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good_manners

  • noun a courteous manner
    courtesy.

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laudator

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; lauder.

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deservingness

  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    meritoriousness; merit.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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yellow

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

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noble-mindedness

  • noun elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
    idealism; high-mindedness.

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straightlaced

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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stinging

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    sting.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • verb cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    bite; burn; sting.
    • The sun burned his face

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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naiveness

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naivety.

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idealism

  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
  • noun impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are

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good_example

  • noun something to be imitated
    model; exemplar; example.
    • an exemplar of success
    • a model of clarity
    • he is the very model of a modern major general

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last_respects

  • noun the act of expressing respect for someone who has died
    • he paid his last respects by standing quietly at the graveside

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meritoriousness

  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; merit.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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honoring

  • noun conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
    observance.
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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superego

  • noun (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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dolichocephalism

  • noun the quality of being dolichocephalic
    dolichocephaly.

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pathos

  • noun a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
    poignancy.
    • the film captured all the pathos of their situation
  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; ruth.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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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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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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negativity

  • noun the character of the negative electric pole
    negativeness.
  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativeness; negativism.

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honorific

  • noun an expression of respect
    • the Japanese use many honorifics
  • adjective satellite conferring or showing honor or respect
    • honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

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idealist

  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    dreamer.

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maryland

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Old Line State; MD; Free State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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bang-up

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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national_income

  • noun the total value of all income in a nation (wages and profits and interest and rents and pension payments) during a given period (usually 1 yr)

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puritanical

  • adjective of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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positivism

  • noun the form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation)
    logical positivism.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positiveness; positivity.

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prude

  • noun a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
    puritan.

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dandy

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    yawl.

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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prudence

  • noun discretion in practical affairs
  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    circumspection; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion

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ineptness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    unsuitableness; unsuitability.

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infiniteness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; unboundedness; boundlessness.

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honorable

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honest.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honourable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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wassail

  • noun a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; racket; make happy.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with honor; with academic distinction
    • a cum laude graduate
  • adverb with honor
    • he graduated cum laude

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the_true

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; truth; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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daydream

  • noun absentminded dreaming while awake
    revery; castle in Spain; air castle; daydreaming; reverie; castle in the air; oneirism.
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream.

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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ageing

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; aging.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    aging; senescence.

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celebrity

  • noun a widely known person
    famous person.
    • he was a baseball celebrity
  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    renown; fame.

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impenetrability

  • noun the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    imperviousness.
  • noun incomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand
    impenetrableness.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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salute

  • noun an act of honor or courteous recognition
    salutation.
    • a musical salute to the composer on his birthday
  • noun a formal military gesture of respect
    military greeting.

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guiding

  • adjective satellite exerting control or influence
    • a guiding principle
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.

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epicurean

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; bon vivant; epicure.
  • adjective of Epicurus or epicureanism
    • Epicurean philosophy

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small

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

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reputability

  • noun honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
    respectability.

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straight

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

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pledge

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

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tolerate

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
    • We must tolerate the religions of others

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unusefulness

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    uselessness; inutility.

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forthrightness

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; candour; directness; frankness.

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neediness

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    deprivation; want; privation.
  • noun the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree
    • he recognized her neediness but had no time to respond to it

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unoriginality

  • noun uncreativeness due to a lack of originality
  • noun the quality of being unoriginal

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cost

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

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salability

  • noun the quality of being salable or marketable
    salableness.

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honourable

  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honorable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country
  • adjective satellite adhering to ethical and moral principles
    ethical; honorable.
    • it seems ethical and right
    • followed the only honorable course of action

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angelical

  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelic.
    • angelic messenger
  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    cherubic; seraphic; angelic; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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bully

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

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conscience

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    scruples; sense of right and wrong; moral sense.
  • noun conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
    • a person of unflagging conscience

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understandability

  • noun the quality of comprehensible language or thought
    comprehensibility.

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prudery

  • noun excessive or affected modesty
    primness; Grundyism; prudishness.

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sanctity

  • noun the quality of being holy
    sanctitude; holiness.

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inelegance

  • noun the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

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opaqueness

  • noun incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning
    opacity.
  • noun the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light
    opacity.

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respectfulness

  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    deference; respect.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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giving

  • noun the act of giving
    gift.
  • noun the imparting of news or promises etc.
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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leading_light

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; notable; guiding light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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payoff

  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    bribe.

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arability

  • noun the quality of land that is appropriate for cultivation

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holy_person

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    angel; saint; holy man.

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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uncertainness

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainty.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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responsiveness

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    reactivity.
  • noun the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events

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honour

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

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stature

  • noun high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
    • a man of great stature
  • noun (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    height.

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high-mindedness

  • noun elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
    idealism; noble-mindedness.

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niceness

  • noun a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
    politeness.
  • noun the quality of nice

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monetary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    pecuniary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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toed

  • adjective having a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination
    • long-toed
    • five-toed
  • verb walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction
    toe.
    • She toes inwards

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consideration

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

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standard

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

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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lauder

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.
  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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graciousness

  • noun excellence of manners or social conduct
  • noun the quality of being kind and gentle
    benignity; benignancy.

