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ali

  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Muhammad Ali; Cassius Marcellus Clay.
  • noun the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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cycle_on

  • verb come to the starting point of a cycle

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child

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

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importune

  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    insist.
    • I importune you to help them

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tweedle

  • verb sing in modulation
    chirp.
  • verb play negligently on a musical instrument

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redouble

  • verb double in magnitude, extent, or intensity
    • The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio
  • verb double again
    • The noise doubled and redoubled

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quaver

  • noun a tremulous sound
  • noun a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
    eighth note.

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dalton

  • noun English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
    John Dalton.

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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chair

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

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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jerome

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; St. Jerome; Saint Jerome.

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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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ballet

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

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compose

  • verb form the substance of
    • Greed and ambition composed his personality
  • verb write music
    write.
    • Beethoven composed nine symphonies

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humming

  • noun a humming noise
    hum.
    • the hum of distant traffic
  • noun the act of singing with closed lips

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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mimeograph

  • noun a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo)
    Roneograph; mimeo; Roneo; mimeograph machine.
  • verb print copies from (a prepared stencil) using a mimeograph
    mimeo.
    • She mimeographed the syllabus

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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to

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

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instant_replay

  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    replay; action replay.

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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recycle

  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
  • verb use again after processing
    reprocess; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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alternating

  • adjective (of a current) reversing direction
    • alternating current
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump; alternate.

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lack

  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; want.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  • verb be without
    miss.
    • This soup lacks salt
    • There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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play_back

  • verb reproduce (a recording) on a recorder
    replay.
    • The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent

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roleplay

  • verb perform on a stage or theater
    play; playact; act.
    • She acts in this play
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'
    • I played in `A Christmas Carol'

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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concertize

  • verb give concerts; perform in concerts
    concertise.
    • My niece is off concertizing in Europe

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rephrasing

  • noun changing a particular word or phrase
    recasting; rewording.
  • verb express the same message in different words
    paraphrase; rephrase; reword.

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adumbrate

  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; intimate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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replication

  • noun the act of making copies
    reproduction.
    • Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient
  • noun (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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recidivist

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; habitual criminal.
  • noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
    backslider; reversionist.

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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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paraphrasis

  • noun rewording for the purpose of clarification
    paraphrase.

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double_tongue

  • verb play fast notes on a wind instrument
    triple-tongue.

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minute

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

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arrange

  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
  • verb make arrangements for
    fix up.
    • Can you arrange a meeting with the President?

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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beethoven

  • noun German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827)
    van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven.
  • noun the music of Beethoven
    • he enjoyed Beethoven most of all

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altering

  • noun the sterilization of an animal
    fixing; neutering.
    • they took him to the vet for neutering
  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; alter; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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sightread

  • verb perform music from a score without having seen the score before
    sight-read.
    • He is a brilliant pianist but he cannot sightread

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latinize

  • verb write in the Latin alphabet
    Romanise; Latinise; Romanize.
    • many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names
  • verb translate into Latin

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try

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

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serialism

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serial music.

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set_to_music

  • verb write (music) for (a text)

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small

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

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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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round

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

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belt_out

  • verb sing loudly and forcefully
    belt.

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force

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

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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periodicity

  • noun the quality of recurring at regular intervals
    cyclicity.

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orbitual

  • adjective satellite describing a circle; moving in a circle
    rotary; circular.
    • the circular motion of the wheel

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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direct

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

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pull_off

  • verb pull or pull out sharply
    tweak; pick off; pluck.
    • pluck the flowers off the bush
  • verb cause to withdraw
    • We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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dish

  • noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • noun a particular item of prepared food
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner

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mia

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imperativeness

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; insistency; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the quality of being insistent
    instancy.
    • he pressed his demand with considerable instancy

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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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chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

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carillon

  • noun set of bells hung in a bell tower
  • noun playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    bell ringing; carillon playing.

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epistrophe

  • noun repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    epiphora.

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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flashback

  • noun a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
  • noun an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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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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boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

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desperado

  • noun a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
    desperate criminal.

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harmonized

  • adjective satellite involving or characterized by harmony
    harmonised; consonant; harmonical; harmonic.
  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded

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vega

(Astron.) Ar. wgi', properly, falling: cf. F. Wéga. A brilliant star of the first magnitude, the brightest of those constituting the constellation Lyra.

