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automatise

  • verb turn into an automaton
    automatize.
  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically
    automatize; automate.
    • automatize the production
    • automate the movement of the robot

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decelerate

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    slow down; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb reduce the speed of
    slow down.
    • He slowed down the car

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disarray

  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions
  • noun untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
    disorderliness.

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sell_up

  • verb get rid of all one's merchandise
    sell out; liquidize.

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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debauch

  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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europeanise

  • verb denationalize and subject (a territory) to the supervision of an agency of a European community of nations
    Europeanize.
  • verb make (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas
    Europeanize.

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effeminize

  • verb to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to
    effeminise; womanize; feminize; feminise.
    • This hairdo feminizes the man

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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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alien

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

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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lighten

  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten up; buoy up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit
  • verb reduce the weight on; make lighter
    • she lightened the load on the tired donkey

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dermabrasion

  • noun removal of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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religious

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

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obnubilate

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; obscure; mist; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    obscure; confuse; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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territorialize

  • verb organize as a territory
    territorialise.
  • verb place on a territorial basis
    territorialise.
    • The railways were territorialized

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pervert

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    deviate; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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grape

  • noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grapevine; grape vine.

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rambling

  • adjective satellite spreading out in different directions
    sprawling; straggling; straggly.
    • sprawling handwriting
    • straggling branches
    • straggly hair
  • verb continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
    ramble on; ramble; jog.
    • This novel rambles on and jogs

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untie

  • verb undo the ties of
    unbrace; unlace.
    • They untied the prisoner
  • verb cause to become loose
    loosen; undo.
    • undo the shoelace
    • untie the knot
    • loosen the necktie

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cast_away

  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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destress

  • verb reduce the emphasis
    de-emphasise; de-emphasize.

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automatize

  • verb turn into an automaton
    automatise.
  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically
    automatise; automate.
    • automatize the production
    • automate the movement of the robot

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sediment

  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    deposit.
  • verb deposit as a sediment

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insulate

  • verb protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
    • We had his bedroom insulated before winter came
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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menace

  • noun something that is a source of danger
    threat.
    • earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan
  • noun a threat or the act of threatening
    • he spoke with desperate menace

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septic_tank

  • noun large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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slimed

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimy.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    slime.
    • The snake slimed his victim

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stable

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

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sputter

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

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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spiritualize

  • verb give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense
    spiritualise.
  • verb elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    transfigure; glorify.

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sexualise

  • verb make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to
    sexualize.
    • The god was sexualized and married to another god
    • Some languages sexualize all nouns and do not have a neuter gender

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vitalize

  • verb give life to
    vitalise.
    • The eggs are vitalized
  • verb make more lively or vigorous
    vitalise.
    • The treatment at the spa vitalized the old man

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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woman

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

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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masculinize

  • verb give a masculine appearance or character to
    • Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s
  • verb produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy
    masculinise; virilise; virilize.
    • the drugs masculinized the teenage girl

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soot

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • verb coat with soot

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terminate

  • verb bring to an end or halt
    end.
    • She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime
    • The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I
  • verb have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    stop; cease; finish; end.
    • the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed
    • Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other
    • My property ends by the bushes
    • The symphony ends in a pianissimo

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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impart

  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; pass on.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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grindcore

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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toss

  • noun the act of flipping a coin
    flip.
  • noun (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    flip; pass.
    • the pass was fumbled

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redact

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

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befoul

  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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europeanize

  • verb make (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas
    Europeanise.
  • verb denationalize and subject (a territory) to the supervision of an agency of a European community of nations
    Europeanise.

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foul

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

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gelatinise

  • verb become gelatinous or change into a jelly
    gelatinize.
    • the starch gelatinized when it was heated
  • verb convert into gelatinous form or jelly
    gelatinize.
    • hot water will gelatinize starch

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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basic_slag

  • noun slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer

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soften

  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
  • verb lessen in force or effect
    break; damp; weaken; dampen.
    • soften a shock
    • break a fall

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jettison

  • verb throw away, of something encumbering
  • verb throw as from an airplane

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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stiffen

  • verb become stiff or stiffer
    • He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room
  • verb make stiff or stiffer
    • Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine

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oleaginousness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oiliness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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maculate

  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    tarnish; sully; stain; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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unsubstantialise

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; immaterialise; unsubstantialize.

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elevate

  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work
  • verb raise from a lower to a higher position
    get up; lift; bring up; raise.
    • Raise your hands
    • Lift a load

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tighten

  • verb make tight or tighter
    fasten.
    • Tighten the wire
  • verb become tight or tighter
    • The rope tightened

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unify

  • verb become one
    merge; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; mingle; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance

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scumless

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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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solemnize

  • verb observe or perform with dignity or gravity
    solemnise.
    • The King solemnized this day of morning
  • verb perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies
    solemnise.

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solid

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

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conventionalize

  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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deaminize

  • verb remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination
    deaminate.

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naturalise

  • verb adopt to another place
    naturalize.
    • The stories had become naturalized into an American setting
  • verb make more natural or lifelike
    naturalize.

