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convolute

  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
    convolve.
  • verb practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    twist; pervert; sophisticate; twist around.
    • Don't twist my words

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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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restrain

  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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spinnbar

  • adjective satellite capable of being spun into fibres
    spinnable.

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invariable

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    constant; constant quantity.
  • adjective not liable to or capable of change
    • an invariable temperature
    • an invariable rule
    • his invariable courtesy

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desirable

  • adjective worth having or seeking or achieving
    • a desirable job
    • computer with many desirable features
    • a desirable outcome
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    suitable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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idealised

  • adjective satellite exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence
    idealized.
  • verb consider or render as ideal
    idealise; idealize.
    • She idealized her husband after his death

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foul

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

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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corruptive

  • adjective satellite tending to corrupt or pervert
    pestiferous; perversive.

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surgical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or used in surgery
    • surgical instruments
    • surgical intervention
  • adjective relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
    operative.
    • a surgical appendix
    • a surgical procedure
    • operative dentistry

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swingeing

  • adjective satellite severe; punishingly bad
    • swingeing taxation
    • swingeing damages awarded by the judge
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge; singe.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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scheming

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    conniving; calculative; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
    scheme; intrigue; connive.

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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wearying

  • adjective satellite producing exhaustion
    exhausting; wearing; tiring.
    • an exhausting march
    • the visit was especially wearing
  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike

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plodding

  • noun hard monotonous routine work
    donkeywork; drudgery; grind.
  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plod.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere

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tenable

  • adjective satellite based on sound reasoning or evidence
    well-founded.
    • well-founded suspicions

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dreadful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; 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
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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uneven

  • adjective not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
    • an uneven color
    • uneven ground
    • uneven margins
    • wood with an uneven grain
  • adjective satellite (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
    mismatched.
    • vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church

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red-hot

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; juicy; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite newest or most recent
    hot.
    • news hot off the press
    • red-hot information

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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wilful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    willful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    willful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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workaday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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obstinate

  • verb persist stubbornly
    • he obstinates himself against all rational arguments
  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; unregenerate.

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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unforgiving

  • adjective unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy
    • a surly unforgiving old woman
  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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sorry

  • adjective feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
    bad; regretful.
    • felt regretful over his vanished youth
    • regretful over mistakes she had made
    • he felt bad about breaking the vase
  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; deplorable.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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immutable

  • adjective not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
    changeless.
    • the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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over-the-top

  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    extraordinary; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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particularized

  • adjective satellite directed toward a specific object
    particularised.
    • particularized thinking as distinct from stereotyped sloganeering
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; specialise; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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blase

  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    worldly.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
  • adjective satellite uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    bored.
    • his blase indifference
    • a petulant blase air
    • the bored gaze of the successful film star

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soapy

  • adjective resembling or having the qualities of soap
    saponaceous.
    • a soapy consistency
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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disobedient

  • adjective not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
    • disobedient children
  • adjective satellite unwilling to submit to authority
    unruly.
    • unruly teenagers

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putting

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putt.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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hard_to_please

  • adjective satellite (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
    hard-to-please.
    • was very hard to please

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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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labor

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

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austerity

  • noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
    nonindulgence; asceticism.

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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roving

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    vagabondage; wandering.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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minute

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

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nonmaterial

  • adjective not consisting of matter
    immaterial.
    • immaterial apparitions
    • ghosts and other immaterial entities

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grotty

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant or offensive
    • a grotty little play

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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trueness

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

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grueling

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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traitorous

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    treasonous; unfaithful; treasonable; faithless.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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apprehensible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; intelligible.

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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acerb

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    astringent; acerbic.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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pesky

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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inauspicious

  • adjective not auspicious; boding ill
    unfortunate.
  • adjective satellite contrary to your interests or welfare
    untoward; adverse.
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions

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invidious

  • adjective satellite containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
    discriminatory.
    • discriminatory attitudes and practices
    • invidious comparisons

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unproblematic

  • adjective satellite easy and not involved or complicated
    elementary; simple; uncomplicated.
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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guiding

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

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sleeveless

  • adjective having no sleeves
    • sleeveless summer dresses
  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; vain; bootless; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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bowelless

  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; cutthroat.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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unnumbered

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    numberless; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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deplorable

  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; sorry.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment

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round

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

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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force

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

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disordered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    broken; upset; confused.
    • troops fleeing in broken ranks
    • a confused mass of papers on the desk
    • the small disordered room
    • with everything so upset
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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neediness

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

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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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direct

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

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disciplined

  • adjective satellite obeying the rules
  • verb develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    discipline; train; check; condition.
    • Parents must discipline their children
    • Is this dog trained?

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unfailing

  • adjective satellite not liable to failure
    foolproof.
    • a foolproof identification system
    • the unfailing sign of an amateur
    • an unfailing test
  • adjective satellite always able to supply more
    • an unfailing source of good stories
    • a subject of unfailing interest

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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abominable

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    detestable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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angelical

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

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shirty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    snorty.

