scupper (Also scuppered, scuppers, scuppering) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to scupper


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

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  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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  • noun someone filled with admiration and awe; someone who wonders at something

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  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.

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  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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  • noun an irritating or obnoxious person
  • noun any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats
    • cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin
    • he examined the child's head for vermin
    • boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin

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  • adjective satellite of metal e.g.
    bent; dented.
    • bent nails
    • a car with a crumpled front end
    • dented fenders
  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; crumple; break down; crumble.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down

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

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  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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  • noun a person who belongs to a clan or tribe having a totem

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  • adjective satellite (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
    • kinky sex
    • perverted practices
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; 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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  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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  • noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
    • don't be such an apologetic shnook

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  • adjective satellite dangerous to yourself or your interests
    • suicidal impulses
    • a suicidal corporate takeover strategy
    • a kamikaze pilot

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  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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  • noun someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
    mischief-maker; troublemaker; bad hat; troubler.

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  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood

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  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble; put out.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb ignore someone's wishes

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  • noun any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury

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  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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  • noun an economist who specializes in microeconomics

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  • noun a person who takes part in social activities

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

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  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    • there was a blanket of snow

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  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb direct or strongly influence the behavior of
    • His belief in God governs his conduct

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  • 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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  • verb try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    search; seek.
    • The police are searching for clues
    • They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
  • verb be excited or anxious about
    look to; anticipate.

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  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia

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  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
  • noun a lack of vitality

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  • noun one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
    hesitater; hesitator; vacillator.

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  • noun a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

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  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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  • noun a thin person with long thin legs
  • noun long thin legs

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  • noun a person who likes to be active late at night
    nighthawk; night owl.

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  • noun someone (or something) expected to achieve great success in a given field
    great white hope.
    • this company is the great white hope of the nuclear industry's waste management policy

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  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

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  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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  • noun a persistent attacker
    • the harassers were not members of the regular army
  • noun a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

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  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlep; schlepper; shlepper.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey

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  • verb subject to fluoridation; treat with fluoride
    fluoridize; fluoridate.
    • fluoridized water
    • fluoridize the teeth of children

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  • noun someone who spoils the pleasure of others
    spoilsport; killjoy; wet blanket.

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  • verb play boisterously
    disport; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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  • noun the body of people who lead a group
    • the national leadership adopted his plan
  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others

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  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity

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  • noun an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
  • noun an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

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  • noun someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner

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  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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

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  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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  • verb win approval or support for
    carry; sway.
    • Carry all before one
    • His speech did not sway the voters
  • verb cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
    • You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

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  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

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  • noun Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)
    Gamma; Vasco da Gamma.

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  • noun a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; old-timer; stager.

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  • noun a naive or inexperienced person
  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

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  • noun the school of economic theory that stresses the costs of production as a means of stimulating the economy; advocates policies that raise capital and labor output by increasing the incentive to produce

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  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun exhaustion resulting from lack of food

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

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  • noun a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
    parachutist; parachuter.

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  • noun any person who is on your side

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  • noun a bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age

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  • noun an adherent of philosophical pragmatism
  • noun a person who takes a practical approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions

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  • noun a person who takes part in social activities

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

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

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  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

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  • noun susceptibility to fatigue; a tendency to get tired or lose strength

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  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarist; chiliast.
  • adjective relating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness

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  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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  • noun the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
  • noun a device for applying a substance

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  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    • The children must be properly socialized

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  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    • a patrilineal society

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  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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  • noun an applicant who is being considered for a job

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; recruit; inscribe.
    • The party recruited many new members

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  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; construe.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?
  • verb give an interpretation or explanation to

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

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  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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  • noun a person seized by nympholepsy

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  • noun a detailed critical inspection
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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  • noun someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
    procrastinator; cunctator.

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  • noun an inhabitant of an island

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  • noun someone who puts to good use
    • not all organisms are utilizers of oxygen
    • the social agencies and their utilizers both objected to the budget cut

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  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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  • verb expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    spue; ptyalise; ptyalize; spit.
    • The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer
  • verb eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical
    spew out; eruct.
    • the volcano spews out molten rocks every day
    • The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate

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  • noun one whose prevailing mental imagery is visual

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  • noun a person who changes something
    • 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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  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; draw; drawing card; attracter.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had
  • noun (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system

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  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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  • noun a person who adheres briefly to different diets

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  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food
  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; entice.
    • He lured me into temptation

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  • 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)
  • verb dehydrogenate with oxygen

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  • noun the significance of a story or event
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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  • noun the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    remittal; remission of sin; remission.

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  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism
    • rationalist philosophy

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  • noun someone who refuses to do what is asked or does the opposite of what is asked
  • noun someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions

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  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stripper.
  • noun a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers

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  • noun the state of being subject to danger or injury
  • noun the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure

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  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
  • noun a person who perspires

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  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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  • noun a specialist in linguistics

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  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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  • noun someone whose career progresses rapidly
    whizz-kid; ball of fire; whiz-kid.

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  • 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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  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; gossip.

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  • verb continue to live through hardship or adversity
    live on; last; hold up; live; endure; hold out; go.
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    pull round; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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

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  • noun a reckless and impetuous person
  • adjective satellite characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    impetuous; brainish; impulsive; madcap; hotheaded.
    • a hotheaded decision
    • liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers
    • an impetuous display of spending and gambling
    • madcap escapades

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  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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  • verb make a forceful move against
    • the electronic travel market is slam-dunking traditional travel agencies
  • verb make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk

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  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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  • noun the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine

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  • noun (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

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  • noun a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
    millenarian; chiliast.

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  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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  • noun the state of being exposed to risk or anxiety

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  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
  • noun any mature animal

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  • verb make a compound react with water and undergo hydrolysis

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  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb make complex
    • he unnecessarily complexified every problem

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  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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  • adjective of or relating to the craft of pottery
    • the fictile art
    • fictile ware
  • adjective satellite susceptible to being led or directed
    • fictile masses of people ripe for propaganda

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  • noun (slang) offensive names for a White man
    whitey; honky; honkey.

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

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  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb follow in or as if in pursuit
    • The police car pursued the suspected attacker
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

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  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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  • 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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  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)

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  • noun a person who