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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unwholesomeness

  • noun the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
    morbidness; morbidity.

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negativeness

  • noun the character of the negative electric pole
    negativity.
  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativity; negativism.

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compliance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    conformity; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; complaisance; compliancy.

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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controversy

  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; argument; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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benevolence

  • noun disposition to do good
  • noun an inclination to do kind or charitable acts

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law-abiding

  • adjective satellite (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs
    observant.
    • law-abiding citizens
    • observant of the speed limit

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compliancy

  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; obligingness; compliance; complaisance.

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worthful

  • adjective satellite having worth or merit or value
    valuable.
    • a valuable friend
    • a good and worthful man

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mistake

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

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commendable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    applaudable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
  • adverb in an admirable manner
    admirably; laudably; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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honor

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

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summum_bonum

  • noun the supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived

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unimportance

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; humbleness; lowliness.
  • noun the quality of not being important or worthy of note

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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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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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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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waxiness

  • noun the quality of being made of wax or covered with wax

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greathearted

  • adjective satellite noble and generous in spirit
    magnanimous.
    • a greathearted general
    • a magnanimous conqueror

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worthy

  • noun an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
    • he told his story to some conservative worthies
    • local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
  • adjective having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
    • a worthy fellow
    • a worthy cause

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seemly

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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follower

  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
  • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • 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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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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imperviousness

  • noun the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    impenetrability.

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ulteriority

  • noun the quality of being ulterior
    • their conversation was limited to ulteriorities
    • a terrible feeling of ulteriority
    • his stories were too susceptible to ulteriority

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unpleasantness

  • noun the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
  • noun the quality of giving displeasure
    • the recent unpleasantness of the weather

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factuality

  • noun the quality of being actual or based on fact
    factualness.
    • the realm of factuality must be distinguished from the realm of imagination

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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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positiveness

  • noun the character of the positive electric pole
    positivity.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positivity; positivism.

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confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
    • I have confidence in our team
    • confidence is always borrowed, never owned

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impotency

  • noun the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
    powerlessness; impotence.
  • noun an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
    impotence.

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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respecter

  • noun a person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative
    • X is no respecter of Y

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usa

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America; America.
  • noun the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    Army; U. S. Army; United States Army; US Army.

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unsuitableness

  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    ineptness; unsuitability.

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sake

  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    interest.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest
  • noun Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
    rice beer; saki.

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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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charitableness

  • noun generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)

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adequacy

  • noun the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
    adequateness.
  • noun the quality of being sufficient for the end in view
    sufficiency.
    • he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence

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meritable

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritorious.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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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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shamefulness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    ignominiousness; disgracefulness.

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obstacle

  • noun something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
    obstruction.
    • lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement
    • the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education
    • the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan
  • noun an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)

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gross_domestic_product

  • noun the measure of an economy adopted by the United States in 1991; the total market values of goods and services produced by workers and capital within a nation's borders during a given period (usually 1 year)
    GDP.

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changelessness

  • noun the property of remaining unchanged
  • noun the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
    unchangeableness; unchangeability; unchangingness.

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impotence

  • noun the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
    powerlessness; impotency.
  • noun an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
    impotency.

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finitude

  • noun the quality of being finite
    boundedness; finiteness.

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holy

  • 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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on

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

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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foregone

  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; bygone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era
  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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approving

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; blessing.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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good_faith

  • noun having honest intentions
    straightness.
    • he acted in good faith
    • doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants

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sense_of_duty

  • noun a motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
    sense of shame.

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virtue

  • noun the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    virtuousness; moral excellence.
  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    merit.
    • work of great merit

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magnanimous

  • adjective satellite noble and generous in spirit
    greathearted.
    • a greathearted general
    • a magnanimous conqueror
  • adjective satellite generous and understanding and tolerant
    large; big.
    • a heart big enough to hold no grudges
    • that's very big of you to be so forgiving
    • a large and generous spirit
    • a large heart
    • magnanimous toward his enemies

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redemptive

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting in redemption
    redemptional; redemptory.
    • a redemptive theory about life"- E.K.Brown
  • adjective satellite bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
    saving; redeeming.
    • saving faith
    • redemptive (or redeeming) love

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emeritus

  • noun a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
  • adjective satellite honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'

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benignant

  • adjective pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
    benign.
    • a benign smile
    • the benign sky
    • the benign influence of pure air
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    gracious.
    • our benignant king

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notability

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; notable; guiding light; leading light.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

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behalf

  • noun as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of");
    • the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child
    • this letter is written on behalf of my client
  • noun for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
    • in your behalf
    • campaigning in his own behalf
    • spoke a good word in his friend's behalf

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charity

  • noun a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
  • noun a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
    brotherly love.

