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lumberman

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; logger; feller; lumberjack.

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scratcher

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

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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hypodermic_needle

  • noun a hollow needle

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lopper

  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    pruner; pruning hook.

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surgical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or used in surgery
    • surgical instruments
    • surgical intervention
  • adjective relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
    operative.
    • a surgical appendix
    • a surgical procedure
    • operative dentistry

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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skin

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

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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crochet_stitch

  • noun any one of a number of stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop with a crochet needle

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solid_angle

  • noun an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex)

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bludgeon

  • noun a club used as a weapon
  • verb overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
    • The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

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manicurist

  • noun a beautician who cleans and trims and polishes the fingernails

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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tusk

  • noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    ivory.
  • noun a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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shaving

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shave.
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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mortice

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortise.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortise.

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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convexity

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexness.
  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convex shape.

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trample

  • noun the sound of heavy treading or stomping
    trampling.
    • he heard the trample of many feet
  • verb tread or stomp heavily or roughly
    tread.
    • The soldiers trampled across the fields

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snip

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snippet; snipping.
  • noun the act of clipping or snipping
    clipping; clip.

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forking

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    furcation.
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; ramification.

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setaceous

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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dry_point

  • noun a print produced by dry point engraving
  • noun a steel needle for engraving without acid on a bare copper plate

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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trench

  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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woodborer

  • noun any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
    borer.

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incidence_angle

  • noun the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence
    angle of incidence.

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crotch

  • noun the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    fork.
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
  • noun the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    fork.

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six-pointed

  • adjective satellite having six points

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eyetooth

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; canine; cuspid; canine tooth.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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round

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

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shave

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shaving.
  • verb remove body hair with a razor

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pyramidic

  • adjective satellite resembling a pyramid
    pyramidical; pyramidal.

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quilt

  • noun bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    comforter; puff; comfort.
  • verb stitch or sew together
    • quilt the skirt

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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quill

  • noun pen made from a bird's feather
    quill pen.
  • noun a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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chaeta

  • noun a stiff chitinous seta or bristle especially of an annelid worm

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fold

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    congregation; faithful.

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scrabble

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scribble; doodle.
  • noun a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game

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fluting

  • noun a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
    flute.
  • verb form flutes in
    flute.

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acanthoid

  • adjective satellite shaped like a spine or thorn
    acanthous; spinous.

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groover

  • noun a device that makes grooves by cutting or punching

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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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depression

  • noun a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    slump; economic crisis.

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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cutaneous

  • adjective relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
    cutaneal; dermal.
    • cutaneous nerves
    • a cutaneous infection

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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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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tactile_property

  • noun a property perceived by touch
    feel.

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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spinal_column

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spine; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back

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brier

  • noun tangled mass of prickly plants
    brier patch; brierpatch.
  • noun a thorny stem or twig

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magnetic_dip

  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    angle of dip; inclination; dip; magnetic inclination.

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woodworking_plane

  • noun a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
    carpenter's plane; plane.
    • the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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hash

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

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sewing_needle

  • noun a needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth
  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    dragonfly; snake doctor; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder; darning needle.

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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chine

  • noun cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  • noun backbone of an animal

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poleaxe

  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
    poleax.
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
    poleax.

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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poleax

  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
    poleaxe.
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
    poleaxe.

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sawing_machine

  • noun a power tool for cutting wood
    power saw; saw.

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dry

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

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interior_angle

  • noun the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon
    internal angle.

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pearly

  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    chopper.
  • adjective satellite of a white the color of pearls
    pearly-white.

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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bop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bebop.
  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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straight_thrust

  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    lunge; passado.

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bradawl

  • noun an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
    pricker.

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buss

  • noun the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    osculation; kiss.
  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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right_angle

  • noun the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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creepiness

  • noun an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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axil

  • noun the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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slicer

  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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bayonet

  • noun a knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon
  • verb stab or kill someone with a bayonet

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premolar

  • noun a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
    bicuspid.

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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feller

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; logger; lumberjack.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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extinction

  • noun no longer active; extinguished
    • the extinction of the volcano
  • noun no longer in existence
    defunctness.
    • the extinction of a species

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armed

  • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
    • armed robbery
  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; gird; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

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trilateral

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    triangle; trigon.
  • adjective satellite involving three parties
    • trilateral talks

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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sedge

  • noun grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers

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external_angle

  • noun the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon
    exterior angle.

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swat

  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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taloned

  • adjective satellite (of predatory animals) armed with claws or talons
    clawed.

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whipsaw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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canine_tooth

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; canine; cuspid; eyetooth.

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zig

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zigzag; zag.