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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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stressful

  • adjective satellite extremely irritating to the nerves
    nerve-racking; trying; nerve-wracking.
    • nerve-racking noise
    • the stressful days before a war
    • a trying day at the office

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clean-cut

  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; trig.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard
  • adjective satellite clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    clear-cut; clear.
    • as clear as a whistle
    • clear footprints in the snow
    • the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather
    • a spire clean-cut against the sky
    • a clear-cut pattern

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directive

  • noun a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    • the boss loves to send us directives
  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    directing; guiding; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress

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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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ruthless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    unpitying; remorseless; pitiless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty

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taxing

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    burdensome; onerous.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule
  • verb levy a tax on
    tax.
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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corked

  • adjective satellite (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin
    corky.
    • a corked port
  • verb close a bottle with a cork
    cork up; cork.

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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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unwholesome

  • adjective detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    • unwholesome food
    • unwholesome habits like smoking

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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judicious

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    wise; heady.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision

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maverick

  • noun someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    rebel.
  • noun an unbranded range animal (especially a stray calf); belongs to the first person who puts a brand on it

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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illimitable

  • adjective satellite without limits in extent or size or quantity
    measureless; limitless.
    • limitless vastness of our solar system

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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prosaic

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    matter-of-fact.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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unsure

  • adjective lacking self-confidence
    shy; timid; diffident.
    • stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    • problems that call for bold not timid responses
    • a very unsure young man
  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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unsubdivided

  • adjective (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
    simple.

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hassidism

  • noun beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
    Hasidism; Chasidism; Chassidism.

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upsetting

  • adjective satellite causing an emotional disturbance
    disconcerting.
    • his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen
    • an upsetting experience
  • verb disturb the balance or stability of
    upset.
    • The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries

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vexatious

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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mellifluous

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the ear
    sweet; mellisonant; honeyed; dulcet.
    • the dulcet tones of the cello

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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untarnished

  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    unsullied; stainless; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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irritating

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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byzantine

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
  • adjective of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
    • Byzantine monks
    • Byzantine rites

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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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jural

  • adjective satellite of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations
    juristic.

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unchangeable

  • adjective not changeable or subject to change
    • a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu
    • the unchangeable seasons
    • one of the unchangeable facts of life

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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delimited

  • adjective satellite having the limits or boundaries established
    bounded.
    • a delimited frontier through the disputed region
  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify; define.

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unenviable

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    embarrassing; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • adjective satellite so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy
    • unenviable notoriety

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unsullied

  • adjective satellite spotlessly clean and fresh
    • the unsullied snow of mountains
  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    stainless; untarnished; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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involved

  • adjective connected by participation or association or use
    • we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
    • the problems involved
    • the involved muscles
    • I don't want to get involved
    • everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified
  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    involve; affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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poignant

  • adjective satellite arousing affect
    affecting; touching.
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
  • adjective satellite keenly distressing to the mind or feelings
    • poignant anxiety

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creepy

  • adjective satellite annoying and unpleasant
    • some creepy kids were bothering her
  • adjective satellite causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
    creepy-crawly.
    • a creepy story
    • I had a creepy-crawly feeling

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burdensome

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    onerous; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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base

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

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snappish

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappy.
    • a snappish tone of voice

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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exacting

  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    fastidious.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements
  • verb claim as due or just
    exact; demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan

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displeasing

  • adjective causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
  • verb give displeasure to
    displease.

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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pathological

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of pathology
    pathologic.
    • pathological laboratory
  • adjective satellite caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
    • a pathological liar
    • a pathological urge to succeed

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punctilious

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    meticulous.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

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dianoetic

  • adjective satellite proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
    discursive.

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sticky

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
  • adjective satellite moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
    • felt sticky and chilly at the same time

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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problematic

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or debate
    problematical; debatable.
    • If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic
  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; elusive; baffling; problematical; knotty.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home

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atrocious

  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; monstrous; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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uncorrupted

  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    undefiled.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks
  • adjective satellite not decayed or decomposed
    unspoiled.

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natural

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

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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bloody

  • verb cover with blood
    • bloody your hands
  • adjective having or covered with or accompanied by blood
    • a bloody nose
    • your scarf is all bloody
    • the effects will be violent and probably bloody
    • a bloody fight

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hardy

  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    stalwart; stout; sturdy.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.

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hard-and-fast

  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    strict.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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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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utopian

  • noun an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer
    • a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man
  • adjective of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia
    • a Utopian novel

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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conniving

  • adjective satellite acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    collusive.
  • verb encourage or assent to illegally or criminally
    connive.

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unpleasantness

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

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sub_judice

  • adjective satellite before a judge or court of law; awaiting judicial determination

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self-denying

  • adjective satellite willing to deprive yourself
    self-sacrificing; self-giving.
  • adjective satellite used especially of behavior
    renunciative; self-abnegating; renunciant.

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pluperfect

  • noun a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past
    past perfect tense; past perfect; pluperfect tense.
    • `I had finished' is an example of the past perfect
  • adjective satellite more than perfect
    • he spoke with pluperfect precision

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intensive

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
    intensifier.
    • `up' in `finished up' is an intensifier
    • `honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adjective satellite characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
    • the questioning was intensive
    • intensive care
    • research-intensive
    • a labor-intensive industry

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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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catchy

  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    tricky.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow
  • adjective satellite likely to attract attention
    attention-getting.
    • a catchy title for a movie

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illegal

  • adjective prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
    • an illegal chess move

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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wavering

  • noun indecision in speech or action
    vacillation; hesitation.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    fluctuation.
    • he kept a record of price fluctuations

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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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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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levelheaded

  • adjective satellite exercising or showing good judgment
    healthy; sound; intelligent; level-headed.
    • healthy scepticism
    • a healthy fear of rattlesnakes
    • the healthy attitude of French laws
    • healthy relations between labor and management
    • an intelligent solution
    • a sound approach to the problem
    • sound advice
    • no sound explanation for his decision

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laboured

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    labored; strained.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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perfectible

  • adjective satellite capable of becoming or being made perfect

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holy

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

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on

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

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acceptable

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

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spoilt

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

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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sinful

  • adjective satellite characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
    iniquitous; ungodly.
    • iniquitous deeds
    • he said it was sinful to wear lipstick
    • ungodly acts
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    unholy; wicked.
    • a sinful person

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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chichi

  • noun someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; modishness; chic.

