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sleek (Also sleeker, sleeking, sleeked, sleekest, sleeks, sleekings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to sleek

sally_out

  • verb set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner
    sally forth.
  • verb jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
    rush out; leap out; burst forth.
    • The attackers leapt out from the bushes

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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lace

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

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gloss_over

  • verb treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    smooth over; slur over; skimp over; skate over.
  • verb cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
    hush up; sleek over; whitewash.
    • Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin
    • She tried to gloss over her mistakes

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powdery

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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overnice

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    squeamish; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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bright_as_a_new_penny

  • adjective satellite (metaphor) shining brightly

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yellow

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

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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interrelatedness

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelationship; interrelation.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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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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lacy

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacelike.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf
  • adjective satellite having open interstices or resembling a web
    weblike; netted; webby; webbed; netlike.

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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regularize

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularise.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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agleam

  • adjective satellite bright with a steady but subdued shining
    nitid; gleaming.
    • from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights
    • the gleaming brass on the altar
    • Nereids beneath the nitid moon

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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old-maidish

  • adjective satellite primly fastidious
    old-womanish.

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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leap

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bounce; bound; saltation.
  • noun an abrupt transition
    jump; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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sparkling

  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    scintillation; twinkle.
  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; coruscate; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

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blacking

  • noun a substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
    shoe polish.
  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; blacken; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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shirting

  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on
    shirt.

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fine-grained

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells
    close-grained.
    • close-grained birch
    • fine-grained rock

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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teardrop

  • noun anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    tear.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes

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blaze

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blazing.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    hell.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

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spangle

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    diamante; sequin.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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crimson

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    ruby; deep red.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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unsettled

  • adjective still in doubt
    • an unsettled issue
    • an unsettled state of mind
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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footsure

  • adjective satellite not liable to stumble or fall
    surefooted; sure-footed.
    • on surefooted donkeys

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rainproof

  • adjective satellite not permitting the passage of water
    waterproofed; waterproof.

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invariable

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    constant; constant quantity.
  • adjective not liable to or capable of change
    • an invariable temperature
    • an invariable rule
    • his invariable courtesy

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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panting

  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    heaving.
  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    trousering.

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regularise

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularize.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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woman

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

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coloured

  • adjective having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored; colorful.
    • colored crepe paper
    • the film was in color
    • amber-colored heads of grain
  • verb modify or bias
    color; colour.
    • His political ideas color his lectures

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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floodlighted

  • adjective satellite illuminated by means of floodlights
    floodlit.
    • the floodlit courtyard
  • verb illuminate with floodlights
    floodlight.

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slipperiness

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

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dapper

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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uncreased

  • adjective satellite used especially of fabrics
    creaseless.
    • uncreased trousers

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pop_out

  • verb appear suddenly
    burst out.
    • Spring popped up everywhere in the valley
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; protrude; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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push_through

  • verb break out
    erupt; come out; break through.
    • The tooth erupted and had to be extracted

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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mucky

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
    muddy.
    • muddy boots
    • a mucky stable

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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sliding

  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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coin_silver

  • noun a silver of the degree of purity established for making legal silver coins

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splendiferous

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendid; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

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wash-and-wear

  • noun a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing
  • adjective satellite treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing
    drip-dry.
    • a wash-and-wear shirt

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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glassy

  • adjective satellite resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
    • the glassy surface of the lake
    • the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glazed.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom

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buckram

  • noun a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
  • verb stiffen with or as with buckram
    • buckram the skirt

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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speckless

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

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straight-grained

  • adjective satellite of timber; having fibers that run in parallel

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bacon

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

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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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coat_button

  • noun a button on a coat

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elegant

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

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burnish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; polish; gloss.
  • verb polish and make shiny
    furbish; buff.
    • buff the wooden floors
    • buff my shoes

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street

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

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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ardent

  • adjective satellite characterized by intense emotion
    impassioned; perfervid; torrid; fervid; fiery; fervent.
    • ardent love
    • an ardent lover
    • a fervent desire to change society
    • a fervent admirer
    • fiery oratory
    • an impassioned appeal
    • a torrid love affair
  • adjective satellite characterized by strong enthusiasm
    warm.
    • ardent revolutionaries
    • warm support

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paleness

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; luridness; wanness; pallidness; lividness.
  • noun the property of having a naturally light complexion
    blondness; fairness.

