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wooly

  • adjective satellite having a fluffy character or appearance
    flocculent; woolly.
  • adjective satellite confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    muddled; muzzy; addled; woolly; befuddled; woolly-headed; wooly-minded.
    • muddleheaded ideas
    • your addled little brain
    • woolly thinking
    • woolly-headed ideas

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adorned

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

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brachiopod

  • noun marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide
    lamp shell; lampshell.
  • adjective of or belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda
    brachiopodous.

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prim

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

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pulpiness

  • noun a mushy pulpy softness
    mushiness.

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softening

  • noun the process of becoming softer
    • refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit
    • he observed the softening of iron by heat
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
    soften.

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blocker

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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rocklike

  • adjective satellite hard as granite
    granitelike; stony; granitic.
    • a granitic fist

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woolly

  • adjective satellite having a fluffy character or appearance
    flocculent; wooly.
  • adjective satellite confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    wooly; muddled; muzzy; addled; befuddled; woolly-headed; wooly-minded.
    • muddleheaded ideas
    • your addled little brain
    • woolly thinking
    • woolly-headed ideas

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permeable

  • adjective allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through
    • permeable membranes
    • rock that is permeable by water

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fluffiness

  • noun a light softness
    downiness; featheriness.

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padded

  • adjective satellite softened by the addition of cushions or padding
    cushiony; cushioned.
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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plumule

  • noun down feather of young birds; persists in some adult birds

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duck_down

  • noun down of the duck

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velvety

  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvet-textured; velvet.
  • adjective satellite resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
    velvet.

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contractile

  • adjective satellite capable of contracting or being contracted
    • the contractile wings of an insect

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cold

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

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constrictor

  • noun any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils

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flaccidity

  • noun a flabby softness
    limpness; flabbiness.

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horny

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; randy; ruttish; steamy; aroused.
    • feeling horny
  • adjective satellite having horns or hornlike projections
    • horny coral
    • horny (or horned) frog

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spasmodic

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; convulsive.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite occurring in spells and often abruptly
    fitful.
    • fitful bursts of energy
    • spasmodic rifle fire

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compact

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

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styptic

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; astringent.
  • adjective satellite tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
    hemostatic.

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nonwoody

  • adjective not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood

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coldcream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    vanishing cream; cold cream; face cream.

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featherlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
    feathery.
    • feathery palm trees

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gaddi

  • noun a cushion on a throne for a prince in India

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absorption

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
    soaking up.
  • noun (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium
    • the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules

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assimilatory

  • adjective satellite capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
    assimilative; assimilating.
    • an assimilative substance

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contractor

  • noun someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
  • noun the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
    declarer.

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head_restraint

  • noun a cushion attached to the top of the back of an automobile's seat to prevent whiplash
    headrest.

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hirsute

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; haired.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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plumy

  • adjective satellite resembling a plume
    plumelike.
    • the dog's plumy tail
  • adjective satellite having or covered with or abounding in plumes
    plumed.
    • the plumed serpent
    • white-plumed egrets

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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hardened

  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    case-hardened; hard-boiled.
    • faced a case-hardened judge
  • verb become hard or harder
    harden; indurate.
    • The wax hardened

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seat_cushion

  • noun a cushion that makes a seat more comfortable

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flabbiness

  • noun a flabby softness
    limpness; flaccidity.

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air_cushion

  • noun the trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground
  • noun a mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion
    air spring.

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poriferan

  • noun primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
    sponge; parazoan.

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downy

  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    flossy; downlike; fluffy.
  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    pubescent; puberulent; sericeous.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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squshy

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hasty_pudding

  • noun sweetened porridge made of tapioca or flour or oatmeal cooked quickly in milk or water
  • noun cornmeal mush served with sweetening (maple syrup or brown sugar)

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astringent

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; styptic.
  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; acerbic.

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absorptive

  • adjective having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
    absorbent.
    • as absorbent as a sponge

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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sunscreen

  • noun a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
    sunblock; sun blocker.

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cushion

  • noun a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
    shock; shock absorber.
    • the old car needed a new set of shocks
  • noun the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

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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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feathered

  • adjective satellite adorned with feathers or plumes
    plumy; feathery.
  • verb join tongue and groove, in carpentry
    feather.