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unprocessed

  • adjective not refined or processed
    crude; unrefined.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective not altered from an original or natural state
    • unprocessed commodities

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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incompetent

  • noun someone who is not competent to take effective action
    incompetent person.
  • adjective legally not qualified or sufficient
    unqualified.
    • a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband
    • incompetent witnesses

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faultless

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    impeccable; immaculate.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record

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excellent

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; splendid.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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unfaithful

  • adjective not true to duty or obligation or promises
    • an unfaithful lover
  • adjective having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
    • her husband was unfaithful

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adamant

  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    diamond.
  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    intransigent; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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uncool

  • adjective satellite (spoken slang) unfashionable and boring

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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renunciative

  • adjective satellite used especially of behavior
    self-abnegating; self-denying; renunciant.

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unblemished

  • adjective free from physical or moral spots or stains
    unmarred; unmutilated.
    • an unblemished record
    • an unblemished complexion

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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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abrasiveness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being sharply disagreeable

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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applied_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world
    applied math.

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worth

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

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cherubic

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

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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tortuous

  • adjective satellite highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    Byzantine; tangled; convoluted; involved; knotty.
    • the Byzantine tax structure
    • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
    • convoluted legal language
    • convoluted reasoning
    • the plot was too involved
    • a knotty problem
    • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
    • Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott
    • tortuous legal procedures
    • tortuous negotiations lasting for months
  • adjective satellite marked by repeated turns and bends
    twisty; twisting; voluminous; winding.
    • a tortuous road up the mountain
    • winding roads are full of surprises
    • had to steer the car down a twisty track

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ascetic

  • noun someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    abstainer.
  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetical.
    • ascetic practices

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sub

  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.
  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    submarine; U-boat; pigboat.

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perceivable

  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing
    • perceivable through the mist
  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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embarrassing

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    unenviable; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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garbled

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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relativistic

  • adjective relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity
    • relativistic quantum mechanics
    • relativistic increase in mass
    • radiation from relativistic particles
  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism

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confused

  • adjective satellite perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    baffled; bewildered; bemused; lost; confounded; befuddled; at sea; mazed; mixed-up.
    • obviously bemused by his questions
    • bewildered and confused
    • a cloudy and confounded philosopher
    • just a mixed-up kid
    • she felt lost on the first day of school
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound; confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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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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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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intransigent

  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    adamant; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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reproachful

  • adjective satellite expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
    admonitory; admonishing; reproving.

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chic

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; swank; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness.
  • adjective satellite elegant and stylish
    voguish; smart.
    • chic elegance
    • a smart new dress
    • a suit of voguish cut

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hard-to-please

  • adjective satellite (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
    hard to please.
    • was very hard to please

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concordant

  • adjective satellite in keeping
    agreeable; consonant; accordant; conformable.
    • salaries agreeable with current trends
    • plans conformable with your wishes
    • expressed views concordant with his background
  • adjective satellite being of the same opinion
    concurring.

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self-abnegating

  • adjective satellite used especially of behavior
    renunciative; self-denying; renunciant.

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validated

  • adjective satellite declared or made legally valid
    • a validated claim
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; validate; formalise.

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intelligible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; apprehensible.
  • adjective well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
    • intelligible pronunciation

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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dissimilar

  • adjective not similar
    • a group of very dissimilar people
    • a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm
    • their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own
    • took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem
  • adjective not alike or similar
    unalike.
    • as unalike as two people could be

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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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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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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awkward

  • adjective satellite causing inconvenience
    • they arrived at an awkward time
  • adjective lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    • an awkward dancer
    • an awkward gesture
    • too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
    • his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot

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illicit

  • adjective contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
    • an illicit association with his secretary
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illegitimate; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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needy

  • noun needy people collectively
    • they try to help the needy
  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; necessitous; impoverished; destitute; indigent.

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pure_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

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dead_on_target

  • adjective satellite accurately placed or thrown
    true.
    • his aim was true
    • he was dead on target

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calculative

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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innumerable

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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ratified

  • adjective satellite formally approved and invested with legal authority
    sanctioned.
  • verb approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
    ratify; sign.
    • All parties ratified the peace treaty
    • Have you signed your contract yet?

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roughness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    raggedness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    harshness.

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unmarred

  • adjective free from physical or moral spots or stains
    unblemished; unmutilated.
    • an unblemished record
    • an unblemished complexion

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hot

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

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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mutable

  • adjective capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
    changeable.
    • a mutable substance
    • the mutable ways of fortune
    • mutable weather patterns
    • a mutable foreign policy

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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immoral

  • adjective deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
  • adjective satellite not adhering to ethical or moral principles
    base.
    • base and unpatriotic motives
    • a base, degrading way of life
    • cheating is dishonorable
    • they considered colonialism immoral
    • unethical practices in handling public funds

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headstrong

  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    willful; wilful; froward; self-willed.

