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respectfulness (Also respectfulnesses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to respectfulness

fawn

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

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good_manners

  • noun a courteous manner
    courtesy.

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wormy

  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    vermiculate; worm-eaten.
  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; cringing; groveling.

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mithraicism

  • noun ancient Persian religion; popular among Romans during first three centuries a.d.
    Mithraism.

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slobber_over

  • verb envy without restraint
    drool over.

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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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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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follow

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

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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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hero_worshiper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshipper.

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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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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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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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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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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asian_shamanism

  • noun an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans
    shamanism.

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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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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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graven

  • adjective satellite cut into a desired shape
    sculpted; sculptured.
    • graven images
    • sculptured representations
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave; sculpt.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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passivity

  • noun the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
    passiveness.
  • noun submission to others or to outside influences
    passiveness.

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spinelessness

  • noun the quality of lacking a strong character; an irresolute disposition

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group_action

  • noun action taken by a group of people

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fall

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

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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subservient

  • adjective satellite compliant and obedient to authority
    • editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
  • adjective satellite serving or acting as a means or aid
    instrumental; implemental.
    • instrumental in solving the crime

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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condition

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

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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high_horse

  • noun an attitude of arrogant superiority
    • get off your high horse and admit you are wrong

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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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knight

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

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feudatory

  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; liegeman; liege; liege subject.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the relation of a feudal vassal to his lord
    • a feudatory relationship

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templar

  • noun a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    Knight Templar.

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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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reputability

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

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accommodating

  • adjective helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
    accommodative.
    • the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in
    • made a special effort to be accommodating
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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broad-mindedness

  • noun an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior

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think_the_world_of

  • verb esteem very highly
    • She thinks the world of her adviser

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long-suffering

  • noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness
    long-sufferance.
  • adjective satellite patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble
    enduring.
    • an enduring disposition
    • a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife

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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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subordinate

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

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blue

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

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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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servility

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    obsequiousness; subservience.

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theism

  • noun the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods

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celebrater

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrant; celebrator.

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hero

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

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passiveness

  • noun submission to others or to outside influences
    passivity.
  • noun the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
    passivity.

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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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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solemnization

  • noun the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
    solemnisation; celebration.
    • the celebration of marriage

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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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envy

  • noun a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
    enviousness.
  • noun spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    invidia.

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bachelor

  • noun a man who has never been married
    unmarried man.
  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor-at-arms; knight bachelor.

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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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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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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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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numbness

  • noun partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction
  • noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
    spiritlessness; apathy; indifference.

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venerating

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    reverential; respectful.
  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; venerate; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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dispiritedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; lowness; downheartedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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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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groveling

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; cringing; wormy.
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.

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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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bow

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

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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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action

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

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worthful

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

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banneret

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight banneret; knight of the square flag.

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golden

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

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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morals

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morality.
  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson; moral.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor

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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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manichaeanism

  • noun a religion founded by Manes in the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000
    Manichaeism.

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paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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patience

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

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flexibility

  • noun the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
    flexibleness.
  • noun the quality of being adaptable or variable
    flexibleness.
    • he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement

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slavish

  • adjective satellite blindly imitative
    • a slavish copy of the original
  • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    subservient; submissive.
    • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
    • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
    • she has become submissive and subservient

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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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word_sense

  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; acceptation.

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obligation

  • 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
    duty; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the state of being obligated to do or pay something
    • he is under an obligation to finish the job

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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drool_over

  • verb envy without restraint
    slobber over.

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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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idolization

  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    adoration; idolisation.
  • noun the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    idolisation.

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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charitableness

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

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arms

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

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devotional

  • noun a short religious service
  • adjective satellite relating to worship
    • a devotional exercise

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complaisant

  • adjective satellite showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
    obliging.
    • to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover
    • the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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conformable

  • adjective satellite quick to comply
    • I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    amenable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion

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nonresistant

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with
    nonimmune; unresistant; liable.
    • liable to diabetes
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance

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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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beau_ideal

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    paragon; idol; perfection.

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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humbleness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun a humble feeling
    humility.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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formality

  • noun a requirement of etiquette or custom
    formalities.
    • a mere formality
  • noun a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
    formalness.
    • the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention

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testee

  • noun someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
    examinee.