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downrightness

  • noun the quality of being direct and straightforward
    straightforwardness.
    • what some people take for rudeness is really straightforwardness

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valued

  • adjective satellite (usually used in combination) having value of a specified kind
    • triple-valued
  • verb fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
    value.
    • value the jewelry and art work in the estate

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virtuous

  • adjective morally excellent
  • adjective satellite in a state of sexual virginity
    virginal; virgin; vestal; pure.
    • pure and vestal modesty
    • a spinster or virgin lady
    • men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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constructiveness

  • noun the quality of serving to build or improve

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extolment

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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advocacy

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

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straightness

  • noun (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
  • noun freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles

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believability

  • noun the quality of being believable or trustworthy
    credibility; credibleness.

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disreputableness

  • noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
    disreputability; unrespectability.

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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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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unfairness

  • noun partiality that is not fair or equitable
  • noun injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
    inequity.

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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conformity

  • noun correspondence in form or appearance
    conformance.
  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

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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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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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mindedness

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defer

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure

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changeability

  • noun the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change
    changeableness.
    • the changeableness of the weather

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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christ_within

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Light; Light Within; Inner Light.

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honestness

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honesty.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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powerfulness

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    power.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

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humanness

  • noun the quality of being human
    manhood; humanity.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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fulfillment

  • noun a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires
    fulfilment.
  • noun the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
    fulfilment.

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justness

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    nicety; rightness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justice.

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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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aging

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; ageing.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    senescence; ageing.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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gigmanity

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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naivete

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivety; naiveness.

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redoubtable

  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    unnerving; formidable.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or honor
    • born of a redoubtable family

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hot

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

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abidance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformity; conformation.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; residency.

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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naivety

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naiveness.

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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answer

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

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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parental

  • adjective designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
    paternal; maternal.
    • parental guidance

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stock

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

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hedonist

  • noun someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
    pagan; pleasure seeker.

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simplicity

  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simpleness.
    • the simplicity of a crystal
  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simple mindedness; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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uselessness

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    unusefulness; inutility.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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tactfulness

  • noun consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
    tact.

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peachy

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • adjective satellite of something resembling a peach in color
    peachy-colored; peachy-coloured.

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unfitness

  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    softness.
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    inability.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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respectabilize

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loyalty

  • noun the quality of being loyal
    trueness.
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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good_enough

  • adjective satellite adequately good for the circumstances
    • if it's good enough for you it's good enough for me

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disgracefulness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    ignominiousness; shamefulness.

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wrong

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

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visual_aspect

  • noun outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
    appearance.

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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poignancy

  • noun a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow
    poignance.
    • a moment of extraordinary poignancy
  • noun a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
    pathos.
    • the film captured all the pathos of their situation

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hedonism

  • noun the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle
  • noun an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

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ethics

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethical motive; morals; morality.
  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    moral philosophy.

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law

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

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pleasantness

  • noun the feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
  • noun the quality of giving pleasure
    sweetness.
    • he was charmed by the sweetness of her manner
    • the pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day

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dishonorableness

  • noun the quality of not deserving honor or respect
    dishonourableness.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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fibrosity

  • noun the quality of being fibrous
    fibrousness.

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light

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

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boundlessness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; unboundedness; infiniteness.

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propriety

  • noun correct or appropriate behavior
    correctitude; properness.

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complexity

  • noun the quality of being intricate and compounded
    complexness.
    • he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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stuffiness

  • noun state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    closeness.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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irregularity

  • noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
    abnormality.
  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    unregularity.

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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modesty

  • noun freedom from vanity or conceit
    modestness.
  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    reserve.

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magnanimity

  • noun liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
    largess; largesse; munificence; openhandedness.

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negativism

  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativeness; negativity.

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noteworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    notable.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    remarkable.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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clapper

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

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closeness

  • noun a feeling of being intimate and belonging together
    intimacy.
    • their closeness grew as the night wore on
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    stuffiness.

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materiality

  • noun relevance requiring careful consideration
  • noun the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
    physicalness; corporeality; corporality.

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entity

  • noun that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

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comme

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take_to_be

  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; look upon; think of; esteem; look on; repute.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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fidelity

  • noun accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • noun the quality of being faithful
    faithfulness.

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quantifiability

  • noun the quality of being measurable
    measurability.

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dreamer

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    idealist.

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obeisance

  • noun bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    bowing; bow.
  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obedience.

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nicety

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    rightness; justness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    refinement; subtlety; nuance; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning

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laced

  • adjective closed with a lace
    tied.
    • snugly laced shoes
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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incredibleness

  • noun the quality of being incredible
    incredibility.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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inhumanity

  • noun the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
    inhumaneness.
  • noun an act of atrocious cruelty
    atrocity.

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decorum

  • noun propriety in manners and conduct
    decorousness.

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relativity

  • noun (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
    theory of relativity; Einstein's theory of relativity; relativity theory.
  • noun the quality of being relative and having significance only in relation to something else

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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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attraction

  • noun the force by which one object attracts another
    attractive force.
  • noun an entertainment that is offered to the public

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impeccability

  • noun the quality of being without an error or fault
    faultlessness.
  • noun the quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning

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celebrate

  • verb behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    observe; keep.
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur
  • verb have a celebration
    fete.
    • They were feting the patriarch of the family
    • After the exam, the students were celebrating

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nifty

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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impressiveness

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    magnificence; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind

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scrupulousness

  • noun conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence
  • noun strict attention to minute details
    punctiliousness; meticulosity; meticulousness.

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goodish

  • adjective satellite moderately good of its kind
    • a goodish wine
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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adequateness

  • noun the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
    adequacy.

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bethesda

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ethicism

  • noun a doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important
    • his ethicism often led him to moralize

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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ceo

  • noun the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president)
    chief executive officer; chief operating officer.

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inconsequence

  • noun having no important effects or influence
  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; illogicality.

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solubility

  • noun the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)
  • noun the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
    solvability.

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immobility

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; stationariness.
  • noun the quality of not moving

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break

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

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esteemed

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    prestigious; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb regard highly; think much of
    respect; prise; esteem; value; prize.
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity

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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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look_upon

  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; think of; esteem; look on; repute.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent

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beaut

  • noun an outstanding example of its kind
    beauty.
    • his roses were beauties
    • when I make a mistake it's a beaut

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laurels

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

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not

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    non.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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old

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

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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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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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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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rockville

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demerit

  • noun a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces
    • ten demerits and he loses his privileges
  • noun the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
    fault.
    • they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel
    • he knew his own faults much better than she did

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curiousness

  • noun a state of active curiosity
    inquisitiveness.
  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    foreignness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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properness

  • noun correct or appropriate behavior
    propriety; correctitude.

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trustingness

  • noun the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others
    trustfulness; trust.
    • the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity

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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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fitness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fittingness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position
  • noun good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
    physical fitness.

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primo

  • noun the principal part of a duet (especially a piano duet)
  • adjective satellite the best of its kind

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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desirability

  • noun the quality of being worthy of desiring
    desirableness.
  • noun attractiveness to the opposite sex
    sex appeal; desirableness; oomph.

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beneficent

  • adjective doing or producing good
    • the most beneficent regime in history
  • adjective satellite generous in assistance to the poor
    benevolent; eleemosynary; philanthropic.
    • a benevolent contributor
    • eleemosynary relief
    • philanthropic contributions

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guiding_light

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; notable; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

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social_lion

  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    lion.

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; 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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liberality

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberalness.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberalness.

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props

  • noun proper respect
    • I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem
  • noun a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
    prop.

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salableness

  • noun the quality of being salable or marketable
    salability.

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description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    verbal description.
  • noun the act of describing something

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respects

  • noun (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem
    • he paid his respects to the mayor
  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect; regard.
    • it differs in that respect

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veneration

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; awe; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    idolatry; cultism; devotion.

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extraordinariness

  • noun the quality of being extraordinary and not commonly encountered

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memorability

  • noun the quality of being worth remembering
    • continuous change results in lack of memorability
    • true memorability of phrase

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profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; earnings; net; profits; net income.
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    gain.

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abide

  • verb dwell
    bide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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fellowship

  • noun an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
    family.
    • the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family
    • the church welcomed new members into its fellowship
  • noun the state of being with someone
    company; companionship; society.
    • he missed their company
    • he enjoyed the society of his friends

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candour

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; directness; frankness.
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; fairness.

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ingenuousness

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; innocence.
  • noun openly straightforward or frank

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easiness

  • noun a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
    relaxation.
    • the easiness we feel when sleeping
  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; ease; simpleness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back

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fortitude

  • noun strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage

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venerableness

  • noun the quality of deserving veneration
    venerability.

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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frankness

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; candour; directness.
  • noun the trait of being blunt and outspoken
    outspokenness.

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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natural_virtue

  • noun (scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) derived from nature

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ethician

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethicist.

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primness

  • noun excessive or affected modesty
    prudery; Grundyism; prudishness.
  • noun exaggerated and arrogant properness
    priggishness.

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drink

  • noun a single serving of a beverage
    • I asked for a hot drink
    • likes a drink before dinner
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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infidelity

  • noun the quality of being unfaithful
    unfaithfulness.

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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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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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praiseworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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moral_philosophy

  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    ethics.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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romanticism

  • noun impractical romantic ideals and attitudes
  • noun a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
    Romantic Movement.
    • Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality

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mizrahi

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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sophistication

  • noun uplifting enlightenment
    edification.
  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    sophistry; sophism.

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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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give_in

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    defer; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb consent reluctantly
    knuckle under; succumb; yield; buckle under.

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morbidness

  • noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind
    morbidity.
    • his fear of being alone verges on morbidity
  • noun the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
    unwholesomeness; morbidity.

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moral_excellence

  • noun the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    virtuousness; virtue.

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correctness

  • noun conformity to fact or truth
    rightness.
  • noun the quality of conformity to social expectations

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holy_man

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; saint.

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honest

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honorable.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective satellite without dissimulation; frank
    • my honest opinion

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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saintlike

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; beatific; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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nonprofit

  • noun an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
    nonprofit organization; not-for-profit.
  • adjective satellite not commercially motivated
    non-profit-making.

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appropriateness

  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    rightness.
  • noun the quality of being specially suitable

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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bonum

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probability

  • noun a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
    chance.
    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • noun the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
    • for a while mutiny seemed a probability
    • going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost

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religious_belief

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religion; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality

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dependableness

  • noun the quality of being dependable or reliable
    dependability; reliability; reliableness.

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wages

  • noun a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    reward; payoff.
    • the wages of sin is death
    • virtue is its own reward
  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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hot_stuff

  • noun the quality of being attractive and exciting (especially sexually exciting)
    voluptuousness.
    • he thought she was really hot stuff
  • noun the quality of being popular
    • skiing is hot stuff in New Hampshire

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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worldliness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
    • he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him

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islamic_law

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

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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moral_sense

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    conscience; scruples; sense of right and wrong.

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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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probity

  • noun complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles
    • in a world where financial probity may not be widespread
    • he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity

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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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quotable

  • adjective able or fit to be repeated or quoted
    repeatable.
    • what he said was not repeatable in polite company
    • he comes up with so many quotable phrases
  • adjective satellite suitable for or worthy of quotation
    • a quotable slogan
    • his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

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obedience

  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obeisance.
  • noun the trait of being willing to obey

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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liberalness

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberality.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberality.

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incorporeality

  • noun the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
    immateriality.

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seeker

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; searcher.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

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powerlessness

  • noun the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
    impotency; impotence.

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light_within

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Christ Within; Light; Inner Light.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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bounty

  • noun payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
    premium.
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; amplitude.

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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unsatisfactoriness

  • noun the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable

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sleaziness

  • noun morally dishonorable
    • an embarrassing sleaziness that I hope will be corrected by the more ethical newspapers
  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; manginess; seediness.

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badness

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    bad.
    • take the bad with the good
  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    severity; severeness.

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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prissy

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; squeamish; nice; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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piquance

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquancy.

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respectableness

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virtu

  • noun love of or taste for fine objects of art
    connoisseurship; vertu.
  • noun artistic quality
    vertu.

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magnanimousness

  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; grandeur; nobility.

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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genuineness

  • noun the state of being genuine
  • noun undisputed credibility
    legitimacy; authenticity.

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limitlessness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    infinitude; unboundedness; infiniteness; boundlessness.

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suitability

  • noun the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose
    suitableness.
    • an important requirement is suitability for long trips

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sincerity

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; seriousness.
  • noun the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    • his sincerity inspired belief
    • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

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piquancy

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquance.

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morbidity

  • noun the relative incidence of a particular disease
  • noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind
    morbidness.
    • his fear of being alone verges on morbidity

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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incorruption

  • noun characterized by integrity or probity
    incorruptness.

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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inhumaneness

  • noun the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
    inhumanity.

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free_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
    grace of God; grace.
    • God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners
    • there but for the grace of God go I

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kind

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adjective having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    • kind to sick patients
    • a kind master
    • kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    • thanked her for her kind letter

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foreignness

  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    curiousness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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victorian

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

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vertu

  • noun love of or taste for fine objects of art
    connoisseurship; virtu.
  • noun artistic quality
    virtu.

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lionise

  • verb assign great social importance to
    lionize; celebrate.
    • The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood
    • The tenor was lionized in Vienna

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deserving

  • adjective satellite worthy of being treated in a particular way
    worth.
    • an idea worth considering
    • the deserving poor" (often used ironically)
  • verb be worthy or deserving
    deserve; merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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good_will

  • noun a disposition to kindness and compassion
    grace; goodwill.
    • the victor's grace in treating the vanquished
  • noun (accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets)
    goodwill.

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foregone_conclusion

  • noun an inevitable ending
    matter of course.
  • noun something that is certain
    sure thing; certainty.
    • his victory is a certainty

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proactive

  • adjective descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently
    • proactive inhibition
    • proactive interference
  • adjective satellite (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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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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acclaim

  • noun enthusiastic approval
    plaudits; acclamation; eclat; plaudit.
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
  • verb praise vociferously
    herald; hail.
    • The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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god

  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.
  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.

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slap

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    smack.
  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smacking; smack.

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affirmative

  • noun a reply of affirmation
    • he answered in the affirmative
  • adjective affirming or giving assent
    affirmatory.
    • an affirmative decision
    • affirmative votes

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prestigious

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • adjective satellite exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige
    • a prestigious professor at a prestigious university

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faut

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halal

  • noun (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
  • adjective satellite proper or legitimate
    • the fund earns halal profits in full compliance with the Shari'a

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aged

  • noun people who are old collectively
    elderly.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • verb begin to seem older; get older
    age.
    • The death of his wife caused him to age fast

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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saintly

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    angelic; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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dishonourableness

  • noun the quality of not deserving honor or respect
    dishonorableness.

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invaluableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; valuableness.