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vague

  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    obscure.
    • an obscure turn of phrase
    • an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    • their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    • vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • adjective not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
    undefined.
    • an undefined term
    • undefined authority
    • some undefined sense of excitement
    • vague feelings of sadness
    • a vague uneasiness

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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tumid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    bombastic; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumescent; puffy; intumescent; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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steely

  • adjective satellite resembling steel as in hardness
    • steely eyes
    • steely nerves like those of a steeplejack
  • adjective satellite resembling steel in hardness

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fluff

  • noun any light downy material
  • noun something of little value or significance
    frippery; bagatelle; frivolity.

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throw_pillow

  • noun a small cushion that is used for decorative purposes

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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cushioned

  • adjective satellite softened by the addition of cushions or padding
    padded; cushiony.
  • verb protect from impact
    buffer; cushion; soften.
    • cushion the blow

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cheeselike

  • adjective satellite having the consistency of cheese

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downiness

  • noun a light softness
    fluffiness; featheriness.

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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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mushiness

  • noun a mushy pulpy softness
    pulpiness.
  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    sentimentality; soupiness; drippiness; mawkishness; sloppiness.

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salving

  • adjective satellite having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
    emollient; softening; demulcent.
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    save; relieve; salvage; salve.

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hand_cream

  • noun moisturizing cream for the hands

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collect

  • noun a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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featheriness

  • noun a light softness
    downiness; fluffiness.

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compressibility

  • noun the property of being able to occupy less space
    squeezability; sponginess.

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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squishiness

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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feathery

  • adjective satellite resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
    featherlike.
    • feathery palm trees
  • adjective satellite characterized by a covering of feathers
    • the feathery congregation of jays

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assimilating

  • adjective satellite capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
    assimilatory; assimilative.
    • an assimilative substance
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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porous

  • adjective satellite able to absorb fluids
    • the partly porous walls of our digestive system
    • compacting the soil to make it less porous
  • adjective full of pores or vessels or holes
    poriferous.

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fluffy

  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    downy; flossy; downlike.

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astringe

  • verb constrict or bind or draw together
    • Lemon juice astringes the tissue in the mouth
  • verb become constricted or compressed
    • The cold substance astringes

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spongy

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    spongelike; squishy; squashy.
    • spongy bread
  • adjective satellite like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
    spongelike.

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seat

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

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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hornlike

  • adjective satellite made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)
    corneous; horny.

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muscular_contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscle contraction; contraction.

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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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semihard

  • adjective satellite somewhat hard

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squishy

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    spongelike; spongy; squashy.
    • spongy bread

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lanolin

  • noun a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics
    wool grease; wool fat.
  • noun an emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)

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smushy

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strangle

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangulate; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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bear_down

  • verb exert a force with a heavy weight
    drag down; press down on; weigh down; bear down on.
    • The snow bore down on the roof
  • verb contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
    overbear.

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flaccid

  • adjective satellite drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
    • a flaccid penis
  • adjective satellite out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    soft; flabby.
    • he was too soft for the army
    • flabby around the middle
    • flaccid cheeks

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contracture

  • noun an abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle

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unfit

  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
    indispose; disqualify.
    • Your income disqualifies you
  • adjective below the required standards for a purpose
    • an unfit parent
    • unfit for human consumption

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convulse

  • verb make someone convulse with laughter
    • The comedian convulsed the crowd
  • verb be overcome with laughter

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pubescent

  • adjective satellite (of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature
    • the budding breasts of a pubescent girl and the downy chin of pubescent boy
  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    downy; puberulent; sericeous.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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squashy

  • adjective satellite like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    pulpy.
  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous

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sorbefacient

  • adjective satellite inducing or promoting absorption
    absorbefacient.

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floss

  • noun a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
  • noun a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
    dental floss.

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squishy

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    spongelike; spongy; squashy.
    • spongy bread

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restraint

  • noun the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
    • the unlawful restraint of trade
  • noun discipline in personal and social activities
    control.
    • he was a model of polite restraint
    • she never lost control of herself

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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overstuffed

  • adjective satellite upholstered thickly and deeply
    • an overstuffed sofa
  • verb stuff too much
    overstuff.
    • The pillow was overstuffed

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scrag

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

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vanishing_cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    cold cream; coldcream; face cream.

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cotton_wool

  • noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
    cotton fiber; cotton.

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hairy

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    haired; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar
  • adjective satellite hazardous and frightening
    • hairy moments in the mountains

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cornmeal_mush

  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    mush.

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woody

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

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demulcent

  • noun a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
  • adjective satellite having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
    emollient; salving; softening.

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absorbefacient

  • adjective satellite inducing or promoting absorption
    sorbefacient.

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absorptivity

  • noun (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
    absorption factor.