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undesirable

  • noun one whose presence is undesirable
    • rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables
  • adjective not wanted
    unwanted.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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changeless

  • adjective not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
    immutable.
    • the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God
  • adjective satellite unvarying in nature
    constant; unvarying; invariant.
    • maintained a constant temperature
    • principles of unvarying validity

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self-disciplined

  • adjective satellite used of nonindulgent persons
    self-restraining.

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strictness

  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    stringency.
  • noun uncompromising resolution
    sternness.

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curmudgeonly

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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tetchy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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agoge

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mephistophelian

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; devilish.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye

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demanding

  • adjective requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
    • found the job very demanding
    • a baby can be so demanding
  • verb request urgently and forcefully
    demand.
    • The victim's family is demanding compensation
    • The boss demanded that he be fired immediately
    • She demanded to see the manager

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outlawed

  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illegitimate; illicit; outlaw; unlawful.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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wrong

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

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legality

  • noun lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute

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numb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; blunt; dull.
    • The shock numbed her senses
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; asleep.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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airless

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    close; unaired; stuffy.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

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fi

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circumstantial

  • adjective satellite fully detailed and specific about particulars
    • a circumstantial report about the debate

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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bleak

  • adjective satellite offering little or no hope
    dim; black.
    • the future looked black
    • prospects were bleak
    • Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge
    • took a dim view of things
  • adjective satellite providing no shelter or sustenance
    barren; desolate; bare; stark.
    • bare rocky hills
    • barren lands
    • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
    • the desolate surface of the moon
    • a stark landscape

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hoc

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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misanthropic

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropical; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropical.

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elusive

  • adjective satellite difficult to describe
    • a haunting elusive odor
  • adjective satellite skillful at eluding capture
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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light

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

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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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explicit

  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    expressed.
    • explicit instructions
    • she made her wishes explicit
    • explicit sexual scenes
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    denotative.

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nonindulgent

  • adjective characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
    strict.

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pessimum

  • adjective satellite of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
    pessimal.

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inclement

  • adjective (of weather or climate) severe
  • adjective used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy
    • the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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shrewish

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    nagging.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents

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cocksure

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive confidence
    positive; overconfident.
    • an arrogant and cocksure materialist
    • so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen
    • the less he knows the more positive he gets

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unaired

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    airless; close; stuffy.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

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verminous

  • adjective satellite of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive

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leisurely

  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; easy.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
  • adverb in an unhurried way or at one's convenience
    at leisure.
    • read the manual at your leisure
    • he traveled leisurely

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labour-intensive

  • adjective satellite requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital
    labor-intensive.
    • cottage industries are labor intensive

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unappeasable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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unflawed

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    flawless.
    • a flawless gemstone

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sanctioned

  • adjective satellite conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
    canonic; canonical.
    • the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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unpalatable

  • adjective not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
    • an unpalatable meal
    • unpalatable truths
    • unpalatable behavior

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maddening

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; infuriating; vexing.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    madden; craze.

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fiendish

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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shaky

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    rickety; wobbly; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • adjective satellite vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    shivering; trembling.
    • a quaking bog
    • the quaking child asked for more
    • quivering leaves of a poplar tree
    • with shaking knees
    • seemed shaky on her feet
    • sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
    • trembling hands

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truthful

  • adjective expressing or given to expressing the truth
    true.
    • a true statement
    • gave truthful testimony
    • a truthful person
  • adjective satellite conforming to truth
    • I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so
    • a truthful statement

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telling

  • noun an act of narration
    recounting; relation.
    • he was the hero according to his own relation
    • his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable
  • noun informing by words
    notification; apprisal.

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bigoted

  • adjective satellite blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
    • a bigoted person
    • an outrageously bigoted point of view

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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undefiled

  • adjective satellite free from stain or blemish
    immaculate.
  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    uncorrupted.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks

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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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wiseness

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

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crabby

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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unstained

  • adjective not stained
    • An apron keeps his clothing unstained
  • adjective satellite not having a coating of stain or varnish
    unvarnished.

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directional

  • adjective relating to or indicating directions in space
    • a directional microphone
  • adjective relating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal
    • he tried to explain the directional trends of modern science

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wrack

  • noun dried seaweed especially that cast ashore
  • noun the destruction or collapse of something
    rack.
    • wrack and ruin

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fruitful

  • adjective productive or conducive to producing in abundance
    • be fruitful and multiply

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better

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

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microscopic

  • adjective of or relating to or used in microscopy
    microscopical.
    • microscopic analysis
    • microscopical examination
  • adjective satellite visible under a microscope; using a microscope
    microscopical.

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self-willed

  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    willful; wilful; headstrong; froward.

