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premeditated

  • adjective characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning
    • a premeditated crime
  • verb consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand
    premeditate.
    • premeditated murder

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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tough-skinned

  • adjective satellite having a relatively tough outer covering
  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    thick-skinned.

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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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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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thoughtful

  • adjective satellite having intellectual depth
    • a deeply thoughtful essay
  • adjective exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    • a thoughtful paper

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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kid-glove

  • adjective satellite showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people
    tactful.
    • by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone
    • a tactful way of correcting someone
    • the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill

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computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

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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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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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tenable

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

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unfeeling

  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    hardhearted; stonyhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch
  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling or sensation
    • unfeeling trees

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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slickness

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.
  • noun a kind of fluent easy superficiality
    glibness.
    • the glibness of a high-pressure salesman

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suave

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    debonnaire; debonaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; politic; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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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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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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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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touristed

  • adjective satellite visited by throngs of tourists
    touristy.
    • of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed
    • tourists descend in busloads...so the whole place is rather touristy

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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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confidential

  • adjective satellite entrusted with private information and the confidence of another
    • a confidential secretary
  • adjective satellite (of information) given in confidence or in secret
    secret.
    • this arrangement must be kept confidential
    • their secret communications

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pachydermatous

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
    pachydermic; pachydermous; pachydermal.
  • adjective satellite emotionally hardened
    indurate; callous.
    • a callous indifference to suffering
    • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

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prudence

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

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hocus-pocus

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; skullduggery.

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minded

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

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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cognisant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognizant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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tricksy

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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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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farseeing

  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; longsighted; keen-sighted.
  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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witting

  • adjective aware or knowing
    • a witting tool of the Communists
  • adjective satellite intentionally conceived
    conscious.
    • a conscious effort to speak more slowly
    • a conscious policy

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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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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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hard-bitten

  • adjective satellite tough and callous by virtue of experience
    pugnacious; hard-boiled.

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road_sense

  • noun good judgment in avoiding trouble or accidents on the road

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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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dodger

  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    fox; slyboots.
  • noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
    corn dab; corn dodger.

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pokery

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fast_one

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    trick.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it

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prediction

  • noun the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    anticipation; prevision.
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; foretelling.

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street

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

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well-meaning

  • adjective satellite not unfriendly or threatening
    unthreatening.
    • her well-meaning words were received in silence
    • the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs
  • adjective satellite marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
    well-meant; well-intentioned.
    • a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter
    • a well-meaning but tactless fellow
    • the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm
    • blunt but well-meant criticism

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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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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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forehanded

  • adjective (of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
    forehand.
  • adjective satellite having provided for the future

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designing

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    design.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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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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slippery

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippy.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain
  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    tricky.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

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learned

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    erudite.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor
  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn; learn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate

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debonaire

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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perspicaciousness

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    shrewdness; astuteness; perspicacity.

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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intention

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
    • his intentions are entirely honorable

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feisty

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; huffy.

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steel_trap

  • noun an acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
    • he's as sharp as a steel trap
    • a mind like a steel trap
  • noun a trap made of steel with a strong spring and sharp toothlike projections to hold the prey

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too-careful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    overcareful.

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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nimble

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; agile; spry.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it
  • adjective satellite mentally quick
    agile.
    • an agile mind
    • nimble wits

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good_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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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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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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observing

  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observant.
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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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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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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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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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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advertising

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advert; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    publicizing.

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wit

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; humor; humour.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; brain.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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trickiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; shiftiness; rascality.
  • noun the quality of requiring skill or caution
    • these puzzles are famous for their trickiness

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cognisance

  • noun having knowledge of
    knowingness; consciousness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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astuteness

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    shrewdness; perspicaciousness; perspicacity.
  • noun the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    depth; profundity; profoundness; deepness.

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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confidentiality

  • noun the state of being secret
    • you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications
  • noun discretion in keeping secret information

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agribusiness

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agriculture; factory farm.

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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erudite

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    learned.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor

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apprehensive

  • adjective satellite quick to understand
    discerning.
    • a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
    worried.
    • apprehensive about her job
    • not used to a city and worried about small things
    • felt apprehensive about the consequences

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apt

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    given; tending; disposed; minded.
    • he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • I am not minded to answer any questions
  • adjective satellite at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    liable.
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget

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wit

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; humor; humour.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; brain.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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rede

  • verb give an interpretation or explanation to
    interpret.
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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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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wakeless

  • adjective satellite (of sleep) deep and complete
    heavy; sound; profound.
    • a heavy sleep
    • fell into a profound sleep
    • a sound sleeper
    • deep wakeless sleep

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knowledgeability

  • noun wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
    initiation; knowledgeableness.
    • his knowledgeability impressed me
    • his dullness was due to lack of initiation

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ill-considered

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-judged; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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eye

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

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discriminative

  • adjective satellite capable of making fine distinctions
    discriminatory.
  • adjective satellite expressing careful judgment
    judicial.
    • discriminative censure
    • a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett

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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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callosity

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callus.
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; hardness; unfeelingness.

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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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statesmanship

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    diplomacy; statecraft.

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sharpwitted

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sighted

  • adjective able to see
  • verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    spy; sight.
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

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wise_to

  • adjective satellite evidencing the possession of inside information
    knowing; wise.

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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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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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field_of_operation

  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; line of business.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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visual

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

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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tearing

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; watering; lachrymation.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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privy

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; earth-closet; jakes.

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streetwise

  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    with-it; street smart.

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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aspirant

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    wishful; aspiring.