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barbellate

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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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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scratch_awl

  • noun a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut
    scriber; scribe.

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sharpen

  • verb make sharp or sharper
    • sharpen the knives
  • verb make crisp or more crisp and precise
    • We had to sharpen our arguments

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injury

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; trauma; hurt.
  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    accidental injury.

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rick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; kink; crick.
  • noun a stack of hay
    hayrick; haystack.

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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saber

  • noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
    sabre.
  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    cavalry sword; sabre.

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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acuate

  • adjective satellite ending in a sharp point
    sharp; needlelike; acute.

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perineotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the perineum

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briery

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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hurt

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

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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glass

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

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rip

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rent; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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magnetic_inclination

  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; dip.

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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exterior_angle

  • noun the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon
    external angle.

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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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sculptor

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculpturer.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

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shoot

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

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flora

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

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thwack

  • noun a hard blow with a flat object
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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abrasiveness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being sharply disagreeable

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jab

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; jabbing; thrust.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • noun a quick short straight punch

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lumberjack

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; logger; feller.
  • noun a short warm outer jacket
    lumber jacket.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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laparotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs

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bore-hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore; drill hole.

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tile_cutter

  • noun a cutter (tool for cutting) for floor tiles

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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sartor

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    tailor; seamster.

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appendage

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

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scratch_up

  • verb cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
    scratch; scrape.

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power_saw

  • noun a power tool for cutting wood
    saw; sawing machine.

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bristle-pointed

  • adjective satellite pointed like bristles

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sandbag

  • noun a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast
  • verb treat harshly or unfairly

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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nock

  • verb make small marks into the surface of
    score; mark.
    • score the clay before firing it

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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tag

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

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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scar

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrix; cicatrice.
  • noun an indication of damage
    scratch; scrape; mark.

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dress

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

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valvulotomy

  • noun incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
    valvotomy.

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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hob

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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turn

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

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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creese

  • noun a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
    crease; kris.

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briar

  • noun Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
    sweetbrier; sweetbriar; Rosa eglanteria; brier; eglantine.
  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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roughness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    raggedness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    harshness.

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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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whittler

  • noun someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)

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snipping

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snippet.
  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; snip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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worry

  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    headache; vexation; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
    trouble.
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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gash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    cut; slice; slash.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
    cut.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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grooving

  • noun the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm
    rifling.
  • verb make a groove in, or provide with a groove
    groove.
    • groove a vinyl record

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extinction_angle

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    angle of extinction.

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vine

  • noun a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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perigon

  • noun an angle of 360 degrees
    round angle.

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plane

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

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acanthous

  • adjective satellite shaped like a spine or thorn
    acanthoid; spinous.

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fray

  • noun a noisy fight
    affray; disturbance; ruffle.
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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cutaneous_sensation

  • noun a sensation localized on the skin
    haptic sensation; skin sensation.

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sculpturer

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculptor.

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pyramidical

  • adjective satellite resembling a pyramid
    pyramidal; pyramidic.

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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haymow

  • noun a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; hayloft.

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passado

  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    lunge; straight thrust.

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cutlery

  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutting tool; cutter.
  • noun tableware implements for cutting and eating food
    eating utensil.

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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tailor

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    seamster; sartor.
  • verb adjust to a specific need or market
    orient.
    • a magazine oriented towards young people
    • tailor your needs to your surroundings

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acuteness

  • noun a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
    • dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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wrench

  • noun a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
    twist; pull.
    • the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell
    • he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
  • noun a jerky pulling movement
    twist.

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upholstery_needle

  • noun any of several very heavy and sometimes curved sewing needles used by upholsterers

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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six

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
    six-spot.

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oblique

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique case.
  • noun a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    abdominal external oblique muscle; external oblique muscle; musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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brain

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

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rachis

  • noun axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence
  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    spinal column; spine; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back

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snippet

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snipping.

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meat_cleaver

  • noun a butcher's knife having a large square blade
    cleaver; chopper.

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thumb

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    pollex.
  • noun the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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raggedness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    roughness.
  • noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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cudgel

  • noun a club that is used as a weapon
  • verb strike with a cudgel
    fustigate.

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scratchiness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; abrasiveness.

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magnetic_declination

  • noun the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
    magnetic variation; variation.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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aculeus

  • noun a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
  • noun a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect

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scriber

  • noun a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut
    scratch awl; scribe.

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pucker

  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
    ruck.
  • verb to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    knit; rumple; crumple; cockle.
    • She puckered her lips

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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chattering

  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chatter.
  • noun the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
    chatter.