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choleric

  • adjective satellite easily moved to anger
    • men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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factual

  • adjective satellite existing in act or fact
    actual.
    • rocks and trees...the actual world
    • actual heroism
    • the actual things that produced the emotion you experienced
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by facts
    • factual considerations

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ascetical

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetic.
    • ascetic practices
  • adjective satellite practicing great self-denial
    spartan; austere; ascetic.
    • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James
    • a desert nomad's austere life
    • a spartan diet
    • a spartan existence

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quick-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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monkish

  • adjective satellite befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial

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non

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

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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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affected

  • adjective acted upon; influenced
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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impervious

  • adjective not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
    imperviable.
    • a material impervious to water
    • someone impervious to argument

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trenchant

  • adjective satellite having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
    searching.
    • searching insights
    • trenchant criticism
  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    hard-hitting.
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument

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unalterable

  • adjective not capable of being changed or altered
    inalterable.
    • unalterable resolve
    • an unalterable ground rule
  • adjective satellite of a sentence; that cannot be changed
    • an unalterable death sentence

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outlined

  • adjective satellite showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary
    defined.
    • hills defined against the evening sky
    • the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill
  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline; adumbrate.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas

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material

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

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mediocre

  • adjective satellite moderate to inferior in quality
    second-rate.
    • they improved the quality from mediocre to above average
  • adjective satellite lacking exceptional quality or ability
    middling; average; fair.
    • a novel of average merit
    • only a fair performance of the sonata
    • in fair health
    • the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average
    • the performance was middling at best

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unrefined

  • adjective not refined or processed
    unprocessed; crude.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
    • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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diseased

  • adjective satellite caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
    pathologic; morbid; pathological.
    • diseased tonsils
    • a morbid growth
    • pathologic tissue
    • pathological bodily processes

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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iridescent

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; chatoyant.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; opalescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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acid_test

  • noun a rigorous or crucial appraisal

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unpitying

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; remorseless; pitiless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty

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arboreous

  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
    arboreal; tree-living.
    • arboreal apes
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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pettish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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diabolic

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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stinking

  • adjective satellite very bad
    shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    stink.
    • This term paper stinks!

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vinegary

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegarish; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegarish.

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contrary_to_fact

  • adjective satellite going counter to the facts (usually as a hypothesis)
    counterfactual.

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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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unnumerable

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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unsympathetic

  • adjective not sympathetic or disposed toward
    • unsympathetic officialdom
    • people unsympathetic to the revolution
    • his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic
  • adjective (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
    unlikeable; unlikable; unappealing.
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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disciplinal

  • adjective satellite designed to promote discipline
    disciplinary; corrective.
    • the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional
    • disciplinal measures
    • the mother was stern and disciplinary

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unmerciful

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    merciless.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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tactless

  • adjective lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
    untactful.
    • in the circumstances it was tactless to ask her age
  • adjective satellite revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse
    inept.
    • an inept remark
    • it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable

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mastered

  • adjective satellite understood perfectly
    down; down pat.
    • had his algebra problems down
  • verb be or become completely proficient or skilled in
    master; get the hang.
    • She mastered Japanese in less than two years

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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virulent

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; venomous.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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vitriolic

  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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veracious

  • adjective satellite habitually speaking the truth
    • a veracious witness
  • adjective satellite precisely accurate
    right.
    • a veracious account

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mean

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

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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dour

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    forbidding; grim.
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

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on_the_button

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the nose.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the nose; on the dot; exactly; precisely.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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conscientious

  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    scrupulous; painstaking.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details
  • adjective guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong
    • a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice

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directing

  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    guiding; directive; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress
  • verb command with authority
    direct.
    • He directed the children to do their homework

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unbelievable

  • adjective beyond belief or understanding
    incredible.
    • at incredible speed
    • the book's plot is simply incredible
  • adjective satellite having a probability too low to inspire belief
    improbable; unlikely; unconvincing.

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untainted

  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    unsullied; stainless; untarnished; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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treasonable

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    treasonous; unfaithful; traitorous; faithless.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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surly

  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    ugly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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first-class

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; splendid; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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special

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

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unconventional

  • adjective not conforming to accepted rules or standards
    • her unconventional dress and hair style
  • adjective not conventional or conformist
    • unconventional life styles

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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unoriginal

  • adjective not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual
    • the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations
    • his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham

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misanthropical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropic.

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unholy

  • adjective not hallowed or consecrated
    unhallowed.
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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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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unlawful

  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    improper; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices
  • adjective contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
    • unlawful measures
    • unlawful money
    • unlawful hunters

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effectual

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    efficacious; effective.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite having legal efficacy or force
    sound; legal.
    • a sound title to the property

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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boundless

  • adjective satellite seemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent
    unbounded; limitless.
    • unbounded enthusiasm
    • children with boundless energy
    • a limitless supply of money

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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correct

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

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math

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    maths; mathematics.

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satanic

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces
  • adjective of or relating to Satan
    • Satanic verses

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sharp-worded

  • adjective satellite harsh
    sharp; tart.
    • sharp criticism
    • a sharp-worded exchange
    • a tart remark

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ornery

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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pleasant

  • adjective affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    • we had a pleasant evening together
    • a pleasant scene
    • pleasant sensations
  • adjective satellite (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    • I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

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difficulty

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

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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arable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    tillable; cultivatable; cultivable.

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complicated

  • adjective satellite difficult to analyze or understand
    • a complicated problem
    • complicated Middle East politics
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate; perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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uncompassionate

  • adjective lacking compassion or feeling for others
    • nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare

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unmitigable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being mitigated
    • stern and unmitigable accusations

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maths

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.
  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.