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directivity

  • noun the property of a microphone or antenna of being more sensitive in one direction than in another
    directionality.
    • the antenna received signals with no directivity
  • noun the quality of being directive
    directiveness.

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factualness

  • noun the quality of being actual or based on fact
    factuality.
    • the realm of factuality must be distinguished from the realm of imagination

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logicalness

  • noun correct and valid reasoning
    logicality.

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instance

  • noun an occurrence of something
    case; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    example; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10

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fitting

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

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slap-up

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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lion

  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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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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sufficiency

  • noun sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations
    • her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency
  • noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    enough.
    • enough is as good as a feast
    • there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country

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mental_attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun

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sameness

  • noun the quality of being alike
    • sameness of purpose kept them together
  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    humdrum; monotony.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served

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accuracy

  • noun the quality of being near to the true value
    truth.
    • he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass
    • the lawyer questioned the truth of my account
  • noun (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
    • the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy

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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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solidity

  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidness.
  • noun state of having the interior filled with matter

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incorruptness

  • noun characterized by integrity or probity
    incorruption.

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grandness

  • noun a prominent status
    importance.
    • a person of importance
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    immenseness; vastness; immensity; greatness; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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openhandedness

  • noun liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
    largess; largesse; munificence; magnanimity.

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attractiveness

  • noun the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
    attraction.
    • her personality held a strange attraction for him
  • noun sexual allure

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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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submissiveness

  • noun the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

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barrenness

  • noun the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children
  • noun the quality of yielding nothing of value
    fruitlessness; aridity.

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courtesy

  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate act
  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

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cracking

  • noun a sudden sharp noise
    snap; crack.
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
  • noun the act of cracking something
    fracture; crack.

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sainted

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • verb hold sacred
    enshrine; saint.

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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creditable

  • adjective satellite worthy of often limited commendation
    • the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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bounteousness

  • noun generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely
    bounty.

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preciousness

  • noun the quality possessed by something with a great price or value
    costliness; dearness.
  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; invaluableness; valuableness.

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parental_quality

  • noun a quality appropriate to a parent

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voice_of_conscience

  • noun an inner voice that judges your behavior
    wee small voice; small voice.

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goodwill

  • noun (accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets)
    good will.
  • noun the friendly hope that something will succeed
    good will.

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saintliness

  • noun the quality of resembling a saint

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popularity

  • noun the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after
    • his charm soon won him affection and popularity
    • the universal popularity of American movies

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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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face

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

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reputation

  • noun the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    repute.
  • noun notoriety for some particular characteristic
    • his reputation for promiscuity

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comprehensibility

  • noun the quality of comprehensible language or thought
    understandability.

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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directness

  • noun trueness of course toward a goal
    straightness.
    • rivaling a hawk in directness of aim
  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; candour; frankness.

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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woodiness

  • noun the quality of abounding in trees
    woodsiness.
  • noun texture produced by the fibers in wood
    wood grain; woodgrain.

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nobility

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    aristocracy.
  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; grandeur; magnanimousness.

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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incredibility

  • noun the quality of being incredible
    incredibleness.

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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infinitude

  • noun an infinite quantity
  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; unboundedness; infiniteness; boundlessness.

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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acceptableness

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptability.

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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beatific

  • adjective satellite experiencing or bestowing celestial joy
    • beatific peace
  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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acceptability

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptableness.

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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painfulness

  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    pain.
    • the pain of loneliness
  • noun the quality of being painful
    distressingness.
    • she feared the painfulness of childbirth

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toast

  • noun slices of bread that have been toasted
  • noun a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
    • he was the toast of the town

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righteous

  • adjective characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
    • the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
  • adjective satellite morally justified
    • righteous indignation

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divinity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; immortal.
  • noun the quality of being divine
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

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divisibility

  • noun the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons

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modestness

  • noun the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
    reasonableness; moderateness.
    • the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices
    • the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately
  • noun freedom from vanity or conceit
    modesty.

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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overage

  • noun a surplus or excess of money or merchandise that is actually on hand and that exceeds expectations
  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overaged; over-the-hill; superannuated.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope

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abiding

  • adjective satellite unceasing
    enduring; imperishable.
    • an abiding belief
    • imperishable truths
  • verb dwell
    bide; abide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young

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tolerance

  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
    permissiveness.

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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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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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visual

  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    ocular.
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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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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combustibleness

  • noun the quality of being capable of igniting and burning
    burnability; combustibility.

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publicity

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; packaging; promotion.
    • the packaging of new ideas
  • noun the quality of being open to public view
    • the publicity of the court room

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upstanding

  • adjective satellite meriting respect or esteem
    solid.
    • an upstanding member of the community

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dishonourable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonorable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed

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goody-goody

  • noun a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  • adjective satellite affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous

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exaltation

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; ecstasy; raptus; transport.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence

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loving-kindness

  • noun tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection

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particularity

  • noun the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
    specialness.
    • the particularity of human situations

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palatableness

  • noun the property of being acceptable to the mouth
    palatability.
  • noun acceptability to the mind or feelings
    palatability.
    • the pursuit of electoral palatability

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admiration

  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    esteem.
  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    wonderment; wonder.

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revered

  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    venerable; august.
    • revered holy men
  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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report

  • noun a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    written report; study.
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  • noun the act of informing by verbal report
    account.
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple

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pacesetter

  • noun a leading instance in its field
    pacemaker.
    • the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations
  • noun a horse used to set the pace in racing
    pacer; pacemaker.

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humaneness

  • noun the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)

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desirableness

  • noun the quality of being worthy of desiring
    desirability.
  • noun attractiveness to the opposite sex
    desirability; sex appeal; oomph.

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christian_theology

  • noun the teachings of Christian churches

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disabled

  • noun people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
    handicapped.
    • technology to help the elderly and the disabled
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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attentiveness

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

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domesticity

  • noun the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    • a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • noun domestic activities or life
    • making a hobby of domesticity

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regard_as

  • verb look on as or consider
    take to be; look upon; think of; esteem; look on; repute.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent

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small_voice

  • noun an inner voice that judges your behavior
    wee small voice; voice of conscience.

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ignominiousness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    shamefulness; disgracefulness.

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face_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    par value; nominal value.
  • noun the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth

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middle-class

  • adjective occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

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moralism

  • noun a moral maxim
  • noun judgments about another person's morality
    • he could not stand her hectoring moralism

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palatability

  • noun the property of being acceptable to the mouth
    palatableness.
  • noun acceptability to the mind or feelings
    palatableness.
    • the pursuit of electoral palatability

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illustriousness

  • noun the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence
    greatness.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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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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fruitlessness

  • noun a lack of creative imagination
  • noun the quality of yielding nothing of value
    aridity; barrenness.

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courteous

  • adjective satellite exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    nice; gracious.
    • a nice gesture
  • adjective characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    • if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

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well_behaved

  • adjective satellite (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
    well-behaved.
    • a well-behaved child

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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temperance

  • noun the trait of avoiding excesses
    moderation.
  • noun abstaining from excess
    sobriety.

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honesty

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honestness.
  • noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
    money plant; Lunaria annua; silver dollar; satinpod; satin flower.

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combustibility

  • noun the quality of being capable of igniting and burning
    burnability; combustibleness.

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largesse

  • noun a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
    largess.
  • noun liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
    largess; munificence; magnanimity; openhandedness.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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black_eye

  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    shiner; mouse.
  • noun a bad reputation
    • his behavior gave the whole family a black eye

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unchangeableness

  • noun the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
    changelessness; unchangeability; unchangingness.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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finiteness

  • noun the quality of being finite
    boundedness; finitude.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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usefulness

  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    utility.

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stigma

  • noun the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
  • noun a symbol of disgrace or infamy
    brand; stain; mark.
    • And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

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optimum

  • noun most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
  • adjective satellite most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
    optimal.
    • an optimum return on capital
    • optimal concentration of a drug

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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accede

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; defer; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb take on duties or office
    enter.
    • accede to the throne

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corporality

  • noun the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
    physicalness; corporeality; materiality.

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ignobility

  • noun the quality of being ignoble
    ignobleness.

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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positivity

  • noun the character of the positive electric pole
    positiveness.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positiveness; positivism.

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laureate

  • noun someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
  • adjective satellite worthy of the greatest honor or distinction
    • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

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worthlessness

  • noun having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
    ineptitude.
    • the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness
  • noun the quality of being without practical use

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superb

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    brilliant.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite surpassingly good
    • a superb meal

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legitimacy

  • noun lawfulness by virtue of being authorized or in accordance with law
  • noun undisputed credibility
    genuineness; authenticity.

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enough

  • noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    sufficiency.
    • enough is as good as a feast
    • there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country
  • adjective satellite sufficient for the purpose
    decent; adequate.
    • an adequate income
    • the food was adequate
    • a decent wage
    • enough food
    • food enough

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supernatural

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    occult.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • adjective not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
    • supernatural forces and occurrences and beings

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injustice

  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; shabbiness.
  • noun the practice of being unjust or unfair
    unjustness.

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light

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

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pricelessness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    preciousness; invaluableness; valuableness.

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thoughtfulness

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; musing.
  • noun kind and considerate regard for others
    consideration; considerateness.
    • he showed no consideration for her feelings

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impoliteness

  • noun a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

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shabbiness

  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    manginess; seediness; sleaziness.
  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; injustice.

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candor

  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candour; fairness.
  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candidness; forthrightness; candour; directness; frankness.

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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importance

  • noun the quality of being important and worthy of note
    • the importance of a well-balanced diet
  • noun a prominent status
    grandness.
    • a person of importance

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straitlaced

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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venerability

  • noun the quality of deserving veneration
    venerableness.

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physicalness

  • noun the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
    corporeality; materiality; corporality.

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immateriality

  • noun complete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
  • noun the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
    incorporeality.