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disheveled

  • adjective satellite in disarray; extremely disorderly
    tousled; frowzled; rumpled; dishevelled.
    • her clothing was disheveled
    • powder-smeared and frowzled
    • a rumpled unmade bed
    • a bed with tousled sheets
    • his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
  • verb disarrange or rumple; dishevel
    tousle; dishevel; tangle.
    • The strong wind tousled my hair

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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disqualify

  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
    indispose; unfit.
    • Your income disqualifies you
  • verb declare unfit
    • She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete

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sucking_louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    louse.

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refresh

  • verb refresh one's memory
    brush up; review.
    • I reviewed the material before the test
  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    freshen.
    • The cool water refreshed us

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scour

  • noun a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  • verb examine minutely
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive

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pitch_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; ebony.

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slow_down

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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smirch

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; blot; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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immaculateness

  • noun the state of being spotlessly clean
    spotlessness.

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round_down

  • verb express as a round number
    round out; round; round off.
    • round off the amount

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revolutionise

  • verb fill with revolutionary ideas
    revolutionize; inspire.
  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionize.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe

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archaize

  • verb give an archaic appearance of character to
    archaise.
    • archaized craftwork

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speckless

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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pubic

  • adjective relating or near the pubis
    • pubic bones
    • pubic hair

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louden

  • verb become louder
    • The room loudened considerably
  • verb cause to become loud

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sapropel

  • noun sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans

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tenderise

  • verb make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
    tender; tenderize.
    • tenderize meat

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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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professionalise

  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    professionalize.
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    professionalize.
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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lighten_up

  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten; buoy up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit
  • verb become more cheerful
    lighten; buoy up.
    • after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit

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plasticise

  • verb become plastic, as by having a plasticizer added
    plasticize.
  • verb make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
    plasticize.
    • plasticized PVC

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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pollution

  • noun undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; defilement.

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even

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

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professionalize

  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    professionalise.
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    professionalise.
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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destain

  • verb remove stain from (a laboratory specimen) to enhance contrast

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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gunk

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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slag

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    dross; scoria.
  • verb convert into slag

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widen

  • verb become broader or wider or more extensive
    • The road widened
  • verb make (clothes) larger
    let out.
    • Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight

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uncleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually unclean

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hydrogenate

  • verb combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)

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revolutionize

  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionise.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe
  • verb overthrow by a revolution, of governments

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exacerbate

  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain
  • verb exasperate or irritate
    aggravate; exasperate.

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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slovenly_person

  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    sloven; slob; pig.

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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alkalinize

  • verb become alkaline
    alkalinise.
  • verb make (a substance) alkaline
    alkalinise.
    • The oxide is alkalized

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polloi

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islamise

  • verb cause to conform to Islamic law
    Islamize.
    • Islamize the dietary laws
  • verb convert to Islam
    Islamize.
    • The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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remotion

  • noun the act of removing
    removal.
    • he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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modify

  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage
  • verb add a modifier to a constituent
    qualify.

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throw_away

  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries
  • verb get rid of
    shake off; shed; throw off; drop; cast off; cast; throw.
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes

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baring

  • noun the removal of covering
    uncovering; stripping; husking; denudation.
  • verb lay bare
    bare.
    • bare your breasts
    • bare your feelings

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rabble

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    mob; rout.
  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    riffraff; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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immaterialize

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    unsubstantialise; immaterialise; unsubstantialize.

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alchemize

  • verb alter (elements) by alchemy
    alchemise.

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evisceration

  • noun surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
  • noun the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
    disembowelment.

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undo

  • verb cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
    • I wish I could undo my actions
  • verb deprive of certain characteristics
    unmake.

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solute

  • noun the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state

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deodorise

  • verb eliminate the odor from
    deodourise; deodorize.
    • This stick will deodorize your armpits

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magnetise

  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks
  • verb make magnetic
    magnetize.
    • The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings

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dynamize

  • verb make more dynamic
    dynamise.
    • She was dynamized by her desire to go to grad school
  • verb make (a drug) effective
    dynamise.
    • dynamized medicine

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virilise

  • verb produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy
    masculinise; virilize; masculinize.
    • the drugs masculinized the teenage girl

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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convert

  • noun a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  • verb change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    change over.
    • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

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prostrate

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

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deodorize

  • verb eliminate the odor from
    deodorise; deodourise.
    • This stick will deodorize your armpits

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smudgy

  • adjective satellite smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination
    • oil-smeared work clothes
    • hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth
    • ink-smudged fingers

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change_taste

  • verb alter the flavor of

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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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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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polarize

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarise.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarise.

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scramble

  • noun an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    scuffle.
  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scurry.

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jumping_plant_louse

  • noun small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices
    psyllid; psylla.

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trial

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

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make_clean

  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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territorialise

  • verb organize as a territory
    territorialize.
  • verb place on a territorial basis
    territorialize.
    • The railways were territorialized

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disposal

  • noun the power to use something or someone
    • used all the resources at his disposal
  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    administration.