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palingenesis

  • noun emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
    recapitulation.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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disney

  • noun United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)
    Walter Elias Disney; Walt Disney.

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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moar

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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bandsman

  • noun a player in a band (especially a military band)

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jazz_musician

  • noun a musician who plays or composes jazz music
    jazzman.

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polyphonic_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    concerted music; polyphony.

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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suicide

  • noun the act of killing yourself
    self-destruction; self-annihilation.
    • it is a crime to commit suicide
  • noun a person who kills himself intentionally
    felo-de-se.

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looping

  • noun (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
    iteration.
    • the solution is obtained by iteration
  • verb move in loops
    loop.
    • The bicycle looped around the tree

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berry

  • noun any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
  • noun a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

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hectograph

  • noun duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy
    heliotype.
  • verb copy on a duplicator
    • hectograph the hand-outs

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sing

  • verb deliver by singing
    • Sing Christmas carols
  • verb produce tones with the voice
    • She was singing while she was cooking
    • My brother sings very well

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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bring_up

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb bring up
    parent; nurture; raise; rear.
    • raise a family
    • bring up children

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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playact

  • verb perform on a stage or theater
    play; roleplay; act.
    • She acts in this play
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'
    • I played in `A Christmas Carol'

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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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retrograde

  • verb move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  • verb move in a direction contrary to the usual one
    • retrograding planets

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boy

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

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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talent

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    endowment; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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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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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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bop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bebop.
  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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chant

  • noun a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    cantillate; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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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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changed

  • adjective made or become different in nature or form
    • changed attitudes
    • changed styles of dress
    • a greatly changed country after the war
  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; alter; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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dublin

  • noun capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
    capital of Ireland; Irish capital.

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oasis

  • noun a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
  • noun a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
    haven.

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bach

  • noun German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
    Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • noun the music of Bach
    • he played Bach on the organ

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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precis

  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    synopsis; outline; abstract.
  • verb make a summary (of)

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antiphony

  • noun alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts
  • noun a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
    antiphon.

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periodic

  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodical.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust
  • adjective satellite recurring or reappearing from time to time
    occasional.
    • periodic feelings of anxiety

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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perseveration

  • noun the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseverance; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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mime

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimist; pantomimer; mummer; mimer.
  • noun a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    dumb show; pantomime.

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dance_music

  • noun a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
    ballroom music; danceroom music.
  • noun music to dance to

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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beautiful

  • adjective delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
    • a beautiful child
    • beautiful country
    • a beautiful painting
    • a beautiful theory
    • a beautiful party
  • adjective satellite (of weather) highly enjoyable
    • what a beautiful day

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musical_instrument

  • noun any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
    instrument.

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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demythologization

  • noun the restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms
    demythologisation.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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tweak

  • noun a squeeze with the fingers
    pinch.
  • verb pinch or squeeze sharply

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sight-read

  • verb perform music from a score without having seen the score before
    sightread.
    • He is a brilliant pianist but he cannot sightread

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solitude

  • noun a state of social isolation
    purdah.
  • noun the state or situation of being alone

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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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replace

  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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remould

  • verb cast again
    recast; remold.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb give new treads to (a tire)
    remold; retread.

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singing

  • noun the act of singing vocal music
    vocalizing.
  • noun disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    telling; tattle.

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carol

  • noun joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
    Christmas carol.
  • noun a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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ape

  • noun any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; imitator; emulator.

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standing

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

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recurrence

  • noun happening again (especially at regular intervals)
    return.
    • the return of spring

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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heaven

  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; Eden; nirvana; Shangri-la; paradise.
  • noun the abode of God and the angels

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proceed

  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room
  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    go forward; continue.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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re-create

  • verb create anew
    • Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale
  • verb make a replica of
    copy.
    • copy that drawing
    • re-create a picture by Rembrandt

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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reduplication

  • noun repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
    anadiplosis.
  • noun the syllable added in a reduplicated word form

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duplicate

  • noun something additional of the same kind
    extra.
    • he always carried extras in case of an emergency
  • noun a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    duplication.
    • he made a duplicate for the files

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vibist

  • noun a musician who plays the vibraphone
    vibraphonist.

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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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jive

  • noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
    swing music; swing.
  • verb dance to jive music; dance the jive

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doubling

  • noun increase by a factor of two
    • doubling with a computer took no time at all
  • noun raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
    double.
    • I decided his double was a bluff

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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ballad

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

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breathe

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

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cornetist

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    trumpeter.

