration.
    • he had second thoughts about his purchase
  • verb change one's mind
    • He rethought his decision to take a vacation

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fantan

  • noun a Chinese gambling game; a random number of counters are placed under a bowl and you gamble on how many will be left (0, 1, 2, or 3 modulo 4)
    fan tan.
  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    sevens; parliament.

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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contract_out

  • verb assign a job to someone outside one's own business
  • verb refuse to pay a levy to a union for political use

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seven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    seven-spot.

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lodger

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; roomer.

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pisha

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ringing

  • noun the sound of a bell ringing
    tintinnabulation; ring.
    • the distinctive ring of the church bell
    • the ringing of the telephone
    • the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
  • noun the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

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spectacle

  • noun something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)
    • the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape
  • noun an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale

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confound

  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; confuse; fox; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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slip_up

  • verb make an error
    trip up; stumble.
    • She slipped up and revealed the name

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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sign_up

  • verb engage by written agreement
    sign on; contract; sign.
    • They signed two new pitchers for the next season
  • verb join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate, "Sign up for yoga classes"

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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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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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network_architecture

  • noun specification of design principles (including data formats and procedures) for creating a network configuration of data processors

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develop

  • verb make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique
  • verb work out
    evolve; germinate.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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cribbage

  • noun a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two
    crib.

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justification

  • noun something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary
    • he considered misrule a justification for revolution
  • noun a statement in explanation of some action or belief

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assure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb inform positively and with certainty and confidence
    tell.
    • I tell you that man is a crook!

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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subcontract

  • noun a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
  • verb arranged for contracted work to be done by others
    farm out; job.

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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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verifier

  • noun someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
    voucher.

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spade

  • noun a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it
    • she led a low spade
    • spades were trumps
  • noun a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot

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advise

  • verb give advice to
    counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; give notice; notify.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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covenant

  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    compact; concordat.
  • noun (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

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commune

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

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maculate

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

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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merger_agreement

  • noun contract governing the merger of two or more companies
    acquisition agreement.

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vower

  • noun someone who makes a solemn promise to do something or behave in a certain way
    • young vowers of eternal love
    • there are many vowers of chastity but few who observe it

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teeter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
    totter; seesaw.

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contract_bridge

  • noun a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
    contract.

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stud_poker

  • noun poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
    stud.

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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aleatory_contract

  • noun a contract whose performance by one party depends on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event (but if it is contingent on the outcome of a wager it is not enforceable)

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declarative

  • noun a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    common mood; declarative mood; indicative; indicative mood; fact mood.
  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declaratory; asserting.

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denigrate

  • verb cause to seem less serious; play down
    minimize; derogate; belittle.
    • Don't belittle his influence
  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; calumniate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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you-drive

  • noun a rented car
    u-drive; rent-a-car; car rental; self-drive; hire car.
    • she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel

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garbage_collector

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; refuse collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage man; garbage hauler.

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employment_contract

  • noun contract between employer and employee
    employment agreement.

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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revocation

  • noun the state of being cancelled or annulled
    annulment.
  • noun the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
    • the revocation of a law

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qualification

  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    making.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician
  • noun the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea
    • his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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freudian_slip

  • noun a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

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floating_policy

  • noun an insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
    floater.

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rain_check

  • noun a promise that an unaccepted offer will be renewed in the future
  • noun a ticket stub entitling the holder to admission to a future event if the scheduled event was cancelled due to rain

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hearts

  • noun a form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades
    Black Maria.
  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    heart; bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom

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breaker

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    ledgeman.
  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    surf; breakers.

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sanctify

  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; hallow.
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; purify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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ratify

  • verb approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
    sign.
    • All parties ratified the peace treaty
    • Have you signed your contract yet?

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ball_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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bar_mitzvah

  • noun (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 13th birthday of a Jewish boy and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
    • a bar mitzvah is an important social event
  • verb confirm in the bar mitzvah ceremony, of boys in the Jewish faith

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plight

  • noun a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    predicament; quandary.
    • finds himself in a most awkward predicament
    • the woeful plight of homeless people
  • noun a solemn pledge of fidelity
    troth.

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hallow

  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; sanctify.

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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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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crapette

  • noun solitaire with two players using separate packs
    Russian bank.

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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botch

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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baccarat

  • noun a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine
    chemin de fer.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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except

  • verb take exception to
    demur.
    • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday
  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece

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contractor

  • noun someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
  • noun the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
    declarer.