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alchemise

  • verb alter (elements) by alchemy
    alchemize.

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dismiss

  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    brush aside; brush off; ignore; discount; push aside; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances
  • verb cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration
    throw out.
    • This case is dismissed!

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fatten

  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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changer

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

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reclaim

  • verb claim back
    repossess.
  • verb reuse (materials from waste products)
    recover.

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nowhere

  • noun an insignificant place
    • he came out of nowhere
  • adverb not anywhere; in or at or to no place
    • I am going nowhere

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validate

  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; formalise.
  • verb prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

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invalidate

  • verb declare invalid
    annul; void; nullify; quash; avoid.
    • The contract was annulled
    • void a plea
  • verb make invalid for use
    cancel.
    • cancel cheques or tickets

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immaterialise

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; unsubstantialise; unsubstantialize.

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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soot_black

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; sable; coal black; pitch black; ebony.

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oxygenize

  • verb change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule)
    oxygenise.
  • verb dehydrogenate with oxygen
    oxygenise.

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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sensitize

  • verb make sensitive or aware
    sensify; sensitise; sensibilise; sensibilize.
    • He was not sensitized to her emotional needs
  • verb cause to sense; make sensitive
    sensitise.
    • She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    • My tongue became sensitized to good wine

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indispose

  • verb make unwilling
    disincline.
  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
    disqualify; unfit.
    • Your income disqualifies you

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cluttered

  • adjective satellite filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish
    littered.
    • the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris
    • his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair
  • verb fill a space in a disorderly way
    clutter; clutter up.

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disembowelment

  • noun the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
    evisceration.

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redo

  • verb make new
    refashion; make over; remake.
    • She is remaking her image
  • verb do over, as of (part of) a house
    reconstruct; remodel.
    • We are remodeling these rooms

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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lime

  • noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
    calcium hydroxide; calcium hydrate; caustic lime; slaked lime; hydrated lime; lime hydrate.
  • noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
    calx; quicklime; fluxing lime; unslaked lime; burnt lime; calcined lime; calcium oxide.

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sensitise

  • verb cause to sense; make sensitive
    sensitize.
    • She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    • My tongue became sensitized to good wine
  • verb make sensitive to a drug or allergen
    sensitize.
    • Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen

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cleanness

  • noun the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
  • noun without moral defects

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reflate

  • verb economics: experience reflation
    • The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures
  • verb economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation
    • These measures reflated the economy

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volatilise

  • verb make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
    volatilize.

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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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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disenable

  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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digitalize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data
  • verb administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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despumation

The act of throwing up froth or scum; separation of the scum or impurities from liquids; scumming; clarification.

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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piggyback

  • noun the act of carrying something piggyback
  • verb ride on someone's shoulders or back

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muck_up

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • verb soil with mud, muck, or mire
    muck; mire; mud.
    • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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laicise

  • verb reduce to lay status
    laicize.
    • laicize the parochial schools

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automate

  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically
    automatise; automatize.
    • automatize the production
    • automate the movement of the robot

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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sharpen

  • verb make sharp or sharper
    • sharpen the knives
  • verb make crisp or more crisp and precise
    • We had to sharpen our arguments

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meliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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sanitize

  • verb make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing
    hygienise; sanitise; hygienize.
  • verb make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features
    sanitise.
    • sanitize a document before releasing it to the press
    • sanitize history
    • sanitize the language in a book

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skum

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modification

  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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decrepitate

  • verb undergo decrepitation and crackle
    • The salt decrepitated
  • verb to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops
    • decrepitate salts

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impureness

  • noun the condition of being impure
    impurity.

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mire

  • noun a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    quag; morass; slack; quagmire.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    slop.
    • they waded through the slop

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travel-soiled

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-stained.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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plant_louse

  • noun any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
    louse.

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scummy

  • adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; low; abject; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  • adjective satellite covered with scum
    • the scummy surface of the polluted pond

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synchronize

  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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digitise

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitalise; digitalize; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data

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urbanize

  • verb make more industrial or city-like
    urbanise.
    • The area was urbanized after many people moved in
  • verb impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon
    urbanise.
    • Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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corporis

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muss

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    mess; messiness; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch
    genus Mus; Mus.

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phylloxera_vitifoleae

  • noun destructive to various grape plants
    grape phylloxera; grape louse.

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sex_up

  • verb give erotic character to or make more interesting
    eroticize.
    • eroticize the ads

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archaise

  • verb give an archaic appearance of character to
    archaize.
    • archaized craftwork

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gear_up

  • verb make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set; prepare; fix; set up; ready.
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

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norway_rat

  • noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
    Rattus norvegicus; brown rat.

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ease_off

  • verb become less intense
    slacken off; ease up; flag.
  • verb reduce pressure or intensity
    ease up; let up.
    • he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down

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sweeten

  • verb make sweeter in taste
    dulcify; edulcorate; dulcorate.
  • verb make sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable
    • sweeten a deal

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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dissimilate

  • verb become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities
    • These consonants dissimilate
  • verb make dissimilar; cause to become less similar

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slovenly

  • adjective satellite negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
    frowsy; frowzy.
    • filled the door with her frowzy bulk
    • frowzy white hair
    • slovenly appearance

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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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abandon

  • noun the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    wantonness; unconstraint.
    • she danced with abandon
  • noun a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
    wildness.
    • the wildness of his anger

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urbanise

  • verb impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon
    urbanize.
    • Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them
  • verb make more industrial or city-like
    urbanize.
    • The area was urbanized after many people moved in

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modifier

  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    qualifier.
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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my

Of or belonging to me; -- used always attributively; as, my body; my book; -- mine is used in the predicate; as, the book is mine. See Mine.

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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loosen

  • verb make loose or looser
    loose.
    • loosen the tension on a rope
  • verb make less severe or strict
    relax.
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught

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immortalize

  • verb be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    memorialise; commemorate; record; memorialize; immortalise.
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead
  • verb make famous forever
    eternalize; eternalise; eternize; eternise; immortalise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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romanticise

  • verb interpret romantically
    glamourise; romanticize; glamorize.
    • Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • verb make romantic in style
    romanticize.
    • The designer romanticized the little black dress

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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denationalise

  • verb put under private control or ownership
    denationalize.
    • The steel industry was denationalized

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diabolize

  • verb turn into a devil or make devilish
    diabolise; devilise; devilize.
    • Man devilized by war

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lifehack

  • verb make one's day-to-day activities more efficient

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slenderize

  • verb make slender or appear to be slender
    slenderise.
    • slenderizing skirts
  • verb take off weight
    slim; melt off; reduce; slim down; lose weight; thin.

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toss_out

  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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untouchable

  • noun belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
    Harijan.
  • adjective satellite beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment
    • for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek

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abner

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unswept

  • adjective not swept or having sweep
    • a boxy little plane with square unswept wings
  • adjective satellite not having been swept
    • unswept floors

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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pond

  • noun a small lake
    pool.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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eternise

  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalize; eternalise; eternize; immortalise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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freshen

  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    refresh.
    • The cool water refreshed us
  • verb become or make oneself fresh again
    refreshen; refresh; freshen up.
    • She freshened up after the tennis game

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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synchronise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; contemporise; contemporize.
  • verb make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    synchronize.
    • synchronize this film

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unsubstantialize

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; unsubstantialise; immaterialise.

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normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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riffraff

  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    rabble; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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six

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
    six-spot.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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civilise

  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • verb raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
    civilize.
    • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

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oxygenise

  • verb change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule)
    oxygenize.
  • verb dehydrogenate with oxygen
    oxygenize.

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mole

  • noun the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    mol; gram molecule.
  • noun a spy who works against enemy espionage
    counterspy.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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soiling

  • noun the act of soiling something
    dirtying; soilure.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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eternalise

  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalize; eternize; eternise; immortalise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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delay

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    hold; postponement; time lag; wait.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    holdup.

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weed

  • noun any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
  • noun a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
    mourning band.

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put_away

  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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coarsen

  • verb make or become coarse or coarser
    • coarsen the surface
    • Their minds coarsened
  • verb make less subtle or refined
    • coarsen one's ideals

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reestablish

  • verb bring back into original existence, use, function, or position
    restore; reinstate.
    • restore law and order
    • reestablish peace in the region
    • restore the emperor to the throne

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untidy

  • adjective not neat and tidy
    • careless and untidy in her personal habits
    • an untidy living room
    • untidy and casual about money

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chuck_out

  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries
  • verb put out or expel from a place
    eject; turf out; boot out; turn out; exclude.
    • The unruly student was excluded from the game

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blackness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; black.
  • noun total absence of light
    black; lightlessness; pitch blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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even_out

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make level or straight
    even; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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beef_up

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; fortify.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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blear

  • verb make dim or indistinct
    blur.
    • The fog blurs my vision
  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary; bleary-eyed.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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blacken

  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened
  • verb burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
    char; sear; scorch.
    • The cook blackened the chicken breast
    • The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece
    • the flames scorched the ceiling

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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volatilize

  • verb make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
    volatilise.

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disable

  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer
  • verb injure permanently
    handicap; incapacitate; invalid.
    • He was disabled in a car accident

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bemire

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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morph

  • verb cause to change shape in a computer animation
    • The computer programmer morphed the image
  • verb change shape as via computer animation
    • In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther

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polarise

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarize.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarize.

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develop

  • verb make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique
  • verb work out
    evolve; germinate.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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coagulate

  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot.
    • coagulated blood
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
    clot.

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filthy

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

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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voidance

  • noun the act of removing the contents of something
    evacuation; emptying.

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militarise

  • verb lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
    militarize.
    • militarize Germany again after the war
  • verb adopt for military use
    militarize.
    • militarize the Civil Service

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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septic

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    infected.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    • the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank

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fecundate

  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilize; fertilise.
    • The course fertilized her imagination
  • verb introduce semen into (a female)
    fertilize; fertilise; inseminate.

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alienate

  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; estrange.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious
  • verb transfer property or ownership
    alien.
    • The will aliened the property to the heirs

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inkiness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    black; blackness.

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lubricating_oil

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    grease.

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purify

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water
  • verb make pure or free from sin or guilt
    purge; sanctify.
    • he left the monastery purified

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devilize

  • verb turn into a devil or make devilish
    diabolize; diabolise; devilise.
    • Man devilized by war

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uniformise

  • verb make uniform
    uniformize.
    • the data have been uniformized

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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denaturalize

  • verb make less natural or unnatural
    denaturalise.
  • verb strip of the rights and duties of citizenship
    denaturalise.
    • The former Nazi was denaturalized

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deep-six

  • verb toss out; get rid of
    give it the deep six.
    • deep-six these old souvenirs!
  • verb throw from a boat
    throw overboard.

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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roof_rat

  • noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide
    Rattus rattus; black rat.

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foulness

  • noun disgusting wickedness and immorality
    • he understood the foulness of sin
    • his display of foulness deserved severe punishment
    • mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed
  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    nastiness; filth; filthiness.

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americanise

  • verb make American in character
    Americanize.
    • The year in the US has completely Americanized him
  • verb become American in character
    Americanize.
    • After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized

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professional_wrestling

  • noun wrestling for money

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incandesce

  • verb cause to become incandescent or glow
    • the lamp was incandesced
  • verb become incandescent or glow with heat
    • an incandescing body

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renormalize

  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalize; normalise; renormalise.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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acetylate

  • verb receive substitution of an acetyl group
    acetylise; acetylize.
    • the compounds acetylated
  • verb introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
    acetylise; acetylize.

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schwartz

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over

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

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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stripping

  • noun the removal of covering
    uncovering; husking; baring; denudation.
  • verb take away possessions from someone
    deprive; divest; strip.
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets

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entity

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

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sootiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    smuttiness.

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suspend

  • verb hang freely
    • The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them
  • verb cause to be held in suspension in a fluid
    • suspend the particles

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fortify

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb enclose by or as if by a fortification
    fort.

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de-access

  • verb dispose of by selling
    • the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money
    • the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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sludge

  • noun the precipitate produced by sewage treatment
  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop.

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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occidentalise

  • verb make western in character
    occidentalize; westernize; westernise.
    • The country was Westernized after it opened up

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estrange

  • verb remove from customary environment or associations
    • years of boarding school estranged the child from her home
  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; alienate.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

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dirtiness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    uncleanness.
  • noun the state of containing dirty impurities

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complicate

  • verb make more complicated
    perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; refine.
    • refine a design or pattern

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supercharge

  • verb increase or raise
    advance; boost.
    • boost the voltage in an electrical circuit
  • verb increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
    pressurize; pressurise.

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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equalise

  • verb compensate; make the score equal
    equalize; get even.
  • verb make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
    equalize; equate; equal; match.
    • let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office
    • The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

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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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constitutionalize

  • verb provide with a constitution, as of a country
    • The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century
  • verb take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
    • A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize

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dross

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    impurity.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    slag; scoria.

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animise

  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animate.
    • animated cartoons

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isaac

  • noun (Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau

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bestialize

  • verb make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
    bestialise.

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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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demoralize

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    depress; dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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oxidise

  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    oxidize; oxidate.
  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    oxidize; oxidate.
    • This metal oxidizes easily

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dukalsky

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glorify

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb bestow glory upon
    • The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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bestialise

  • verb make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
    bestialize.

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animize

  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animate; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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greek_mythology

  • noun the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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comb_out

  • verb remove unwanted elements
    weed out.
    • The company weeded out the incompetent people
    • The new law weeds out the old inequities
  • verb smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
    comb; disentangle.
    • comb your hair before dinner
    • comb the wool

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gook

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)
    slant-eye.

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demythologize

  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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break

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

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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rosaline

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deaminate

  • verb remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination
    deaminize.

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symmetrise

  • verb make symmetric
    symmetrize.
    • symmetrized waves

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withdrawal

  • noun a retraction of a previously held position
    backdown; climb-down.
  • noun the act of taking out money or other capital

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fingerprint

  • noun a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
  • noun a generic term for any identifying characteristic
    • that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it

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liquify

  • verb make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
    liquidise; liquefy; liquidize.
    • liquefy the silver
  • verb become liquid or fluid when heated
    flux; liquefy.
    • the frozen fat liquefied

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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outmode

  • verb make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete
    • Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth

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frenchify

  • verb make French in appearance or character
    • let's Frenchify the restaurant and charge more money
  • verb become French in appearance or character
    • This restaurant has Frenchified

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pocket_rat

  • noun any of various rodents with cheek pouches

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slenderise

  • verb make slender or appear to be slender
    slenderize.
    • slenderizing skirts

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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diabolise

  • verb turn into a devil or make devilish
    diabolize; devilise; devilize.
    • Man devilized by war

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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stabilize

  • verb make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    stabilise.
    • The drug stabilized her blood pressure
    • stabilize prices
  • verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    steady; brace; stabilise.
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

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edit

  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages
  • verb supervise the publication of
    • The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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constitutionalise

  • verb incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional
    constitutionalize.
    • A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's

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slough_off

  • verb discard as undesirable
    • the candidate sloughed off his former campaign workers
  • verb separate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion

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dingy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    muddy; muddied; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair

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merge

  • verb become one
    unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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eternize

  • verb cause to continue indefinitely
  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalize; eternalise; eternise; immortalise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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degauss

  • verb make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)
    demagnetise; demagnetize.
    • demagnetize the iron shavings
    • they degaussed the ship

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brown_rat

  • noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
    Norway rat; Rattus norvegicus.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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touch_on

  • verb refer to or discuss briefly
  • verb be relevant to
    relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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discolouration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    stain; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discoloration.

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immortalise

  • verb be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    immortalize; memorialise; commemorate; record; memorialize.
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead
  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalize; eternalise; eternize; eternise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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politicize

  • verb give a political character to
    politicise.
    • politicize the discussion

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capitis

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nick

  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    ding; gouge; dent.
  • noun (British slang) a prison
    • he's in the nick

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waken

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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activate

  • verb put in motion or move to act
    touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
  • verb make active or more active
    • activate an old file

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decimalise

  • verb change from fractions to decimals
    decimalize.
    • Stock prices will be decimalized in the year 2000
  • verb change to the decimal system
    decimalize.
    • The country decimalized the currency in 1975

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transform

  • verb subject to a mathematical transformation
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transmute; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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water-washed

  • adjective satellite washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea
  • verb wash with water
    water-wash.

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variegate

  • verb change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors
  • verb make something more diverse and varied
    motley; vary.
    • Vary the menu

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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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emphasise

  • verb give extra weight to (a communication)
    underline; underscore; emphasize.
    • Her gesture emphasized her words
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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head_lice

  • noun infestation of the scalp with lice
    pediculosis capitis.

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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weaken

  • verb lessen the strength of
    • The fever weakened his body
  • verb become weaker
    • The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

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hugger-mugger

  • noun a state of confusion
    • he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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equate

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    correspond.

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rice_rat

  • noun hardy agile rat of grassy marshes of Mexico and the southeastern United States
    Oryzomys palustris.

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despumate

To throw off impurities in spume; to work off in foam or scum; to foam.

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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colourize

  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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counterchange

  • verb cause to change places
    transpose; interchange.
    • interchange this screw for one of a smaller size

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goo

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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envenom

  • verb cause to be bitter or resentful
    acerbate; embitter.
    • These injustices embittered her even more
  • verb add poison to
    poison.
    • Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her

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orientalize

  • verb make oriental in character
    orientalise.
    • orientalize your garden

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acerbate

  • verb cause to be bitter or resentful
    embitter; envenom.
    • These injustices embittered her even more
  • verb make sour or bitter

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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chaos

  • noun a state of extreme confusion and disorder
    topsy-turvydom; bedlam; topsy-turvyness; pandemonium.
  • noun the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos

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your

The form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you. ✍ The possessive takes the form yours when the noun to which it refers is not expressed, but implied; as, this book is yours. "An old fellow of yours." Chaucer.

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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sordidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    squalor; squalidness.
  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    despicability; despicableness; baseness; contemptibility.

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make_grow

  • verb cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
    develop.
    • The perfect climate here develops the grain
    • He developed a new kind of apple

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adjust

  • verb alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
    set; correct.
    • Adjust the clock, please
    • correct the alignment of the front wheels
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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vitiate

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make imperfect
    impair; mar; deflower; spoil.
    • nothing marred her beauty

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throwing_away

  • noun getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
    discard.

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evacuation

  • noun the act of removing the contents of something
    emptying; voidance.
  • noun the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection

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dinginess

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinge.

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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womanize

  • verb have amorous affairs; of men
    philander; womanise.
    • He has been womanizing for years
  • verb to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to
    effeminise; effeminize; feminize; feminise.
    • This hairdo feminizes the man

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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correct

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

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lubricate

  • verb have lubricating properties
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lube.
    • lubricate my car

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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belief

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

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lampblack

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; carbon black.

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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scumbag

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pubic_louse

  • noun a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
    crab louse; Phthirius pubis; crab.

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bedlam

  • noun a state of extreme confusion and disorder
    topsy-turvydom; topsy-turvyness; chaos; pandemonium.
  • noun pejorative terms for an insane asylum
    crazy house; cuckoo's nest; snake pit; loony bin; booby hatch; madhouse; nuthouse; funny farm; sanatorium; nut house; funny house.

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smudge

  • noun a smoky fire to drive away insects
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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arterialise

  • verb change venous blood into arterial blood
    arterialize.

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vascularise

  • verb become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids
    vascularize.
    • The egg yolk vascularized
  • verb make vascular
    vascularize.
    • the yolk sac is gradually vascularized

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untidiness

  • noun the condition of being untidy
  • noun the trait of being untidy and messy
    messiness.

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clarify

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
    • clarify the butter
    • clarify beer

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bestow

  • verb present
    confer.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone
  • verb give as a gift

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tenderize

  • verb make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
    tender; tenderise.
    • tenderize meat

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uncovering

  • noun the removal of covering
    stripping; husking; baring; denudation.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    find; discovery.

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disposition

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

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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topsy

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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algae

  • noun primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
    alga.

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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greasy

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; oily.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    oily.
    • greasy coveralls
    • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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blister

  • noun a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
  • noun (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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colour_in

  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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removal

  • noun the act of removing
    remotion.
    • he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy
  • noun dismissal from office

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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round

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

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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impure

  • adjective combined with extraneous elements
  • adjective (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
    • impure thoughts

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fouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    befouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb hit a foul ball
    foul.

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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transubstantiate

  • verb change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transmute; transform.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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brutalize

  • verb treat brutally
    brutalise.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; animalize; brutalise.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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think

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

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jumbled

  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; disorderly; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes
  • verb be all mixed up or jumbled together
    jumble; mingle.
    • His words jumbled

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fill_out

  • verb write all the required information onto a form
    fill in; make out; complete.
    • fill out this questionnaire, please!
    • make out a form
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    round out.

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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ossify

  • verb become bony
    • The tissue ossified
  • verb make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
    rigidify; petrify.
    • rigidify the training schedule
    • ossified teaching methods
    • slogans petrify our thinking

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religious_belief

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

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commercialize

  • verb exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    • The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches
  • verb make commercial
    market; commercialise.
    • Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life

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confuse

  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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common_louse

  • noun head or body louse
    Pediculus humanus.

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puppet

  • noun a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
    marionette.
  • noun a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
    tool; creature.

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radicalize

  • verb make more radical in social or political outlook
    • Her work in the developing world radicalized her

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shoal

  • noun a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shallow.

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sober

  • verb cause to become sober
    • A sobering thought
  • verb become more realistic
    sober up.
    • After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up

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rarify

  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    elaborate; complicate; refine.
    • refine a design or pattern

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ditch

  • noun a long narrow excavation in the earth
  • noun any small natural waterway

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disorderliness

  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorder.
    • the files are in complete disorder
  • noun rowdy behavior
    rowdyism; rowdiness; roughness.

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nastiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    filth; filthiness; foulness.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; bitchiness.

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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topsy-turvydom

  • noun a state of extreme confusion and disorder
    bedlam; topsy-turvyness; chaos; pandemonium.

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debase

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
    alloy.

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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grime

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grunge; stain.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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subtilize

  • verb mark fine distinctions and subtleties, as among words
  • verb make more subtle or refined
    rarefy; sublimate.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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straighten_out

  • verb settle or put right
    put right; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements
  • verb extricate from entanglement
    unsnarl; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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grimy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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dislodgement

  • noun forced removal from a position of advantage
    dislodgment.

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inflate

  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated
  • verb fill with gas or air
    blow up.
    • inflate a balloons

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unsanctify

  • verb remove the sanctification from or make unsanctified

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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unlearn

  • verb try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
  • verb discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

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break_up

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    break; separate; split up; part; split.
    • The business partners broke over a tax question
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
    • My friend and I split up

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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decentralize

  • verb make less central
    decentralise; deconcentrate.
    • After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized

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gear

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear wheel; geared wheel.
  • noun wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    gearing; geartrain; train; power train.
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

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aerate

  • verb expose to fresh air
    air out; air.
    • aerate your old sneakers
  • verb aerate (sewage) so as to favor the growth of organisms that decompose organic matter
    activate.

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wrestling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestle; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; grappling.

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pediculus_capitis

  • noun infests the head and body of humans
    head louse.

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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retard

  • noun a person of subnormal intelligence
    half-wit; idiot; imbecile; changeling; moron; cretin.
  • verb cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    • This drug will retard your heart rate

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fatten_out

  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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adelgid

  • noun any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

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oryzomys_palustris

  • noun hardy agile rat of grassy marshes of Mexico and the southeastern United States
    rice rat.

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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flesh_out

  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child
  • 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; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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grace

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

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gelatinize

  • verb coat with gelatin
  • verb become gelatinous or change into a jelly
    gelatinise.
    • the starch gelatinized when it was heated

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soap_film

  • noun a film left on objects after they have been washed in soap

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unkemptness

  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    sloppiness; slovenliness.

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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fatten_up

  • verb make fat or plump
    fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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floozie

  • noun a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
    floozy; streetwalker; slattern; street girl; hooker; hustler.

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rival

  • noun the contestant you hope to defeat
    contender; competitor; competition; challenger.
    • he had respect for his rivals
    • he wanted to know what the competition was doing
  • verb be equal to in quality or ability
    touch; equal; match.
    • Nothing can rival cotton for durability
    • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues
    • Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents

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give_it_the_deep_six

  • verb toss out; get rid of
    deep-six.
    • deep-six these old souvenirs!

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rationalize

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    apologise; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    rationalise; cut; prune.
    • We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

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sensibilize

  • verb make sensitive or aware
    sensify; sensitise; sensibilise; sensitize.
    • He was not sensitized to her emotional needs

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grape_phylloxera

  • noun destructive to various grape plants
    Phylloxera vitifoleae; grape louse.

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take_away

  • verb remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
    bear off; carry away; carry off; bear away.
    • Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands
    • The car carried us off to the meeting
    • I'll take you away on a holiday
    • I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take; remove.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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chicken_louse

  • noun a louse parasitic on poultry
    Menopon palladum; shaft louse; Menopon gallinae.

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discolor

  • verb lose color or turn colorless
    • The painting discolored
  • verb cause to lose or change color
    • The detergent discolored my shirts

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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pediculus_corporis

  • noun a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings
    body louse; cootie.

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riddance

  • noun the act of removing or getting rid of something
    elimination.
  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    expulsion; ejection; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school

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sluttishness

  • noun in the manner of a slattern
    slatternliness.

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eternalize

  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalise; eternize; eternise; immortalise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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collimate

  • verb make or place parallel to something
    parallel.
    • They paralleled the ditch to the highway
  • verb adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)

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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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portsmouth

  • noun a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards
  • noun a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean

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smutch

  • verb make a smudge on; soil by smudging
    smear; smudge; blur.

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barbarize

  • verb become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language
    barbarise.
  • verb make crude or savage in behavior or speech
    barbarise.
    • his years in prison have barbarized the young man

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emanation

  • noun something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.)
  • noun the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    emission.

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strengthen

  • verb make strong or stronger
    fortify; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb gain strength
    • His body strengthened

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oak_blight

  • noun a black plant louse that lives on oaks and dogwoods

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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heat_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat; hot up.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make hot or hotter
    heat.
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove

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cause_to_sleep

  • verb make fall asleep
    • The soft music caused us to fall asleep

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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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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mechanize

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    motorize; motorise; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanise.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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semen

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

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emptying

  • noun the act of removing the contents of something
    evacuation; voidance.
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    empty.
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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perplex

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; 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
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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bastard

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.

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customise

  • verb make to specifications
    customize; custom-make; tailor-make.
    • I had this desk custom-made for me
  • verb make according to requirements
    customize.
    • customize a car

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deodourise

  • verb eliminate the odor from
    deodorise; deodorize.
    • This stick will deodorize your armpits

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colorise

  • verb add color to
    color in; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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inform

  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    • I informed him of his rights
  • verb give character or essence to
    • The principles that inform modern teaching

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vegetable_matter

  • noun matter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plant

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pubis

  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; os pubis.

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cave

  • noun a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
  • verb hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    undermine.
    • The river was caving the banks

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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sordid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; squalid; sleazy.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite unethical or dishonest
    dirty.
    • dirty police officers
    • a sordid political campaign

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arterialize

  • verb change venous blood into arterial blood
    arterialise.

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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humanize

  • verb make more humane
    humanise.
    • The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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deprave

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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rattus_rattus

  • noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide
    roof rat; black rat.

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blunt

  • verb make less intense
    • blunted emotions
  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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flense

  • verb strip the blubber or skin from (a whale or seal)

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vegetation

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; flora.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the process of growth in plants

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cast_out

  • verb expel from a community or group
    ostracize; blackball; shun; ban; ostracise; banish.
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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islamize

  • verb cause to conform to Islamic law
    Islamise.
    • Islamize the dietary laws
  • verb convert to Islam
    Islamise.
    • The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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desensitise

  • verb cause not to be sensitive
    desensitize.
    • The war desensitized many soldiers
    • The photographic plate was desensitized
  • verb make insensitive
    desensitize.
    • His military training desensitized him

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demist

  • verb free from mist
    defog.
    • demist the car windows

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spice_up

  • verb add herbs or spices to
    zest; spice.
  • verb make more interesting or flavorful
    spice.
    • Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer

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physical_entity

  • noun an entity that has physical existence

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customize

  • verb make to specifications
    custom-make; customise; tailor-make.
    • I had this desk custom-made for me
  • verb make according to requirements
    customise.
    • customize a car

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squalor

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalidness.

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round_out

  • verb fill out
    finish out.
    • These studies round out the results of many years of research
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    fill out.

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evaporate

  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize.
    • evaporate milk
  • verb cause to change into a vapor
    vaporise.
    • The chemist evaporated the water

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grungy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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simplify

  • verb make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
    • We had to simplify the instructions
    • this move will simplify our lives

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barbarise

  • verb become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language
    barbarize.
  • verb make crude or savage in behavior or speech
    barbarize.
    • his years in prison have barbarized the young man

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visualize

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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internationalize

  • verb put under international control
    internationalise.
    • internationalize trade of certain drugs
  • verb make international in character
    internationalise.
    • We internationalized the committee

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