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dodge

  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    stratagem; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track
  • noun a quick evasive movement

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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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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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diacritic

  • noun a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
    diacritical mark.
  • adjective satellite capable of distinguishing
    diacritical.
    • students having superior diacritic powers
    • the diacritic elements in culture"- S.F.Nadel

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calculation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.

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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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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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sense

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

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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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quick-witted

  • adjective satellite mentally nimble and resourceful
    • quick-witted debater
    • saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact

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well-founded

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

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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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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calculative

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

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prognosis

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    forecast.
  • noun a prediction of the course of a disease
    prospect; medical prognosis.

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thin-skinned

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; huffy; feisty.

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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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intended

  • adjective resulting from one's intentions
    • your intended trip abroad
    • an intended insult
  • verb have in mind as a purpose
    intend; think; mean.
    • I mean no harm
    • I only meant to help you
    • She didn't think to harm me
    • We thought to return early that night

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prognostic

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prodigy; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • adjective satellite of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
    prognosticative; predictive.

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wily

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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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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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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designed

  • adjective done or made or performed with purpose and intent
    intentional.
    • style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis
    • games designed for all ages
    • well-designed houses
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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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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skullduggery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus.

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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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longsighted

  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; keen-sighted; farseeing.
  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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conscious

  • adjective satellite intentionally conceived
    witting.
    • a conscious effort to speak more slowly
    • a conscious policy
  • adjective knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
    • remained conscious during the operation
    • conscious of his faults
    • became conscious that he was being followed

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arduous

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; 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
  • adjective satellite taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
    straining; strenuous.
    • his final, straining burst of speed
    • a strenuous task
    • your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt

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artful

  • adjective not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
    disingenuous.
    • an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine
    • a disingenuous excuse
  • adjective marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
    • the artful dodger
    • an artful choice of metaphors

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sagacity

  • noun the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    judgement; sagaciousness; judgment; discernment.
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    judiciousness; sagaciousness.

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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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debonnaire

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman

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acuteness

  • noun a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
    • dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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fundamental

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

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nous

  • noun common sense
    • she has great social nous
  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; mind.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head

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crafty

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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cute

  • adjective satellite attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
    cunning.
    • a cute kid with pigtails
    • a cute little apartment
    • cunning kittens
    • a cunning baby
  • adjective satellite obviously contrived to charm
    precious.
    • an insufferably precious performance
    • a child with intolerably cute mannerisms

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gumption

  • noun sound practical judgment
    mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away
  • noun fortitude and determination
    backbone; grit; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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perceptive

  • adjective of or relating to perception
    • perceptive faculties
  • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
    • a perceptive eye
    • a perceptive observation

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knowingness

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; consciousness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge

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abstruse

  • adjective satellite difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
    recondite; deep.
    • the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
    • a deep metaphysical theory
    • some recondite problem in historiography

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numerable

  • adjective satellite that can be counted
    countable; denumerable; enumerable.
    • countable sins
    • numerable assets

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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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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talkative

  • adjective satellite full of trivial conversation
    loquacious; talky; gabby; garrulous; chatty.
    • kept from her housework by gabby neighbors
  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    bigmouthed; blabby; blabbermouthed.

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jiggery-pokery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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ill-judged

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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remorseless

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

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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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foxiness

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; craftiness; wiliness; cunning.

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glib-tongued

  • adjective satellite artfully persuasive in speech
    glib; smooth-tongued.
    • a glib tongue
    • a smooth-tongued hypocrite

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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cagy

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    canny; clever; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    chary; cagey.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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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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motivated

  • adjective provided with a motive or given incentive for action
    • a highly motivated child can learn almost anything
    • a group of politically motivated men
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; propel; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

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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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amenable

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

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well-meant

  • adjective satellite marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
    well-intentioned; well-meaning.
    • a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter
    • a well-meaning but tactless fellow
    • the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm
    • blunt but well-meant criticism

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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soulless

  • adjective satellite lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling

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diplomatical

  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatic.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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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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tourism

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    touristry.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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adventurous

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventuresome.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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unreasonable

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; excessive.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands

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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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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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sapiential

  • adjective satellite characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God
    • a sapiential government

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skulduggery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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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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fabian

  • adjective satellite using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
    • a fabian policy
  • noun a member of the Fabian Society in Britain

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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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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unintelligent

  • adjective lacking intelligence
    stupid.
    • a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers

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exquisite

  • adjective satellite intense or sharp
    keen.
    • suffered exquisite pain
    • felt exquisite pleasure
  • adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
    recherche.

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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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trickery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.
  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; chicane; wile; shenanigan; guile.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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mental

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

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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aggravated

  • adjective satellite made more severe or intense especially in law
    • aggravated assault
  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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up_on

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    au courant; abreast; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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computable

  • adjective satellite may be computed or estimated
    estimable.
    • a calculable risk
    • computable odds
    • estimable assets

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monitory

  • adjective satellite serving to warn
    admonitory; warning; exemplary; cautionary.
    • shook a monitory finger at him
    • an exemplary jail sentence

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.
  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon

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circumspection

  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
  • noun the trait of being circumspect and prudent
    caution.

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optic

  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; oculus.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
    ocular; optical; opthalmic.
    • ocular muscles
    • an ocular organ
    • ocular diseases
    • the optic (or optical) axis of the eye
    • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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cerebral

  • adjective involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
    intellectual.
    • a cerebral approach to the problem
    • cerebral drama
  • adjective of or relating to the cerebrum or brain
    • cerebral hemisphere
    • cerebral activity

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vehement

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions
  • adjective satellite characterized by great force or energy
    • vehement deluges of rain
    • vehement clapping
    • a vehement defense

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indiscretion

  • noun the trait of being injudicious
    injudiciousness.
  • noun a petty misdeed
    peccadillo.