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cusp

  • noun point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
  • noun a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
    leaflet.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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dag

  • noun 10 grams
    decagram; dekagram; dkg.
  • noun a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
    jag.

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nog

  • noun a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    peg.
  • noun a wooden block built into a masonry wall so that joinery structure can be nailed to it

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break

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

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abrasion

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    excoriation; scrape; scratch.
  • noun erosion by friction
    detrition; corrasion; attrition.

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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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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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pruner

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    trimmer.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    lopper; pruning hook.

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drilling

  • noun the act of drilling
    boring.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; boring.

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kiss

  • noun the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    buss; osculation.
  • noun a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

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locusta

(Bot.) The spikelet or flower cluster of grasses. Gray.

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hayloft

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; haymow.

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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chamfer

  • noun two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    bevel; cant.
  • verb cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
    bevel.
    • bevel the surface

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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crochet_hook

  • noun a needle with a hook on the end; used in crocheting
    crochet needle.

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drop

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

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knitting_stitch

  • noun a stitch taken in knitting

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venesection

  • noun surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
    phlebotomy.

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five-pointed

  • adjective satellite having five points

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rock

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

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cutting_angle

  • noun the angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work

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bicuspid

  • noun a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
    premolar.
  • adjective satellite having two cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)
    bicuspidate.
    • bicuspid teeth
    • bicuspid leaves

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pommel

  • noun a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
  • noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
    saddlebow.

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chipping

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; splintering.
  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    break away; chip; chip off; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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orchotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)

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harm

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

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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ring_finger

  • noun the third finger (especially of the left hand)
    annualry.

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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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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thistlelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a thistle

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notochord

  • noun a flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates

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knitting_needle

  • noun needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed ends; usually used in pairs

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packing_needle

  • noun a large needle used to sew up canvas packages

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cavalry_sword

  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    sabre; saber.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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stitch

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

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remise

  • noun an expensive or high-class hackney
  • noun a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
    coach house; carriage house.

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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trauma

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; hurt.
  • noun an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
    psychic trauma.

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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print

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

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thoracotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the chest walls opening up the pleural cavity

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horse-brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier.

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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statue_maker

  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    carver; sculptor; sculpturer.

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sawyer

  • noun one who is employed to saw wood
  • noun any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
    sawyer beetle.

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plication

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    crease; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun the act of folding in parallel folds
    pleating.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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sclerotomy

  • noun surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye

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bash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun an uproarious party
    do; brawl.

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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faller

  • noun a person who fells trees
    lumberman; logger; feller; lumberjack.
  • noun a person who falls
    • one of them was safe but they were unable to save the faller
    • a faller among thieves

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whittle

  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    pare.
    • whittle a piece of wood
  • noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    Sir Frank Whittle; Frank Whittle.

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rope_burn

  • noun abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a rope

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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washout

  • noun the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water
    • it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road
  • noun the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)
    wash.
    • from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water

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tomahawk

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    hatchet.
  • verb cut with a tomahawk

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angularity

  • noun a shape having one or more sharp angles
    angular shape.
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that has angles

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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brushlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a brush
    • brushlike blue blooms

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spherical_angle

  • noun an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles

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face_angle

  • noun the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle

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reflex_angle

  • noun an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)

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ding

  • noun a ringing sound
  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    nick; gouge; dent.

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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feel

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

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zag

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zig; zigzag.

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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pincer

  • noun a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    pair of tweezers; tweezer; pair of pincers.
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; chela.

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plume_grass

  • noun a reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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sewing_stitch

  • noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
    embroidery stitch.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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salient

  • noun (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; prominent; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child

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chaetal

  • adjective of or relating to chaetae (setae or bristles)

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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swipe

  • noun a sweeping stroke or blow
  • verb strike with a swiping motion

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polyhedral_angle

  • noun the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex

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drill_hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore-hole; bore.

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lawn_mower

  • noun garden tool for mowing grass on lawns
    mower.

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bloodshed

  • noun the shedding of blood resulting in murder
    gore.
    • he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen
  • noun indiscriminate slaughter
    battue; bloodbath; bloodletting.
    • a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered
    • ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name
    • the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder
    • a huge prison battue was ordered

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rectangularity

  • noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle
    oblongness.

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greenbrier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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eye_tooth

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    dogtooth; canine; cuspid; canine tooth; eyetooth.

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round_angle

  • noun an angle of 360 degrees
    perigon.

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index_finger

  • noun the finger next to the thumb
    index; forefinger.

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bullbrier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; brier; horse-brier.

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darning_needle

  • noun a long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread
    embroidery needle.
  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    dragonfly; snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder.

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angle_of_dip

  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; inclination; dip; magnetic inclination.

