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secular (Also seculars) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to secular

gatekeeper

  • 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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saver

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

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foul

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

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registered_representative

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account executive; account representative.

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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risk

  • 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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jack

  • 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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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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scholar

  • 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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genteelness

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; gentility.

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robert_morris

  • noun leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)
    Morris.

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nondescript

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

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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elegant

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

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second

  • 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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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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antisecular

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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unskilled

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

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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withering

  • noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
    atrophy.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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applier

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

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drooler

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

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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carrottop

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

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active

  • 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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noncompliant

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

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substance

  • 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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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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cosmopolite

  • noun a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    cosmopolitan.

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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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golden

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

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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operating_capital

  • noun capital available for the operations of a firm (e.g. manufacturing or transportation) as distinct from financial transactions and long-term improvements

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contumelious

  • adjective satellite arrogantly insolent

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personal_business

  • noun matters of personal concern
    affairs; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order

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account_representative

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account executive; registered representative.

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laicist

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sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

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sweater

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

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chooser

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

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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withholder

  • 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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yahoo

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.
  • noun one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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adult

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

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gould

  • noun United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)
    Stephen Jay Gould.
  • noun United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
    Jay Gould.

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ward

  • 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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hold

  • 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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salomon

  • noun American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
    Haym Salomon.

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word

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

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stigmatist

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

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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barbarousness

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    atrocity; heinousness; atrociousness; barbarity.

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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man_in_the_street

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; Joe Blow; John Doe.

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hoi

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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dignified

  • adjective having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
    • her dignified demeanor
    • the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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parareligion

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barbarity

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    barbarousness; atrocity; heinousness; atrociousness.
  • noun a brutal barbarous savage act
    barbarism; savagery; brutality.

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delicacy

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

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vicious

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

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wrong

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

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foul_play

  • noun unfair or dishonest behavior (especially involving violence)

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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atrocity

  • noun the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
    barbarousness; heinousness; atrociousness; barbarity.
  • noun an act of atrocious cruelty
    inhumanity.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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worldly-wise

  • adjective satellite experienced in and wise to the ways of the world

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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customer's_broker

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; account executive; account representative; registered representative.

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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villainousness

  • noun the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior
    villainy.

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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seed_money

  • noun capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise

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desecularize

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nonchurchgoing

  • adjective satellite no longer active or practicing
    lapsed.
    • a lapsed Catholic

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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bernard_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Mannes Baruch; Baruch.

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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urbane

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; svelte; polished.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

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laic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
    secular; lay.
    • set his collar in laic rather than clerical position
    • the lay ministry

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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aweless

  • adjective satellite devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence
    awless.
  • adjective satellite neither feeling nor showing respect
    awless; disrespectful.

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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cornelius_vanderbilt

  • noun United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    Vanderbilt; Commodore Vanderbilt.

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aboriginal

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

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curtailment

  • noun the temporal property of being cut short
  • noun the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    suppression.
    • a suppression of the newspaper

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net_income

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; profits.

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enlightened

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

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bernard_mannes_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Baruch.

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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shipper

  • noun someone who ships goods
  • noun a company in the business of shipping freight

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customer's_man

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's broker; account executive; account representative; registered representative.

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secularism

  • noun a doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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secularist

  • noun an advocate of secularism; someone who believes that religion should be excluded from government and education

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ism

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

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de_luxe

  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; deluxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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domestic_partner

  • noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; significant other.

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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ex-spouse

  • noun a person who was formerly a spouse

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needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

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loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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stoic

  • noun someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
    unemotional person.
  • noun a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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supersecular

Being above the world, or secular things. Bp. Hall.

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bondholder

  • noun a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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john_pierpont_morgan

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    J. P. Morgan; Morgan.

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seminary

  • noun a private place of education for the young
  • noun a theological school for training ministers or priests or rabbis

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abstinent

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

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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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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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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churchwarden

  • noun an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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philistine

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; lowbrow.
  • noun a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

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handicapped_person

  • noun a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

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elegance

  • noun a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
    • she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility
  • noun a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
    • the simplicity and elegance of his invention

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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grandness

  • noun a prominent status
    importance.
    • a person of importance
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    immenseness; vastness; immensity; greatness; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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disarmer

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; pacifist.