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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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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glad

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    gladiolus; sword lily; gladiola.
  • adjective showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
    • glad you are here
    • glad that they succeeded
    • gave a glad shout
    • a glad smile
    • heard the glad news
    • a glad occasion

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religious_cult

  • noun a system of religious beliefs and rituals
    cult; cultus.
    • devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin

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nature_worship

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

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keeping

  • noun conformity or harmony
    • his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    safekeeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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word

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

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meek

  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    mild; modest.
    • meek and self-effacing
  • adjective satellite very docile
    tame.
    • tame obedience
    • meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

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indifference

  • noun unbiased impartial unconcern
  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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believer

  • noun a supporter who accepts something as true
    truster.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; worshipper.

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forbearance

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    longanimity; patience.
  • noun a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
    • his forbearance to reply was alarming

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goody

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    kickshaw; delicacy; treat; dainty.

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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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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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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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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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matinee

  • noun a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

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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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assent

  • noun agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    acquiescence.
    • he gave his assent eagerly
    • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly
  • verb to agree or express agreement
    accede; acquiesce.
    • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

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suaveness

  • noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    suavity; blandness; smoothness.

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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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admirer

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves

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giving_up

  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    surrender; yielding.
  • noun the act of forsaking
    forsaking.

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prostration

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    collapse.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

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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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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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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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agreeability

  • noun a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
    agreeableness.

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sublimity

  • noun nobility in thought or feeling or style

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idolisation

  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    idolization; adoration.
  • noun the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    idolization.

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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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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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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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truckling

  • noun the act of obeying meanly (especially obeying in a humble manner or for unworthy reasons)
  • verb yield to out of weakness
    truckle.

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defensive_attitude

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive.

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carpet_knight

  • noun a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)

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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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social_lion

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

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venerator

  • noun someone who regards with deep respect or reverence

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tractability

  • noun the trait of being easily persuaded
    flexibility; tractableness.

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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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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reveal

  • verb make visible
    bring out; uncover; unveil.
    • Summer brings out bright clothes
    • He brings out the best in her
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; unwrap; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; let out; give away.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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suer

  • noun a man who courts a woman
    suitor; wooer.
    • a suer for the hand of the princess
  • noun someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
    petitioner.

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yielding

  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    surrender; giving up.
  • noun the act of conceding or yielding
    concession; conceding.

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blandness

  • noun the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    • the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    insipidness; insipidity.

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responsibility

  • 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
    duty; obligation.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the proper sphere or extent of your activities
    province.
    • it was his province to take care of himself

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meekness

  • noun the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness
    submission.
  • noun a disposition to be patient and long suffering
    subduedness.

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taoism

  • noun a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism
  • noun religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu

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psychometric_test

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental testing; mental test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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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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over

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

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manipulability

  • noun the quality of being controllable by skilled movements of the hands

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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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paternalism

  • noun the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

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juggernaut

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    steamroller.
  • noun an avatar of Vishnu
    Jagannath; Jagannatha; Jagganath.

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mysticism

  • noun a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
    religious mysticism.
  • noun obscure or irrational thought

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toady

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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worship

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

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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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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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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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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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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willing

  • noun the act of making a choice
    volition.
    • followed my father of my own volition
  • verb decree or ordain
    will.
    • God wills our existence

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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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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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agreeableness

  • noun pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
    amenity.
    • a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations
    • he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age
  • noun a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
    agreeability.

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good

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

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somebody

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

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cataphatism

  • noun the religious belief that God has given enough clues to be known to humans positively and affirmatively (e.g., God created Adam `in his own image')

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heathenism

  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    paganism; pagan religion.

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amenable

  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    conformable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion
  • adjective satellite readily reacting to suggestions and influences
    tractable.
    • a responsive student

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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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idolise

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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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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suitor

  • noun a man who courts a woman
    suer; wooer.
    • a suer for the hand of the princess

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henpecked

  • adjective satellite harassed by persistent nagging
    dominated.

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kindness

  • noun the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
  • noun tendency to be kind and forgiving
    forgivingness.