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rescission

  • noun (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made
    recission.
    • recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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insurance_policy

  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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pinochle

  • noun a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist
    bezique; penuchle; pinocle.

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bailor

  • noun the person who delivers personal property (goods or money) in trust to the bailee in a bailment

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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omission

  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    skip.
  • noun something that has been omitted
    • she searched the table for omissions

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miscalculate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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bid

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    command; dictation; bidding.
  • noun an attempt to get something
    play.
    • they made a futile play for power
    • he made a bid to gain attention

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garbage_man

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; refuse collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage hauler.

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collective_agreement

  • noun contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
    labor agreement; labor contract.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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blackjack

  • noun a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
    jack oak; Quercus marilandica; blackjack oak.
  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; cosh.

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change_by_reversal

  • verb change to the contrary
    turn; reverse.
    • The trend was reversed
    • the tides turned against him
    • public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

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penuchle

  • noun a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist
    pinochle; bezique; pinocle.

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slip-up

  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; miscue; slip.

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incrimination

  • noun an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    blame; inculpation.
    • his incrimination was based on my testimony
    • the police laid the blame on the driver

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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patience

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; forbearance.
  • noun a card game played by one person
    solitaire.

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endorser

  • noun someone who expresses strong approval
    subscriber; ratifier; indorser.
  • noun a person who transfers his ownership interest in something by signing a check or negotiable security
    indorser.

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flub

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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vingt-et-un

  • noun a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
    blackjack; twenty-one.

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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answer_for

  • verb furnish a justifying analysis or explanation
    account.
    • I can't account for the missing money

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old

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

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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conditional

  • adjective satellite qualified by reservations
  • adjective imposing or depending on or containing a condition
    • conditional acceptance of the terms
    • lent conditional support
    • the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid

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playing_period

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    play; period of play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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back

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

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asperse

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; slander; denigrate; calumniate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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sound_off

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; opine; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb start playing
    strike up.
    • The musicians struck up a tune

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ante

  • noun (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • verb place one's stake

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trip_up

  • verb detect a blunder or misstep
    catch.
    • The reporter tripped up the senator
  • verb cause to stumble
    trip.
    • The questions on the test tripped him up

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black_maria

  • noun van used by police to transport prisoners
    wagon; police van; paddy wagon; police wagon; patrol wagon.
  • noun a form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades
    hearts.

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employment

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employ.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • noun the occupation for which you are paid
    work.
    • he is looking for employment
    • a lot of people are out of work

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penny_ante_poker

  • noun poker played for small stakes
    penny ante.

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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trente-et-quarante

  • noun a card game in which two rows of cards are dealt and players can bet on the color of the cards or on which row will have a count nearer some number
    rouge et noir.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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confirm

  • verb establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    affirm; substantiate; support; corroborate; sustain.
    • his story confirmed my doubts
    • The evidence supports the defendant
  • verb strengthen or make more firm
    reassert.
    • The witnesses confirmed the victim's account

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knock_rummy

  • noun a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
    gin rummy; gin.

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stops

  • 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; Chicago.
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop; halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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jus_civile

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; civil law.

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cradle

  • noun a baby bed with sides and rockers
  • noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
    provenance; birthplace; provenience; place of origin.
    • the birthplace of civilization

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exit

  • noun an opening that permits escape or release
    issue; way out; outlet.
    • he blocked the way out
    • the canyon had only one issue
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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swear_off

  • verb promise to abstain from
    • I have sworn off cigarettes altogether

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renege_on

  • verb fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
    go back on; renege; renegue on.
    • She backed out of her promise

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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look_at

  • verb take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
    consider; deal; take.
    • Take the case of China
    • Consider the following case
  • verb look at carefully; study mentally
    consider; view.
    • view a problem

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rum

  • noun liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rummy.

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severable

  • adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    separable; dissociable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

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solecism

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; faux pas; slip.

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communicate

  • verb transmit information
    put across; pass along; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    intercommunicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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blooper

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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auction_bridge

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction.

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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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rouge_et_noir

  • noun a card game in which two rows of cards are dealt and players can bet on the color of the cards or on which row will have a count nearer some number
    trente-et-quarante.

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faith

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; religious belief.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    trust.
    • he cherished the faith of a good woman
    • the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

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asserting

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; declaratory.
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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ace

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    I; unity; one; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

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stock_warrant

  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities
  • noun a written certificate that gives the holder the right to purchase shares of a stock for a specified price within a specified period of time

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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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ecarte

  • noun a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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seven-up

  • noun a form of all fours in which a total of seven points is game
    old sledge.