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furcation

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    forking.

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cosh

  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; blackjack.
  • verb hit with a cosh, usually on the head

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hemstitch

  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
    hemstitching.
  • noun embroidery similar to drawnwork

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reflection

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflexion.

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peaked

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity
    peak; top out.
    • That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929
    • Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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angle_of_view

  • noun the angle included by a photographic lens
    view angle.

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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incision

  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; dent.
  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; surgical incision.

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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girdle

  • noun an encircling or ringlike structure
  • noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
    cincture; waistband; sash; waistcloth.

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spininess

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    bristliness; prickliness; thorniness.

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angular_shape

  • noun a shape having one or more sharp angles
    angularity.

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azimuth

  • noun the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
    AZ.

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surgical_incision

  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; incision.

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feeling

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

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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glass-cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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gathering

  • noun a group of persons together in one place
    assemblage.
  • noun the social act of assembling
    assembly; assemblage.
    • they demanded the right of assembly

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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slasher

  • noun someone who slashes another person
  • noun a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing

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backstitch

  • noun an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
  • verb do backstitches

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valvotomy

  • noun incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
    valvulotomy.

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ivory

  • noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    tusk.
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; off-white; bone.

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mandibular_notch

  • noun small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone

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angle_of_refraction

  • noun the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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impalement

  • noun the act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture

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oil_production

  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    boring; drilling.

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vasosection

  • noun surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens
    vasotomy.

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angle_of_inclination

  • noun (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
    inclination.

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oblongness

  • noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle
    rectangularity.

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ray

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

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triangle

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    trilateral; trigon.
  • noun something approximating the shape of a triangle
    • the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle

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magnetic_variation

  • noun the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
    variation; magnetic declination.

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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rout

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; mob.
  • noun an overwhelming defeat

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pricker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet; sticker.
  • noun an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
    bradawl.

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pinkie

  • noun the finger farthest from the thumb
    pinky; little finger.

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sewing

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    stitching.
  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    stitchery.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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internal_angle

  • noun the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon
    interior angle.

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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fracture

  • noun breaking of hard tissue such as bone
    break.
    • it was a nasty fracture
    • the break seems to have been caused by a fall
  • noun (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    fault; geological fault; break; faulting; shift.
    • they built it right over a geological fault
    • he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

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interior

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    inside.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    inside.

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triangularity

  • noun the property of being shaped like a triangle

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helix_angle

  • noun the constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements of a cylinder or cone

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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buff

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

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caliber

  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    quality; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber
  • noun diameter of a tube or gun barrel
    bore; gauge; calibre.

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prick

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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embroidery_stitch

  • noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
    sewing stitch.

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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flute

  • noun a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
    transverse flute.
  • noun a tall narrow wineglass
    champagne flute; flute glass.

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buffet

  • noun a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    sideboard; counter.
  • noun a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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awl

  • noun a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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crochet

  • noun needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
    crocheting.
  • verb create by looping or crocheting
    • crochet a bedspread

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skin_sensation

  • noun a sensation localized on the skin
    haptic sensation; cutaneous sensation.

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bore_bit

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; rock drill; borer.

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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nibbed

  • adjective satellite (used of pens) having a writing point or nib especially of a certain kind
    • a broad-nibbed pen

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incisive

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite suitable for cutting or piercing
    • incisive teeth

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prickle

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; spikelet; sticker.
  • verb cause a prickling sensation
    prick.

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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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gather

  • noun sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
    gathering.
  • noun the act of gathering something
    gathering.

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face

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

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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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rock_drill

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; borer; bore bit.

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axe

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    ax.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    ax.
    • axe wood

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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scotch

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

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section

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

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mortise

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortice.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortice.

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impression

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    feeling; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun an outward appearance
    effect.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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unpointedness

  • noun the property of having only a dull tip (if any)

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splintering

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; chipping.
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    splinter; break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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excoriation

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; scrape; scratch.
  • noun severe censure

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inclination_of_an_orbit

  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination.

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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rough

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

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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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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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dice

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    die.
  • verb cut into cubes
    cube.
    • cube the cheese

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beggar-ticks

  • noun the seed of bur marigolds
    Spanish needles.
  • noun any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
    burr marigold; bur marigold; beggar's-ticks; sticktight.

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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touch_sensation

  • noun the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    touch; feeling; tactual sensation; tactile sensation.
    • she likes the touch of silk on her skin
    • the surface had a greasy feeling

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texture

  • noun the feel of a surface or a fabric
    • the wall had a smooth texture
  • noun the essential quality of something
    • the texture of Neapolitan life

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helix

  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    spiral.
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; volute; spiral; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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mend

  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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jag

  • noun a sharp projection on an edge or surface
    • he clutched a jag of the rock
  • noun a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

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crimp

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; fold; bend; flexure.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
    crimper.