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diamond

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

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marbles

  • noun a children's game played with little balls made of a hard substance (as glass)
  • noun the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
    wits.
    • he used his wits to get ahead
    • I was scared out of my wits
    • he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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club

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

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oscar

  • noun an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
    Academy Award.

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billet

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

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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sum_up

  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; summarise; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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conducting

  • noun the way of administering a business
  • noun the direction of an orchestra or choir
    • he does not use a baton for conducting

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refrain

  • noun the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    chorus.
  • verb resist doing something
    forbear.
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping

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instrumental

  • adjective relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments
    • instrumental compositions
    • an instrumental ensemble
  • adjective satellite serving or acting as a means or aid
    subservient; implemental.
    • instrumental in solving the crime

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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floyd

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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vocalizer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    utterer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalist; vocaliser.

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continual

  • adjective occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series
    • the continual banging of the shutters
  • adjective satellite `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)

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hold

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

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circle

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

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renovate

  • verb restore to a previous or better condition
    restitute.
    • They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • verb make brighter and prettier
    refurbish; freshen up.
    • we refurbished the guest wing
    • My wife wants us to renovate

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sitar

  • noun a stringed instrument of India; has a long neck and movable frets; has 6 or 7 metal strings for playing and usually 13 resonating strings

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berth

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

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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reprize

  • verb repeat an earlier theme of a composition
    repeat; reprise; recapitulate.

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consort

  • noun the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    choir.

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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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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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reproduce

  • verb make a copy or equivalent of
    • reproduce the painting
  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    procreate; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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tag

  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    ticket.
  • noun a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    • semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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reword

  • verb express the same message in different words
    paraphrase; rephrase.

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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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carry_on

  • verb direct the course of; manage or control
    deal; conduct.
    • You cannot conduct business like this
  • verb keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    preserve; continue; bear on; uphold.
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions

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moonlit

  • adjective lighted by moonlight
    moony.
    • the moonlit landscape

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closing

  • noun the act of closing something
    shutting.
  • noun the last section of a communication
    close; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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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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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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skirl

  • noun the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe
  • verb make a shrill, wailing sound
    • skirling bagpipes

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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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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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piece_of_music

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    opus; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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recidivate

  • verb go back to bad behavior
    retrogress; relapse; lapse; fall back; regress.
    • Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

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polyptoton

  • noun repetition of a word in a different case or inflection in the same sentence
    • My own heart's heart

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coerce

  • 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"
    force; squeeze; hale; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information

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midlake

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take_place

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; occur; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important

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samsara

  • noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth

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bones

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
    finger cymbals; clappers; castanets.
  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os; bone.

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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freshen

  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    refresh.
    • The cool water refreshed us
  • verb become or make oneself fresh again
    refreshen; refresh; freshen up.
    • She freshened up after the tennis game

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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trumpet

  • noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    horn; trump; cornet.
  • verb proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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ditto_mark

  • noun a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
    ditto.

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redundancy

  • noun repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
  • noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
    redundance.
    • the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers

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end

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

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trill

  • noun a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    shake.
  • noun the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
    • he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill

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caption

  • noun taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
    • a mere caption unworthy of a reply
  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    subtitle.

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melodise

  • verb supply a melody for
    melodize.

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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song

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

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stuff

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    material.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun miscellaneous unspecified objects
    • the trunk was full of stuff

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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tom

  • noun male cat
    tomcat.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Uncle Tom.

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scat

  • noun singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
    scat singing.
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    lam; run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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march

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

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sitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the sitar

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fourth

  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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revitalize

  • verb restore strength
    regenerate.
    • This food revitalized the patient
  • verb give new life or vigor to
    revitalise.

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music_director

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; conductor.

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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demythologisation

  • noun the restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms
    demythologization.

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emulate

  • verb strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
    • He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister
  • verb imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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clone

  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    ringer; dead ringer.
  • noun a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction
    clon.

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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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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bell_ringing

  • noun the sound of someone playing a set of bells
  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    electioneering; canvassing.