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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clumsy_person

  • noun a person with poor motor coordination

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bodybuilder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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enterprise

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

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scotch

  • noun a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    score.
  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; Scotch whisky; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch whiskey.

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pietistical

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistic.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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enjoyer

  • noun a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

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tempter

  • noun a person who tempts others
    • Satan is the great tempter of mankind

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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pardoner

  • noun a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    excuser; forgiver.
  • noun a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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professional_person

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional.

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endowment

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun the capital that provides income for an institution
    endowment fund.

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abreast

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

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mutilator

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mangler; maimer.

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toucher

  • noun a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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layman

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; secular.

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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high-class

  • adjective satellite pretentiously elegant
    high-toned.
    • a high-toned restaurant

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irreclaimable

  • adjective satellite insusceptible of reform
    unreformable; irredeemable; unredeemable.
    • vicious irreclaimable boys
    • irredeemable sinners

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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nonobservant

  • adjective satellite failing or refusing to observe religious customs

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bad_person

  • noun a person who does harm to others

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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effector

  • noun one who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose
    effecter.
  • noun a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion

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humanism

  • noun the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
    humanitarianism.
  • noun the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural
    secular humanism.

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indigen

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

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bad

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

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pacifist

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; disarmer.
  • adjective satellite opposed to war
    dovish; pacifistic.

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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unworthy

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

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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knowledgeableness

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

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money_dealer

  • noun a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    money handler.

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best

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

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subject

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

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gentility

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; genteelness.

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secularness

The quality or state of being secular; worldliness; worldly-minded-ness.

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mother_hen

  • noun a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)
  • noun a hen with chicks

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frugal

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally

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commercial_enterprise

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

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scrag

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    thin person; skin and bones.
  • noun lean end of the neck

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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infidel

  • noun a person who does not acknowledge your god
    heathen; pagan; gentile.

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devout

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    god-fearing.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
  • adjective satellite earnest
    dear; earnest; heartfelt.
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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important_person

  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    personage; influential person.

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terrene

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrestrial.
  • adjective satellite belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"
    mundane.
    • not a fairy palace
    • so terrene a being as himself

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gemini

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Twin.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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diamond_jim

  • noun United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    James Buchanan Brady; Diamond Jim Brady; Brady.

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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copycat

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; ape; imitator; emulator.

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mindfulness

  • noun the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
    heedfulness.

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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principal_sum

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    corpus; principal.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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plebeian

  • noun one of the common people
    pleb.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; unwashed.
    • 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

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second-rater

  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    mediocrity.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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enterpriser

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    entrepreneur.

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villainy

  • noun the quality of evil by virtue of villainous behavior
    villainousness.
  • noun a criminal or vicious act

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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applied

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

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righteous

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

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smartness

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

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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baulker

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; noncompliant.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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ugly

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

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neat

  • adjective satellite clean or organized
    orderly.
    • her neat dress
    • a neat room
  • adjective satellite showing care in execution
    • neat homework
    • neat handwriting

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hoi_polloi

  • noun the common people generally
    people; masses; the great unwashed; mass; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people

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doormat

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    weakling; wuss.
  • noun a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
    welcome mat.

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outdoorsman

  • noun a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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in

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

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    full-grown; big; adult; grownup; fully grown.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman
  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn; grow.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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lightning_rod

  • noun someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another
  • noun a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning
    lightning conductor.

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decedent

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; departed; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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adult_male

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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ownership

  • noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    possession.

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redneck

  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    cracker.

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greeter

  • noun a person who greets
    saluter; welcomer.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters

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economy_of_scale

  • noun the saving in cost of production that is due to mass production

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intrusion

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; encroachment.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entrance by force or without permission or welcome

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gresham

  • noun English financier (1519-1579)
    Sir Thomas Gresham.

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mother

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

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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consciousness

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

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hillbilly

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    bushwhacker.

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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caregiver

  • noun a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
    PCP; primary care provider; health care provider; health professional.
  • noun a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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aquarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
    Water Bearer.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces

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character

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

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working_capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    capital.

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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man_of_affairs

  • noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
    businessman.

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contestant

  • noun a person who participates in competitions
  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    objector; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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nefariousness

  • noun the quality of being wicked
    ugliness; wickedness; vileness.

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six-footer

  • noun a person who is at least six feet tall

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stylishness

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    swank; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness; chic.

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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undutifulness

  • noun impiety characterized by lack of devotion to duty

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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brutality

  • noun the trait of extreme cruelty
    savagery; viciousness; ferociousness.
  • noun a brutal barbarous savage act
    barbarism; savagery; barbarity.

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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lapsed

  • adjective satellite no longer active or practicing
    nonchurchgoing.
    • a lapsed Catholic
  • verb pass into a specified state or condition
    lapse; sink; pass.
    • He sank into nirvana

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disillusioned

  • adjective satellite freed from illusion
  • verb free from enchantment
    disillusion; disenchant.

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splendor

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; grandeur.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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sloucher

  • noun a person who slouches; someone with a drooping carriage

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right

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

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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dead

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

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fiduciary

  • noun a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
    • it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
  • adjective relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    fiducial.
    • a fiduciary contract
    • in a fiduciary capacity
    • fiducial power

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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laicistic

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rich_person

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    have; wealthy person.

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leo

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
    Lion.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

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dutifulness

  • noun piety by virtue of devotion to duty

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jackanapes

  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; lightweight.

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shaker

  • noun a person who wields power and influence
    mover and shaker.
    • a shaker of traditional beliefs
    • movers and shakers in the business world
  • noun a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

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lefty

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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banker

  • noun a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
  • noun the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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sparing

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; frugal; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb refrain from harming
    save; spare.

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intellectual

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

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entrepreneur

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    enterpriser.

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doctrine

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

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stockholder

  • noun someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
    shareowner; shareholder.

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disentangler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    unraveller; unraveler.

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negroid

  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    blackamoor; Black; Negro; Black person.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race
    • negroid features

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personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

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contrafactum

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seeker

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; searcher.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

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sniffler

  • noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
    sniveler.

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amateur

  • noun someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  • noun an athlete who does not play for pay

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immorality

  • noun the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
    • the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; evil.

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heinous

  • adjective satellite extremely wicked, deeply criminal
    flagitious.
    • a flagitious crime
    • heinous accusations

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awless

  • adjective satellite devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence
    aweless.
  • adjective satellite neither feeling nor showing respect
    aweless; disrespectful.

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bereaved_person

  • noun a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved
    bereaved.
    • the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of

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advocator

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    proponent; advocate; exponent.

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smasher

  • noun a person who smashes something
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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homunculus

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    manikin; mannikin.
  • noun a tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell

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emotional

  • adjective determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
    • it was an emotional judgment
  • adjective of more than usual emotion
    • his behavior was highly emotional

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earthly_concern

  • noun the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    world; worldly concern; earth.
    • they consider the church to be independent of the world

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worshipful

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

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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godlessness

  • noun the doctrine or belief that there is no God
    atheism.
  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
    ungodliness.

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liberal

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

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liberalist

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; progressive.

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sinful

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

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bionomics

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    ecology; environmental science.

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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pharisaical

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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female_person

  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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desecrate

  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; violate; profane.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God
  • verb remove the consecration from a person or an object
    deconsecrate; unhallow.

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protester

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; dissenter.
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
    demonstrator.

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venture_capital

  • noun wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
    risk capital.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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woodman

  • noun someone who lives in the woods
    woodsman.
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodsman; woodworker.

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exporter

  • noun a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

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widely_distributed

  • adjective growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    cosmopolitan.
    • a cosmopolitan herb
    • cosmopolitan in distribution

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tasteful

  • adjective having or showing or conforming to good taste
  • adjective satellite free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
    refined; neat.
    • a neat style
    • a neat set of rules
    • she hated to have her neat plans upset

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maimer

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; mangler.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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acquaintance

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; familiarity.
  • noun a relationship less intimate than friendship
    acquaintanceship.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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magnificence

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    impressiveness; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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pip-squeak

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    small fry; squirt.

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longer

  • noun a person with a strong desire for something
    yearner; thirster.
    • a longer for money
    • a thirster after blood
    • a yearner for knowledge
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    long.
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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profits

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; net income.
  • noun something won (especially money)
    win; winnings.

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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account_executive

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's man; customer's broker; account representative; registered representative.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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yokel

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; hick.

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bomber

  • noun a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
  • noun a person who plants bombs

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proletarian

  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    worker; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!
  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat

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drug_user

  • noun a person who takes drugs
    substance abuser; user.

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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stinting

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    frugal; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb subsist on a meager allowance
    scrimp; stint; skimp.
    • scratch and scrimp

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blase

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

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oldster

  • noun an elderly person
    golden ager; old person; senior citizen.

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advised

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

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southpaw

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; lefty.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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coon

  • noun an eccentric or undignified rustic
    • I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts
  • noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    nigga; nigra; nigger; jigaboo; spade.
    • only a Black can call another Black a nigga

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customer

  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    client.

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economize

  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    conserve; husband; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit
  • verb spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    save; economise.
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now

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homebody

  • noun a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel
    stay-at-home.

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muscle_builder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; bodybuilder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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perceiver

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; observer; beholder.

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fully_grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; full-grown; big; adult; grownup.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman

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svelte

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; polished; urbane.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters
  • adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lissome; lithesome; sylphlike; lissom; slender; lithe; supple.

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Negro spiritual.
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    religious.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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full-grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    grown; big; adult; grownup; fully grown.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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public_relations_person

  • noun a person employed to establish and promote a favorable relationship with the public

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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polloi

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sentimentalist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    romanticist.

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celebrater

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrant; celebrator.

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cosimo_de_medici

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo the Elder.

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influential_person

  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; personage.

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efficacious

  • adjective marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect
    • written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers"-Aldous Huxley
    • the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough
  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; effective.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law

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roundhead

  • noun a brachycephalic person
  • noun a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War

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nude_person

  • noun a naked person
    nude.

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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comptroller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; controller.

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precursor

  • noun a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
  • noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    forerunner.

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muscleman

  • noun a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
    muscle.
    • the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him
  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    bodybuilder; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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insolent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    snotty-nosed; impudent; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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worldliness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
    • he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him

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free_agent

  • noun (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team
  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free spirit; freewheeler.

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aries

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
    Ram.
  • noun a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus

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commote

To commove; to disturb; to stir up. R.
Society being more or less commoted and made uncomfortable. Hawthorne.

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opposer

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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ferociousness

  • noun the trait of extreme cruelty
    savagery; viciousness; brutality.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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aborigine

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

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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wise_to

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

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wicked

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

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sir_thomas_gresham

  • noun English financier (1519-1579)
    Gresham.

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survivalist

  • noun someone who tries to insure their personal survival or the survival of their group or nation

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beholder

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; observer.

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cashier

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    bank clerk; teller.
  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

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social_dancer

  • noun a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
    dancer.

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guinea_pig

  • noun a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
    case; subject.
    • the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly
    • the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities
  • noun stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research
    Cavia cobaya.

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scratcher

  • noun a workman who uses a tool for scratching
  • noun a person who scratches to relieve an itch

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disgodded

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high-octane

  • adjective satellite used of gasoline; having a high octane number
  • adjective satellite vigorously energetic or forceful
    high-energy; high-powered; high-power; high-voltage.
    • a high-octane sales manager
    • a high-octane marketing plan
    • high-powered executives
    • a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur

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soul

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

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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following

  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
    followers.
  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    pursual; pursuit; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

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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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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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admirer

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

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chic

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

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man_jack

  • noun a single individual
    • every man jack

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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irreverent

  • adjective showing lack of due respect or veneration
    • irreverent scholars mocking sacred things
    • noisy irreverent tourists
  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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divider

  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    splitter.
  • noun a person who separates something into parts or groups

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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loose_cannon

  • noun a person who is expected to perform a particular task but who is out of control and dangerous

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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dati

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dead_soul

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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andrew_mellon

  • noun United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    Andrew William Mellon; Andrew W. Mellon; Mellon.

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applicant

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applier.

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succeeder

  • noun a person with a record of successes
    achiever; winner; success.
    • his son would never be the achiever that his father was
    • only winners need apply
    • if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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right_hander

  • noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left
    right-hander; righthander.

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jat

  • noun a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs

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joe_blow

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; John Doe; man in the street.

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nefarious

  • adjective satellite extremely wicked
    villainous.
    • nefarious schemes
    • a villainous plot
    • a villainous band of thieves

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knowingness

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

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emotional_person

  • noun a person subject to strong states of emotion

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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aper

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    copycat; ape; imitator; emulator.

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swank

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness; chic.
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    flash; flaunt; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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redheader

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

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mundaneness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    worldliness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    ordinariness; mundanity.

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peccable

  • adjective satellite liable to sin
    peccant.
    • a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott

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downsizing

  • noun the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    retrenchment; curtailment.
  • verb dismiss from work
    downsize.
    • three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis

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non

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

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unusual_person

  • noun a person who is unusual
    anomaly.

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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wealthy

  • adjective satellite having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
    moneyed; loaded; flush; affluent.
    • an affluent banker
    • a speculator flush with cash
    • not merely rich but loaded
    • moneyed aristocrats
    • wealthy corporations

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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possess

  • verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
    • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East
  • noun a temporary police force
    posse; posse comitatus.

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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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haredi

  • noun any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel

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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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look-alike

  • noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    double; image.
    • he could be Gingrich's double
    • she's the very image of her mother
  • adjective satellite resembling closely
    • they have look-alike cars

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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middle-class

  • adjective occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

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up_on

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

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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profit

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; earnings; net; profits; net income.
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    gain.

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unworldly

  • adjective not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    • was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unsophisticated.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

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profanation

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    blasphemy; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath
  • noun degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

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socializer

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socialiser.

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straight_person

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; heterosexual person; heterosexual.

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waiter

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    server.
  • noun a person who waits or awaits

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ostrich

  • noun a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)
  • noun fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
    Struthio camelus.

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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place

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

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weakling

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    doormat; wuss.

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irreligionist

  • noun someone who is indifferent or hostile to religion

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first

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

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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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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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moneymaker

  • noun someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
  • noun a project that generates a continuous flow of money
    cash cow; money-spinner.

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walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

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one

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

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clumsy

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    gawky; unwieldy; clunky; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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black

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

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despicable

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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extrovert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extravert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extravert; extraverted.

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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stifler

  • noun a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses
    smotherer.
    • he is a real conversation stifler
    • I see from all the yawn smotherers that it is time to stop

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spurner

  • noun a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt
    • she was known as a spurner of all suitors
    • he was no spurner of rules

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cost-effective

  • adjective satellite productive relative to the cost
    cost-efficient.

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friend

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

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pomp

  • noun cheap or pretentious or vain display
    gaudery.
  • noun ceremonial elegance and splendor
    eclat.
    • entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses

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moderationist

  • noun a moderate drinker (as opposed to a total abstainer)
  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; middle of the roader; moderate.

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baldy

  • noun a person whose head is bald
    baldhead; baldpate.

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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slider

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; skidder.
  • noun someone who races the luge
    luger.

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small_fry

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; squirt.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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effective

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; efficacious.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    efficient.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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footer

  • noun (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet
    • he is a six-footer
    • the golfer sank a 40-footer
    • his yacht is a 60-footer
  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; pedestrian.

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baby_buster

  • noun a person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically
    buster.

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venture

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

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optimist

  • noun a person disposed to take a favorable view of things

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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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dereligionize

To make irreligious; to turn from religion. R.
He would dereligionize men beyond all others. De Quincey.

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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dash

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    elan; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a quick run
    sprint.

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financier

  • noun a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
    moneyman.
  • verb conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner

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well-read

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

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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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israelite

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Jew; Hebrew.

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sanctimonious

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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efficient

  • adjective being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
    • an efficient production manager
    • efficient engines save gas
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    effective.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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jeering

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; scoff; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; scoff; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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hebrew

  • noun the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Jew.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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iniquitous

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

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trespass

  • noun a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; encroachment; usurpation; intrusion.

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elan

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; ardor; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

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right-hander

  • noun (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
    right-handed pitcher.
  • noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left
    righthander; right hander.

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objector

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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black

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

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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petit_bourgeois

  • noun a member of the lower middle class
  • noun lower middle class (shopkeepers and clerical staff etc.)
    petty bourgeoisie; petite bourgeoisie.

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malcontent

  • noun a person who is discontented or disgusted
  • adjective satellite discontented as toward authority
    ill-affected; disaffected; rebellious.

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awareness

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

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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unfastener

  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    opener; undoer; untier.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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tighten_one's_belt

  • verb live frugally and use less resources
    • In the new economy, we all have to learn to tighten our belts

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primitive_person

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive.

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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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last_word

  • noun the final statement in a verbal argument
    • she always gets the last word
  • noun an authoritative statement
    • my doctor has the last word on the medicines I take

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small_person

  • noun a person of below average size

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effectual

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

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husband

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; hubby.
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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person_of_colour

  • noun (formal) any non-European non-white person
    person of color.

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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denizen

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    inhabitant; indweller; habitant; dweller.
  • noun a plant or animal naturalized in a region
    • denizens of field and forest
    • denizens of the deep

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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inexperienced_person

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    innocent.

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insured_person

  • noun a person whose interests are protected by an insurance policy; a person who contracts for an insurance policy that indemnifies him against loss of property or life or health etc.
    insured.

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wuss

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    doormat; weakling.

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jumper

  • noun a person who jumps
    • as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
    • the jumper's parachute opened
  • noun an athlete who competes at jumping
    • he is one hell of a jumper

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conservativist

  • noun a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    conservative.

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panache

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; elan; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a feathered plume on a helmet

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disdainful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; insulting; contemptuous.
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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foppishness

  • noun the manner and dress of a fop or dandy
    dandyism.

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dutiful

  • adjective satellite willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect;
    duteous.
    • a dutiful child
    • a dutiful citizen
    • Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife

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unwelcome_person

  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    persona non grata.

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disabused

  • adjective satellite freed of a mistaken or misguided notion
    undeceived.
    • some people are still not disabused of the old idea that the universe revolves around the Earth
  • verb free somebody (from an erroneous belief)
    disabuse.

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percipient

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

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adult_female

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    woman.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted

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cognizance

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

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totemist

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

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personal_matters

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; affairs.
    • get his affairs in order

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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elizabethan

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I
    • William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan
  • adjective of or relating to Elizabeth I of England or to the age in which she ruled as queen
    • Elizabethan music

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thin_person

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    scrag; skin and bones.

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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runaway

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; romp; blowout; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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moneygrubber

  • noun someone whose main interest in life is moneymaking

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informed

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

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petit

Small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty. Obs., except in legal language.
By what small, petit hints does the mind catch hold of and recover a vanishing notion. South.

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rube

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.

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educated

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

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visually_impaired_person

  • noun someone who has inferior vision

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skin_and_bones

  • noun a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    thin person; scrag.

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layperson

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    secular; layman.

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red-header

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; carrottop.

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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mocking

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; gibelike; taunting; jeering.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock; mock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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careful

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

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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case

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

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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?