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bobtail

  • noun a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    dock; bob.
  • noun large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
    Old English sheepdog.

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pointed

  • adjective having a point
  • verb indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    show; indicate; designate; point.
    • I showed the customer the glove section
    • He pointed to the empty parking space
    • he indicated his opponents

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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scuff

  • noun a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
    mule.
  • noun the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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spud

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    potato; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
    stump spud.

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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julienne

  • noun a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
    julienne vegetable.
  • noun a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables

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deaden

  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message
  • verb cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
    girdle.
    • girdle the plant

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horse_brier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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gem

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

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smash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; bash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    smash-up.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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thorniness

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    bristliness; spininess; prickliness.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; jaundice.

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stitching

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    sewing.
  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; sew together; stitch; run up.

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shape

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

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patch

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

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spiked

  • adjective satellite having a long sharp point
  • verb stand in the way of
    spike.

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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severing

  • noun the act of severing
    severance.
  • verb set or keep apart
    sever; break up.
    • sever a relationship

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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toe

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

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zigzag

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zig; zag.
  • verb travel along a zigzag path
    crank.
    • The river zigzags through the countryside

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hemigamous

(Bot.) Having one of the two florets in the same spikelet neuter, and the other unisexual, whether male or female; -- said of grasses.

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view_angle

  • noun the angle included by a photographic lens
    angle of view.

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canine

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; cuspid; canine tooth; eyetooth.
  • noun any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
    canid.

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bristliness

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    spininess; prickliness; thorniness.

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seam

  • noun joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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hypodermic

  • noun a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
    hypodermic syringe; hypo.
  • adjective relating to or located below the epidermis
    subcutaneous.
    • hypodermic needle
    • subcutaneous implant

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pricking

  • noun the act of puncturing with a small point
    prick.
    • he gave the balloon a small prick
  • verb make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
    prick; prickle.
    • The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample

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polyhedral

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a polyhedron

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incisura

  • noun (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
    incisure.

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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spindle-shaped

  • adjective satellite tapering at each end
    fusiform; cigar-shaped.

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score

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

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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embroidery

  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    embellishment.
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun decorative needlework
    fancywork.

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smilax_rotundifolia

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    catbrier; horse brier; greenbrier; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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darning

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads
  • verb repair by sewing
    darn.
    • darn socks

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clipper

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    limiter.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion
  • noun a fast sailing ship used in former times
    clipper ship.

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prickliness

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    bristliness; spininess; thorniness.

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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complementary

  • noun either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
    complementary color.
    • yellow and blue are complementaries
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
    • `male' and `female' are complementary terms

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vertical_angle

  • noun either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines

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cuspid

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; canine; canine tooth; eyetooth.

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jog

  • noun a sharp change in direction
    • there was a jog in the road
  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; trot.

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inflorescence

  • noun the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    efflorescence; blossoming; florescence; anthesis; flowering.
  • noun the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk

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poniard

  • noun a dagger with a slender blade
    bodkin.
  • verb stab with a poniard

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piece

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

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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scythe

  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
  • verb cut with a scythe
    • scythe grass or grain

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annualry

  • noun the third finger (especially of the left hand)
    ring finger.

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paring

  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    shaving; sliver.
  • noun (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

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refraction

  • noun the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another
  • noun the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
    deflexion; deflection.

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center_punch

  • noun a tool with a conical point that is used to make indentations in metal (especially to mark points for drilling)
  • verb make a small hole in something as a guide for a drill

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miter

  • noun joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    mitre; miter joint; mitre joint.
  • noun the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
    mitre.
    • he covered the miter with glue before making the joint

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embroidery_needle

  • noun a long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread
    darning needle.

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vent

  • noun a hole for the escape of gas or air
    blowhole; venthole; vent-hole.
  • noun external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

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spear

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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point

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

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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parer

  • noun a manicurist who trims the fingernails
  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
    paring knife.

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vessel

  • noun a tube in which a body fluid circulates
    vas.
  • noun a craft designed for water transportation
    watercraft.

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tactual

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactile; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactile.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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wrick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    rick; kink; crick.
  • verb twist suddenly so as to sprain
    twist; turn; rick; sprain; wrench.
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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middle_finger

  • noun the second finger; between the index finger and the ring finger

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vertebral_column

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spinal column; spine; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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hitting

  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hit; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit
  • verb cause to move by striking
    hit.
    • hit a ball

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applique

  • noun a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
  • verb sew on as a decoration

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needlelike

  • adjective satellite ending in a sharp point
    sharp; acuate; acute.