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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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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accommodate

  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs
  • verb make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    adapt.
    • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

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make_good

  • verb act as promised
    • make good on promises

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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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respectable

  • adjective characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
    • a respectable woman
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; estimable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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matinee_idol

  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    idol.

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perfectionist

  • noun a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards

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subduedness

  • noun the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
    dimness.
  • noun a disposition to be patient and long suffering
    meekness.

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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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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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timid

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    cautious.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing fear and lack of confidence

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revere

  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.
  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.

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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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downheartedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; lowness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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low-spiritedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; lowness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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mind-set

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mentality; mindset.

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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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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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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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trusty

  • noun a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trustworthy.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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god

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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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broad-minded

  • adjective incapable of being shocked
    unshockable.
    • he was warmhearted, sensible and unshockable
  • adjective inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own
    • a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed

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dominated

  • adjective satellite controlled or ruled by superior authority or power
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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sikhism

  • noun the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam

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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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venerableness

  • noun the quality of deserving veneration
    venerability.

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idoliser

  • noun a lover blind with admiration and devotion
    idolizer.
  • noun a person who worships idols
    idolater; idolizer; idol worshiper.

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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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venerate

  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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godly

  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life
  • adjective satellite emanating from God
    divine.
    • divine judgment
    • divine guidance
    • everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

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philia

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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mental_testing

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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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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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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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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disposition

  • noun your usual mood
    temperament.
    • he has a happy disposition
  • noun the act or means of getting rid of something
    disposal.

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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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accommodation

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; adjustment.
  • noun a settlement of differences
    • they reached an accommodation with Japan

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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bachelor-at-arms

  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor; knight bachelor.

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hsuan_chiao

  • noun popular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic
    Taoism.

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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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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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knightliness

  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    chivalry.

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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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mental_test

  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    test; mental testing; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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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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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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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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accommodator

  • noun someone who performs a service or does a favor
    obliger.

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buddhism

  • noun a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
  • noun the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

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submit

  • verb refer for judgment or consideration
    subject.
    • The lawyers submitted the material to the court
  • verb put before
    posit; state; put forward.
    • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

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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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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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worshiper

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshipper.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshipper; believer.

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revealed_religion

  • noun a religion founded primarily on the revelations of God to humankind

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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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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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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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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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magnanimousness

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

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drool

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; tommyrot; twaddle.
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drivel; dribble; slobber.

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unbigoted

  • adjective satellite not opinionated

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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toe

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

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festivity

  • noun any joyous diversion
    celebration.

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bowed

  • adjective of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow
  • verb bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    bow down; bow.
    • He bowed before the King
    • She bowed her head in shame

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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acquiescence

  • noun acceptance without protest
  • noun agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    assent.
    • he gave his assent eagerly
    • a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly

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mentality

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mind-set; mindset.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; brainpower; brain; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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sir_geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Geraint.

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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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truckle

  • noun a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
    trundle bed; trundle; truckle bed.
  • verb yield to out of weakness

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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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manichaeism

  • noun a religion founded by Manes in the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000
    Manichaeanism.

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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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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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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spiritedness

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; invigoration.

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respectability

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

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willingness

  • noun cheerful compliance
    • he expressed his willingness to help

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chivalrous

  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    gallant; knightly.

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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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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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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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solemnisation

  • noun the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
    solemnization; celebration.
    • the celebration of marriage

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mithraism

  • noun ancient Persian religion; popular among Romans during first three centuries a.d.
    Mithraicism.

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knight_templar

  • noun a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
  • noun a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
    Templar.

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catholic

  • adjective satellite free from provincial prejudices or attachments
    • catholic in one's tastes
  • noun a member of a Catholic church

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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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awed

  • adjective satellite inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
    awful.
    • awed by the silence
    • awful worshippers with bowed heads
  • verb inspire awe in
    awe.
    • The famous professor awed the undergraduates

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ceremonial_occasion

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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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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analogy

  • noun an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
  • noun drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
    • the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain
    • the models show by analogy how matter is built up

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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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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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conform_to

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

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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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submissiveness

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

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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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knight-errant

  • noun a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure

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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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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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prestige

  • noun a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
    prestigiousness.
    • he wanted to achieve power and prestige

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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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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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saintliness

  • noun the quality of resembling a saint

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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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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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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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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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grovelling

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; cringing; groveling; wormy.
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.