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well-kept

  • adjective satellite kept in good condition
    maintained; kept up.
  • adjective satellite of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    trim; shipshape.
    • even the barn was shipshape
    • a trim little sailboat

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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shining

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    polishing.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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bagging

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    sacking.
  • verb capture or kill, as in hunting
    bag.
    • bag a few pheasants

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come_to_light

  • verb be revealed or disclosed
    come to hand.
    • The truth finally came to light

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pallor

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    lividity; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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damask

  • noun a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  • noun a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it

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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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plumpy

Plump; fat; sleek. "Plumpy Bacchus." Shak.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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fulgent

  • adjective satellite shining intensely
    blinding; dazzling; blazing; glary; glaring.
    • the blazing sun
    • blinding headlights
    • dazzling snow
    • fulgent patterns of sunlight
    • the glaring sun

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flowing

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flow.
  • verb move or progress freely as if in a stream
    flux; flow.
    • The crowd flowed out of the stadium

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pristine

  • adjective satellite completely free from dirt or contamination
    • pristine mountain snow
  • adjective satellite immaculately clean and unused
    • handed her his pristine white handkerchief

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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net

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

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slike

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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debonaire

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

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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felt_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; matte up; felt; matt-up; matte.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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double-glaze

  • verb provide with two sheets of glass

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shimmery

  • adjective satellite glistening tremulously
    • the shimmery surface of the lake
    • a dress of shimmery satin

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even

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

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modify

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

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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beam_of_light

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; light beam; ray.

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beacon

  • noun a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
    beacon fire.
  • noun a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
    radio beacon.

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coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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compressed

  • adjective satellite pressed tightly together
    tight.
    • with lips compressed
  • verb make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compact; compress; pack together.
    • compress the data

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textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    rough-textured; coarse-textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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aerodynamic

  • adjective of or relating to aerodynamics
  • adjective satellite designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow
    sleek; streamlined; flowing.
    • a streamlined convertible

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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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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change

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

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watered

  • adjective satellite (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern
    moire.
  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water; irrigate.
    • Water the fields

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dry

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

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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smooth_over

  • verb treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    slur over; skimp over; gloss over; skate over.

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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unsullied

  • adjective satellite spotlessly clean and fresh
    • the unsullied snow of mountains
  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    stainless; untarnished; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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brilliant

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

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shift

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

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water_glass

  • noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
    soluble glass; sodium silicate.
  • noun a glass for drinking water

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vitrified

  • adjective satellite (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it
    vitreous; glassy.
    • glazed pottery
    • glassy porcelain
    • hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures
  • verb change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
    vitrify.

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crown_glass

  • noun a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk
  • noun optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index
    optical crown; optical crown glass.

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persnickety

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    pernickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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paris

(Bot.) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic. ✍ It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

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well-bred

  • adjective satellite of good upbringing
    well-mannered.

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fleecy

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
    brushed; napped.
    • a dress of brushed cotton
    • a fleecy lining
    • napped fabrics

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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flatbottomed

  • adjective satellite having a flat bottom
    flatbottom.
    • a flatbottom kettle
    • a flatbottomed boat

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sheeting

  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    sheet.
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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glittering

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; glinting; scintillating.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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emerge

  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  • verb come out of
    egress; go forth; issue; come out; come forth.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves

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suave

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

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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run_up

  • verb pile up (debts or scores)
  • verb raise
    hoist.
    • hoist the flags
    • hoist a sail

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private

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

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ticking

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    tick.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

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decrease

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

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gooey

  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    icky.

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uncertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; unsure.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers
  • adjective not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown
    • an uncertain future
    • a manuscript of uncertain origin
    • plans are still uncertain
    • changes of great if uncertain consequences
    • without further evidence his story must remain uncertain

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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sunlit

  • adjective satellite lighted by sunlight
    sunstruck.
    • the sunlit slopes of the canyon
    • violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner

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peep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    cheep.
  • noun a secret look
    peek.

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pulverize

  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains
  • verb destroy completely
    demolish; pulverise.
    • the wrecking ball demolished the building
    • demolish your enemies
    • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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opalesce

  • verb reflect light or colors like an opal
    • Distant clouds opalesce like pale brocade
    • raindrops caught in a sunbeam seem to opalesce
  • verb exhibit a play of colors like that of an opal
    • This nitrate opalesces under certain conditions

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choosey

  • adjective satellite difficult to please
    choosy.