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glochidium

  • noun a barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)
    glochid.

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reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction.
  • adjective satellite without volition or conscious control
    automatic; reflexive.
    • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light
    • a reflex knee jerk
    • sneezing is reflexive

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chela

  • noun a Hindu disciple of a swami
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; pincer.

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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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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crisscross

  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    cross; mark.
  • verb cross in a pattern, often random

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cigar_cutter

  • noun an implement for cutting the tip off of a cigar

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pericarp

  • noun the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
    seed vessel.

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stone_drill

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    rock drill; borer; bore bit.

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external

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

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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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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an

  • noun an associate degree in nursing
    Associate in Nursing.

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chatter

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chattering.

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furrow

  • noun a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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shaft

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

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pierce

  • verb cut or make a way through
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest
  • noun 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    Franklin Pierce; President Pierce.

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solid

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

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straight

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

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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outgrowth

  • noun a natural consequence of development
    offshoot; branch; offset.
  • noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
    emergence; growth.
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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electric_drill

  • noun a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor

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garment_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments

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burred

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers
  • verb remove the burrs from
    bur; burr.

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forefinger

  • noun the finger next to the thumb
    index; index finger.

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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seamster

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    tailor; sartor.

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salient_angle

  • noun an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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backbone

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

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pinky

  • noun the finger farthest from the thumb
    pinkie; little finger.

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middle

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

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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exterior

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

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haptic

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; tactile.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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pruning

  • noun something that has been pruned off of a plant
  • noun the act of trimming a plant

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barreled

  • adjective put in or stored in a barrel
    barrelled.
    • barreled beer
  • verb put in barrels
    barrel.

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fusiform

  • adjective satellite tapering at each end
    cigar-shaped; spindle-shaped.

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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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bristly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; prickly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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baste

  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; basting; tacking.
  • verb cover with liquid before cooking
    • baste a roast

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bristle

  • noun a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  • noun a stiff hair

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gem_cutter

  • noun one who cuts and shapes precious stones

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edge_tool

  • noun any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

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sliver

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    splinter.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; shaving.

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nephrotomy

  • noun incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)

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barbed

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb provide with barbs
    barb.
    • barbed wire

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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knitting

  • noun needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
    knit; knitwork.
  • noun creating knitted wear

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indentation

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indenture.
  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    pitting; roughness.

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itch

  • noun a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    scabies.
    • he has a bad case of the itch
  • noun a strong restless desire
    urge.
    • why this urge to travel?

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barbel

  • noun slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
    feeler.

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great_pyramid

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt.

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crochet_needle

  • noun a needle with a hook on the end; used in crocheting
    crochet hook.

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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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accidental_injury

  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    injury.

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slicing

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slice; fade.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun the act of cutting into slices

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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phlebotomy

  • noun surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
    venesection.

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plane_angle

  • noun an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane)

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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patchwork

  • noun a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    hodgepodge; jumble.
  • noun a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
    patchwork quilt.

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kirpan

  • noun a ceremonial four-inch curved dagger that Sikh men and women are obliged to wear at all times

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overcast

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; cloudiness.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    cloudiness.

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dogtooth

  • noun perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
    dog's-tooth violet; dogtooth violet.
  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; canine; cuspid; canine tooth; eyetooth.

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tentacle

  • noun something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
    • caught in the tentacles of organized crime
  • noun any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

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knife_thrust

  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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edge

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

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regular_hexahedron

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    cube.

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oblique_angle

  • noun an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle

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spherical

  • adjective of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
    • spherical geometry
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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riddle

  • noun a difficult problem
    conundrum; enigma; brain-teaser.
  • noun a coarse sieve (as for gravel)

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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imprint

  • noun a distinctive influence
    • English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion
  • noun a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
    impression; depression.
    • he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

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palm

  • noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    thenar.
  • noun a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

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woodworking

  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
    woodwork; carpentry.

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scrape

  • noun a harsh noise made by scraping
    scratching; scraping; scratch.
    • the scrape of violin bows distracted her
  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scratch.

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pollex

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    thumb.

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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glass_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass-cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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catbrier

  • noun a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
    horse brier; greenbrier; Smilax rotundifolia; briar; bullbrier; brier; horse-brier.

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cut

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

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wounding

  • noun the act of inflicting a wound
    wound.
  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound; injure.

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vasotomy

  • noun surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens
    vasosection.

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barrelled

  • adjective put in or stored in a barrel
    barreled.
    • barreled beer
  • verb put in barrels
    barrel.

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calibre

  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; quality.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber
  • noun diameter of a tube or gun barrel
    bore; caliber; gauge.

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rebate

  • noun a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
    discount.
  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rabbet.

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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striation

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    stria.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    band; banding; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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logger

  • noun a person who fells trees
    faller; lumberman; feller; lumberjack.

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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flexure

  • noun the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
    flection; flexion.
  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; fold; bend; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow

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quirk

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirkiness; queerness; oddity.
  • noun a narrow groove beside a beading

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shearer

  • noun a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
  • noun Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
    Moira Shearer.

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swig

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; draught; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • verb strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
    slog; slug.
    • He slugged me so hard that I passed out

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mow

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    haymow; hayloft.
  • verb cut with a blade or mower
    cut down.
    • mow the grass

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general_anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    anatomy.

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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darn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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spikelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a spike

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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haptic_sensation

  • noun a sensation localized on the skin
    cutaneous sensation; skin sensation.

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bit

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

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sharpened

  • adjective satellite having the point made sharp
    • a sharpened pencil
  • verb make sharp or sharper
    sharpen.
    • sharpen the knives

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wave_angle

  • noun the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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acute

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    ague; acute accent.
  • adjective having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
    • acute appendicitis
    • the acute phase of the illness
    • acute patients

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pointedness

  • noun the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
    point.
  • noun the quality of being obviously directed at a particular person or thing
    • the pointedness of his sarcasm was unmistakable

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shaped

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

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spine

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

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bodkin

  • noun a dagger with a slender blade
    poniard.
  • noun formerly a long hairpin; usually with an ornamental head

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trigon

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    trilateral; triangle.
  • noun (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
    triplicity.

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angle_of_incidence

  • noun the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence
    incidence angle.

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rabbet

  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rebate.
  • verb join with a rabbet joint

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spiny

  • adjective having spines
    spinous.
    • the dorsal fin is spinous
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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backscratcher

  • noun someone who is willing to trade favors or services for mutual advantage
  • noun a long-handled scratcher for scratching your back

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claw

  • noun sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
  • noun a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
    hook.

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sprain

  • noun a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
  • verb twist suddenly so as to sprain
    twist; turn; rick; wrick; wrench.
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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clipping

  • noun an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    press clipping; cutting; newspaper clipping; press cutting.
    • he searched through piles of letters and clippings
  • noun cutting down to the desired size or shape
    trim; trimming.

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right

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

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briary

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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back

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

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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spiculum

  • noun small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
    spicule.

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biff

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    punch; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    pommel; pummel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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clawed

  • adjective satellite having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form
    • sharp-clawed
  • verb move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
    claw.
    • They clawed their way to the top of the mountain

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bore

  • noun a person who evokes boredom
    dullard.
  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.

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carpenter's_plane

  • noun a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
    plane; woodworking plane.
    • the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

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cigar-shaped

  • adjective satellite tapering at each end
    fusiform; spindle-shaped.

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slice

  • noun a share of something
    piece.
    • a slice of the company's revenue
  • noun a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    piece.
    • a piece of pie
    • a slice of bread

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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severance

  • noun a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    rift; falling out; break; breach; rupture.
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations
  • noun the act of severing
    severing.

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bristlelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a bristle

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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stitchery

  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    sewing.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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cradle

  • noun a baby bed with sides and rockers
  • noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
    provenance; birthplace; provenience; place of origin.
    • the birthplace of civilization

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slash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    gash; cut; slice.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)

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peg

  • noun a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    nog.
  • noun small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    pin.

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rifling

  • noun the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm
    grooving.
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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knife

  • noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  • noun a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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inclination

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    tendency; disposition.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination of an orbit.

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incidence

  • noun the relative frequency of occurrence of something
    relative incidence.
  • noun the striking of a light beam on a surface
    • he measured the angle of incidence of the reflected light

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bolt_cutter

  • noun an implement for cutting bolts

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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rub

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

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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dissection

  • noun cutting so as to separate into pieces
  • noun a minute and critical analysis

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little_finger

  • noun the finger farthest from the thumb
    pinky; pinkie.

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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burr

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    bur.
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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planing_machine

  • noun a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
    plane; planer.

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spanish_needles

  • noun the seed of bur marigolds
    beggar-ticks.
  • noun common bur marigold of the eastern United States
    Bidens bipinnata.

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slug

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    bullet.
  • noun a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

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rut

  • noun a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    groove.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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cutting_tool

  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutlery; cutter.

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pyramids_of_egypt

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Great Pyramid; Pyramid.

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column

  • noun a line of units following one after another
  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    chromatography column.

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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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hatchet

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    tomahawk.
  • noun a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)

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tactile_sensation

  • noun the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    touch; feeling; tactual sensation; touch sensation.
    • she likes the touch of silk on her skin
    • the surface had a greasy feeling

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flake

  • noun a crystal of snow
    snowflake.
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; geek; oddball.

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seta

  • noun stalk of a moss capsule
  • noun a stiff hair or bristle

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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tilt_angle

  • noun the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory

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regular

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

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block

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

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dagger

  • noun a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
    sticker.
  • noun a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
    obelisk.

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scorer

  • noun a player who makes a score in a game or contest
  • noun a logger who marks trees to be felled

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stria

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    striation.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    striation; band; banding.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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combat_injury

  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; wound.

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spinal

  • noun anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
    spinal anaesthesia; spinal anesthesia.
  • adjective of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
    • spinal cord
    • spinal injury

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gastromy

  • noun surgical incision into the stomach

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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setose

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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spikelet

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; sticker.

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stitcher

  • noun a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps

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gouge

  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    ding; nick; dent.
  • noun and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

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wrinkle

  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
  • noun a minor difficulty
    • they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out

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sabre

  • noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
    saber.
  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    cavalry sword; saber.

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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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sock

  • noun hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
  • noun a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
    windsock; wind sock; air sock; wind sleeve; drogue; wind cone; air-sleeve.

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borer

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; rock drill; bore bit.
  • noun any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
    woodborer.

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angle_of_extinction

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    extinction angle.

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trencher

  • noun someone who digs trenches
  • noun a wooden board or platter on which food is served or carved

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asteroid

  • noun any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)
  • adjective satellite shaped like a star
    star-shaped.

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trepan

  • noun a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
    trephine.
  • noun a drill for cutting circular holes around a center

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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bristled

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers
  • verb be in a state of movement or action
    abound; bristle; burst.
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers

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fork

  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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convex_shape

  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convexity.

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burry

  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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bur

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    burr.
  • noun small bit used in dentistry or surgery
    burr.

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plant_life

  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; flora.

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gore

  • noun coagulated blood from a wound
  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..

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grate

  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grating.
  • noun a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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line

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

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seed_vessel

  • noun the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
    pericarp.

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bevel

  • noun two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    cant; chamfer.
  • noun a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
    bevel square.

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pitting

  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    indentation; roughness.
  • verb set into opposition or rivalry
    oppose; play off; pit; match.
    • let them match their best athletes against ours
    • pit a chess player against the Russian champion
    • He plays his two children off against each other

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up

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

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incise

  • verb make an incision into by carving or cutting

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planer

  • noun a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
    planing machine; plane.

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feeler

  • noun one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
    antenna.
  • noun a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
    overture; advance; approach.
    • she rejected his advances

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fingering

  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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grass

  • noun narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    Gunter Grass; Gunter Wilhelm Grass.

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groove

  • noun a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
    channel.
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    rut.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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carver

  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.
  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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general

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

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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pip

  • noun a disease of poultry
  • noun a minor nonspecific ailment

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ax

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    axe.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    axe.
    • axe wood

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dent

  • noun an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    • it made a dent in my bank account
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; incision.

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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pruning_hook

  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    lopper; pruner.

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cavalry

  • noun troops trained to fight on horseback
    horse; horse cavalry.
    • 500 horse led the attack
  • noun a highly mobile army unit

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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antenna

  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    aerial; transmitting aerial.
  • noun sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    feeler.
    • he had a special antenna for public relations

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scribe

  • noun informal terms for journalists
    penman; scribbler.
  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Augustin Eugene Scribe.

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tailoring

  • noun the occupation of a tailor
  • verb adjust to a specific need or market
    tailor; orient.
    • a magazine oriented towards young people
    • tailor your needs to your surroundings

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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invalid

  • noun someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
    shut-in.
  • verb force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen

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shearing

  • noun removing by cutting off or clipping
  • verb cut with shears
    shear.
    • shear hedges

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nick

  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    ding; gouge; dent.
  • noun (British slang) a prison
    • he's in the nick

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nap

  • noun a period of time spent sleeping
    sleep.
    • he felt better after a little sleep
    • there wasn't time for a nap
  • noun a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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sewer

  • noun a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
    cloaca; sewerage.
  • noun someone who sews
    • a sewer of fine gowns

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boom

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; roaring.
  • noun a state of economic prosperity

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spinous

  • adjective having spines
    spiny.
    • the dorsal fin is spinous
  • adjective satellite shaped like a spine or thorn
    acanthous; acanthoid.

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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