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sisyphean

  • adjective of or relating to Sisyphus
  • adjective satellite both extremely effortful and futile

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waxy

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxen.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective easily impressed or influenced
    impressible; impressionable.
    • an impressionable youngster
    • an impressionable age
    • a waxy mind

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puritanic

  • adjective satellite morally rigorous and strict
    blue; puritanical.
    • the puritan work ethic
    • puritanic distaste for alcohol
    • she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

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unskilled

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

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galling

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    chafe; gall; fret.

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unorthodox

  • adjective satellite independent in behavior or thought
    maverick; irregular.
    • she led a somewhat irregular private life
    • maverick politicians
  • adjective breaking with convention or tradition
    • an unorthodox lifestyle

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; 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
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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flawless

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    unflawed.
    • a flawless gemstone

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labored

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    strained; laboured.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    push; drive; labor; labour; tug.
    • She tugged for years to make a decent living
    • We have to push a little to make the deadline!
    • She is driving away at her doctoral thesis

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place

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

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hopeless

  • adjective without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
    • in an agony of hopeless grief
    • with a hopeless sigh he sat down
  • adjective satellite of a person unable to do something skillfully
    • I'm hopeless at mathematics

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bothersome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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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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morganatic

  • adjective satellite (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior
    left-handed.

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first

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

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naughty

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite badly behaved
    • a naughty boy

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angelic

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

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rigourousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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god-awful

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    hellish; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket

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apodeictic

  • adjective satellite of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain
    apodictic.

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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recusant

  • noun someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    nonconformist.
  • adjective satellite (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
    dissentient.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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straining

  • noun an intense or violent exertion
    strain.
  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    twisting; overrefinement; torture; distortion.

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infinite

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    space.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • adjective having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude
    • the infinite ingenuity of man
    • infinite wealth

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humourous

  • adjective full of or characterized by humor
    humorous.
    • humorous stories
    • humorous cartoons
    • in a humorous vein

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incorporeal

  • adjective without material form or substance
    immaterial.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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short-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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fantabulous

  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    first-class; splendid; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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renunciant

  • adjective satellite used especially of behavior
    renunciative; self-abnegating; self-denying.

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open

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

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inapplicable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being applied
    unsuitable.
    • rules inapplicable to day students

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destructive

  • adjective causing destruction or much damage
    • a policy that is destructive to the economy
    • destructive criticism

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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operose

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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lamentable

  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; deplorable; sorry.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs

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punishing

  • adjective resulting in punishment
    • the king imposed a punishing tax
  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    penalize; punish; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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abnegate

  • verb deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
    deny.
    • She denied herself wine and spirits
  • verb surrender (power or a position)
    • The King abnegated his power to the ministers

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ratiocinative

  • adjective satellite based on exact thinking
    • one's ratiocinative powers

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ticklish

  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    touchy; delicate.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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begotten

  • adjective satellite (of offspring) generated by procreation
    • naturally begotten child
  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; beget; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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airy

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    aired.
    • airy rooms
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    windy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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puritanism

  • noun the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
  • noun strictness and austerity in conduct and religion

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badness

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

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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merciless

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    unmerciful.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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authorized

  • adjective endowed with authority
    authorised.
  • verb grant authorization or clearance for
    authorize; clear; authorise; pass.
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

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matter-of-fact

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    prosaic.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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laputan

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Laputa or its people
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; windy; visionary; impractical.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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measurable

  • adjective capable of being measured
    mensurable.
    • measurable depths
  • adjective satellite of distinguished importance
    • a measurable figure in literature

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off-putting

  • adjective satellite causing annoyance or repugnance
    • an off-putting remark
  • adjective satellite tending to repel
    • The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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austere

  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; stark; stern.
    • a stark interior
  • adjective satellite of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
    stern.
    • an austere expression
    • a stern face

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consonant

  • noun a speech sound that is not a vowel
  • noun a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant

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photographic

  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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atrabilious

  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; liverish; bilious.

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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ungrateful

  • adjective not feeling or showing gratitude
    thankless; unthankful.
    • ungrateful heirs
    • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disagreeable
    • I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln

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impractical

  • adjective not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
    • refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense
    • he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work
    • an impractical solution
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; windy; visionary; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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objectionable

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    obnoxious.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    exceptionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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unsweet

  • adjective satellite (of champagne) moderately dry
    sec.
  • adjective satellite distasteful
    • he found life unsweet

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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churlish

  • adjective satellite rude and boorish
  • adjective satellite having a bad disposition; surly
    • churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

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quotidian

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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sulphurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulfurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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on_the_nose

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the button.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the dot; exactly; precisely; on the button.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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optimum

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

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sulfurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulphurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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contrary

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

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painful

  • adjective causing physical or psychological pain
    • worked with painful slowness
  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; afflictive.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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deserving

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

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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gruelling

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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misogynous

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynistic.

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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nomadic

  • adjective satellite migratory
    mobile; wandering; peregrine; roving.
    • a restless mobile society
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
    • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
    • wandering tribes

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incertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    unsure; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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troublesome

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    • a troublesome infection
    • a troublesome situation

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tillable

  • adjective satellite (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
    cultivatable; arable; cultivable.

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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huffish

  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    sulky.

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juicy

  • adjective full of juice
  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress

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bad-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; grumpy; fussy.

