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all

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

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partial

  • noun the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    partial derivative.
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; overtone.

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consider

  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do
  • verb give careful consideration to
    study.
    • consider the possibility of moving

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particular

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

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idealised

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

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plenary

  • adjective satellite full in all respects
    • a plenary session of the legislature
    • a diplomat with plenary powers

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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ecumenical

  • adjective satellite concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
    oecumenical; ecumenic; oecumenic.
    • ecumenical thinking
    • ecumenical activities
    • the ecumenical movement
  • adjective satellite of worldwide scope or applicability
    worldwide; cosmopolitan; universal; general; oecumenical; world-wide.
    • an issue of cosmopolitan import
    • the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley
    • universal experience

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blanket

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

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unended

  • adjective satellite not ended; lacking an end or conclusion
    • he did with the book still unended

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adumbrate

  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; intimate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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bottleneck

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; constriction.
  • noun the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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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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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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undone

  • adjective satellite not done
    • the work could be done or undone and nobody cared
  • verb cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
    undo.
    • I wish I could undo my actions

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round

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

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concise

  • adjective expressing much in few words
    • a concise explanation

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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self-contained

  • adjective satellite constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself
    • the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities
  • adjective satellite in full control of your faculties
    self-possessed; equanimous; self-collected; collected; poised.
    • the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination
    • perfectly poised and sure of himself
    • more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen
    • strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble

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abstracter

  • noun one who makes abstracts or summarizes information
    abstractor.
  • adjective existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment
    abstract.
    • abstract words like `truth' and `justice'

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utter

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse
  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    let loose; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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residue

  • noun matter that remains after something has been removed
  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residuum; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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brief

  • noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    legal brief.
  • noun a condensed written summary or abstract

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volatile

  • noun a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor
    • it was heated to evaporate the volatiles
  • adjective evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures
    • volatile oils
    • volatile solvents

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succinct

  • adjective satellite briefly giving the gist of something
    compact; summary; compendious.
    • a short and compendious book
    • a compact style is brief and pithy
    • succinct comparisons
    • a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

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summing_up

  • noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    summation; rundown.

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bulb-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulbous; bulblike.

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full

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

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hash

  • noun chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hasheesh; haschisch; hashish.

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loose

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

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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alone

  • adjective satellite isolated from others
    • could be alone in a crowded room
    • was alone with her thoughts
    • I want to be alone
  • adjective satellite lacking companions or companionship
    solitary; lonely; lone.
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler

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epitome

  • noun a standard or typical example
    prototype; image; paradigm.
    • he is the prototype of good breeding
    • he provided America with an image of the good father
  • noun a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

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widening

  • noun an increase in width
    broadening.
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    turnout.

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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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study

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

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precis

  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    synopsis; outline; abstract.
  • verb make a summary (of)

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accomplished

  • adjective satellite highly skilled
    complete.
    • an accomplished pianist
    • a complete musician
  • verb put in effect
    fulfil; execute; accomplish; carry out; carry through; action; fulfill.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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all-out

  • adjective satellite using all available resources
    full-scale.
    • all-out war
    • a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants

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statewide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a state
    • the statewide recycling program

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uncorrupted

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

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summation

  • noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    summing up; rundown.
  • noun (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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language_unit

  • noun one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
    linguistic unit.

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totality

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    entirety; integrality; entireness.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction
  • noun the quality of being complete and indiscriminate
    • the totality of war and its consequences
    • the all-embracing totality of the state

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citywide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a city
    • citywide bussing
    • a citywide strike

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exhaustive

  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    thoroughgoing; thorough.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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countywide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a county
    • a countywide war on drugs
    • countywide elections

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fragmentary

  • adjective satellite consisting of small disconnected parts
    fragmental.
    • fragmentary remains

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perfectible

  • adjective satellite capable of becoming or being made perfect

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croquis

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faultless

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

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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panoptic

  • adjective satellite including everything visible in one view
    panoptical.
    • a panoptic aerial photograph of the missile base
    • a panoptic stain used in microscopy
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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none

  • noun a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
  • noun a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier

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jetsam

  • noun the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm
  • noun the floating wreckage of a ship
    flotsam.

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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elliptical

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    elliptic.
    • the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints
    • the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

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vitae

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telegraphic

  • adjective of or relating to or transmitted by telegraph
    • a telegraphic machine
    • telegraphic news reports
  • adjective satellite having the style of a telegram with many short words left out
    • telegraphic economy of words
    • the strange telegraphic speech of some aphasics

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epigrammatic

  • adjective satellite terse and witty and like a maxim
    apothegmatic; aphoristic.
    • much given to apothegmatic instruction

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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accessory

  • noun clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    accouterment; accoutrement.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; appurtenance.

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summarize

  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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summarization

  • noun the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
    summarisation.

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realized

  • adjective satellite successfully completed or brought to an end
    accomplished; completed; realised.
    • his mission accomplished he took a vacation
    • the completed project
    • the joy of a realized ambition overcame him
  • verb be fully aware or cognizant of
    recognise; agnize; recognize; realise; agnise; realize.

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outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

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hash_over

  • verb go back over
    rehash; retrograde.
    • retrograde arguments

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shady

  • adjective satellite (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous
    fly-by-night.
    • a shady operation
  • adjective satellite of questionable taste or morality
    louche.
    • a louche nightclub
    • a louche painting

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stand-alone

  • adjective satellite capable of operating independently

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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sententious

  • adjective satellite abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing
    • too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
  • adjective satellite concise and full of meaning
    pithy.
    • welcomed her pithy comments
    • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

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encyclopedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopaedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

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literary_argument

  • noun a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
    argument.
    • the editor added the argument to the poem

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rounded

  • adjective curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
    • low rounded hills
    • rounded shoulders
  • verb wind around; move along a circular course
    round.
    • round the bend

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over

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

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cold

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

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undefiled

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

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perfect

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

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unanalyzed

  • adjective not analyzed or broken down for detailed examination
    • an unanalyzed compound
    • unanalyzed data

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pending

  • adjective satellite awaiting conclusion or confirmation
    • business still pending

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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material

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

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unrefined

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

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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recap

  • noun a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
    review; recapitulation.
  • noun a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
    retread.

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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undeveloped

  • adjective not developed
    • courses in interior design were rare and undeveloped
    • undeveloped social awareness
  • adjective undeveloped or unused
    unexploited.
    • vast unexploited (or undeveloped) natural resources
    • taxes on undeveloped lots are low

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idyllic

  • adjective satellite excellent and delightful in all respects
    • an idyllic spot for a picnic
  • adjective satellite suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene
    • his idyllic life in Tahiti

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laconic

  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    terse; curt; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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component_part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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mastered

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

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foredge

  • noun the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
    fore edge.

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primitiveness

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitivism.

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upstairs

  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor
    • no one was allowed to see the upstairs
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
    upstair.
    • the upstairs maid
    • an upstairs room

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divisional

  • adjective of or relating to a military division
    • divisional artillery
  • adjective satellite serving to divide or marking a division
    • the divisional line between two states

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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recapitulate

  • verb summarize briefly
    recap.
    • Let's recapitulate the main ideas
  • verb repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life

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out

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

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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stub

  • noun a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • noun a small piece
    nub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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forte

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

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contained

  • adjective satellite gotten under control
    • the oil spill is contained
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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football_game

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football.

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umbrella

  • noun a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
  • noun a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets
    • an air umbrella over England

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abridgement

  • noun a shortened version of a written work
    capsule; condensation; abridgment.

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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foible

  • noun a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
    idiosyncrasy; mannerism.
  • noun the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip

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base

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

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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language

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

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flawless

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

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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fractional

  • adjective constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety
    • a fractional share of the vote
    • a partial dose

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go_over

  • verb hold a review (of troops)
    survey; review.
  • verb happen in a particular manner
    come off; go off.
    • how did your talk go over?