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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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anglophilia

  • noun admiration for Britain and British customs

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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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graven_image

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; idol.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god

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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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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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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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supporter

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    sponsor; patron.

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zoroastrianism

  • noun system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
    Mazdaism.

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adoration

  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    worship.
  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    idolization; idolisation.

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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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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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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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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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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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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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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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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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beau

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; fellow; young man; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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loving-kindness

  • noun tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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perfection

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; ne plus ultra.
  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; paragon; idol.

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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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humbled

  • adjective satellite subdued or brought low in condition or status
    low; broken; crushed; humiliated.
    • brought low
    • a broken man
    • his broken spirit
  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    humble.
    • This experience will humble him

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comply

  • verb act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    follow; abide by.
    • He complied with my instructions
    • You must comply or else!
    • Follow these simple rules
    • abide by the rules

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brahminism

  • noun the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism
    Brahmanism.
  • noun the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads
    Brahmanism.

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subservience

  • noun the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan
    • all his actions were in subservience to the general plan
  • noun in a subservient state
    subservientness.

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shintoism

  • noun the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    Shinto.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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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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geraint

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table
    Sir Geraint.

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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surrenderer

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    yielder.

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conform

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

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set

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

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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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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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christianity

  • noun a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
    Christian religion.
  • noun the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)
    Christendom.
    • for a thousand years the Roman Catholic Church was the principal church of Christendom

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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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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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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obliging

  • adjective satellite showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
    complaisant.
    • to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover
    • the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave
  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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brahmanism

  • noun the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism
    Brahminism.
  • noun the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads
    Brahminism.

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exam

  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; examination.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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jainism

  • noun sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism
  • noun religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being

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introject

  • noun (psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent's voice internalized
  • verb incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

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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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accommodative

  • adjective helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
    accommodating.
    • the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in
    • made a special effort to be accommodating
  • adjective satellite willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
    cooperative.

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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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woo

  • verb seek someone's favor
    court.
    • China is wooing Russia
  • verb make amorous advances towards
    romance; court; solicit.
    • John is courting Mary

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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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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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wormlike

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    grovelling; cringing; groveling; wormy.

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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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essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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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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venerability

  • noun the quality of deserving veneration
    venerableness.

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hindooism

  • noun the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    Hinduism.
  • noun a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
    Hinduism.

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irreverence

  • noun an irreverent mental attitude
  • noun a disrespectful act
    violation.

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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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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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warmness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun the quality of having a moderate degree of heat
    warmth.
    • an agreeable warmth in the house

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adorer

  • noun someone who admires a young woman
    admirer.
    • she had many admirers

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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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amenableness

  • noun the trait of being cooperative
    amenability; cooperativeness.

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longanimity

  • noun good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    patience; forbearance.

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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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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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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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amenability

  • noun the trait of being cooperative
    amenableness; cooperativeness.

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knight_bachelor

  • noun a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
    bachelor-at-arms; bachelor.

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colony

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    settlement.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

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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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word_meaning

  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word sense; acceptation.

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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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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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toe_the_line

  • verb do what is expected

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dub

  • noun the new sounds added by dubbing
  • verb give a nickname to
    nickname.

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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doctrine_of_analogy

  • noun the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate
    analogy.

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knight_of_the_square_flag

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight banneret; banneret.

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mindset

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mind-set; mentality.

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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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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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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abject

  • adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; scummy; low; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  • adjective satellite most unfortunate or miserable
    • the most abject slaves joined in the revolt
    • abject poverty

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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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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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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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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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civility

  • noun formal or perfunctory politeness
  • noun the act of showing regard for others
    politeness.

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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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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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admire

  • verb feel admiration for
    look up to.
  • verb look at with admiration

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virtuousness

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

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hero_worship

  • noun admiration for great men (or their memory)

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religion

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

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rightness

  • noun according with conscience or morality
  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    appropriateness.