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left-handed

  • adjective using or intended for the left hand
    • left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs
    • left-handed scissors
  • adjective satellite (of marriages) illicit or informal
    • in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent

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crudeness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    rudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.
  • noun an impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement
    gaucheness; crudity.
    • the whole town was famous for its crudeness

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ethnical

  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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disgustful

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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humane

  • adjective pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
    humanistic; humanist.
    • humanistic studies
    • a humane education
  • adjective marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering

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laborious

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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puritanical

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

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adamantine

  • adjective consisting of or having the hardness of adamant
  • adjective satellite having the hardness of a diamond

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vinegarish

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegary; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegary.

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clearcutness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    preciseness.

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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self

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

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salable

  • adjective capable of being sold; fit for sale
    saleable.
    • saleable at a low price

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able

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
    • able to swim
    • she was able to program her computer
    • we were at last able to buy a car
    • able to get a grant for the project
  • adjective satellite have the skills and qualifications to do things well
    capable.
    • able teachers
    • a capable administrator
    • children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable

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impotent

  • adjective lacking power or ability; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson
    • Technology without morality is barbarous
    • felt impotent rage
  • adjective (of a male) unable to copulate

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logicalness

  • noun correct and valid reasoning
    logicality.

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sound

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

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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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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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useless

  • adjective having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
    • a kitchen full of useless gadgets
    • she is useless in an emergency

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unsettled

  • adjective still in doubt
    • an unsettled issue
    • an unsettled state of mind
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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willful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    wilful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    wilful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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ill-humored

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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ultimate

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

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reconciled

  • adjective satellite made compatible or consistent
  • verb make (one thing) compatible with (another)
    accommodate; conciliate; reconcile.
    • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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literalness

  • noun adhereing to the concrete construal of something

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easygoing

  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easy; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
  • adjective satellite not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
    cushy; soft.
    • what a cushy job!
    • the easygoing life of a parttime consultant
    • a soft job

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oppressive

  • adjective satellite weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    • the atmosphere was oppressive
    • oppressive sorrows
  • adjective satellite marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    tyrannous; tyrannical.
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights

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wholesome

  • adjective conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
    • wholesome attitude
    • wholesome appearance
    • wholesome food
  • adjective satellite sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
    • exercise develops wholesome appetites
    • a grin on his ugly wholesome face

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limitless

  • adjective satellite without limits in extent or size or quantity
    measureless; illimitable.
    • limitless vastness of our solar system
  • adjective having no limits in range or scope
    unlimited.
    • to start with a theory of unlimited freedom is to end up with unlimited despotism"- Philip Rahv
    • the limitless reaches of outer space

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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judice

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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misogynistic

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynous.

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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rigor

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigour; validity; cogency.

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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uninitiated

  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiate.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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wisdom

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

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chatoyant

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; iridescent.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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unsparing

  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; unstinted; lavish; munificent; too-generous.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain
  • adjective satellite not forbearing; ruthless
    • an unsparing critic

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illogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    unlogical.
  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts

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treasonous

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    unfaithful; treasonable; traitorous; faithless.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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inexorable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    intransigent; adamant; adamantine.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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stringency

  • noun a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    tightness.
  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    strictness.

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steadfast

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    staunch; unswerving.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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numberless

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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sturdy

  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    hardy; stalwart; stout.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • adjective not making concessions
    uncompromising; inflexible.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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unsealed

  • adjective not established or confirmed
    uncertain.
    • his doom is as yet unsealed
  • verb break the seal of
    unseal.
    • He unsealed the letter

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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opaque

  • adjective not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • opaque windows of the jail
    • opaque to X-rays
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    unintelligible.

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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faithless

  • adjective satellite having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    treasonous; unfaithful; treasonable; traitorous.
    • the faithless Benedict Arnold
    • a lying traitorous insurrectionist

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reproving

  • adjective satellite expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
    admonitory; admonishing; reproachful.
  • verb take to task
    admonish; reprove.
    • He admonished the child for his bad behavior

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discursive

  • adjective satellite proceeding to a conclusion by reason or argument rather than intuition
    dianoetic.
  • adjective satellite (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
    excursive; digressive; rambling.
    • amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things
    • a rambling discursive book
    • his excursive remarks
    • a rambling speech about this and that

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consummate

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

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ruggedness

  • noun the property of being big and strong
    huskiness; toughness.
  • noun the quality of being topologically uneven
    • the ruggedness of the mountains

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clean

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

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currish

  • adjective satellite base and cowardly
  • adjective satellite resembling a cur; snarling and rude

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barren

  • noun an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    wasteland; waste.
    • the barrens of central Africa
    • the trackless wastes of the desert
  • adjective satellite providing no shelter or sustenance
    desolate; bare; stark; bleak.
    • bare rocky hills
    • barren lands
    • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
    • the desolate surface of the moon
    • a stark landscape

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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precise

  • adjective sharply exact or accurate or delimited
    • a precise mind
    • specified a precise amount
    • arrived at the precise moment
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    accurate; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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invariableness

  • noun the quality of being resistant to variation
    invariability; invariance.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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acerbic

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; astringent.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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mellisonant

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the ear
    sweet; mellifluous; honeyed; dulcet.
    • the dulcet tones of the cello

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pursuant

  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with
    • pursuant to our agreement
    • pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience