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burst_forth

  • verb jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
    sally out; rush out; leap out.
    • The attackers leapt out from the bushes
  • verb be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
    explode; break loose.
    • His anger exploded

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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rub

  • noun an unforeseen obstacle
    hang-up; snag; hitch.
  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    wipe.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub

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seamless

  • adjective not having or joined by a seam or seams
    • seamless stockings
  • adjective satellite smooth, especially of skin
    unlined; unseamed.
    • his cheeks were unlined
    • his unseamed face

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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pearl

  • noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    ivory; off-white; bone.

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filmy

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

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melanize

  • verb convert into, or infiltrate with melanin
    melanise.
  • verb make or become black
    black; blacken; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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lamplit

  • adjective satellite lighted by a lamp
    • our lamplit mountain retreat

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slue

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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lividness

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness.

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creaseless

  • adjective satellite used especially of fabrics
    uncreased.
    • uncreased trousers

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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unstained

  • adjective not stained
    • An apron keeps his clothing unstained
  • adjective satellite not having a coating of stain or varnish
    unvarnished.

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sleeky

Of a sleek, or smooth, and glossy appearance. Thomson.

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shagged

  • adjective satellite having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags
    shaggy.
    • junipers with shagged trunks
    • shaggy rugs
  • verb dance the shag
    shag.

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mire

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

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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break_through

  • verb pass through (a barrier)
    crack.
    • Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county
  • verb penetrate
    come through.
    • The sun broke through the clouds
    • The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft

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ruly

  • adjective satellite neat and tidy
    • a small ruly beard

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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slime

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; muck; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • verb cover or stain with slime
    • The snake slimed his victim

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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berlin

  • noun a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
  • noun capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
    German capital.

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resplend

  • verb be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly
    • The Queen's garments resplended in velvet and jewels

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coruscate

  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside
  • verb be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • The musical performance sparkled
    • A scintillating conversation
    • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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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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wash_up

  • verb wash one's face and hands
    lave.
    • She freshened up in the bathroom
  • verb carry somewhere (of water or current or waves)
    • The tide washed up the corpse

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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aglow

  • adjective satellite softly bright or radiant
    lucent; luminous; lambent.
    • a house aglow with lights
    • glowing embers
    • lambent tongues of flame
    • the lucent moon
    • a sky luminous with stars

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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lapse

  • noun a mistake resulting from inattention
    oversight.
  • noun a break or intermission in the occurrence of something
    • a lapse of three weeks between letters

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slip_up

  • verb make an error
    trip up; stumble.
    • She slipped up and revealed the name

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inflamed

  • adjective satellite resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened
    • eyes inflamed with crying
  • verb cause inflammation in
    inflame.
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint

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printing

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

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matte_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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fauna

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    zoology.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; creature.

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fulton

  • noun American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)
    Robert Fulton.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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give

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

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refulgent

  • adjective satellite radiating or as if radiating light
    effulgent; radiant; beamy; beaming.
    • the beaming sun
    • the effulgent daffodils
    • a radiant sunrise
    • a refulgent sunset

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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powderiness

  • noun having a very fine texture
    fineness.
    • the fineness of the sand on the beach

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tag

  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    ticket.
  • noun a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    • semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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tidiness

  • noun the habit of being tidy
  • noun the trait of being neat and orderly
    neatness.

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spruce

  • noun light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
  • noun any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

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glide_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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floury

  • adjective satellite resembling flour in fine powdery texture
    • a floury clay

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lacklustre

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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slip_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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multi-colored

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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nacreous

  • adjective consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    pearlescent; opalescent; iridescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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dazzle

  • noun brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily
  • verb to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
    bedazzle; daze.
    • She was dazzled by the bright headlights

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end

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

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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waterproof

  • noun any fabric impervious to water
  • noun a water-resistant coat
    raincoat.

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damage

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

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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glowing

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    radiance; glow.
  • verb emit a steady even light without flames
    glow.
    • The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden

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shred

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; tag; tag end.

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niminy-piminy

  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; mincing; dainty.

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spick-and-span

  • adjective satellite conspicuously new
    brand-new; bran-new; spic-and-span.
    • shiny brand-new shoes
    • a spick-and-span novelty
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    spick; speckless; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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mutable

  • adjective capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
    changeable.
    • a mutable substance
    • the mutable ways of fortune
    • mutable weather patterns
    • a mutable foreign policy

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radiancy

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; radiance; refulgency; refulgence.

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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luster

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; splendor.
  • noun the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
    lustre; shininess; sheen.

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nubby

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    tweedy; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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mar

  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    blemish; defect.
    • a facial blemish
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    March.

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paste

  • noun any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  • noun a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

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mat

  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    matting.

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blacken

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

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spot

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

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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tied

  • adjective satellite bound or secured closely
    trussed.
    • the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
    • a trussed chicken
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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reflect

  • verb manifest or bring back
    • This action reflects his true beliefs
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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glint

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    spark; flicker.
  • noun a spatially localized brightness

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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lighting

  • noun having abundant light or illumination
    light.
    • they played as long as it was light
    • as long as the lighting was good
  • noun apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film

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matt

  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    mat; lusterlessness; matte; lustrelessness; flatness.
  • adjective satellite not reflecting light; not glossy
    flat; matte; mat; matted.
    • flat wall paint
    • a photograph with a matte finish

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sparkler

  • noun diamonds
    ice.
    • look at the ice on that dame!
  • noun a firework that burns slowly and throws out a shower of sparks

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burst_out

  • verb give sudden release to an expression
    • We burst out laughing
    • 'I hate you,' she burst out
  • verb appear suddenly
    pop out.
    • Spring popped up everywhere in the valley

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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psychedelic

  • adjective satellite producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis
    • psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and mescaline
  • adjective satellite having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
    • a psychedelic painting

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man

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

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gentlemanly

  • adjective satellite befitting a man of good breeding
    gentlemanlike.
    • gentlemanly behavior

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crepe

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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liquid

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

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reverberant

  • adjective having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
    • a reverberant room
    • the reverberant booms of cannon

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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pulverised

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb destroy completely
    demolish; pulverise; pulverize.
    • the wrecking ball demolished the building
    • demolish your enemies
    • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand

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footed

  • adjective having feet
    • footed creatures
    • a footed sofa
  • verb pay for something
    foot; pick.
    • pick up the tab
    • pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages
    • foot the bill

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well-groomed

  • adjective satellite having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
    well-dressed.
  • adjective satellite having your hair neatly brushed and combed

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debonnaire

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

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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sleekness

  • noun the quality of being well-groomed and neatly tailored
    • the sleekness of his appearance reminded me of his financial successes
  • noun the smooth feel of silk fabric
    silkiness.

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scintillation

  • noun (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    sparkling; twinkle.

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order

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

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crape

  • noun small very thin pancake
    crepe; French pancake.
  • noun a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
    crepe.

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adorned

  • adjective provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
    decorated.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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tan

  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; burn; suntan.
  • noun a light brown the color of topaz
    topaz.

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go_by

  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed
  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go past; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other

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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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govern

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

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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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cobwebby

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

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playful

  • adjective full of fun and high spirits
    • playful children just let loose from school

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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vividness

  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    color; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
  • noun chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
    saturation; chroma; intensity.

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calendered

  • adjective satellite (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
    glossy.
    • calendered paper
    • glossy paper
  • verb press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets
    calender.
    • calender paper

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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sludge

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

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japan

  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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suiting

  • noun a fabric used for suits
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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unlined

  • adjective not having a lining or liner
    • a thin unlined jacket
  • adjective satellite smooth, especially of skin
    unseamed; seamless.
    • his cheeks were unlined
    • his unseamed face

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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laminated_glass

  • noun glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
    shatterproof glass; safety glass.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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varicoloured

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicolored; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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multicolour

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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glide

  • noun a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    semivowel.
  • noun the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    slide; coast.
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

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ray_of_light

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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lackluster

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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choosy

  • adjective satellite difficult to please
    choosey.

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illumine

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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sleek_down

  • verb give a smooth and glossy appearance
    slick; slick down.
    • slick one's hair

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illuminance

  • noun the luminous flux incident on a unit area
    illumination.

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platform

  • noun a raised horizontal surface
    • the speaker mounted the platform
  • noun a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    program; political platform; political program.
    • their candidate simply ignored the party platform
    • they won the election even though they offered no positive program

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sodium_silicate

  • noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
    soluble glass; water glass.

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silken

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silky; silklike; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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alter

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

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glorify

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

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piebald

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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rush_out

  • verb jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
    sally out; leap out; burst forth.
    • The attackers leapt out from the bushes

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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flour

  • noun fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
  • verb cover with flour
    • flour fish or meat before frying it

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comb_out

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

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gook

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

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sleekish

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chromatic

  • adjective able to refract light without spectral color separation
    • chromatic lens
  • adjective based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones
    • a chromatic scale

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break

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

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ensnarl

  • verb entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
    mesh; enmesh.

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colourless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colorless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colorless.

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iridescent

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; chatoyant.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; opalescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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goop

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; ooze; sludge.
  • noun street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    Georgia home boy; grievous bodily harm; liquid ecstasy; max; easy lay; scoop; soap.

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glazed

  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glassy.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom
  • verb coat with a glaze
    glaze.
    • the potter glazed the dishes
    • glaze the bread with eggwhite

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twilight

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • noun the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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mat_up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat; matte up; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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jeni

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brightness

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

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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radiant

  • adjective satellite radiating or as if radiating light
    effulgent; beamy; beaming; refulgent.
    • the beaming sun
    • the effulgent daffodils
    • a radiant sunrise
    • a refulgent sunset

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drop

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

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ashen

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite made of wood of the ash tree

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47

  • adjective satellite being seven more than forty
    forty-seven; xlvii.

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blazing

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blaze.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • verb shine brightly and intensively
    blaze.
    • Meteors blazed across the atmosphere

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dry-cleaned

  • adjective satellite cleaned with chemical solvents

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intricacy

  • noun marked by elaborately complex detail
    elaboration; involution; elaborateness.

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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spotless

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

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muck_up

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

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truth

  • noun a fact that has been verified
    • at last he knew the truth
    • the truth is that he didn't want to do it
  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; the true; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

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luminosity

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    luminance; brightness; luminousness; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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effuse

  • verb pour out
    pour out.
    • effused brine
  • verb flow or spill forth
    flow out.

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milk_glass

  • noun a milky white translucent or opaque glass
    opal glass.

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injured

  • adjective harmed
    • injured soldiers
    • injured feelings
  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound; injure.

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harm

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    injury; trauma; hurt.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    impairment; damage.

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illuminate

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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achromasia

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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hard

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

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steadied

  • adjective satellite made steady or constant
    • the noise became a steadied roaring
  • verb make steady
    becalm; steady; calm.
    • steady yourself

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particoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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matt-up

  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; matte up; felt; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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glinting

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; glisten; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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come_across

  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; come upon; chance upon; discover; light upon; strike; chance on.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
  • verb be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression

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magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; 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
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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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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silky

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silklike; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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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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luminousness

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    luminance; brightness; luminosity; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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profit

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

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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gossamer

  • noun a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    cobweb.

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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chaos

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

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plush-like

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plushy.

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stumble

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; lurch.
  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; misstep; trip.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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increase

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

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multicoloured

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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lacelike

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacy.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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plushy

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plush-like.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plush.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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ironed

  • adjective (of linens or clothes) smoothed with a hot iron
  • verb press and smooth with a heated iron
    press; iron; iron out.
    • press your shirts
    • she stood there ironing

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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rock-steady

  • adjective satellite consistent in performance or behavior
    dependable; steady-going.
    • dependable in one's habits
    • a steady-going family man

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lap-jointed

  • adjective satellite jointed so as to produce a flush surface

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sunstruck

  • adjective satellite lighted by sunlight
    sunlit.
    • the sunlit slopes of the canyon
    • violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner

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laser_beam

  • noun a beam of light generated by a laser

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colorless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colourless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colourless.

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scintilla

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a sparkling glittering particle

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sarcenet

  • noun a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
    sarsenet.

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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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dashing

  • adjective satellite lively and spirited
    gallant.
    • a dashing hero
  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud; scoot.
    • She dashed into the yard

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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small-grained

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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publication

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

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gunk

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

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cultured

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society
  • verb grow in a special preparation
    culture.
    • the biologist grows microorganisms

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natural_glass

  • noun magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly

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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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flare

  • noun a shape that spreads outward
    flair.
    • the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun a sudden burst of flame

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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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come_on

  • verb appear or become visible; make a showing
    turn up; show up; come out; surface.
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; near; draw close; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer

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well-dressed

  • adjective satellite having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
    well-groomed.

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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satiny

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silky; silklike; slick; sleek.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; 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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turn_out

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb prove to be in the result or end
    • It turns out that he was right

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snowboarding

  • noun the act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
  • verb glide down a snow-covered slope while standing on a board
    snowboard.
    • The children love to snowboard in winter

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blush

  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; bloom; flush.
  • noun sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
    flush.

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pernickety

  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    persnickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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colouring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; coloring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; coloring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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lividity

  • noun a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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blink

  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; wink.
  • verb briefly shut the eyes
    wink; nictitate; nictate.
    • The TV announcer never seems to blink

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fantasy

  • noun imagination unrestricted by reality
    phantasy.
    • a schoolgirl fantasy
  • noun fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    phantasy.
    • she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies

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xx

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
    twenty; 20.
  • noun (genetics) normal complement of sex chromosomes in a female

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beadlike

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; buttony; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes

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slithery

  • adjective satellite having a slippery surface or quality
    • slithery mud
    • slithery eels

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radiate

  • verb send out rays or waves
    • The sun radiates heat
  • verb send out real or metaphoric rays
    • She radiates happiness

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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glitter

  • noun the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
    glister; scintillation; glisten; sparkle.
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    sparkle; coruscation.

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fine-textured

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, fine-grained structure
    smooth-textured.

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uncluttered

  • adjective satellite having nothing extraneous
    unlittered.
    • an uncluttered room
    • the unlittered shoulders of the road
  • verb rid of obstructions
    unclutter; clear.
    • Clear your desk

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crop_out

  • verb appear at the surface
    basset.
    • A seam of coal bassets

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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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glisten

  • noun the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
    glister; scintillation; glitter; sparkle.
  • verb be shiny, as if wet
    shine; glint; glitter; gleam.
    • His eyes were glistening

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smoothened

  • adjective satellite made smooth by ironing
    smoothed.
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smooth; smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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woolen

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    wool; woollen.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    woollen.
    • a woolen sweater

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nongranular

  • adjective satellite not having granules
    • clear nongranular cytoplasm

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spring_to_mind

  • verb be remembered
    come to mind.
    • His name comes to mind when you mention the strike

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powderize

  • verb become powder or dust
    pulverize; powderise; pulverise.
    • When it was blown up, the building powderized
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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tragic

  • adjective satellite very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction
    tragical.
    • a tragic face
    • a tragic plight
    • a tragic accident
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy
    • tragic hero

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roll_in

  • verb pour or flow in a steady stream
    • mist rolled in from the sea
    • tourists rolled in from the neighboring countryside

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jacklight

  • noun a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night
  • verb hunt with a jacklight
    jack.

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smoothen

  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smooth.
    • smooth the surface of the wood
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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glister

  • noun the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
    scintillation; glitter; glisten; sparkle.

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white

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

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natty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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sheen

  • noun the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
    lustre; shininess; luster.

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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ladylike

  • adjective satellite befitting a woman of good breeding
    • ladylike manners

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brainy

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

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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scintillating

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

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vibrant

  • adjective satellite vigorous and animated
    vivacious.
    • a vibrant group that challenged the system
    • a charming and vivacious hostess
    • a vivacious folk dance
  • adjective satellite of sounds that are strong and resonating
    • the men's vibrant voices

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gentlemanlike

  • adjective satellite befitting a man of good breeding
    gentlemanly.
    • gentlemanly behavior

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velvet-textured

  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet.

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opalescent

  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; iridescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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brushed

  • adjective satellite touched lightly in passing; grazed against
    • of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one
  • verb rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    brush.
    • Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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bioluminescent

  • adjective satellite (of living organisms) emitting light
    • fireflies are bioluminescent

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silklike

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    silken; silky; slick; sleek; satiny.
    • glossy auburn hair
    • satiny gardenia petals
    • sleek black fur
    • silken eyelashes
    • silky skin
    • a silklike fabric
    • slick seals and otters

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womanish

  • adjective satellite having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men
    • womanish tears

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edition

  • noun the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
  • noun all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
    • the first edition appeared in 1920
    • it was too late for the morning edition
    • they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

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dossier

  • noun a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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slur

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

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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unmistakable

  • adjective satellite clearly evident to the mind
    • his opposition to slavery was unmistakable
  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; apparent; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view

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smoothed

  • adjective satellite made smooth by ironing
    smoothened.
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smooth; smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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discolor

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

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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glossy

  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    slick; slick magazine.
  • noun a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

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soft_glass

  • noun glass having a relatively low softening point

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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moon-ray

  • noun a ray of moonlight
    moonbeam; moon ray.

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winkle

  • noun small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
    periwinkle.
  • noun edible marine gastropod
    periwinkle.

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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safety_glass

  • noun glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
    laminated glass; shatterproof glass.

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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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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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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refulgence

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; radiance; refulgency; radiancy.

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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shipshape

  • adjective satellite of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    trim; well-kept.
    • even the barn was shipshape
    • a trim little sailboat

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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genteel

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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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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floodlit

  • adjective satellite illuminated by means of floodlights
    floodlighted.
    • the floodlit courtyard
  • verb illuminate with floodlights
    floodlight.

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prissy

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; squeamish; nice; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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regulate

  • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    modulate.
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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unseamed

  • adjective satellite having no seams
    • an unseamed garment made of plastic
  • adjective satellite smooth, especially of skin
    unlined; seamless.
    • his cheeks were unlined
    • his unseamed face

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luminous

  • adjective satellite softly bright or radiant
    lucent; lambent; aglow.
    • a house aglow with lights
    • glowing embers
    • lambent tongues of flame
    • the lucent moon
    • a sky luminous with stars

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silkiness

  • noun the smooth feel of silk fabric
    sleekness.

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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blanch

  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blench; pale.
  • verb cook (vegetables) briefly
    parboil.
    • Parboil the beans before freezing them

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glimmery

  • adjective satellite shining softly and intermittently
    • glimmery candlelight

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calico

  • noun coarse cloth with a bright print
  • adjective made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned
    • calico dresses
    • a calico cat

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slithering

  • adjective satellite moving as on a slippery surface
    slipping.
    • his slipping and slithering progress over the ice
  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    slide; slither.
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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prismatic

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling or constituting a prism
    • prismatic form
  • adjective satellite exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism
    • prismatic light

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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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moon_ray

  • noun a ray of moonlight
    moon-ray; moonbeam.

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worsted

  • noun a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns "he wore a worsted suit"
  • noun a tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool
    worsted yarn.

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camouflage

  • noun an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    disguise.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories
  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camo.

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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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lit

  • noun the humanistic study of a body of literature
    literature.
    • he took a course in Russian lit
  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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tweedy

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; nubbly; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns
  • adjective satellite (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy

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bedazzle

  • verb to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
    dazzle; daze.
    • She was dazzled by the bright headlights

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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outcrop

  • noun the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
    rock outcrop; outcropping.
  • verb appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground
    • Big boulders outcropped

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silvern

  • adjective satellite resembling or reminiscent of silver
    silvery.
    • a soft silvern voice
    • singing in her silvery tones
  • adjective satellite having the white lustrous sheen of silver
    silver; silvery.
    • a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap
    • repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen

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cleanable

  • adjective satellite capable of being cleaned

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blinding

  • adjective satellite shining intensely
    dazzling; blazing; fulgent; glary; glaring.
    • the blazing sun
    • blinding headlights
    • dazzling snow
    • fulgent patterns of sunlight
    • the glaring sun
  • verb render unable to see
    blind.

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transparent

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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buff

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; lover; fan.
  • noun a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

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brazil

  • noun three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
    brazil nut.
  • noun the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
    Federative Republic of Brazil; Brasil.

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play

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

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macrame

  • noun a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
  • verb make knotted patterns
    • macrame a plant holder

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slick_down

  • verb give a smooth and glossy appearance
    sleek down; slick.
    • slick one's hair

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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buffer

  • noun (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  • noun a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
    buffer zone.

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nubbly

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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debonair

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

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resplendent

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; splendid; glorious.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

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splay

  • noun an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  • verb spread open or apart
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table

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twinkler

  • noun an object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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germany

  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Deutschland; FRG; Federal Republic of Germany.

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leap_out

  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; stick out; stand out.
  • verb jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone)
    sally out; rush out; burst forth.
    • The attackers leapt out from the bushes

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multi-colour

  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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chatoyant

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; iridescent.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

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clean-cut

  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; trig.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard
  • adjective satellite clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    clear-cut; clear.
    • as clear as a whistle
    • clear footprints in the snow
    • the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather
    • a spire clean-cut against the sky
    • a clear-cut pattern

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powderise

  • verb become powder or dust
    pulverize; powderize; pulverise.
    • When it was blown up, the building powderized
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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glass_in

  • verb enclose with glass
    glass.
    • glass in a porch

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moonshine

  • noun the light of the Moon
    moonlight; Moon.
    • moonlight is the smuggler's enemy
    • the Moon was bright enough to read by
  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    bootleg; corn liquor.

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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face

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

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batik

  • noun a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
  • verb dye with wax
    • Indonesian fabrics are often batiked

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neatness

  • noun the state of being neat and smart and trim
    spruceness.
  • noun the trait of being neat and orderly
    tidiness.

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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optical

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

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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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opaline

  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; opalescent; iridescent.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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undimmed

  • adjective not made dim or less bright
    bright.
    • undimmed headlights
    • surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed

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supersleek

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see-through

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

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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rakish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    raffish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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luminance

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    brightness; luminosity; luminousness; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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fulgid

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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incandesce

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

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water-washed

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

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glaze

  • noun any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  • noun a glossy finish on a fabric

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flicker

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; spark.
  • noun North American woodpecker

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wanness

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; luridness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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brilliance

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

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fifty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
    L; 50.
  • noun a United States bill worth 50 dollars
    fifty dollar bill.

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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bright

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

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smooth-textured

  • adjective satellite having a smooth, fine-grained structure
    fine-textured.

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towelling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    toweling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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changeful

  • adjective such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change
    changeable.
    • changeable behavior
    • changeable moods
    • changeable prices

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floodlight

  • noun light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
    flood; photoflood; flood lamp.
  • verb illuminate with floodlights

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superb

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    brilliant.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite surpassingly good
    • a superb meal

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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ground

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

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shirt_button

  • noun a button on a shirt

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burnished

  • adjective satellite made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
    bright; shiny; lustrous; shining.
    • bright silver candlesticks
    • a burnished brass knocker
    • she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves
    • rows of shining glasses
    • shiny black patents
  • verb polish and make shiny
    burnish; furbish; buff.
    • buff the wooden floors
    • buff my shoes

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heat_ray

  • noun a ray that produces a thermal effect

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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glistering

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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elite

  • noun a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
    elite group.
  • adjective satellite selected as the best
    elect.
    • an elect circle of artists
    • elite colleges

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stained

  • adjective marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter
    • a badly stained tablecloth
    • tear-stained cheeks
  • verb color with a liquid dye or tint
    stain.
    • Stain this table a beautiful walnut color
    • people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages

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go_along

  • verb cooperate or pretend to cooperate
    play along.
    • He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment
  • verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    keep; continue; proceed; go on.
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight

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couth

  • adjective satellite (used facetiously) refined

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dull

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

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simplicity

  • noun the quality of being simple or uncompounded
    simpleness.
    • the simplicity of a crystal
  • noun a lack of penetration or subtlety
    simple mindedness; simpleness.
    • they took advantage of her simplicity

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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black

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

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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rich

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

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buttony

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite ornamented with many buttons

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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spiffy

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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sure

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

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lighted

  • adjective set afire or burning
    lit.
    • the lighted candles
    • a lighted cigarette
    • a lit firecracker
  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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sacking

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    bagging.
  • noun the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    dismissal; firing; sack; liberation; release; discharge; dismission.

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sneak_away

  • verb leave furtively and stealthily
    steal away; sneak out; slip away; sneak off.
    • The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard

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beamy

  • adjective satellite broad in the beam
    • a beamy cargo ship
  • adjective satellite radiating or as if radiating light
    effulgent; radiant; beaming; refulgent.
    • the beaming sun
    • the effulgent daffodils
    • a radiant sunrise
    • a refulgent sunset

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skimp

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    scant.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    scant.

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colorful

  • adjective having striking color
    colourful.
    • colorful autumn leaves
  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colourful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language

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lucent

  • adjective satellite softly bright or radiant
    luminous; lambent; aglow.
    • a house aglow with lights
    • glowing embers
    • lambent tongues of flame
    • the lucent moon
    • a sky luminous with stars

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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rock

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

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rush

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

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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wire_glass

  • noun a glass that contains a layer of wire netting in it

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hush_up

  • verb cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
    sleek over; whitewash; gloss over.
    • Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin
    • She tried to gloss over her mistakes
  • verb cause to be quiet or not talk
    shut up; hush; quieten; still; silence.
    • Please silence the children in the church!

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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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spirit

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

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bead

  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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dye

  • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    dyestuff.
  • verb color with dye
    • Please dye these shoes

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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intensify

  • verb increase in extent or intensity
    escalate; step up.
    • The Allies escalated the bombing
  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; deepen; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions

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skate_over

  • verb treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    smooth over; slur over; skimp over; gloss over.

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finical

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; picky.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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cleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    flawlessly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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elapse

  • verb pass by
    go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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skimp_over

  • verb treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    smooth over; slur over; gloss over; skate over.

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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outshine

  • verb shine brighter than
    • What star outshines the sun?
  • verb attract more attention and praise than others
    • This film outshone all the others in quality

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beady

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    buttony; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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blanched

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    bloodless; ashen; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench; pale.

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matted

  • adjective satellite tangled in a dense mass
    • tried to push through the matted undergrowth
  • verb twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
    entangle; snarl; tangle; mat.
    • The child entangled the cord

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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scintillate

  • verb give off
    • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes
  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; coruscate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

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erupt

  • verb start abruptly
    break out.
    • After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc
  • verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; flare up; burst out; irrupt.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

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