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prostrate

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    bow down.
  • verb render helpless or defenseless
    • They prostrated the enemy

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knight_of_the_round_table

  • noun in the Arthurian legend, a knight of King Arthur's court

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credence

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    acceptance.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun a kind of sideboard or buffet
    credenza.

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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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celebrant

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrater; celebrator.
  • noun an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist

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respected

  • adjective satellite receiving deferential regard
    well-thought-of.
    • a respected family
  • verb regard highly; think much of
    respect; prise; esteem; value; prize.
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity

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examinee

  • noun someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
    testee.

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someone

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

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embrace

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embracement; embracing.
  • noun the state of taking in or encircling
    • an island in the embrace of the sea

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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hinduism

  • noun the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
    Hindooism.
  • noun a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
    Hindooism.

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fame

  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    celebrity; renown.
  • noun favorable public reputation

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dishonorableness

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

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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indebtedness

  • noun an obligation to pay money to another party
    liability; financial obligation.
  • noun a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor
    obligation.

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make

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

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southernism

  • noun a locution or pronunciation peculiar to the southern United States
  • noun an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)

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time-honoured

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honored.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honored.
    • time-honored institutions

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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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manageability

  • noun capable of being managed or controlled
    manageableness.

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ethical_motive

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; morals; morality.

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deference

  • noun a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    respect.
    • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
    • be sure to give my respects to the dean
  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    respect; respectfulness.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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religious_mysticism

  • noun a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
    mysticism.

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grandeur

  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; 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
  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; nobility; magnanimousness.

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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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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spiritless

  • adjective lacking ardor or vigor or energy
    • a spiritless reply to criticism
  • adjective satellite evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
    meek.
    • compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others
    • a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott
    • she looked meek but had the heart of a lion
    • was submissive and subservient

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nonresistance

  • noun group refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence

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decency

  • noun the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
  • noun the quality of being polite and respectable

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shamanism

  • noun any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)
  • noun an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans
    Asian shamanism.

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deferent

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferential; regardful.

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booster

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; supporter; friend.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    plugger; promoter.

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well-thought-of

  • adjective satellite receiving deferential regard
    respected.
    • a respected family

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try

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

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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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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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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thought

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

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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position

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

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wooer

  • noun a man who courts a woman
    suer; suitor.
    • a suer for the hand of the princess

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benignity

  • noun the quality of being kind and gentle
    graciousness; benignancy.
  • noun a kind act
    kindness.

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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warmheartedness

  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmth.
  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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valuable

  • noun something of value
    • all our valuables were stolen
  • adjective having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
    • a valuable diamond

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manageableness

  • noun capable of being managed or controlled
    manageability.

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reputable

  • adjective having a good reputation
    • a reputable business
    • a reputable scientist
    • a reputable wine

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shinto

  • noun the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
  • noun the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    Shintoism.

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cultus

  • noun a system of religious beliefs and rituals
    cult; religious cult.
    • devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin

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pagan_religion

  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    paganism; heathenism.

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politesse

  • noun courtesy towards women
    chivalry; gallantry.

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tractableness

  • noun the trait of being easily persuaded
    tractability; flexibility.

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observant

  • adjective satellite paying close attention especially to details
  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observing.

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honourableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honorableness.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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celebrator

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrant; celebrater.

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passive

  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
    passive voice.
    • `The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice
    • `The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive
  • adjective lacking in energy or will
    inactive.
    • Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith

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obedient

  • adjective dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
    • an obedient soldier
    • obedient children
    • a little man obedient to his wife
    • the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed

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look_up_to

  • verb feel admiration for
    admire.

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submissive

  • adjective inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
    • submissive servants
    • a submissive reply
    • replacing troublemakers with more submissive people
  • adjective satellite abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
    subservient; slavish.
    • slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
    • a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams
    • she has become submissive and subservient

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suavity

  • noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    blandness; suaveness; smoothness.

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bid

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

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crushed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
    • crushed velvet
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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bardolatry

  • noun the idolization of William Shakespeare

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seemliness

  • noun a sense of propriety and consideration for others
    grace.
    • a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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know

  • noun the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    • he is always in the know
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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mazdaism

  • noun system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
    Zoroastrianism.