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soundtrack

  • noun sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

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cantillate

  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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lay

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

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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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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twofold

  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; two-fold; double; three-fold; threefold; dual.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
  • adjective satellite twice as great or many
    double; two-fold; doubled.
    • ate a double portion
    • the dose is doubled
    • a twofold increase

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summarize

  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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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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summarization

  • noun the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
    summarisation.

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bassoonist

  • noun a musician who plays the bassoon

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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omen

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    prognostic; prodigy; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
    Sultanate of Oman; Oman; Muscat and Oman.

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hash_over

  • verb go back over
    rehash; retrograde.
    • retrograde arguments

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vent

  • noun a hole for the escape of gas or air
    blowhole; venthole; vent-hole.
  • noun external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

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love_song

  • noun a song about love or expressing love for another person
    love-song.

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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ravel

  • noun French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
    Maurice Ravel.
  • noun a row of unravelled stitches
    ladder; run.
    • she got a run in her stocking

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koto_player

  • noun a musician who plays the koto

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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melodize

  • verb supply a melody for
    melodise.

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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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wind

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

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retrogress

  • verb get worse or fall back to a previous condition
    regress; retrograde.
  • verb go back to bad behavior
    recidivate; relapse; lapse; fall back; regress.
    • Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

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serenade

  • noun a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form
    divertimento.
  • noun a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman

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polytonality

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonalism.

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recurrent

  • adjective satellite recurring again and again
    repeated; perennial.
    • perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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help

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; assist.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work

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epanaphora

  • noun repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses
    anaphora.

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interlingual_rendition

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; translation; version.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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echolalia

  • noun an infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others
  • noun (psychiatry) mechanical and meaningless repetition of the words of another person (as in schizophrenia)

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accompanist

  • noun a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
    accompanyist.

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lyric

  • noun the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
    language; words.
    • his compositions always started with the lyrics
    • he wrote both words and music
    • the song uses colloquial language
  • noun a short poem of songlike quality
    lyric poem.

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stylize

  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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telecasting

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    TV; television; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • verb broadcast via television
    televise; telecast.
    • The Royal wedding was televised

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interpreter

  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    translator.
  • noun someone who uses art to represent something
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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jig

  • noun music in three-four time for dancing a jig
    gigue.
  • noun a fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water

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style

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

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le

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

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anastacia

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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fit

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

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acknowledge

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    admit.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb report the receipt of
    receipt.
    • The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

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hang_in

  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    persevere; hold on; hang on; persist.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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flautist

  • noun someone who plays the flute
    flutist; flute player.

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abbey

  • noun a church associated with a monastery or convent
  • noun a convent ruled by an abbess

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prodigy

  • noun an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
    • she is a chess prodigy
  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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better

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

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reprise

  • verb repeat an earlier theme of a composition
    repeat; reprize; recapitulate.

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barber

  • noun United States composer (1910-1981)
    Samuel Barber.
  • noun a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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fall_out

  • verb have a breach in relations
    • We fell out over a trivial question
  • verb come as a logical consequence; follow logically
    follow.
    • It follows that your assertion is false
    • the theorem falls out nicely

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criminal

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

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cross-index

  • noun a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
    cross-reference.
  • verb make an index that refers from one point to the next
    • These references are cross-indexed

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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insistent

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    repetitive.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective satellite demanding attention
    instant; clamant; crying; exigent.
    • clamant needs
    • a crying need
    • regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
    • insistent hunger
    • an instant need

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underperform

  • verb perform less well or with less success than expected
    underachieve.
    • John consistently underachieves, although he is very able
    • My stocks underperformed last year
  • verb perform too rarely
    • Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good

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sucker

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun a shoot arising from a plant's roots

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solo

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

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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demythologize

  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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theme_song

  • noun a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
    signature tune; signature.
  • noun a melody that recurs and comes to represent a musical play or movie

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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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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sonata

  • noun a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

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sonata_form

  • noun a musical form having 3 sections -- exposition and development and recapitulation; characteristic of 1st movement of a sonata or symphony

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recap

  • noun a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
    review; recapitulation.
  • noun a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
    retread.

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insisting

  • noun continual and persistent demands
    insistence.
  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand; insist.
    • I must insist!

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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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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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interlingual

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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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victor_herbert

  • noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
    Herbert.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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edit

  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages
  • verb supervise the publication of
    • The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years

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debut

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the presentation of a debutante in society

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wagner

  • noun Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
    Otto Wagner.
  • noun German composer of operas and inventor of the musical drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)
    Richard Wagner; Wilhelm Richard Wagner.

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refresh

  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review.
    • I reviewed the material before the test
  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    freshen.
    • The cool water refreshed us

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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billy

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; truncheon.
  • noun male goat
    he-goat; billy goat.

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hornist

  • noun a musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)

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piping

  • noun a thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    pipe; pipage.

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fiddle

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    violin.
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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bang_out

  • verb play loudly
    • They banged out `The star-spangled banner'

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bowling

  • noun a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  • noun (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman

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repeating

  • noun the act of doing or performing again
    repetition.
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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bebop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bop.
  • verb dance the bebop
    bop.

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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transcribe

  • verb write out from speech, notes, etc.
    • Transcribe the oral history of this tribe
  • verb rewrite in a different script
    transliterate.
    • The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated

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periodical

  • noun a publication that appears at fixed intervals
  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodic.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

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gilbert_and_sullivan

  • noun the music of Gilbert and Sullivan
    • he could sing all of Gilbert and Sullivan

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concord

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

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generation

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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dreamboat

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bowls

  • noun a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack
    lawn bowling.
  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
    bowl.

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recapitulate

  • verb summarize briefly
    recap.
    • Let's recapitulate the main ideas
  • verb repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life

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guitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the guitar
    guitarist.

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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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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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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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blues

  • noun a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
  • noun a state of depression
    vapours; vapors; blue devils; megrims.
    • he had a bad case of the blues

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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tabulate

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularise; tabularize.
  • verb shape or cut with a flat surface

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harp

  • noun a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  • noun a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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acknowledgment

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    recognition; acknowledgement.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    reference; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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two-fold

  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; twofold; double; three-fold; threefold; dual.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
  • adjective satellite twice as great or many
    double; twofold; doubled.
    • ate a double portion
    • the dose is doubled
    • a twofold increase

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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vein

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vena.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • noun a distinctive style or manner
    • he continued in this vein for several minutes

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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acting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    performing; playacting; playing.
  • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    move; act.
    • think before you act
    • We must move quickly
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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intonate

  • verb speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
    intone.
    • please intonate with sadness
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; cantillate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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remold

  • verb cast again
    recast; remould.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb shape again or shape differently
    reshape.

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spiel

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    line of gab; patter.
  • verb replay (as a melody)
    play.
    • Play it again, Sam
    • She played the third movement very beautifully

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eagle

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

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harold

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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philharmonic

  • noun a large orchestra; can perform symphonies
    symphony orchestra; symphony.
    • we heard the Vienna symphony
  • adjective composing or characteristic of an orchestral group
    • philharmonic players

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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frank

  • noun a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    dog; hot dog; wiener; wienerwurst; frankfurter; weenie; hotdog.
  • noun a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

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mourning

  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    bereavement.
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    lamentation.

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on_guard

  • adjective satellite vigilant
    on one's guard; on your guard; upon one's guard.
    • on guard against con artists
    • must remain on your guard in such a situation

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monophony

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophonic music; monody.

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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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california

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

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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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training

  • noun activity leading to skilled behavior
    preparation; grooming.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    education; breeding.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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upon

On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. "Upon an hill of flowers." Chaucer.
Our host upon his stirrups stood anon. Chaucer.
Thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar. Ex. xxix. 21.
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. Judg. xvi. 9.
As I did stand my watch upon the hill. Shak.
He made a great difference between people that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that did rebel upon want. Bacon.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of firearms. Addison.
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer. Pope.
He had abandoned the frontiers, retiring upon Glasgow. Sir. W. Scott.
Philip swore upon the Evangelists to abstain from aggression in my absence. Landor.
Upon conveys a more distinct notion that on carries with it of something that literally or metaphorically bears or supports. It is less employed than it used to be, on having for the most part taken its place. Some expressions formed with it belong only to old style; as, upon pity they were taken away; that is, in consequence of pity: upon the rate of thirty thousand; that is, amounting to the rate: to die upon the hand; that is, by means of the hand: he had a garment upon; that is, upon himself: the time is coming fast upon; that is, upon the present time. By the omission of its object, upon acquires an adverbial sense, as in the last two examples.

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yodeling

  • noun singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
  • verb sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
    descant; yodel; warble.
    • The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains

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minstrel

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; folk singer; poet-singer.
  • noun a performer in a minstrel show

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aisle

  • noun a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • noun passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
    gangway.

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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waterloo

  • noun a final crushing defeat
    • he met his waterloo
  • noun a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat

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suzanne

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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iterative

  • noun the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action
    iterative aspect.
  • adjective satellite marked by iteration
    reiterative.

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clarion

  • noun a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
  • verb blow the clarion

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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doolin

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renew

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    regenerate.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb cause to appear in a new form
    reincarnate.
    • the old product was reincarnated to appeal to a younger market

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place

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

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massive

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; monolithic.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite being the same substance throughout
    • massive silver

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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leading

  • noun thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
    lead.
  • noun the activity of leading
    leadership.
    • his leadership inspired the team

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regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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stone

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

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lasso

  • noun Belgian composer (1532-1594)
    Orlando di Lasso; Roland de Lassus.
  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; riata.

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rhumba

  • noun syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
    rumba.
  • noun a folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement
    rumba.

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cover_version

  • noun a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
    cover; cover song.
    • they made a cover of a Beatles' song

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handel

  • noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685-1759)
    Georg Friedrich Handel; George Frideric Handel; George Frederick Handel.
  • noun the music of Handel

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scanning

  • noun the process of translating photographs into a digital form that can be recognized by a computer
  • noun the act of systematically moving a finely focused beam of light or electrons over a surface in order to produce an image of it for analysis or transmission

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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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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crooning

  • noun singing in a soft low tone
    • her crooning soon put the child to sleep
  • noun the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner

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bombard

  • noun a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
    bombardon.
  • verb cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    pelt.
    • They pelted each other with snowballs

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fantasy

  • noun imagination unrestricted by reality
    phantasy.
    • a schoolgirl fantasy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    phantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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craps

  • noun expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot
    snake eyes.
  • noun a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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invader

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    encroacher.

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polyphony

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; concerted music.

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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conga

  • noun music composed for dancing the conga
  • noun a Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file

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story

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    • he writes stories for the magazines

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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sing_along

  • verb sing with a choir or an orchestra
    • Every year the local orchestra and choir perform the `Messiah' and the audience is invited to sing along

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fall_back

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

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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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modernise

  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly
  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    modernize; overhaul.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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tango

  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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interlude

  • noun an intervening period or episode
  • noun a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    intermezzo; entr'acte.

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percussion

  • noun the act of playing a percussion instrument
  • noun the act of exploding a percussion cap

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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precentor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    cantor; choirmaster.

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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tune

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

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go_forward

  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    continue; proceed.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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dwell

  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    brood.
  • verb originate (in)
    lie in; consist; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

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cite

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; refer.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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chanted

  • adjective satellite sung or uttered rhythmically in a monotone
    • a chanted psalm
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; cantillate; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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repetitive

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    insistent.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitious.
    • repetitive movement

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accompany

  • verb be present or associated with an event or entity
    attach to; come with; go with.
    • French fries come with the hamburger
    • heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue
    • fish usually goes with white wine
    • this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries
  • verb go or travel along with
    • The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere

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mozart

  • noun prolific Austrian composer and child prodigy; master of the classical style in all its forms of his time (1756-1791)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • noun the music of Mozart
    • the concert was mostly Mozart

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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tune_up

  • verb adjust for (better) functioning
    tune.
    • tune the engine
  • verb adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)
    tune.
    • My piano needs to be tuned

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hotel

  • noun a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

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barnstorm

  • verb appear at county fairs and carnivals as a stunt flier and parachute jumper
  • verb tour the country making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting plays
    • The presidential candidates are busy barnstorming this month

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part

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

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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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simulate

  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings
  • verb create a representation or model of
    model.
    • The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights

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intonation

  • noun rise and fall of the voice pitch
    modulation; pitch contour.
  • noun singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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ono

  • noun United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
    Yoko Ono.

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translate

  • verb restate (words) from one language into another language
    render; interpret.
    • I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.
    • Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?
    • She rendered the French poem into English
    • He translates for the U.N.
  • verb change from one form or medium into another
    transform.
    • Braque translated collage into oil

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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cyclic

  • adjective conforming to the Carnot cycle
  • adjective forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
    • cyclic petals
    • cyclic flowers

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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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iteration

  • noun (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
    loop.
    • the solution took hundreds of iterations
  • noun (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
    looping.
    • the solution is obtained by iteration

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goodnight

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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genesis

  • noun a coming into being
    generation.
  • noun the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
    Book of Genesis.

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pepper

  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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dismantling

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantlement; disassembly.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons
  • verb tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    rase; level; take down; dismantle; pull down; tear down; raze.
    • The building was levelled

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psalm

  • noun any sacred song used to praise the deity
  • noun one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David

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reproduction

  • noun the process of generating offspring
  • noun recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
    reproductive memory.

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descant_on

  • verb sing a descant on a main tune or melody

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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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mezzanine

  • noun first or lowest balcony
    first balcony.
  • noun intermediate floor just above the ground floor
    mezzanine floor; entresol.

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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perspective

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; view.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
    linear perspective.

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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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edelweiss

  • noun alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts
    Leontopodium alpinum.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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strike_up

  • verb start playing
    sound off.
    • The musicians struck up a tune
  • verb begin
    • strike up a conversation
    • strike up a friendship

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ringer

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    toller; bell ringer.
  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    clone; dead ringer.

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interpretive_program

  • noun (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time
    interpreter.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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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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selling

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; merchandising.
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    sell.
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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graffiti

  • noun a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
    graffito.
  • noun a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
    graffito.

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monody

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monophonic music.

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waltz

  • noun an assured victory (especially in an election)
    walk-in.
  • noun music composed in triple time for waltzing

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ocean

  • noun a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    sea.

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postmodernism

  • noun genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism

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transcriber

  • noun a person who translates written messages from one language to another
    translator.
  • noun someone who rewrites in a different script

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afraid

  • adjective filled with fear or apprehension
    • afraid even to turn his head
    • suddenly looked afraid
    • afraid for his life
    • afraid of snakes
    • afraid to ask questions
  • adjective satellite filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
    • I'm afraid I won't be able to come
    • he was afraid he would have to let her go
    • I'm afraid you're wrong

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relapse

  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; reversion; lapse; reverting; lapsing; backsliding.
  • verb deteriorate in health
    get worse.
    • he relapsed

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aladdin

  • noun in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie

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skittles

  • noun a bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of nine wooden pins
    ninepins.
  • noun a bowling pin of the type used in playing ninepins or (in England) skittles
    skittle; ninepin; skittle pin.

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; 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
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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lilt

  • noun a jaunty rhythm in music
    swing.
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

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cantor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    choirmaster; precentor.
  • noun the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
    hazan.

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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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musical_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; music genre.

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commentary

  • noun a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    comment.
    • he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

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paraphrase

  • noun rewording for the purpose of clarification
    paraphrasis.
  • verb express the same message in different words
    rephrase; reword.

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persistence

  • noun the property of a continuous and connected period of time
    continuity.
  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity.

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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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conform_to

  • verb satisfy a condition or restriction
    meet; fit.
    • Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
  • verb observe
    • conform to the rules

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carl_orff

  • noun German musician who developed a widely used system for teaching music to children (1895-1982)
    Orff.

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goodbye

  • noun a farewell remark
    good-by; adieu; adios; so long; cheerio; good-bye; arrivederci; sayonara; auf wiedersehen; bye-bye; goodby; bye; good day; au revoir.
    • they said their good-byes

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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track

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

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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flute

  • noun a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
    transverse flute.
  • noun a tall narrow wineglass
    champagne flute; flute glass.

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triple-tongue

  • verb play fast notes on a wind instrument
    double tongue.

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what

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

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polytonalism

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonality.

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kern

  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.
  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body

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audition

  • noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    auditory sense; sense of hearing; auditory modality; hearing.
    • his hearing was impaired
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer
    tryout.

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portion

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

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plenty

  • noun a full supply
    plentifulness; plentitude; plenteousness; plenitude.
    • there was plenty of food for everyone
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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position

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

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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iterate

  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate.
    • She kept reiterating her request
  • verb run or be performed again
    • the function iterates

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snatch

  • noun a small fragment
    bit.
    • overheard snatches of their conversation
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; twat; slit; cunt.

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mythologize

  • verb construct a myth
    mythologise.
    • The poet mythologized that the King had three sons
  • verb make into a myth
    mythologise; mythicise; mythicize.
    • The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66

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maria

  • noun a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    mare.
  • noun valuable timber tree of Panama
    Calophyllum longifolium.

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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torus

  • noun a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    toroid.
  • noun commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
    tore.

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monophonic_music

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monody.

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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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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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playacting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; performing; playing.
  • verb perform on a stage or theater
    play; playact; roleplay; act.
    • She acts in this play
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'
    • I played in `A Christmas Carol'

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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perseverance

  • noun persistent determination
    persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseveration; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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harmonizer

  • noun a musician who sings or plays in harmony
    harmoniser.
  • noun a mediator who brings one thing into harmonious agreement with another
    harmoniser.

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pick_off

  • verb shoot one by one
  • verb pull or pull out sharply
    tweak; pluck; pull off.
    • pluck the flowers off the bush

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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ending

  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    termination.
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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conventionalize

  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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rubric

  • noun an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    gloss.

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liesl

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manifold

  • noun a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
  • noun a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies
    manifold paper.
    • an original and two manifolds

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melody

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
    tonal pattern.

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singsong

  • noun a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
  • noun informal group singing of popular songs
    singalong.

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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title

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

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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lutist

  • noun a musician who plays the lute
    lutenist; lutanist.

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go_along

  • verb cooperate or pretend to cooperate
    play along.
    • He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment
  • verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    keep; continue; proceed; go on.
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight

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busk

  • verb play music in a public place and solicit money for it
    • three young men were busking in the plaza

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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caroling

  • noun singing joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
  • verb sing carols
    carol.
    • They went caroling on Christmas Day

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carillon_playing

  • noun playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    carillon; bell ringing.

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oscillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vacillate; vibrate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    vibrate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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counterpoint

  • noun a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
  • verb to show differences when compared; be different
    contrast.
    • the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities

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beatles

  • noun a rock group from Liverpool who between 1962 and 1970 produced a variety of hit songs and albums (most of them written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon)

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hit

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

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take_after

  • verb be similar to a relative
    • She takes after her father!
  • verb imitate in behavior; take as a model
    follow.
    • Teenagers follow their friends in everything

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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beat

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

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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instrumental_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by a musical instrument or group of instruments
  • noun music produced by playing a musical instrument

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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habitual_criminal

  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    repeater; recidivist.

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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saxist

  • noun a musician who plays the saxophone
    saxophonist.

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antagonist

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; opponent.
  • noun a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
    • when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist

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droning

  • noun an unchanging intonation
    monotone; drone.
  • verb make a monotonous low dull sound
    drone.
    • The harmonium was droning on

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hold_on

  • verb hold firmly
    grasp.
  • verb stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
    stop.
    • Hold on a moment!

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hammerstein

  • noun United States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960)
    Oscar Hammerstein; Oscar Hammerstein II.

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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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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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soundboy

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lament

  • noun a cry of sorrow and grief
    wail; lamentation; plaint.
    • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    dirge; coronach; threnody; requiem.

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doubled

  • adjective satellite twice as great or many
    double; twofold; two-fold.
    • ate a double portion
    • the dose is doubled
    • a twofold increase
  • verb increase twofold
    double; duplicate.
    • The population doubled within 50 years

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disco

  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
    discotheque.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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ingeminate

  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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ploce

  • noun (rhetoric) repetition to gain special emphasis or extend meaning

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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fixed

  • adjective satellite (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  • verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
    repair; touch on; doctor; fix; furbish up; restore; mend; bushel.
    • She repaired her TV set
    • Repair my shoes please

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locating

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; location; position.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    localisation; fix; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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conform

  • verb be similar, be in line with
  • verb adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
    adjust; adapt.
    • We must adjust to the bad economic situation

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repetitiveness

  • noun verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions
    repetitiousness.

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lengthening

  • noun the act of prolonging something
    perpetuation; protraction; prolongation.
    • there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks
  • verb make longer
    lengthen.
    • Lengthen this skirt, please

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translator

  • noun a person who translates written messages from one language to another
    transcriber.
  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    interpreter.

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concert

  • noun a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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burst

  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    explosion.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; volley; salvo.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

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imitate

  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    copy; simulate.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings
  • verb appear like, as in behavior or appearance
    • Life imitate art

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tabularise

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularize; tabulate.

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reiterate

  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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doings

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; behavior; conduct.
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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foster

  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.
  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education

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misconduct

  • noun bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    wrongful conduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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close

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

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