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factory

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    mill; manufactory; manufacturing plant.

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exhortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; hortative.

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penetrative

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
    penetrating.
    • a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface
    • a cold penetrating wind
    • a penetrating odor

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prospicient

  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; farsighted; long; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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thrifty

  • adjective careful and diligent in the use of resources
  • adjective satellite mindful of the future in spending money
    careful.
    • careful with money

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ministerial

  • adjective of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office
    • ministerial duties
  • adjective of or relating to a government minister or ministry
    • ministerial decree

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sharp-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    quick-sighted; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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blabby

  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    bigmouthed; talkative; blabbermouthed.

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tactful

  • adjective having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
    • she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion
    • a tactful remark eased her embarrassment
  • adjective satellite showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people
    kid-glove.
    • by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone
    • a tactful way of correcting someone
    • the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill

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provident

  • adjective providing carefully for the future
    • wild squirrels are provident
    • a provident father plans for his children's education
  • adjective satellite careful in regard to your own interests
    • the prudent use and development of resources
    • wild squirrels are provident

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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thick-skinned

  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    tough-skinned.

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enlightened

  • noun people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    initiate.
    • it is very familiar to the initiate
  • verb make understand
    edify; enlighten.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

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orb

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    eyeball.
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    globe; ball.
    • a ball of fire

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real-estate_business

  • noun the business of selling real estate

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care

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

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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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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injudicious

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
    • an injudicious measure
    • the result of an injudicious decision

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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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keen

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

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donnish

  • adjective satellite marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
    academic; pedantic.

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expedient

  • noun a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
  • adjective serving to promote your interest
    • was merciful only when mercy was expedient

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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statesmanly

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanlike.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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unaware

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    incognizant.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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owned

  • adjective having an owner; often used in combination
    • state-owned railways
  • verb have ownership or possession of
    own; have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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fierce

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    furious; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    vehement; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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owlish

  • adjective satellite resembling an owl; solemn and wise in appearance

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long

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

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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horse

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

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north

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Union.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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timid

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

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callous

  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    cauterise; cauterize.
  • adjective satellite emotionally hardened
    pachydermatous; indurate.
    • a callous indifference to suffering
    • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

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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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quick-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    sharp-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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prescient

  • adjective satellite perceiving the significance of events before they occur
    • extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere

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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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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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overcautious

  • adjective satellite unnecessarily cautious
    • sometimes it doesn't pay to be overcautious in business

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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foretelling

  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; prediction.
  • noun the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
    fortune telling; divination; soothsaying.

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insightful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception
    • an insightful parent
    • the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives"-R.C.Angell

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brainy

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; smart as a whip.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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indiscreet

  • adjective lacking discretion; injudicious
    • her behavior was indiscreet at the very best

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stonyhearted

  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    unfeeling; hardhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch

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touristy

  • adjective satellite visited by throngs of tourists
    touristed.
    • of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed
    • tourists descend in busloads...so the whole place is rather touristy

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forethought

  • noun planning or plotting in advance of acting
    premeditation.
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; care.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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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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optical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving light or optics
    • optical supplies
  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; visual; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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soothsayer

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; predictor; prognosticator.

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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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overwhelming

  • adjective satellite so strong as to be irresistible
    overpowering.
    • an overpowering need for solitude
    • the temptation to despair may become overwhelming
    • an overwhelming majority
  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; whelm; overcome; sweep over.

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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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incognizant

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    unaware.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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rugged

  • adjective sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring
    • with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture
  • adjective having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface
    furrowed.
    • furrowed fields
    • his furrowed face lit by a warming smile

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guile

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness; cunning.
  • noun the quality of being crafty
    craftiness; deceitfulness.

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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unsentimental

  • adjective satellite facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
    tough-minded.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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discriminating

  • adjective showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
    • the discriminating eye of the connoisseur
  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart; discriminate.

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judiciousness

  • noun good judgment
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    sagaciousness; sagacity.

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precocious

  • adjective characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    • a precocious child
    • a precocious achievement
  • adjective satellite appearing or developing early
    • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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circumspect

  • adjective satellite heedful of potential consequences
    discreet.
    • circumspect actions
    • physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use
    • a discreet investor

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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hortatory

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortative; exhortative.

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expedience

  • noun the quality of being suited to the end in view
    expediency.
  • noun taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
    opportunism; self-interest; self-seeking.

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devious

  • adjective satellite indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
    oblique.
    • used devious means to achieve success
    • gave oblique answers to direct questions
    • oblique political maneuvers
  • adjective satellite characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
    shifty.
    • a devious character
    • shifty eyes

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ingenious

  • adjective satellite showing inventiveness and skill
    clever; cunning.
    • a clever gadget
    • the cunning maneuvers leading to his success
    • an ingenious solution to the problem

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manufacture

  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    industry.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production
  • noun the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
    manufacturing; fabrication.
    • the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals
    • an improvement in the manufacture of explosives
    • manufacturing is vital to Great Britain

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troublesome

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

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foresighted

  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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shrewd

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; astute.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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street_smart

  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    with-it; streetwise.

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cognizant

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; aware.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

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reconditeness

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
    abstruseness; obscureness; obscurity.

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well-read

  • adjective satellite well informed or deeply versed through reading
    • respect for a well-read man
    • well-read in medieval history
  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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cleverness

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; inventiveness; ingenuity.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    smartness; brightness.

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unaffected

  • adjective undergoing no change when acted upon
    • entirely unaffected by each other's writings
    • fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    insensible.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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reasonableness

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; rationality.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun goodness of reason and judgment
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

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sagaciously

  • adverb in a shrewd manner
    sapiently; astutely; shrewdly; acutely.
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful

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well-educated

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; well-read; learned.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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prehensile

  • adjective adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
    • a monkey's prehensile tail
  • adjective satellite having a keen intellect
    • poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch

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responsible

  • adjective worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
    • a responsible adult
    • responsible journalism
    • a responsible position
    • the captain is responsible for the ship's safety
    • the cabinet is responsible to the parliament
  • adjective satellite being the agent or cause
    responsible for.
    • determined who was the responsible party
    • termites were responsible for the damage

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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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gingerly

  • adjective satellite with extreme care or delicacy
    • they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones
    • the issue was handled only in a gingerly way"- W.S.White
  • adverb in a gingerly manner
    • gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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recondite

  • adjective satellite difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
    deep; abstruse.
    • the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
    • a deep metaphysical theory
    • some recondite problem in historiography

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acumen

  • noun a tapering point
  • noun shrewdness shown by keen insight
    insightfulness.

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best

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

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dissuasive

  • adjective deterring from action
    • dissuasive advice
    • made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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chary

  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    cagy; cagey.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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experienced

  • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    experient.
  • verb go or live through
    see; go through; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam

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forethoughtful

  • adjective satellite thoughtful of the future
    • careful forethoughtful planning

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discerning

  • adjective having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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debonair

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonaire.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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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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canny

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; clever; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound

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tough-minded

  • adjective satellite facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
    unsentimental.

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sophisticated

  • adjective having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
    • sophisticated young socialites
    • a sophisticated audience
    • a sophisticated lifestyle
    • a sophisticated book
  • verb make less natural or innocent
    sophisticate.
    • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

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measured

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    mensurable; mensural.
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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clear-sighted

  • adjective satellite having sharp clear vision
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-eyed.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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rascality

  • noun the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
    prankishness; roguishness.
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; shiftiness; trickiness.

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incisive

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite suitable for cutting or piercing
    • incisive teeth

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considered

  • adjective satellite carefully weighed
    • a considered opinion
  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; consider; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

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long-headed

  • adjective satellite having a dolichocephalic head

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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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god's_wisdom

  • noun the omniscience of a divine being

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countable

  • adjective satellite that can be counted
    denumerable; enumerable; numerable.
    • countable sins
    • numerable assets

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manipulative

  • adjective satellite skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
    • the early manipulative techniques of a three-year-old child

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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profundity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    profoundness.
    • the depth of my feeling
    • the profoundness of the silence

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advisory

  • noun an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    • a frost advisory
  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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terrific

  • adjective satellite very great or intense
    • a terrific noise
    • a terrific thunderstorm storm
    • fought a terrific battle
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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sage

  • noun a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
  • noun aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

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statecraft

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    statesmanship; diplomacy.

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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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lettered

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; well-read; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience
  • verb win an athletic letter
    letter.

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calculable

  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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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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hanky_panky

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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abreast

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news
  • adverb alongside each other, facing in the same direction

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hardhearted

  • adjective lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
    heartless.
  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    unfeeling; stonyhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch

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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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pawky

  • adjective satellite cunning and sly
    • the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch

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bookish

  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    studious.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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hopeful

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    wannabee; aspirant; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
  • adjective having or manifesting hope
    • a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets
    • found a hopeful way of attacking the problem

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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common_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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wiliness

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; cunning.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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scrupulous

  • adjective having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
    • less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    painstaking; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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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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profoundness

  • noun extremeness of degree
    • the profoundness of his ignorance
  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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awareness

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; consciousness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
    sentience.
    • the crash intruded on his awareness

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hip

  • noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  • noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    pelvis; pelvic girdle; pelvic arch.

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guarded

  • adjective satellite prudent
    restrained.
    • guarded optimism
  • verb to keep watch over
    guard.
    • there would be men guarding the horses

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improvident

  • adjective not provident; not providing for the future
  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; ill-judged; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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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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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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prognosticative

  • adjective satellite of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
    predictive; prognostic.

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guileful

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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bigmouthed

  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    talkative; blabby; blabbermouthed.

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slyness

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness; cunning.

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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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dodgy

  • adjective satellite of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
    chanceful; chancy; dicey.
    • an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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cautionary

  • adjective satellite warding off
    prophylactic.
    • the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze
  • adjective satellite serving to warn
    admonitory; warning; exemplary; monitory.
    • shook a monitory finger at him
    • an exemplary jail sentence

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consultatory

  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; advisory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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insensibility

  • noun a lack of sensibility
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; callosity; hardness; unfeelingness.

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perspicacity

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    shrewdness; perspicaciousness; astuteness.
  • noun the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
    judgement; sound judgment; judgment; sound judgement.

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bad

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

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stupid

  • noun a person who is not very bright
    pillock; dullard; pudding head; poor fish; stupe; pudden-head; stupid person; dolt.
    • The economy, stupid!
  • adjective lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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liable

  • adjective satellite at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    apt.
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget
  • adjective satellite subject to legal action
    • liable to criminal charges

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precaution

  • noun a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    guard; safeguard.
    • he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
    • an insurance policy is a good safeguard
    • we let our guard down
  • noun the trait of practicing caution in advance

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insensible

  • adjective incapable of physical sensation
    • insensible to pain
    • insensible earth
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    unaffected.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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predictive

  • adjective satellite of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
    prognosticative; prognostic.

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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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line_of_business

  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; business line; line.
    • a nice line of shoes
  • noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    field; field of operation.
    • they are outstanding in their field

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expediency

  • noun the quality of being suited to the end in view
    expedience.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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national

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

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knowledgeableness

  • noun wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
    initiation; knowledgeability.
    • his knowledgeability impressed me
    • his dullness was due to lack of initiation

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responsive

  • adjective containing or using responses; alternating
    antiphonal.
    • responsive reading
    • antiphonal laughter
  • adjective readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion
    • children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience

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bare

  • verb lay bare
    • bare your breasts
    • bare your feelings
  • verb make public
    publicize; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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close

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

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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apperceptive

  • adjective satellite able to relate new percepts to past experience

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with-it

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    up-to-date; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique
  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    street smart; streetwise.

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unrelenting

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    inexorable; 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 harsh
    brutal.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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unabated

  • adjective satellite continuing at full strength or intensity
    • the winds are unabated
    • the popularity of his books among young people continued unabated

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prognostication

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prediction; foretelling.

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forecast

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    prognosis.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate.

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sensible

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    reasonable.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective able to feel or perceive
    sensitive.
    • even amoeba are sensible creatures
    • the more sensible parts of the skin

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commercial_enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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pitiless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; unpitying; remorseless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    unkind.

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knowing

  • noun a clear and certain mental apprehension
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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adventuresome

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventurous.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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ocular

  • noun combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
    eyepiece.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
    optical; opthalmic; optic.
    • ocular muscles
    • an ocular organ
    • ocular diseases
    • the optic (or optical) axis of the eye
    • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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tricky

  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    slippery.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    catchy.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow

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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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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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percipient

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    perceiver; observer; beholder.
  • adjective satellite characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
    clear.
    • clear mind
    • a percipient author

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advisability

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

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discount_business

  • noun the business of selling merchandise at a discount

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precious

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

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concentrated

  • adjective gathered together or made less diffuse
    • their concentrated efforts
    • his concentrated attention
    • concentrated study
    • a narrow thread of concentrated ore
  • verb make denser, stronger, or purer
    concentrate.
    • concentrate juice

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prudential

  • adjective satellite arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
    • he abstained partly for prudential reasons

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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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estimable

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

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commonsensible

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsense; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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sharp-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    sharp-eyed; quick-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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sensitive

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spiritualist; medium.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective responsive to physical stimuli
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light

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selective

  • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    • the school was very selective in its admissions

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planned

  • adjective designed or carried out according to a plan
    • the planned outlays for new equipment
  • verb have the will and intention to carry out some action
    be after; plan.
    • He plans to be in graduate school next year
    • The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion

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cognizance

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; consciousness; awareness.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    ken.
    • beyond my ken

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smart_as_a_whip

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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shortsighted

  • adjective satellite lacking foresight or scope
    unforesightful; short; myopic.
    • a short view of the problem
    • shortsighted policies
    • shortsighted critics derided the plan
    • myopic thinking
  • adjective unable to see distant objects clearly
    nearsighted; myopic.

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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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forecasting

  • noun a statement made about the future
    prognostication; prediction; foretelling.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate; forecast.

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exemplary

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

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adroit

  • adjective quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
    • an exceptionally adroit pianist
    • an adroit technician
    • his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers
    • an adroit negotiator

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forecaster

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    soothsayer; predictor; prognosticator.

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foreboding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    boding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • noun an unfavorable omen

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packaging

  • noun the business of packing
    • his business is packaging for transport
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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smooth-tongued

  • adjective satellite artfully persuasive in speech
    glib; glib-tongued.
    • a glib tongue
    • a smooth-tongued hypocrite

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hortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; exhortative.

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hanky

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hankey; hankie; handkerchief.

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consuming

  • adjective satellite very intense
    overwhelming.
    • politics is his consuming passion
    • overwhelming joy
  • verb eat immoderately
    down; go through; devour; consume.
    • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal

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mindful

  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    aware.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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panky

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frood

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informed

  • adjective having much knowledge or education
    • an informed public
    • informed opinion
    • the informed customer
  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    inform.
    • I informed him of his rights

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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initiation

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    induction; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    foundation; instauration; founding; introduction; origination; creation; innovation; institution.
    • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
    • the foundation of a new scientific society

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acuity

  • noun sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
    sharp-sightedness; visual acuity.
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuteness.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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commonsensical

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsense.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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educated

  • adjective possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  • verb give an education to
    educate.
    • We must educate our youngsters better

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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butchery

  • noun a building where animals are butchered
    abattoir; shambles; slaughterhouse.
  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchering.

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insightfulness

  • noun shrewdness shown by keen insight
    acumen.

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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craftiness

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; wiliness; cunning.
  • noun the quality of being crafty
    deceitfulness; guile.

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careful

  • adjective exercising caution or showing care or attention
    • they were careful when crossing the busy street
    • be careful to keep her shoes clean
    • did very careful research
    • careful art restorers
    • careful of the rights of others
    • careful about one's behavior
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    heedful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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hardness

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

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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national_leader

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; solon.

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chicanery

  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    trickery; chicane; wile; shenanigan; guile.

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trigger-happy

  • adjective satellite irresponsible in the use of firearms
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; vehement; tearing; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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indiscreetness

  • noun lacking good judgment
    injudiciousness.

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judicial

  • adjective satellite decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
    • a judicial decision
  • adjective belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
    • judicial robes

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all-knowing

  • adjective satellite infinitely wise
    omniscient.

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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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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cagey

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; clever.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    cagy; chary.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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consular

  • adjective having to do with a consul or his office or duties

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slipperiness

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slick; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    shiftiness; rascality; trickiness.

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promising

  • adjective satellite showing possibility of achievement or excellence
    • a promising young man
  • verb make a promise or commitment
    assure; promise.

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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wile

  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; trickery; chicane; shenanigan; guile.

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advisable

  • adjective worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise
    • such action is neither necessary nor advisable
    • extreme caution is advisable
    • it is advisable to telephone first

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keen-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; longsighted; farseeing.

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hard-fought

  • adjective satellite requiring great effort
    • a hard-fought primary

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eyeball

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    orb.
  • verb look at
    eye.

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tongued

  • adjective provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
    • tongued shoes
    • tongued boards
    • toungued lightning
    • long-tongued
  • verb articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
    tongue.

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it

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

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steely

  • adjective satellite resembling steel as in hardness
    • steely eyes
    • steely nerves like those of a steeplejack
  • adjective satellite resembling steel in hardness

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omniscience

  • noun the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge

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pressing

  • noun the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    press; pressure.
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
  • noun a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

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touchy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    thin-skinned; huffy; feisty.
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    delicate; ticklish.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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foresightful

  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; farsighted; long; prospicient; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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ready

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

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denumerable

  • adjective satellite that can be counted
    countable; enumerable; numerable.
    • countable sins
    • numerable assets

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blood-and-guts

  • adjective satellite marked by great zeal or violence
    • real blood-and-guts fiction
    • blood-and-guts football

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deterrent

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; impediment; hindrance; hinderance.
  • adjective satellite tending to deter
    • the deterrent effects of high prices

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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well-grounded

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; reasoned.
    • a sound argument

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prognosticator

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; predictor.

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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foxy

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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painstaking

  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    scrupulous; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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eclectic

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclecticist.
  • adjective satellite selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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soundness

  • noun a state or condition free from damage or decay
  • noun the quality of being prudent and sensible
    wiseness; wisdom.

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advise

  • verb give advice to
    counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; give notice; notify.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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shifty

  • adjective satellite characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
    devious.
    • a devious character
    • shifty eyes
  • adjective satellite changing position or direction
    shifting.
    • he drifted into the shifting crowd
    • their nervous shifting glances
    • shifty winds

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ambassadorial

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ambassadors

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difficult

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    hard.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective hard to control
    unmanageable.
    • a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation

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pedantic

  • adjective satellite marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
    academic; donnish.

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boiled

  • adjective satellite cooked in hot water
    stewed; poached.
  • verb come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
    boil.
    • Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius

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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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diacritical

  • adjective satellite capable of distinguishing
    diacritic.
    • students having superior diacritic powers
    • the diacritic elements in culture"- S.F.Nadel

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sapient

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sagacious.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

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comprehensive

  • noun an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    comp; comprehensive examination.
    • she took her comps in English literature
  • adjective including all or everything
    • comprehensive coverage
    • a comprehensive history of the revolution
    • a comprehensive survey
    • a comprehensive education

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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grey

  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.
  • noun Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    Lady Jane Grey.

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delicate

  • adjective exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
    • a delicate violin passage
    • delicate china
    • a delicate flavor
    • the delicate wing of a butterfly
  • adjective satellite marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    • a surgeon's delicate touch

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sagacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite skillful in statecraft or management
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

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consultive

  • adjective satellite giving advice
    advisory; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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judgment

  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    judgement; mind.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind
  • noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    judgement; assessment.
    • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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perspicacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    sagacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    clear-eyed; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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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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finesse

  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    delicacy; discreetness; diplomacy.

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oversensitive

  • adjective satellite unduly sensitive or thin-skinned

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prevenient

  • adjective satellite in anticipation
    anticipatory.

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well

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

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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accountable

  • adjective satellite liable to account for one's actions
    • governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves
    • fully accountable for what they did
    • the court held the parents answerable for their minor child's acts of vandalism
    • he was answerable to no one

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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knotty

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; problematical.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knobbed.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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publicizing

  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    advertising.
  • verb make public
    publicize; bare; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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vexed

  • adjective satellite troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    harried; annoyed; pestered; harassed.
    • harassed working mothers
    • a harried expression
    • her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions
    • the vexed parents of an unruly teenager
  • 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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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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versed

  • adjective satellite thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    knowledgeable; intimate.
    • this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson
    • knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
  • noun an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
    midazolam.

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knowledgeable

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; lettered; well-read; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience
  • adjective satellite alert and fully informed
    knowing.
    • a knowing collector of rare books
    • surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on

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shiftiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; rascality; trickiness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable in direction
    • the shiftiness of the wind caused the boat to veer unpredictably

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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employee-owned_enterprise

  • noun a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it
    employee-owned business.

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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slyboots

  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; fox.

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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appraising

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    evaluative.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms
  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

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street_smarts

  • noun a shrewd ability to survive in a dangerous urban environment

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butchering

  • noun the business of a butcher
    butchery.
  • verb kill (animals) usually for food consumption
    slaughter; butcher.
    • They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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observant

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

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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agile

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; spry; nimble.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it
  • adjective satellite mentally quick
    nimble.
    • an agile mind
    • nimble wits

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guts

  • noun fortitude and determination
    backbone; grit; gumption; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it
  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine; gut.

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well-intentioned

  • adjective satellite marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
    well-meant; well-meaning.
    • a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter
    • a well-meaning but tactless fellow
    • the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm
    • blunt but well-meant criticism

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studious

  • adjective satellite marked by care and effort
    • made a studious attempt to fix the television set
  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    bookish.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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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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righteous

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

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herculean

  • adjective satellite displaying superhuman strength or power
    powerful.
    • herculean exertions
  • adjective satellite extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules
    • a herculean task

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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insensitive

  • adjective not responsive to physical stimuli
    • insensitive to radiation
  • adjective deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
    • insensitive to the needs of the patients

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level-headed

  • adjective satellite exercising or showing good judgment
    healthy; levelheaded; sound; intelligent.
    • 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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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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au_courant

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; abreast; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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discriminatory

  • adjective being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
    prejudiced.
    • a prejudiced judge
  • adjective satellite containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
    invidious.
    • discriminatory attitudes and practices
    • invidious comparisons

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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auspicious

  • adjective auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
    • an auspicious beginning for the campaign

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discreet

  • adjective marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
    • his trusted discreet aide
    • a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
  • adjective satellite unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
    discerning.
    • a discerning editor
    • a discreet silence

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business_enterprise

  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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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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politic

  • adjective marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    • it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels
    • a politic decision
    • a politic manager
    • a politic old scoundrel
    • a shrewd and politic reply
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; suave; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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enumerable

  • adjective satellite that can be counted
    countable; denumerable; numerable.
    • countable sins
    • numerable assets

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acute

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    ague; acute accent.
  • adjective having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
    • acute appendicitis
    • the acute phase of the illness
    • acute patients

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gifted

  • adjective endowed with talent or talents
    talented.
    • a gifted writer
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; empower; indue; endow.

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glove

  • noun the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    baseball glove; baseball mitt; mitt.
  • noun handwear: covers the hand and wrist

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informative

  • adjective tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
    illuminating; enlightening.
    • an enlightening glimpse of government in action
    • an illuminating lecture
  • adjective serving to instruct or enlighten or inform
    instructive.

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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tigerish

  • adjective satellite resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy
    • a tigerish fury

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foolish

  • adjective devoid of good sense or judgment
    • foolish remarks
    • a foolish decision
  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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deepness

  • noun the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    depth; profundity; astuteness; profoundness.
  • noun the quality of being physically deep
    profundity; profoundness.
    • the profundity of the mine was almost a mile

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informatory

  • adjective providing or conveying information
    informative.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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alive

  • adjective possessing life
    live.
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief

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born

  • adjective brought into existence
    • he was a child born of adultery
  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.

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skinned

  • adjective having skin of a specified kind
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; shinny; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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abstrusity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; profoundness; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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pugnacious

  • adjective satellite tough and callous by virtue of experience
    hard-bitten; hard-boiled.
  • adjective satellite ready and able to resort to force or violence
    rough.
    • pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville
    • they were rough and determined fighting men

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callousness

  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    insensibility; callosity; hardness; unfeelingness.

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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knifelike

  • adjective satellite cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations

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farsightedness

  • noun a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
    presbyopia.
  • noun abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
    hypermetropia; hypermetropy; hyperopia; longsightedness.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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farsighted

  • adjective able to see distant objects clearly
    presbyopic.
  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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venturesome

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturous.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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consultative

  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; advisory; consultatory.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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appreciative

  • adjective satellite feeling or expressive of gratitude
    • was appreciative of his efforts
    • an appreciative word
  • adjective satellite having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion
    • appreciative of a beautiful landscape
    • an appreciative laugh from the audience

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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discretion

  • noun freedom to act or judge on one's own
  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; circumspection; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion

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moot

  • noun a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise
    • he organized the weekly moot
  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    deliberate; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind

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venturous

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturesome.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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shenanigan

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; devilry.
  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; trickery; chicane; wile; guile.

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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intimate

  • noun someone to whom private matters are confided
    confidant.
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; adumbrate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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conversant

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
    familiar.
    • conversant with business trends
    • familiar with the complex machinery
    • he was familiar with those roads

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discount

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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glibness

  • noun a kind of fluent easy superficiality
    slickness.
    • the glibness of a high-pressure salesman

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by

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

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publishing

  • noun the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
    publication.
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

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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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cautious

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    timid.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing careful forethought; never making swift decisions"
    • reserved and cautious
    • a cautious driver

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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touristry

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    tourism.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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trustworthy

  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trusty.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion
  • adjective satellite taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations
    • trustworthy public servants

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sapience

  • noun ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
    wisdom.

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determinable

  • adjective capable of being determined or limited or fixed
    • determinable velocities
    • matters determinable by law

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shrewdness

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    perspicaciousness; astuteness; perspicacity.

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predictor

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; prognosticator.
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
    • the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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stratagem

  • noun a maneuver in a game or conversation
    gambit; ploy.
  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    dodge; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

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injudiciousness

  • noun lacking good judgment
    indiscreetness.
  • noun the trait of being injudicious
    indiscretion.

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factory_farm

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; agriculture.

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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hard-boiled

  • adjective satellite tough and callous by virtue of experience
    pugnacious; hard-bitten.
  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    case-hardened; hardened.
    • faced a case-hardened judge

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problematical

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or debate
    problematic; 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; problematic; elusive; baffling; knotty.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home

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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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hep

  • adjective satellite informed about the latest trends
    hip; hip to.

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innate

  • adjective not established by conditioning or learning
    unconditioned; unlearned.
    • an unconditioned reflex
  • adjective satellite being talented through inherited qualities
    born; natural.
    • a natural leader
    • a born musician
    • an innate talent

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blabbermouthed

  • adjective satellite unwisely talking too much
    bigmouthed; talkative; blabby.
  • adjective satellite prone to communicate confidential information
    talebearing; leaky; tattling.

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employee-owned_business

  • noun a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it
    employee-owned enterprise.

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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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intention

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
    • his intentions are entirely honorable

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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scintillating

  • adjective satellite brilliantly clever
    • scintillating wit
    • a play full of scintillating dialogue
  • verb give off
    scintillate.
    • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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breeding

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    gentility; genteelness.
  • noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    training; education.
    • a woman of breeding and refinement

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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glib

  • adjective satellite marked by lack of intellectual depth
    • glib generalizations
    • a glib response to a complex question
  • adjective satellite having only superficial plausibility
    pat; slick.
    • glib promises
    • a slick commercial

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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case-hardened

  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    hard-boiled; hardened.
    • faced a case-hardened judge

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audacious

  • adjective satellite invulnerable to fear or intimidation
    brave; dauntless; fearless; hardy; intrepid; unfearing.
    • audacious explorers
    • fearless reporters and photographers
    • intrepid pioneers
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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searching

  • adjective satellite diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation
    probing; inquisitory.
    • a probing inquiry
    • a searching investigation of their past dealings
  • verb try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    look for; search; seek.
    • The police are searching for clues
    • They are searching for the missing man in the entire county

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construction

  • noun the act of constructing something
    building.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats
  • noun a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
    expression; grammatical construction.
    • I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

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dead

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

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line

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

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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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evaluative

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    appraising.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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statesman

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    solon; national leader.

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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urgent

  • adjective satellite compelling immediate action
    pressing.
    • too pressing to permit of longer delay
    • the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'
    • bridges in urgent need of repair

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utmost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    uttermost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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sagaciousness

  • noun the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    judgement; sagacity; judgment; discernment.
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    judiciousness; sagacity.

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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up

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

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politic

  • adjective marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    • it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels
    • a politic decision
    • a politic manager
    • a politic old scoundrel
    • a shrewd and politic reply
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; suave; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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clear-eyed

  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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calculated

  • adjective satellite carefully thought out in advance
    measured; deliberate.
    • a calculated insult
    • with measured irony
  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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detailed

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    elaborate; elaborated.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb provide details for
    detail.

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penetrating

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    penetrate; perforate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest

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unfeelingness

  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; callosity; hardness.

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knavish

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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deliberation

  • noun (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question
    • the deliberations of the jury
  • noun careful consideration
    advisement; weighing.
    • a little deliberation would have deterred them

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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raging

  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    hot.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent
  • verb behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    ramp; storm; rage.

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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statesmanlike

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanly.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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mother_wit

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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discreetness

  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; circumspection; discretion.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; diplomacy.

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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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as

  • noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
    arsenic; atomic number 33.
  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; Eastern Samoa.

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warning

  • noun a message informing of danger
    • a warning that still more bombs could explode
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    monition; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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au

  • noun a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
    atomic number 79; gold.
  • noun a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)
    Astronomical Unit.

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exhortatory

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    hortatory; hortative; exhortative.

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admonitory

  • adjective satellite serving to warn
    warning; exemplary; cautionary; monitory.
    • shook a monitory finger at him
    • an exemplary jail sentence
  • adjective satellite expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
    admonishing; reproachful; reproving.

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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well-advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan

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courant

(Her.) Represented as running; -- said of a beast borne in a coat of arms.

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abstruseness

  • noun the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
    reconditeness; obscureness; obscurity.
  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstrusity; profoundness; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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au_fait

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; abreast.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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answerable

  • adjective satellite capable of being answered
  • adjective satellite morally or legally responsible to a higher authority
    • parents are answerable for their child's acts

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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horse_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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valid

  • adjective well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
    • a valid inference
    • a valid argument
    • a valid contract
  • adjective satellite still legally acceptable
    • the license is still valid

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sly

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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ambitious

  • adjective having a strong desire for success or achievement
  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    challenging.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake

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cutthroat

  • noun someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; bowelless.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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uttermost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    utmost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    utmost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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hip_to

  • adjective satellite informed about the latest trends
    hip; hep.

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calculating

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; shrewd.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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baffling

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; problematical; knotty.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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intensified

  • adjective satellite made more intense
    • the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background
  • verb increase in extent or intensity
    escalate; step up; intensify.
    • The Allies escalated the bombing

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meaning

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

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acuminate

  • verb make sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point
  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point

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prudent

  • adjective careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
    • a prudent manager
    • prudent rulers
    • prudent hesitation
    • more prudent to hide than to fight

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restrained

  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    reticent; unemotional.
  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; restrain; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool

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fiscal

  • adjective involving financial matters
    financial.
    • fiscal responsibility

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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blow-by-blow

  • adjective satellite providing great detail
    • a blow-by-blow account of the movie

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reasoned

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; well-grounded.
    • a sound argument
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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profound

  • adjective showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • the differences are profound
    • a profound insight
    • a profound book
    • a profound mind
    • profound contempt
    • profound regret
  • adjective satellite of the greatest intensity; complete
    • a profound silence
    • a state of profound shock

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depth

  • noun the extent downward or backward or inward
    deepness.
    • the depth of the water
    • depth of a shelf
    • depth of a closet
  • noun degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

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experient

  • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    experienced.

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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intentional

  • adjective satellite characterized by conscious design or purpose
    knowing.
    • intentional damage
    • a knowing attempt to defraud
    • a willful waste of time
  • adjective done or made or performed with purpose and intent
    designed.
    • style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis
    • games designed for all ages
    • well-designed houses

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