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capitulation

  • noun a document containing the terms of surrender
  • noun a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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dirigible

  • noun a steerable self-propelled aircraft
    airship.
  • adjective satellite capable of being steered or directed
    steerable.

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submission

  • noun something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
    entry.
    • several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
    • what was the date of submission of your proposal?
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    compliance.

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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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heed

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; regard.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men

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latitudinarian

  • noun a person who is broad-minded and tolerant (especially in standards of religious belief and conduct)
  • adjective satellite unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion)
    undogmatic; undogmatical; free-thinking.

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unassertive

  • adjective inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
    • a shy unassertive person

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gold_standard

  • noun a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold
  • noun a paragon of excellence
    • academic education is the gold standard against which other educational activity is pejoratively judged

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ceremonial

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; observance.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • adjective satellite marked by pomp or ceremony or formality
    • a ceremonial occasion
    • ceremonial garb

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right

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

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apophatism

  • noun the religious belief that God cannot be known but is completely `other' and must be described in negative terms (in terms of what God is not)

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deal

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

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regardful

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; deferential.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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motive

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    need; motivation.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motif.

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divine

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.

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obliger

  • noun someone who performs a service or does a favor
    accommodator.

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urbanity

  • noun polished courtesy; elegance of manner
  • noun the quality or character of life in a city or town
    • there is an important difference between rusticity and urbanity

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wicca

  • noun a community of followers of the Wicca religion
  • noun the polytheistic nature religion of modern witchcraft whose central deity is a mother goddess; claims origins in pre-Christian pagan religions of western Europe

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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squire

  • noun young nobleman attendant on a knight
  • noun an English country landowner

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philhellenism

  • noun admiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs

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prestigiousness

  • noun a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
    prestige.
    • he wanted to achieve power and prestige

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dutifulness

  • noun piety by virtue of devotion to duty

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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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subordination

  • noun the state of being subordinate to something
  • noun the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class
    hyponymy.

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rectitude

  • noun righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
    uprightness.

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inclination

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    tendency; disposition.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination of an orbit.

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obsequiousness

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    servility; subservience.

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standing

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

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idolizer

  • noun a lover blind with admiration and devotion
    idoliser.
  • noun a person who worships idols
    idolater; idol worshiper; idoliser.

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patient

  • noun a person who requires medical care
    • the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
  • noun the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    affected role; patient role.

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cringing

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; groveling; wormy.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; flinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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conformation

  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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bow_down

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    prostrate.
  • verb bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    bow.
    • He bowed before the King
    • She bowed her head in shame

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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protagonist

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; admirer; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    agonist.

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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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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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bowing

  • noun bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
    obeisance; bow.
  • noun managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument
    • the violinist's bowing was excellent

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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fondness

  • noun a predisposition to like something
    fancy; partiality.
    • he had a fondness for whiskey
  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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faith

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

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acceptation

  • noun acceptance as true or valid
  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; word sense.

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niceness

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

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complaisance

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

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idolize

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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christian_religion

  • noun a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
    Christianity.

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dependency

  • noun the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
    dependance; dependence.
  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; addiction; habituation; dependence.

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cooperativeness

  • noun the trait of being cooperative
    amenability; amenableness.

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toleration

  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    sufferance; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • noun official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

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hero_worshipper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshiper.

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outlook

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    mind-set; mentality; mindset.
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; expectation.

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chivalry

  • noun courtesy towards women
    politesse; gallantry.
  • noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
    knightliness.

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beneficence

  • noun doing good; feeling beneficent
  • noun the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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neutrality

  • noun nonparticipation in a dispute or war
  • noun tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
    disinterest.

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lionize

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

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esteem

  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    respect; regard.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard
  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    admiration.

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doctrine

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; philosophy; school of thought; ism.

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lawful

  • adjective conformable to or allowed by law
    • lawful methods of dissent
  • adjective satellite according to custom or rule or natural law
    rule-governed.

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honored

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; prestigious.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • 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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paganism

  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    pagan religion; heathenism.

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worshipper

  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; believer.
  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshiper.

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disinterest

  • noun tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
    neutrality.

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long

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

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compliant

  • adjective disposed or willing to comply
    • children compliant with the parental will

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honorableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honourableness.

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low

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

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politeness

  • noun a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
    niceness.
  • noun the act of showing regard for others
    civility.

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errant

  • adjective satellite straying from the right course or from accepted standards
    • errant youngsters
  • adjective satellite uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
    • an errant breeze

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intolerance

  • noun impatience with annoyances
    • his intolerance of interruptions
  • noun unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

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affectionateness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    lovingness; fondness; warmth.

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invite

  • noun a colloquial expression for invitation
    • he didn't get no invite to the party
  • verb increase the likelihood of
    ask for.
    • ask for trouble
    • invite criticism

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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kotow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kowtow.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; bootlick; toady; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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jubilation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilance; exultation.
  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    celebration.

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cardinal_virtue

  • noun one of the seven preeminent virtues

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line

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

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surrender

  • noun acceptance of despair
    resignation.
  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    yielding; giving up.

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true

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

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subservientness

  • noun in a subservient state
    subservience.

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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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lowness

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowliness.
  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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gallantry

  • noun the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
    valiancy; valorousness; valour; heroism; valor; valiance.
    • he showed great heroism in battle
    • he received a medal for valor
  • noun courtesy towards women
    politesse; chivalry.

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spiritlessness

  • noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
    apathy; indifference; numbness.

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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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generosity

  • noun the trait of being willing to give your money or time
    generousness.
  • noun acting generously
    unselfishness.

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pricelessness

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

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benignancy

  • noun the quality of being kind and gentle
    benignity; graciousness.

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affection

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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worshipful

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    adoring.
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; godly.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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kowtow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kotow.
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    genuflect; scrape.

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liberal

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    progressive; liberalist.
  • noun a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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knight_banneret

  • noun a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command
    knight of the square flag; banneret.

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time-honored

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored institutions

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golden_calf

  • noun (Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses; it is now used to refer to anything worshipped undeservedly

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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goodness

  • noun that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
    good.
    • weigh the good against the bad
    • among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    good.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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bahaism

  • noun a religion founded in Iran in 1863; emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind; incorporates Christian and Islamic tenets; many adherents live in the United States
    • Bahaism has no public rituals or sacraments and praying is done in private

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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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slobber

  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; dribble.
  • verb let saliva drivel from the mouth
    slabber; drivel; slaver; drool; dribble.
    • The baby drooled

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adoring

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    worshipful.
  • verb love intensely
    adore.
    • he just adored his wife

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abide_by

  • verb act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    follow; comply.
    • He complied with my instructions
    • You must comply or else!
    • Follow these simple rules
    • abide by the rules
  • verb show respect towards
    respect; observe; honor; honour.
    • honor your parents!

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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repute

  • noun the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    reputation.
  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; look upon; think of; esteem; look on.
    • 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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prise

  • verb to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    lever; jimmy; pry; prize.
    • The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail
  • verb make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
    pry.
    • They pried the information out of him

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nice

  • adjective pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith
    • nice manners
    • a nice dress
    • a nice face
    • a nice day
    • had a nice time at the party
    • the corn and tomatoes are nice today
  • noun a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

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hero-worship

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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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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oblige

  • verb force somebody to do something
    obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    bind; obligate; hold.
    • He's held by a contract
    • I'll hold you by your promise

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meaning

  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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punctilio

  • noun a fine point of etiquette or petty formality
  • noun strict observance of formalities

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grace_of_god

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

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lamblike

  • adjective satellite like a lamb in meekness and gentleness

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considerateness

  • noun kind and considerate regard for others
    consideration; thoughtfulness.
    • he showed no consideration for her feelings

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ecclesiasticism

  • noun excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities
    • their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion
  • noun religion appropriate to a church and to ecclesiastical principles and practices

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downcast

  • noun a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine
  • adjective satellite directed downward
    • a downcast glance

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apathy

  • noun an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
  • noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
    spiritlessness; indifference; numbness.

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humiliated

  • adjective satellite subdued or brought low in condition or status
    low; broken; humbled; crushed.
    • brought low
    • a broken man
    • his broken spirit
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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dejectedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    low-spiritedness; lowness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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