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snootiness

  • noun the quality of being snooty
    • he disliked his neighbors' snootiness

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submitter

  • noun someone who yields to the will of another person or force
  • noun someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others
    • he was a prolific submitter of proposals

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nominal_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; par value.

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advisability

  • noun the quality of being advisable
    • they questioned the advisability of our policy

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magna

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roadworthiness

  • noun (of motor vehicles) the quality of being fit to drive on the open road

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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pagan

  • noun a person who does not acknowledge your god
    heathen; infidel; gentile.
  • noun a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)

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glorification

  • noun a state of high honor
    glory.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealization; idealisation.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading

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unregularity

  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    irregularity.

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munificence

  • noun liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
    largess; largesse; magnanimity; openhandedness.

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ignominy

  • noun a state of dishonor
    shame; disgrace.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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wee

  • noun a short time
    • bide a wee
  • verb eliminate urine
    wee-wee; spend a penny; piddle; micturate; pee-pee; make; pass water; make water; relieve oneself; take a leak; pee; urinate; puddle; piss.
    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

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summa

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policy

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

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fault

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

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estimable

  • adjective deserving of respect or high regard
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; respectable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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illogicality

  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; inconsequence.

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sense_of_shame

  • noun a motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
    sense of duty.

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piquantness

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquancy; piquance.

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kosher

  • noun food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  • adjective satellite conforming to dietary laws
    cosher.
    • kosher meat
    • a kosher kitchen

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verity

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; the true; truth.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities
  • noun an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth

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decorousness

  • noun propriety in manners and conduct
    decorum.

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aura

  • noun a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aureole; halo.

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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estimation

  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; appraisal.
  • noun the respect with which a person is held
    estimate.
    • they had a high estimation of his ability

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unrespectability

  • noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
    disreputability; disreputableness.

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obligingness

  • noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    deference; compliance; complaisance; compliancy.

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valuableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; invaluableness.

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duty

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

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exemplary

  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    model.
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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dolichocephaly

  • noun the quality of being dolichocephalic
    dolichocephalism.

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spinnability

  • noun the quality of being suitable for spinning or the capability of being spun (used of textile fibers)

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smashing

  • noun the act of breaking something into small pieces
    shattering.
  • verb hit hard
    nail; smash; blast; boom.
    • He smashed a 3-run homer

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manners

  • noun social deportment
    • he has the manners of a pig
  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; 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

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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satisfaction

  • noun the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
    • the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction
  • noun state of being gratified or satisfied
    gratification.
    • dull repetitious work gives no gratification
    • to my immense gratification he arrived on time

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woodsiness

  • noun the quality of abounding in trees
    woodiness.

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gross_national_product

  • noun former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)
    GNP.

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generousness

  • noun the trait of being willing to give your money or time
    generosity.

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large-minded

  • adjective satellite showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    broad; liberal; tolerant.
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions

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good_form

  • noun behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time
    • it is not good form to brag about winning

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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generality

  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generalisation; generalization.
    • he spoke in broad generalities
  • noun the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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decent

  • adjective satellite socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    nice.
    • from a decent family
    • a nice girl
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; becoming; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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literal

  • noun a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
    typographical error; misprint; erratum; typo; literal error.
  • adjective satellite being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    real; genuine; actual.
    • her actual motive
    • a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
    • a genuine dilemma

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wiseness

  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    soundness; wisdom.
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wisdom.

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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wee_small_voice

  • noun an inner voice that judges your behavior
    voice of conscience; small voice.

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not_bad

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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ineptitude

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; awkwardness; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
    worthlessness.
    • the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness

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decorous

  • adjective characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
    • the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; comely.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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meritorious

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritable.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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laudability

  • noun the quality of being worthy of praise
    laudableness; praiseworthiness.

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precariousness

  • noun extreme dangerousness
  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    uncertainty; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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mundaneness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    worldliness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    ordinariness; mundanity.

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moderation

  • noun quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
    moderateness.
  • noun a change for the better
    easing; relief.

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observe

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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nobleness

  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    grandeur; nobility; magnanimousness.

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nonagenarian

  • noun someone whose age is in the nineties
  • adjective satellite being from 90 to 99 years old
    • the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home

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pacemaker

  • noun a leading instance in its field
    pacesetter.
    • the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations
  • noun a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
    cardiac pacemaker; SA node; sinoatrial node.

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inner_light

  • noun a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
    Christ Within; Light; Light Within.

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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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cum

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; come.

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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gracious

  • adjective characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
    • gracious even to unexpected visitors
    • gracious living
    • he bears insult with gracious good humor
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    benignant.
    • our benignant king

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fibrousness

  • noun the quality of being fibrous
    fibrosity.

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par_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; nominal value.

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quotability

  • noun the quality of being worthy of being quoted

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look

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

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wrongness

  • noun inappropriate conduct
    inappropriateness.
  • noun contrary to conscience or morality

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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consultant

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; advisor.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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civility

  • noun formal or perfunctory politeness
  • noun the act of showing re