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statement

  • noun a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc
    • according to his statement he was in London on that day
  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    argument.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true

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ensure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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stand

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

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neighbor

  • noun a person who lives (or is located) near another
    neighbour.
  • noun a nearby object of the same kind
    neighbour.
    • Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas
    • what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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concession

  • noun a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
    grant.
    • he got the beer concession at the ball park
  • noun the act of conceding or yielding
    conceding; yielding.

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sale_in_gross

  • noun a sale of a tract of land as a whole without a warranty as to the acreage
    contract of hazard.

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spade_casino

  • noun a form of casino in which spades have the value of one point

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warranty

  • noun a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
    warrantee; warrant; guarantee.

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overlook

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

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garbage

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; refuse.
  • noun a worthless message
    drivel.

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depose

  • verb force to leave (an office)
    force out.
  • verb make a deposition; declare under oath
    swear; depone.

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communication

  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communicating.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow
  • noun something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

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draw_poker

  • noun poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
    draw.
    • he played only draw and stud

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profession

  • noun the body of people in a learned occupation
    • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
    • they formed a community of scientists
  • noun an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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promise

  • noun a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • noun grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    hope.
    • there is little or no promise that he will recover

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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contributor

  • noun someone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
    subscriber.
  • noun a writer whose work is published in a newspaper or magazine or as part of a book

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stumble

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; lurch.
  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; misstep; trip.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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subscriber

  • noun someone who expresses strong approval
    ratifier; endorser; indorser.
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    reader.

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trip-up

  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    misstep; trip; stumble.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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sign_on

  • verb engage by written agreement
    sign up; contract; sign.
    • They signed two new pitchers for the next season

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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annulment

  • noun the state of being cancelled or annulled
    revocation.
  • noun (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
    invalidation.

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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garbage_hauler

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; refuse collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage man.

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errancy

  • noun (Christianity) holding views that disagree with accepted doctrine; especially disagreement with papal infallibility
    • he denies the errancy of the Catholic Church
  • noun fallibility as indicated by erring or a tendency to err

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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mishandle

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb manage badly or incompetently
    misconduct; mismanage.
    • The funds were mismanaged

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bear_witness

  • verb provide evidence for
    show; evidence; testify; prove.
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence
  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    attest; testify; take the stand.

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espousal

  • noun archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast
    bridal.
  • noun the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
    betrothal.

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bollocks

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • noun one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    testis; ball; orchis; nut; ballock; bollock; egg; testicle.
    • she kicked him in the balls and got away

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bolivia

  • noun a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
  • noun a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
    Republic of Bolivia.

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cricket

  • noun leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

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complete

  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • A child would complete the family

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bobble

  • noun the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
    • the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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cockup

  • noun something badly botched or muddled
    balls-up; mess-up; ballup.

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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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pisha_paysha

  • noun (Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child; the deck is place face down with one card face upward; players draw from the deck alternately hoping to build up or down from the open card; the player with the fewest cards when the deck is exhausted is the winner

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indorser

  • noun someone who expresses strong approval
    subscriber; ratifier; endorser.
  • noun a person who transfers his ownership interest in something by signing a check or negotiable security
    endorser.

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backstop

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    catcher.
  • noun (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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severable_contract

  • noun a contract which, in the event of a breach by one of the parties, can be considered as several independent agreements expressed in a single instrument

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short_whist

  • noun a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six
    whist; long whist.

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truncation

  • noun the property of being truncated or short
    shortness.
  • noun the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)

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count

  • noun the total number counted
    • a blood count
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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parapraxis

  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    slip-up; miscue; slip.

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hire

  • noun a newly hired employee
    • the new hires need special training
  • noun the act of hiring something or someone
    • he signed up for a week's car hire

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indorse

  • verb be behind; approve of
    plunk for; support; plump for; back; endorse.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960
  • verb give support or one's approval to
    second; back; endorse.
    • I'll second that motion
    • I can't back this plan
    • endorse a new project

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face_off

  • verb start a game by a face-off
    bully off.

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caller

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

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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slander

  • noun words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    defamation; calumny; denigration; aspersion.

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foul-up

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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signer

  • noun someone who can use sign language to communicate
  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signatory.

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boomerang

  • noun a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
    throwing stick; throw stick.
  • noun a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
    backfire.

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distribution

  • noun (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
    statistical distribution.
  • noun the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    dispersion.
    • worldwide in distribution
    • the distribution of nerve fibers
    • in complementary distribution

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yiddish

  • noun a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

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justinian_code

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome