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gatekeeper

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

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walk-in

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

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mackerel

  • noun flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
  • noun any of various fishes of the family Scombridae

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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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cobia

  • noun large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters
    Rachycentron canadum; sergeant fish.

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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sleep

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

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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crappie

  • noun small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers
  • noun small sunfishes of central United States rivers

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ce

  • noun a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
    atomic number 58; cerium.
  • adverb of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
    C.E.; Common Era.
    • in 200 CE

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baader-meinhof_gang

  • noun a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
    Baader Meinhof Gang.

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socializer

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

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crossbar

  • noun a horizontal bar that goes across something
  • noun game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over

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wake_up

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

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catholic_reaction_force

  • noun a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
    Irish National Liberation Army; People's Liberation Army; INLA; People's Republican Army.

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saver

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

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nonresident

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

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blanket

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

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giant_pigfish

  • noun found around the Great Barrier Reef
    pigfish; Achoerodus gouldii.

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eucinostomus_gula

  • noun silvery mojarra found along sandy shores of the western Atlantic
    silver jenny.

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jack

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

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swivet

  • noun a panic or extreme discomposure
    • it threw her into a swivet

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dissident_irish_republican_army

  • noun a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
    RIRA; Real Irish Republican Army; Real IRA.

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scholar

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

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pork-fish

  • noun black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil
    Anisotremus virginicus; porkfish.

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mak

  • noun a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda
    Maktab al-Khidmat.

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undercover

  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; clandestine; secret; hole-and-corner; surreptitious; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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billfish

  • noun primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
    garpike; garfish; gar; Lepisosteus osseus.
  • noun giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw

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terrorist_act

  • noun the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
    terrorism; act of terrorism.

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nail

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

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second

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

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puddingwife

  • noun bluish and bronze wrasse; found from Florida keys to Brazil
    Halicoeres radiatus; pudding-wife.

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stertorous

  • adjective satellite of breathing having a heavy snoring sound

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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dormancy

  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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movement_for_revenge

  • noun an organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002; believed to have ties with Muslim terrorists in Pakistan
    Tareekh e Kasas.

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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wreck

  • noun something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
    • the house was a wreck when they bought it
    • thanks to that quack I am a human wreck
  • noun an accident that destroys a ship at sea
    shipwreck.

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socialiser

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

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carlos_the_jackal

  • noun Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
    Sanchez; Ilich Sanchez; Glen Gebhard; Salim; Andres Martinez; Taurus; Michael Assat; Ilich Ramirez Sanchez; Hector Hevodidbon; Carlos.

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clinid_fish

  • noun mostly small blennioid fishes of coral reefs and seagrass beds
    clinid.

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unskilled

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

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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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applier

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

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drooler

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

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grapo

  • noun an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime
    First of October Antifascist Resistance Group.
    • GRAPO is vehemently opposed to the United States

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kyphosus_sectatrix

  • noun food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
    Bermuda chub; rudderfish.

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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malaysia_militant_group

  • noun a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
    Islamic Community; Jemaah Islamiyah; Islamic Group; Malaysian Mujahidin Group; JI.

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active

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

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noncompliant

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

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substance

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

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snooker_table

  • noun game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played
    billiard table; pool table.

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venturer

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

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sniffler

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

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hamas

  • noun a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
    Islamic Resistance Movement.

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orthopristis_chrysopterus

  • noun found from Long Island southward
    pigfish; hogfish.

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drop-leaf_table

  • noun a table that has a drop-leaf to enlarge its surface

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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changer

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

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nurse_shark

  • noun small bottom-dwelling shark of warm shallow waters on both coasts of North America and South America and from southeast Asia to Australia
    Ginglymostoma cirratum.

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jew

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

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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white_perch

  • noun small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams
    Morone americana; silver perch.

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wagon-lit

  • noun a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
    sleeping car; sleeper.

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laskar_jihad

  • noun a paramilitary terrorist organization of militant Muslims in Indonesia; wages a jihad against Christians in Indonesia; subscribes to the Wahhabi creed of Islam
    Holy War Warriors.

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unit

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

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sagittarius

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

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sweater

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

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mudspringer

  • noun found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins
    mudskipper.

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chooser

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

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music

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

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spike

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

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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suicide_bomber

  • noun a terrorist who blows himself up in order to kill or injure other people

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withholder

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

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pierced

  • adjective satellite having a hole cut through
    perforated; perforate; punctured.
    • pierced ears
    • a perforated eardrum
    • a punctured balloon
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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adult

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

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boomer

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

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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hold

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

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doctor-fish

  • noun surgeon fish of the West Indies
    doctorfish; Acanthurus chirurgus.

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yellow_perch

  • noun North American perch
    Perca flavescens.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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mangrove_snapper

  • noun found in shallow waters off the coast of Florida
    grey snapper; Lutjanus griseus; gray snapper.

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physiological_state

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physiological condition; physical condition.

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accomplishment

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
    achievement.
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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superstructure

  • noun structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

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muskellunge

  • noun flesh of very large North American pike; a game fish
  • noun large (60 to 80 pounds) sport fish of North America
    Esox masquinongy.

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stigmatist

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

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archaist

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

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ku_klux_klan

  • noun a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people
    Klan; KKK.

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snake_mackerel

  • noun predatory tropical fishes with jutting jaws and strong teeth
    Gempylus serpens.

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farc

  • noun a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers
    Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia; Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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clothespress

  • noun a closet where clothes are stored
    clothes closet.

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credenza

  • noun a kind of sideboard or buffet
    credence.

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dolphin

  • noun large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
    mahimahi; dolphinfish.
  • noun any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

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rainbow_perch

  • noun Pacific coast fish
    rainbow seaperch; Hipsurus caryi.

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ethology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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nonrapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; orthodox sleep; NREM.

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slippery_dick

  • noun small wrasse of tropical Atlantic
    Halicoeres bivittatus.

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machine

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

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euskadi_ta_askatasuna

  • noun a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees
    Basque Fatherland and Liberty; ETA; Basque Homeland and Freedom.
    • in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials

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gaming

  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    gambling; play.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb place a bet on
    stake; bet on; back; gage; game; punt.
    • Which horse are you backing?
    • I'm betting on the new horse

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lopholatilus_chamaeleonticeps

  • noun yellow-spotted violet food fish of warm deep waters
    tilefish.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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revolutionary_armed_forces_of_colombia

  • noun a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers
    Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia; FARC.

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free_spirit

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

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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carlos

  • noun Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
    Sanchez; Ilich Sanchez; Glen Gebhard; Salim; Andres Martinez; Taurus; Carlos the Jackal; Michael Assat; Ilich Ramirez Sanchez; Hector Hevodidbon.

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palestinian_hizballah

  • noun a little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah; responsible for suicide bombings in Israel

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third

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

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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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capitalist

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

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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inhabitant

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

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sand_stargazer

  • noun small pallid fishes of shoal tropical waters of North America and South America having eyes on stalks atop head; they burrow in sand to await prey

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romper

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

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squint

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

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practice_bundling

  • verb sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
    bundle.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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silver_perch

  • noun small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico
    mademoiselle; Bairdiella chrysoura.
  • noun small silvery food and game fish of eastern United States streams
    Morone americana; white perch.

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mixed-blood

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

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hibernation

  • noun the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
  • noun cessation from or slowing of activity during the winter; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals

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moonfish

  • noun any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies
    Selene setapinnis; horse-head; horsefish; horsehead; dollarfish; Atlantic moonfish.
  • noun large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean
    Lampris regius; opah.

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party_of_democratic_kampuchea

  • noun a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999
    Communist Party of Kampuchea; KR; Khmer Rouge.

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welcomer

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

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dreamer

  • noun someone who is dreaming
  • noun someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
    idealist.

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provisional_irish_republican_army

  • noun a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Irish Republican Army; IRA; Provos; Provisional IRA.

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somnolence

  • noun a very sleepy state
    drowsiness; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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jemaah_islamiyah

  • noun a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
    Islamic Community; Islamic Group; Malaysian Mujahidin Group; JI; Malaysia Militant Group.

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moro_islamic_liberation_front

  • noun a terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases

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signatory

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

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sailor's-choice

  • noun similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States
    pinfish; Lagodon rhomboides; squirrelfish.
  • noun a grunt found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico
    Haemulon parra; sailors choice.

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counterterrorist

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

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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cryptacanthodes_maculatus

  • noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth
    wrymouth; ghostfish.

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malacology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

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drowsiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; sleepiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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clingfish

  • noun very small (to 3 inches) flattened marine fish with a sucking disc on the abdomen for clinging to rocks etc.

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sleepiness

  • noun a very sleepy state
    somnolence; drowsiness.
    • sleepiness causes many driving accidents

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band

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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eelpout

  • noun marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas
    pout.
  • noun elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
    burbot; ling; cusk; Lota lota.

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bream

  • noun flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
    freshwater bream.
  • noun flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
    sea bream.

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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whitman

  • noun United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
    Walt Whitman.
  • noun United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
    Marcus Whitman.

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hairtail

  • noun long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
    cutlassfish; frost fish.

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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rest_period

  • noun a pause for relaxation
    respite; rest; relief.
    • people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests

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somnolent

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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allan

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tareekh_e_kasas

  • noun an organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002; believed to have ties with Muslim terrorists in Pakistan
    Movement for Revenge.

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undercover_work

  • noun the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
    spying.

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nonsmoking_car

  • noun a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
    nonsmoker.

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mangler

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

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collector

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

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sleep_late

  • verb sleep later than usual or customary
    sleep in.
    • On Sundays, I sleep in

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forty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
    XL; 40.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    twoscore; xl; 40.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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archerfish

  • noun any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia
    Toxotes jaculatrix.

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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fugitive

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

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free

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

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small

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

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aboriginal

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

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four-poster

  • noun a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains

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detecting

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; sleuthing; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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mullet

  • noun highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
    grey mullet; gray mullet.
  • noun freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
    grey mullet; gray mullet.

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nondescript

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

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mudskipper

  • noun found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins
    mudspringer.

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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communist_party_of_kampuchea

  • noun a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999
    KR; Party of Democratic Kampuchea; Khmer Rouge.

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ulster_defence_association

  • noun the major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs
    UDA.

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moranzanist_patriotic_front

  • noun a terrorist group of radical leftists formed in the late 1980s; seeks to prevent the United States from intervening in Honduran economic and political affairs

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provisional_ira

  • noun a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Irish Republican Army; IRA; Provos; Provisional Irish Republican Army.

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foreign_terrorist_organization

  • noun a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
    terrorist group; terrorist organization; FTO.

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snail_darter

  • noun a small snail-eating perch of the Tennessee River
    Percina tanasi.

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come_alive

  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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domestic_partner

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

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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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unperson

  • noun a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)
    nonperson.
    • the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration
    • George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons

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ansar_al-islam

  • noun a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein
    Supporters of Islam; Ansar al Islam.

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comforter

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

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discriminator

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

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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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needer

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

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bonito

  • noun flesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae; related to but smaller than tuna
  • noun fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna
    Katsuwonus pelamis; oceanic bonito.

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tow

  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    towage.
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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rate

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

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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council_board

  • noun the table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting
    council table; conference table.

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loved_one

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

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rectifier

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

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sep_11

  • noun the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs
    9/11; Sept. 11; 9-11; September 11.

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stoneblowing

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al-fatah

  • noun a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups
    al-Asifa; Fatah.
    • al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s

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dining-room_furniture

  • noun furniture intended for use in a dining room

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dining_car

  • noun a passenger car where food is served in transit
    buffet car; dining compartment; diner.

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wardrobe

  • noun a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
    press; closet.
  • noun collection of clothing belonging to one person

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nonpartisan

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

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gambler

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

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box_seat

  • noun a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
  • noun the driver's seat on a coach
    box.
    • an armed guard sat in the box with the driver

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spoiler

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

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rainbow_seaperch

  • noun Pacific coast fish
    Hipsurus caryi; rainbow perch.

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coward

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

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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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demoiselle

  • noun a young unmarried woman
    damoiselle; damosel; damsel; damozel.
  • noun small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
    damselfish.

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torchwood

(Bot.) The inflammable wood of certain trees (Amyris balsamifera, A. Floridana, etc.); also, the trees themselves.

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blanquillo

  • noun important marine food fishes
    tilefish.

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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table_lamp

  • noun a lamp that sits on a table

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combtooth

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theoterrorism

  • noun terrorism for a religious purpose

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abstinent

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

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cusk-eel

  • noun elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes

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tallboy

  • noun a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
    highboy.

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talking

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk; speak.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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crab

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

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arousal

  • noun the act of arousing
    rousing.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • noun a state of heightened physiological activity

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sounding

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

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mujahedeen_kompak

  • noun a militant Islamic militia that was formed in 2005 by hardliners who split from Jemaah Islamiyah

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tomtate

  • noun found off the West Indies and Florida
    Haemulon aurolineatum.

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laugher

  • noun a person who is laughing or who laughs easily
  • noun an easy victory
    romp; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.

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sol_rojo

  • noun a small but violent terrorist organization formed in Ecuador in the early 1990s; responsible for bombing several government buildings
    Puka Inti; Red Sun.

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handicapped_person

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

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goatfish

  • noun brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels
    Mullus surmuletus; surmullet; red mullet.

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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sleeper

  • noun a rester who is sleeping
    slumberer.
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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extravert

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

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united_self-defense_force_of_colombia

  • noun a terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members
    AUC; Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia; United Self-Defense Group of Colombia.
    • the AUC conducted over 800 assassinations in one year

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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margarete_gertrud_zelle

  • noun Dutch dancer who was executed by the French as a German spy in World War I (1876-1917)
    Mata Hari.

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harkat_ul-mujahedeen

  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; HUA; HUM; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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aum_shinrikyo

  • noun a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity
    Aum; Supreme Truth.
    • in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train

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mojarra

  • noun small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters

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rapid_eye_movement_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.

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sea_bream

  • noun flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
    bream.
  • noun any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
    bream.

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doctorfish

  • noun surgeon fish of the West Indies
    Acanthurus chirurgus; doctor-fish.

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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ejector

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

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alarm

  • noun fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    dismay; consternation.
  • noun a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
    alarm system; warning device.

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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breather

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
  • noun air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    snorkel breather; snorkel; schnorkel; schnorchel.

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bodybuilder

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

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estivation

  • noun (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period
    aestivation.
  • noun (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
    aestivation.

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worldling

  • noun a person absorbed by the concerns and interests and pleasures of the present world
  • noun an inhabitant of the earth
    earthman; tellurian; earthling.

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marvel

  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    wonder.
    • the wonders of modern science
  • verb be amazed at
    wonder.
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

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sanctuary

  • noun a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
  • noun a shelter from danger or hardship
    asylum; refuge.

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stool

  • noun a simple seat without a back or arms
  • noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    ordure; dejection; BM; faecal matter; feces; faeces; fecal matter.

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enjoyer

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

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tempter

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

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esox_lucius

  • noun voracious piscivorous pike of waters of northern hemisphere
    northern pike.

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dupe

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

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liza

  • noun similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region
    Mugil liza.

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pardoner

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

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expectorator

  • noun a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
    spitter.
  • noun a medicine promoting expectoration
    expectorant.

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toucher

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

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squirmer

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

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hassock

  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    ottoman; pouf; puff; pouffe.
  • noun a cushion for kneeling on (as when praying in church)

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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cripple

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

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rich

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

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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terrorist_group

  • noun a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
    terrorist organization; FTO; foreign terrorist organization.

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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dc

  • noun the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia
    District of Columbia; D.C..
  • noun an electric current that flows in one direction steadily
    direct electric current; direct current.

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leisure

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure time.
    • his job left him little leisure
  • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
    • he lacked the leisure for golf

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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aestivate

  • verb sleep during summer
    estivate.
    • certain animals estivate

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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horse-head

  • noun any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies
    Selene setapinnis; horsefish; horsehead; dollarfish; moonfish; Atlantic moonfish.

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nonsmoking

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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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skipjack

  • noun oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
    skipjack tuna; Euthynnus pelamis.
  • noun medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna
    Atlantic bonito; Sarda sarda.

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indigen

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

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bad

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

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rung

  • noun a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
    stave; round.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    spoke; rundle.

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hogfish

  • noun large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
    Lachnolaimus maximus; hog snapper.
  • noun found from Long Island southward
    Orthopristis chrysopterus; pigfish.

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nimbochromis

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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secret_agent

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; operative; intelligence officer.

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observer

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

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inhabitation

  • noun the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
    habitation; inhabitancy.
    • he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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money_dealer

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

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naucrates_ductor

  • noun small pelagic fish often accompanying sharks or mantas
    pilotfish.

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smash_hit

  • noun an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
    megahit; blockbuster.

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best

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

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subject

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

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biological_terrorism

  • noun terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
    bioterrorism.

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oceanic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
    pelagic.
    • oceanic islands like Bermuda
    • oceanic currents
    • oceanic birds
    • pelagic organisms
    • pelagic whaling
  • noun an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
    Eastern Malayo-Polynesian.

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islamic_unity

  • noun a fundamentalist Islamic group in Somalia who initially did fundraising for al-Qaeda; responsible for ambushing United States Army Rangers and for terrorist bombings in Ethiopia; believed to have branches in several countries
    al Itihaad al Islamiya; al-Itihaad al-Islamiya; AIAI.

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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pentagon_gang

  • noun a Filipino terrorist group that broke away from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2001 in order to continue terrorism and kidnapping and extortion

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scrag

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

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drowse

  • noun a light fitful sleep
    doze.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze.

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breathing_time

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breathing space; breather; breath; breathing spell.

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mahimahi

  • noun the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
    dolphinfish.
  • noun large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
    dolphinfish; dolphin.

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asala

  • noun a militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia
    3rd October Organization; Orly Group; Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia.
    • ASALA bombing at Orly Airport in Paris in 1983 killed 8 and wounded 55 people

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planner

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

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parrotfish

  • noun gaudy tropical fishes with parrotlike beaks formed by fusion of teeth
    pollyfish; polly fish.

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cot

  • noun a sheath worn to protect a finger
    fingerstall.
  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    crib.

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palestine_liberation_front

  • noun a terrorist group formed in 1977 as the result of a split with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; became a satellite of al-Fatah; made terrorist attacks on Israel across the Lebanese border
    Jabat al-Tahrir al-Filistiniyyah; PLF.

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adventurer

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

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edgar

  • noun the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

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bookcase

  • noun a piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

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game

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

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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prospect

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

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apprehender

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

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eta

  • noun a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees
    Basque Fatherland and Liberty; Basque Homeland and Freedom; Euskadi ta Askatasuna.
    • in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials
  • noun the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet

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wolffish

  • noun large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins
    wolf fish; catfish.
  • noun large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
    lancet fish; lancetfish.

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blonde

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

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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yellowtail_snapper

  • noun superior food fish of the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean with broad yellow stripe along the sides and on the tail
    yellowtail; Ocyurus chrysurus.

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copycat

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

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breathing_space

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breather; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
  • noun sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
    breathing room.
    • moved to the country to find breathing room

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serranid

  • noun marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
    serranid fish.

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squinter

  • noun a person with strabismus
    squint-eye.
  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances

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article_of_furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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sept._11

  • noun the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs
    9/11; 9-11; September 11; Sep 11.

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communion

  • noun sharing thoughts and feelings
    sharing.
  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Holy Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation

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fatah_tanzim

  • noun a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership
    Tanzim.

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scarecrow

  • noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
    scarer; bird-scarer; strawman; straw man.

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al-jihad

  • noun an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells
    Egyptian Islamic Jihad; Islamic Jihad; Vanguards of Conquest.
    • the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981

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passenger_car

  • noun a railcar where passengers ride
    carriage; coach.

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life

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

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chub

  • noun European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body
    Leuciscus cephalus.

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second-rater

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

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worker

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

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coffee_table

  • noun low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
    cocktail table.

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child

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

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catch

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

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applied

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

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baulker

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

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revolutionary_organization_of_socialist_muslims

  • noun a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries
    ANO; Abu Nidal Organization; Black September; Fatah Revolutionary Council; Fatah-RC; Arab Revolutionary Brigades.
    • in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group

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short_sleep

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; snooze; forty winks.

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doormat

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

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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escolar

  • noun large snake mackerel with rings like spectacles around its eyes
    Lepidocybium flavobrunneum.

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player

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

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coryphaena_equisetis

  • noun a kind of dolphinfish

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in

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

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mouse

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

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substructure

  • noun the basic structure or features of a system or organization
    infrastructure.
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; groundwork; understructure; base; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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waken

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

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platen

  • noun work table of a machine tool
  • noun the flat plate of a printing press that presses the paper against the type

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slav

  • noun any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language
  • adjective speaking a Slavic language
    • the Slav population of Georgia

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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achoerodus_gouldii

  • noun found around the Great Barrier Reef
    giant pigfish; pigfish.

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orthodox_sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; nonrapid eye movement sleep; NREM.

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qaeda

  • noun a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
    Base; al-Qaida; al-Qa'ida; al-Qaeda.

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umar_al-mukhtar_forces

  • noun a little known Palestinian group responsible for bombings and for killing Israelis; seeks to defeat Israel and liberate southern Lebanon, Palestine, and Golan Heights
    Forces of Umar Al-Mukhtar.

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unfortunate

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

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straw_man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    strawman.

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lightning_rod

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

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decedent

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

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crosstie

  • noun one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
    tie; railroad tie; sleeper.
    • the British call a railroad tie a sleeper

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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xiphias_gladius

  • noun large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
    swordfish.

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hand

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

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cyberwar

  • noun an assault on electronic communication networks
    cyber-terrorism.

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greeter

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

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tuna

  • noun tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica
    Opuntia tuna.
  • noun important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
    tuna fish; tunny.

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altar

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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live_in

  • verb live in the house where one works
    sleep in.
    • our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her

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trestle_table

  • noun a table supported on trestles

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smoker

  • noun a person who smokes tobacco
    tobacco user.
  • noun a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)
    stag party.

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pagad

  • noun a terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti-western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of conducting bouts of urban terrorism
    People against Gangsterism and Drugs.

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mother

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

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archosargus_rhomboidalis

  • noun sea bream of warm Atlantic waters
    Atlantic sea bream.

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nipr

  • noun a clandestine group of leftist extremists who oppose Italy's labor policies and foreign policy; responsible for bombing building in the historic center of Rome from 2000 to 2002
    Revolutionary Proletarian Initiative Nuclei; Revolutionary Proletarian Nucleus.

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lutjanus_griseus

  • noun found in shallow waters off the coast of Florida
    grey snapper; gray snapper; mangrove snapper.

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left

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

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departed

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

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association_of_islamic_groups_and_communities

  • noun a Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran
    Kaplan Group; Caliphate State.

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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bad_person

  • noun a person who does harm to others

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family_eleotridae

  • noun sleepers
    Eleotridae.

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victim

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

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bluehead

  • noun small Atlantic wrasse the male of which has a brilliant blue head
    Thalassoma bifasciatum.

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candidate

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

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aquarius

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

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board

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

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innocent

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

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contestant

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

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rock_beauty

  • noun gold and black butterflyfish found from West Indies to Brazil
    Holocanthus tricolor.

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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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band

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

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six-footer

  • noun a person who is at least six feet tall

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turkish_hizballah

  • noun an ethnic Kurdish group of Sunni extremists formed in the late 1980s in southeastern Turkey; seeks to replace Turkey's secular regime with an Islamic state and strict shariah law; responsible for bombings and the torture and murder of Turkish and Kurdish journalists and businessmen; receives support from Iran

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birth

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

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stargazer

  • noun someone indifferent to the busy world
    lotus-eater.
    • in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence
  • noun a physicist who studies astronomy
    astronomer; uranologist.

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vanity

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; amour propre.
  • noun the quality of being valueless or futile
    emptiness.
    • he rejected the vanities of the world

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sleuthing

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; detecting; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    sleuth; spy; snoop; stag.

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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state-sponsored_terrorism

  • noun terrorism practiced by a government against its own people or in support of international terrorism

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tanzim

  • noun a terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat's unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership
    Fatah Tanzim.

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people's_republican_army

  • noun a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
    Irish National Liberation Army; People's Liberation Army; INLA; Catholic Reaction Force.

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salafist_group

  • noun an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa
    GSPC; Salafast Group for Call and Combat.

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nude

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

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follower

  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
  • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

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rudderfish

  • noun food and game fish around Bermuda and Florida; often follow ships
    Kyphosus sectatrix; Bermuda chub.