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precarious

  • adjective satellite affording no ease or reassurance
    unstable.
    • a precarious truce
  • adjective satellite fraught with danger
    touch-and-go; parlous; perilous.
    • dangerous waters
    • a parlous journey on stormy seas
    • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
    • the precarious life of an undersea diver
    • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery

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soluble

  • adjective (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
  • adjective susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
    • the puzzle is soluble

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inflexible

  • adjective incapable of change
    • a man of inflexible purpose
  • adjective not making concessions
    uncompromising; sturdy.
    • took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks
    • uncompromising honesty

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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expressed

  • adjective satellite communicated in words
    uttered; verbalised; verbalized.
    • frequently uttered sentiments
  • verb give expression to
    evince; express; show.
    • She showed her disappointment

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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changeful

  • adjective such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change
    changeable.
    • changeable behavior
    • changeable moods
    • changeable prices

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unconnected

  • adjective not joined or linked together
  • adjective satellite not connected by birth or family

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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comprehendible

  • adjective capable of being comprehended or understood
    comprehensible.
    • an idea comprehensible to the average mind

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distressing

  • adjective satellite causing distress or worry or anxiety
    distressful; perturbing; troubling; disturbing; worrying; worrisome.
    • distressing (or disturbing) news
    • lived in heroic if something distressful isolation
    • a disturbing amount of crime
    • a revelation that was most perturbing
    • a new and troubling thought
    • in a particularly worrisome predicament
    • a worrying situation
    • a worrying time
  • verb bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship
    straiten; distress.

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unexpired

  • adjective not having come to an end or been terminated by passage of time
    • elected to fill the senator's unexpired term
    • an unexpired driver's license

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trying

  • adjective satellite hard to endure
    • fell upon trying times
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    try; 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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peregrine

  • noun a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
    Falco peregrinus; peregrine falcon.
  • adjective satellite migratory
    mobile; wandering; nomadic; roving.
    • a restless mobile society
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
    • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
    • wandering tribes

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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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juristic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations
    jural.

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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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perversive

  • adjective satellite tending to corrupt or pervert
    corruptive; pestiferous.

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unhappy

  • adjective experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    • unhappy over her departure
    • unhappy with her raise
    • after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence
    • had an unhappy time at school
    • the unhappy (or sad) news
    • he looks so sad
  • adjective generalized feeling of distress
    distressed; dysphoric.

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high-fidelity

  • adjective satellite characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction
    hi-fi.
    • a high-fidelity recording
    • a hi-fi system

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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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convoluted

  • adjective satellite rolled longitudinally upon itself
    convolute.
    • a convolute petal
  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
    convolute; convolve.

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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disconcerting

  • adjective satellite causing an emotional disturbance
    upsetting.
    • his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen
    • an upsetting experience
  • verb cause to feel embarrassment
    disconcert; flurry; confuse; put off.
    • The constant attention of the young man confused her

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hardened

  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    case-hardened; hard-boiled.
    • faced a case-hardened judge
  • verb become hard or harder
    harden; indurate.
    • The wax hardened

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infernal

  • noun an inhabitant of Hell
    • his roar made the infernals quake
  • adjective characteristic of or resembling Hell
    • infernal noise
    • infernal punishment

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froward

  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    willful; wilful; headstrong; self-willed.

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wearing

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    eating away; eroding; erosion; wearing away.
  • noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    wear.
    • she bought it for everyday wear

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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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invariability

  • noun a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
    evenness.
  • noun the quality of being resistant to variation
    invariableness; invariance.

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arboraceous

  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboreous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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accordant

  • adjective being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'
    • a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
  • adjective satellite in keeping
    concordant; agreeable; consonant; conformable.
    • salaries agreeable with current trends
    • plans conformable with your wishes
    • expressed views concordant with his background

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severeness

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severity.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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errorless

  • adjective satellite free from error
    • an errorless baseball game

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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cranky

  • adjective satellite (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
    tender; tippy; crank.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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positivist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    rationalist.
  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivistic.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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affecting

  • adjective satellite arousing affect
    poignant; touching.
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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bootless

  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; sleeveless; vain; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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legitimate

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalise; legalize; legitimise; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized
  • verb show or affirm to be just and legitimate

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desugar

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nagging

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    shrewish.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents
  • verb bother persistently with trivial complaints
    peck; nag; hen-peck.
    • She nags her husband all day long

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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brachycranic

  • adjective having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
    brachycephalic; brachycranial.

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multitudinous

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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brachycranial

  • adjective having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
    brachycephalic; brachycranic.

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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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mensurable

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    measured; mensural.
  • adjective capable of being measured
    measurable.
    • measurable depths

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huff

  • noun a state of irritation or annoyance
    seeing red; miff.
  • verb inhale recreational drugs
    snort.
    • The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day
    • the kids were huffing glue

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unbroken

  • adjective marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence
    • cars in an unbroken procession
    • the unbroken quiet of the afternoon
  • adjective satellite not subdued or trained for service or use
    • unbroken colts

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repelling

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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slimy

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimed.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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exactitude

  • noun the quality of being exact
    exactness.
    • he demanded exactness in all details
    • a man of great exactitude

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unhallowed

  • adjective not hallowed or consecrated
    unholy.
  • verb remove the consecration from a person or an object
    deconsecrate; unhallow; desecrate.

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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repugnant

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels