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  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.

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  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense

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  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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  • noun an irritating or obnoxious person
  • noun any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats
    • cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin
    • he examined the child's head for vermin
    • boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin

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  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

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Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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  • noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
    • don't be such an apologetic shnook

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

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  • noun the address of a web page on the world wide web
    URL; universal resource locator.

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  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; chum; brother; pal.

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  • noun an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
    golf caddie.
  • verb act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player

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  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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  • noun one praying humbly for something
    supplicant; requester; petitioner.
    • a suppliant for her favors
  • adjective satellite humbly entreating
    supplicant; supplicatory.
    • a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness

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  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; sect.

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  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

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

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  • noun a member of a right wing political party
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political right

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  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
  • verb free from harm or evil

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  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    • there was a blanket of snow

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  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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

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  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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

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  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    surmounter; subduer.

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  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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  • noun one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
    hesitater; hesitator; vacillator.

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

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  • noun a blond whose hair is bleached with peroxide
    peroxide blond.

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  • noun a workman who uses a tool for scratching
  • noun a person who scratches to relieve an itch

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  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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  • noun a thin person with long thin legs
  • noun long thin legs

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  • noun a person who likes to be active late at night
    nighthawk; night owl.

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  • noun a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
  • noun feudal Japanese military aristocracy

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  • noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    nigga; nigra; jigaboo; coon; spade.
    • only a Black can call another Black a nigga

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  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; old-timer; stager.

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  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; rebel; insurrectionist.

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  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlep; schlepper; shlepper.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun members of a governing board
  • noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

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  • noun a worker who shovels
    • a shoveler of coal
  • noun freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
    Anas clypeata; broadbill; shoveller.

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  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity

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  • noun an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
  • noun an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

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  • noun someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner

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

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

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  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

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  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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

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  • noun an engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft

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  • noun any person who is on your side

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  • noun a bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age

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  • noun a person who normalizes

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

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  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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  • noun one who trains other persons or animals
  • noun simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a plane
    flight simulator.

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  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

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  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarist; chiliast.
  • adjective relating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness

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  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
  • noun a device for applying a substance

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  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked

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  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    • a patrilineal society

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  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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  • noun an applicant who is being considered for a job

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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

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  • noun a leader in municipal affairs
    civil leader.

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  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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  • noun one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

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  • noun someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
    procrastinator; cunctator.

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  • noun someone who puts to good use
    • not all organisms are utilizers of oxygen
    • the social agencies and their utilizers both objected to the budget cut

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  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    wise man.
  • verb serve as a teacher or trusted counselor
    • The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school
    • She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring

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

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  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; nihilist.

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  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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  • noun a domestic servant
  • adjective satellite used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
    humble; lowly.

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

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  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; draw; drawing card; attracter.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had
  • noun (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system

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  • noun the significance of a story or event
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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  • noun a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts
  • noun a man who is considered naive

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  • noun the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    remittal; remission of sin; remission.

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  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism
    • rationalist philosophy

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  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
  • noun a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

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  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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  • noun a specialist in linguistics

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  • noun United States anthropologist (1887-1948)
    Ruth Benedict; Ruth Fulton.
  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    St. Benedict; Saint Benedict.

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  • noun someone whose career progresses rapidly
    whizz-kid; ball of fire; whiz-kid.

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  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    homunculus; mannikin.
  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; fashion model; model; mannikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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  • noun the act of taking something back
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle
    retake; recapture.
    • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

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  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; gossip.

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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • 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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  • noun (law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

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  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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  • noun (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

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  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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  • noun a person who sets a standard for things to conform to

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  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
  • noun any mature animal

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  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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

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  • noun an associate who shares a room with you
    roommate; roomy.

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  • noun a system of religion that deifies and worships natural forces and phenomena

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  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; faqir; faquir.

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  • 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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  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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  • noun active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

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  • noun the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines

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