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poriferous

  • adjective full of pores or vessels or holes
    porous.

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sponginess

  • noun the porosity of a sponge
  • noun the property of being able to occupy less space
    compressibility; squeezability.

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glass_sponge

  • noun a siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae

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nonabsorptive

  • adjective not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)
    nonabsorbent.

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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vanishing

  • noun a sudden or mysterious disappearance
  • noun a sudden disappearance from sight

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compressed

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

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pulpy

  • adjective satellite like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    squashy.

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invertebrate

  • noun any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
  • adjective lacking a backbone or spinal column
    spineless.
    • worms are an example of invertebrate animals

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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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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inflatable_cushion

  • noun a cushion usually made of rubber or plastic that can be inflated
    air cushion.

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muscle_contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; contraction.

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hassock

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

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yielding

  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    surrender; giving up.
  • noun the act of conceding or yielding
    concession; conceding.

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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venus's_flower_basket

  • noun a deep-water marine sponge having a cylindrical skeleton of intricate glassy latticework; found in the waters of the East Indies and the eastern coast of Asia

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absorbency

  • noun the property of being absorbent

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al_dente

  • adjective satellite of pasta cooked so as to be firm when eaten

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pudding

  • noun any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
    • corn pudding
  • noun (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)
    pud.

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parazoan

  • noun primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
    sponge; poriferan.

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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pillow

  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    rest.
    • pillow your head

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stony

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; rocky; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; granitic.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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firmness

  • noun the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    soundness.
    • his muscular firmness
  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; resolve; firmness of purpose; resolution.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work

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boggy

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

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flocculation

  • noun the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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textured

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

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squooshy

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down

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

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flabby

  • adjective satellite out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    flaccid; soft.
    • he was too soft for the army
    • flabby around the middle
    • flaccid cheeks

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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absorbent_cotton

  • noun cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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sericeous

  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    downy; pubescent; puberulent.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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shock-absorbent

  • adjective satellite having the capacity to absorb the energy of an impact
    • the material absorbs shock and is used for shock-absorbent insoles

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limpness

  • noun a flabby softness
    flabbiness; flaccidity.

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compression

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    densification; concretion; compaction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; contraction.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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flocculent

  • adjective satellite having a fluffy character or appearance
    woolly; wooly.

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cotton_fiber

  • noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
    cotton wool; cotton.

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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petrous

  • adjective satellite (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness
    stonelike.

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spongelike

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    squishy; spongy; squashy.
    • spongy bread
  • adjective satellite like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
    spongy.

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scapular

  • noun a feather covering the shoulder of a bird
  • noun garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
    scapulary.

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sponger

  • noun a workman employed to collect sponges
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; leech; parasite.

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overbear

  • verb overcome
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments
  • verb bear too much

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feather

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    plumage; plume.
  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feathering.

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absorbent

  • noun a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
    absorbent material.
  • adjective having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
    absorptive.
    • as absorbent as a sponge

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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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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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cushiony

  • adjective satellite softened by the addition of cushions or padding
    padded; cushioned.

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hard

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

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polenta

  • noun a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water

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compressible

  • adjective capable of being compressed or made more compact
    • compressible packing materials
    • a compressible box
  • adjective satellite capable of being easily compressed
    squeezable.

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incompressible

  • adjective incapable of being compressed; resisting compression
    • mounds of incompressible garbage

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downlike

  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    downy; flossy; fluffy.

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subjective

  • adjective taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias
    • a subjective judgment
  • adjective of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
    immanent.
    • a cognition is an immanent act of mind

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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gag

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    joke; jest; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
    muzzle.

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contractile_organ

  • noun a bodily organ that contracts
    contractor.

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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brushed

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

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assimilative

  • adjective satellite capable of mentally absorbing
    • assimilative processes", "assimilative capacity of the human mind
  • adjective satellite capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
    assimilatory; assimilating.
    • an assimilative substance

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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fleece

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

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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softness

  • noun the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    unfitness.

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nonabsorbent

  • adjective not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)
    nonabsorptive.

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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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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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receptive

  • adjective satellite open to arguments, ideas, or change
    • receptive to reason and the logic of facts
  • adjective ready or willing to receive favorably
    open.
    • receptive to the proposals

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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air

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

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squeezability

  • noun the property of being able to occupy less space
    compressibility; sponginess.

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pressing

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

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cottony

  • adjective satellite resembling cotton; as soft as cotton

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pulp

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    mush.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun a soft moist part of a fruit
    flesh.

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fleecy

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

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sunblock

  • noun a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
    sun blocker; sunscreen.

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spastic

  • noun a person suffering from spastic paralysis
  • adjective relating to or characterized by spasm
    • a spastic colon
    • spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy

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napped

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
    brushed; fleecy.
    • a dress of brushed cotton
    • a fleecy lining
    • napped fabrics
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catnap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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inflatable

  • adjective satellite designed to be filled with air or gas
    • an inflatable mattress
    • an inflatable boat

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sun_blocker

  • noun a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
    sunblock; sunscreen.

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al

  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; aluminium; aluminum.
  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; Alabama; Heart of Dixie.

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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face_cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    vanishing cream; cold cream; coldcream.

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hygroscopic

  • adjective satellite absorbing moisture (as from the air)

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mush

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    pulp.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    cornmeal mush.

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absorbable

  • adjective capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface

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in

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

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squeezable

  • adjective satellite capable of being easily compressed
    compressible.

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flossy

  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    downy; downlike; fluffy.

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compressing

  • noun applying pressure
    compression.
  • verb make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compact; compress; pack together.
    • compress the data

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absorption_factor

  • noun (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
    absorptivity.

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cotton

  • noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
    cotton wool; cotton fiber.
  • noun fabric woven from cotton fibers

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adamantine

  • adjective consisting of or having the hardness of adamant
  • adjective satellite having the hardness of a diamond

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cold_cream

  • noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
    vanishing cream; coldcream; face cream.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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emollient

  • noun toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
    ointment; cream.
  • adjective satellite having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
    salving; softening; demulcent.

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nard

  • noun an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
    spikenard.

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cream

  • noun the best people or things in a group
    pick.
    • the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • noun the part of milk containing the butterfat

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convulsive

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; spasmodic.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    • a convulsive rage
    • convulsive laughter

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thirsty

  • adjective satellite needing moisture
    • thirsty fields under a rainless sky
  • adjective feeling a need or desire to drink
    • after playing hard the children were thirsty

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semisoft

  • adjective satellite somewhat soft
    softish.

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stonelike

  • adjective satellite (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness
    petrous.

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headrest

  • noun a cushion attached to the top of the back of an automobile's seat to prevent whiplash
    head restraint.
  • noun a rest for the head

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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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ointment

  • noun semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
    unction; balm; salve; unguent.
  • noun toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
    emollient; cream.

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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compress

  • noun a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)
  • verb make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compact; pack together.
    • compress the data

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down_feather

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down.

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flocculate

  • verb form into an aggregated lumpy or fluffy mass
    • the protoplasms flocculated
  • verb cause to become a fluffy or lumpy aggregate
    • The chemist flocculated the suspended material

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hand

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

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granitelike

  • adjective satellite hard as granite
    stony; granitic; rocklike.
    • a granitic fist

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unyielding

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dour; dogged; persistent; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite resistant to physical force or pressure
    • an unyielding head support

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goose_down

  • noun down of the goose

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spikenard

  • noun an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
    nard.

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velvet

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

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decorated

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

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sun

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

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squish

  • noun the noise of soft mud being walked on
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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corneous

  • adjective satellite made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)
    horny; hornlike.

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condensation

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

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constriction

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; bottleneck.
  • noun tight or narrow compression
    coarctation.

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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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hasty

  • adjective satellite excessively quick
    headlong.
    • made a hasty exit
    • a headlong rush to sell
  • adjective satellite done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    precipitate; overhasty; precipitant; precipitous.
    • hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
    • hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
    • rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
    • wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king

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mushy

  • adjective satellite having the consistency of mush
  • adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
    sentimental; schmalzy; bathetic; soppy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry

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velvet-textured

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

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strangulate

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangle; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

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swan's_down

  • noun soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes
  • noun down of the swan

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short-staple_cotton

  • noun cotton with relatively short fibers

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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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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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constrict

  • verb squeeze or press together
    compact; compress; contract; press; squeeze.
    • she compressed her lips
    • the spasm contracted the muscle
  • verb become tight or as if tight
    narrow; constringe.
    • Her throat constricted

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long-staple_cotton

  • noun cotton with relatively long fibers

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granitic

  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart
  • adjective satellite hard as granite
    granitelike; stony; rocklike.
    • a granitic fist

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puberulent

  • adjective satellite covered with fine soft hairs or down
    downy; pubescent; sericeous.
    • downy milkweed seeds

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softish

  • adjective satellite somewhat soft
    semisoft.

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