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blown

  • adjective satellite being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    • blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    • blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • verb exhale hard
    blow.
    • blow on the soup to cool it down

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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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rank

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

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primitivism

  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; rudeness; crudity; primitiveness.
  • noun a genre characteristic of (or imitative of) primitive artists or children

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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waist

  • noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
    waistline.
  • noun the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
    shank.

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oecumenical

  • adjective satellite concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
    ecumenic; oecumenic; ecumenical.
    • ecumenical thinking
    • ecumenical activities
    • the ecumenical movement
  • adjective satellite of worldwide scope or applicability
    worldwide; cosmopolitan; universal; ecumenical; general; world-wide.
    • an issue of cosmopolitan import
    • the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley
    • universal experience

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right-down

  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; downright; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity
  • adverb positively
    • a regular right-down bad 'un"--Charles Dickens

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sketchily

  • adverb in a sketchy incomplete manner
    • he explained sketchily
    • the dishes were only sketchily washed

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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hub

  • noun the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
  • noun a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation; a focal point around which events revolve
    • the playground is the hub of parental supervision
    • the airport is the economic hub of the area

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completed

  • adjective satellite successfully completed or brought to an end
    realized; accomplished; realised.
    • his mission accomplished he took a vacation
    • the completed project
    • the joy of a realized ambition overcame him
  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish; complete.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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incompleteness

  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    rawness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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all-inclusive

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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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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fore_edge

  • noun the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
    foredge.

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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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substantial

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    significant.
    • won by a substantial margin
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantive.
    • substantial equivalents

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skeezy

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mint

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

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unprocessed

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

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self

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

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thorough

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

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partialness

  • noun the state of being only a part; not total; incomplete

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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worldwide

  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    world-wide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic
  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    planetary; global; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance

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waist-length

  • adjective satellite (of clothing) extending only to the waist

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summational

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a summation or produced by summation
    summative.

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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segment

  • noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    section.
    • a section of a fishing rod
    • metal sections were used below ground
    • finished the final segment of the road
  • noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    • a segment of an orange

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clear

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

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consummate

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

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clean

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

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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incomplete

  • adjective not complete or total; not completed
    uncomplete.
    • an incomplete account of his life
    • political consequences of incomplete military success
    • an incomplete forward pass
  • adjective satellite not yet finished
    uncompleted.
    • his thesis is still incomplete
    • an uncompleted play

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well-rounded

  • adjective satellite many-sided
    all-round; all-around.
    • an all-around athlete
    • a well-rounded curriculum

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spatiotemporal

  • adjective of or relating to space and time together (having both spatial extension and temporal duration)
    • spatiotemporal coherence
  • adjective satellite existing in both space and time; having both spatial extension and temporal duration
    spaciotemporal.

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unflawed

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

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sum_up

  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; summarise; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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unfinished

  • adjective not brought to the desired final state
  • adjective not brought to an end or conclusion
    • unfinished business
    • the building is still unfinished

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analytic

  • adjective using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    • analytic statics
  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytical.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind

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house-to-house

  • adjective satellite omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next
    door-to-door.
    • a door-to-door campaign
    • house-to-house coverage

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curriculum_vitae

  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    CV; resume.

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crudity

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

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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dodgy

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

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cutout

  • noun a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  • noun a photograph from which the background has been cut away

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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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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linguistic_unit

  • noun one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
    language unit.

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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crude

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; petroleum; rock oil.
  • adjective satellite not carefully or expertly made
    rough.
    • managed to make a crude splint
    • a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them
    • rough carpentry

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neither

  • adjective satellite not either; not one or the other

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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rudimentary

  • adjective satellite being or involving basic facts or principles
    underlying; fundamental.
    • the fundamental laws of the universe
    • a fundamental incomatibility between them
    • these rudimentary truths
    • underlying principles
  • adjective satellite being in the earliest stages of development
    • rudimentary plans

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nationwide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
    countrywide.
    • the event aroused nationwide interest
    • a countrywide fund-raising campaign
  • adverb extending throughout an entire nation
    across the nation; nationally; across the country.
    • nationally advertised
    • it was broadcast nationwide

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uncompleted

  • adjective satellite not yet finished
    incomplete.
    • his thesis is still incomplete
    • an uncompleted play
  • adjective satellite not caught or not caught within bounds
    • an uncompleted pass

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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all-embracing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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cryptic

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptical; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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pluperfect

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

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sketchy

  • adjective satellite giving only major points; lacking completeness
    unelaborated.
    • a sketchy account
    • details of the plan remain sketchy

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retrograde

  • verb move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  • verb move in a direction contrary to the usual one
    • retrograding planets

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whole

  • noun all of something including all its component elements or parts
    • Europe considered as a whole
    • the whole of American literature
  • noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
    unit.
    • how big is that part compared to the whole?
    • the team is a unit

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synoptic

  • adjective presenting a summary or general view of a whole
    • a synoptic presentation of a physical theory
  • adjective satellite presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament
    synoptical.
    • synoptic sayings

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rehash

  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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terse

  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    laconic; curt; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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overview

  • noun a general summary of a subject
    • the treasurer gave a brief overview of the financial consequences

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down_pat

  • adjective satellite understood perfectly
    down; mastered.
    • had his algebra problems down

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door-to-door

  • adjective satellite (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination
    • the limousine offers door-to-door service
  • adjective satellite omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next
    house-to-house.
    • a door-to-door campaign
    • house-to-house coverage

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allover

  • adjective satellite covering the entire surface
    • an allover pattern
    • got an allover tan

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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universal

  • noun (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
    linguistic universal.
  • noun (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
    universal proposition.

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aliquot

  • noun an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity
    aliquot part.
    • 4 is an aliquot part of 12
  • adjective satellite signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity

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comprehensiveness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    fullness.
  • noun the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
    breadth; largeness.
    • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
    • a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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encyclopaedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

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sound

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

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crudeness

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

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solid

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

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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line_score

  • noun a summary of the scoring in a game (usually in tabular form)

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aphoristic

  • adjective containing aphorisms or maxims
    axiomatic.
    • axiomatic wisdom
  • adjective satellite terse and witty and like a maxim
    apothegmatic; epigrammatic.
    • much given to apothegmatic instruction

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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residuum

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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all-round

  • adjective satellite many-sided
    well-rounded; all-around.
    • an all-around athlete
    • a well-rounded curriculum

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bulblike

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulbous.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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pressing

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

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world-wide

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; global; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    worldwide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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fragmental

  • adjective satellite consisting of small disconnected parts
    fragmentary.
    • fragmentary remains

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pat

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

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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vestigial

  • adjective satellite not fully developed in mature animals
    rudimentary.
    • rudimentary wings

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comprehensive

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

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impeccable

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    immaculate; faultless.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record
  • adjective satellite not capable of sin

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compendium

  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    collection.
  • noun a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work

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well

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

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synopsis

  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; outline; abstract.

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hearty

  • adjective satellite showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
    • gave us a cordial reception
    • a hearty welcome
  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; square; satisfying.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day

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wreckage

  • noun the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked
    • they searched the wreckage for signs of survivors

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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realised

  • adjective satellite successfully completed or brought to an end
    realized; accomplished; completed.
    • his mission accomplished he took a vacation
    • the completed project
    • the joy of a realized ambition overcame him
  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    earn; bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month

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abstractor

  • noun one who makes abstracts or summarizes information
    abstracter.

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all-or-none

  • adjective satellite occurring completely or not occurring at all
    all-or-nothing.

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errorless

  • adjective satellite free from error
    • an errorless baseball game

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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halfway

  • adjective satellite equally distant from the extremes
    middle; midway; center.
  • adjective satellite at a point midway between two extremes
    • at the halfway mark

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rundown

  • noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    summation; summing up.

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spaciotemporal

  • adjective satellite existing in both space and time; having both spatial extension and temporal duration
    spatiotemporal.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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entirety

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    integrality; entireness; totality.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction

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all-around

  • adjective satellite many-sided
    well-rounded; all-round.
    • an all-around athlete
    • a well-rounded curriculum

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formative

  • noun minimal language unit that has a syntactic (or morphological) function
  • adjective satellite capable of forming new cells and tissues
    • a formative zone in developing bone

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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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extensive

  • adjective satellite large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
    extended.
    • an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England
    • extended farm lands
    • surgeons with extended experience
    • they suffered extensive damage
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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out-and-out

  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; downright; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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real

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

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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countrywide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
    nationwide.
    • the event aroused nationwide interest
    • a countrywide fund-raising campaign

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capitulation

  • noun a document containing the terms of surrender
  • noun a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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block_out

  • verb plan where and when songs should be inserted into a theatrical production, or plan a theatrical production in general
  • verb prevent from entering
    screen.
    • block out the strong sunlight

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pithy

  • adjective satellite concise and full of meaning
    sententious.
    • welcomed her pithy comments
    • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    wrought; molded.
    • a shaped handgrip
    • the molded steel plates
    • the wrought silver bracelet
  • verb shape or influence; give direction to
    influence; shape; regulate; mold; determine.
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion

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spine

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spinal column; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spur; acantha.

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clad

  • adjective wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
    clothed.
    • clothed and in his right mind"- Bible
    • proud of her well-clothed family
    • nurses clad in white
    • white-clad nurses
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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incidental

  • noun (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    incidental expense; minor expense.
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses
  • noun an item that is incidental

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fleshed_out

  • adjective satellite given substance or detail; completed
    full-clad.
    • did not spring full-clad from his imagination
    • a plan fleshed out with statistics and details

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full-scale

  • adjective satellite using all available resources
    all-out.
    • all-out war
    • a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants

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summarise

  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper
  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; sum up.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize

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heel

  • noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  • noun the back part of the human foot

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sketch

  • noun preliminary drawing for later elaboration
    study.
    • he made several studies before starting to paint
  • noun a brief literary description
    vignette.

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all-or-nothing

  • adjective satellite occurring completely or not occurring at all
    all-or-none.

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unelaborated

  • adjective satellite giving only major points; lacking completeness
    sketchy.
    • a sketchy account
    • details of the plan remain sketchy

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schoolwide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a school
    • schoolwide support for the team

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back

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

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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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compendious

  • adjective satellite briefly giving the gist of something
    compact; summary; succinct.
    • a short and compendious book
    • a compact style is brief and pithy
    • succinct comparisons
    • a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

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limb

  • noun one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • noun any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    tree branch.

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sum-up

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    summary.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions

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intact

  • adjective satellite constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
    entire; integral.
    • a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon
    • was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime
    • fought to keep the union intact
  • adjective satellite (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
    inviolate.
    • she was intact, virginal

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bulbous

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulblike.
  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bellying; bulging; bellied; bulgy; protuberant.

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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full-dress

  • adjective satellite suitable for formal occasions
    dress.
    • formal wear
    • a full-dress uniform
    • dress shoes
  • adjective satellite (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
    dress.
    • a dress dinner
    • a full-dress ceremony

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entireness

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    entirety; integrality; totality.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction

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across-the-board

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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backbone

  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone; anchor.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm
  • noun fortitude and determination
    grit; gumption; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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peen

  • noun the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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leftover

  • noun a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
    remnant.
  • adjective satellite not used up
    left over; unexpended; odd; remaining; left.
    • leftover meatloaf
    • she had a little money left over so she went to a movie
    • some odd dollars left
    • saved the remaining sandwiches for supper
    • unexpended provisions

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super

  • noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
    superintendent.
  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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dicey

  • adjective satellite of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
    dodgy; chanceful; chancy.
    • an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker

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roundup

  • noun the activity of gathering livestock together so that they can be counted or branded or sold
  • noun a summary list; as in e.g. "a news roundup"

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uncomplete

  • adjective not complete or total; not completed
    incomplete.
    • an incomplete account of his life
    • political consequences of incomplete military success
    • an incomplete forward pass

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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block

  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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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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summarisation

  • noun the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
    summarization.

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apothegmatic

  • adjective given to or characterized by terse apothegms
    apothegmatical.
  • adjective satellite terse and witty and like a maxim
    aphoristic; epigrammatic.
    • much given to apothegmatic instruction

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rudiment

  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; first principle; alphabet; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry
  • noun the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life
    • Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac

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integral

  • noun the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
  • adjective satellite existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
    inbuilt; constitutional; built-in; inherent.
    • the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity
    • a constitutional inability to tell the truth

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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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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elementary

  • adjective satellite easy and not involved or complicated
    simple; unproblematic; uncomplicated.
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
    • the elementary grades
    • elementary teachers

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residuary

  • adjective entitled to the residue of an estate (after payment of debts and specific gifts)
    • the residuary part of the estate
    • the residuary beneficiary
  • adjective relating to or indicating a remainder
    residual.
    • residual quantity

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fraction

  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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analyze

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
    take apart; dissect; analyse; break down.
    • analyze a specimen
    • analyze a sentence
    • analyze a chemical compound

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immaculate

  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps
  • adjective satellite free from stain or blemish
    undefiled.

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full-clad

  • adjective satellite given substance or detail; completed
    fleshed out.
    • did not spring full-clad from his imagination
    • a plan fleshed out with statistics and details

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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cosmopolitan

  • noun a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    cosmopolite.
  • adjective growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    widely distributed.
    • a cosmopolitan herb
    • cosmopolitan in distribution

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complete

  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • A child would complete the family

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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analyse

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb break down into components or essential features
    analyze.
    • analyze today's financial market

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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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idealized

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

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archaic

  • adjective satellite so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
    antiquated; antediluvian.
    • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
    • antediluvian ideas
    • archaic laws
  • adjective satellite little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
    primitive.
    • archaic forms of life
    • primitive mammals
    • the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe

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line

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

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cut_out

  • verb delete or remove
    • Cut out the extra text
    • cut out the newspaper article
  • verb form and create by cutting out
    • Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper

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straightaway

  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    straight.
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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integrality

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    entirety; entireness; totality.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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up

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

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all-encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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full-blown

  • adjective satellite fully ripe; at the height of bloom
    matured.
    • a full-blown rose
  • adjective satellite having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness
    • a full-blown financial crisis

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unanimous

  • adjective satellite in complete agreement
    consentient; consentaneous.
    • a unanimous decision
  • adjective satellite acting together as a single undiversified whole
    solid; whole.
    • a solid voting bloc

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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appraise

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • verb consider in a comprehensive way
    survey.
    • He appraised the situation carefully before acting

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curt

  • adjective satellite marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    brusque; short; brusk.
    • try to cultivate a less brusque manner
    • a curt reply
    • the salesgirl was very short with him
  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    laconic; terse; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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inclusive

  • adjective including much or everything; and especially including stated limits
    • an inclusive art form
    • an inclusive fee
    • his concept of history is modern and inclusive
    • from Monday to Friday inclusive

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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examine

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    see.
    • The customs agent examined the baggage
    • I must see your passport before you can enter the country

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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completeness

  • noun the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
  • noun (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that a contradiction arises if any proposition is introduced that cannot be derived from the axioms of the system

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detail

  • noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    item; point.
    • several of the details are similar
    • a point of information
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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elemental

  • adjective relating to or being an element
    • elemental sulphur
  • adjective relating to severe atmospheric conditions
    • a race against hail or cold rains or some other elemental catastrophe"- J.K.Howard

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upstage

  • noun the rear part of the stage
  • verb treat snobbishly, put in one's place

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summative

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a summation or produced by summation
    summational.

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curriculum

  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; program; programme.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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thoroughgoing

  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thorough.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; pure; utter; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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vignette

  • noun a brief literary description
    sketch.
  • noun a photograph whose edges shade off gradually

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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abridgment

  • noun a shortened version of a written work
    capsule; condensation; abridgement.

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condensation

  • noun (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
  • noun the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

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recapitulation

  • noun emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
    palingenesis.
  • noun (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated

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omnibus

  • noun an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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portion

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    part.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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embracing

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embracement; embrace.
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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precedent

  • noun an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
    case in point.
  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    common law; case law.

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